Is Quebec a less welcoming place for international students? In the second part of this two-part series, Christopher Chanco examines the situation for those caught between a pandemic and changes to provincial immigration policies.View More Is Quebec Pushing Away Its International Students?
In Quebec, the pandemic has reinforced systemic inequities faced by international students from the developing world. In the first part of this two-part series, Christopher Chanco explores the experiences of one student from the Republic of the Congo.View More In Quebec, Pandemic Hits Students From Developing Countries Harder Than Most
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) system categorizes jobs based on skill level and occupation. But requiring specific NOC jobs for work permits and permanent residency is making it difficult for new graduates and their partners to stay.View More How the NOC Puts International Graduates in Vulnerable Positions
Shady business practices use social connections in immigrant communities to bolster their bottom line.View More Pyramid Schemes Profiting From Immigrant Connections
What happens when Skilled Immigration requirements funnel the best of foreign individuals into Canada, only for their international qualifications to be discounted once they arrive? What does it take for internationally accomplished immigrants to achieve the same or greater levels of professional, economic, and personal success after moving to Canada? We speak to a marketing professional who went from working minimum wage to selling houses. This is part of a larger series profiling newcomers across Canada whose lives have been touched by Canada’s immigration policies.View More From Walmart to Real Estate, and the Value of Community