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Montréal et les sans-papiers : les grands oubliés des élections municipales ?

Alors que les Montréalais se sont rendus aux urnes ce week-end, les migrants en situation irrégulière ont mis de la pression sur les candidats pour leur rappeler de la précarité de leur statut.

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Settlement services woefully underfunded: new report

Short-term funding agreements and strict guidelines around how the funds may be used are hampering efforts by settlement agencies to help integrate newcomers to Canada, says a new report from the reputable Association for Canadian Studies. NCM’s Fabian Dawson reports.

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Multiculturalism in practice remains barrier to full youth integration

Canada may be a symbol of successful multiculturalism around the world, but in practice, racialized youth say the policy has not created the equal-chance opportunities for immigrants it purports to. NCM’s Daniela Cohen reports.

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New immigration minister inherits backlogs, migrant worker issues

The new Immigration Minister Sean Fraser will have to act quickly to deal with thousands of backlogged immigration applications that worsened during the pandemic and the many issues affecting migrant workers. All this as Canada tries to welcome 1 million immigrants by 2023 to keep the economy going. NCM’s Alec Regino reports.

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Ontario’s ‘long-overdue’ recognition of foreign credentials met with skepticism

The government is planning on finally recognizing foreign credentials of internationally-trained immigrants in Ontario. This would mean that newcomers would be able to practise their profession rather than be forced to take up unrelated, precarious employment, as has been the norm. But the move has been long overdue. So, why now?

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MULTICULTURALISM @50: Everybody benefits from overcoming discrimination

Canada has come a long way in 50 years of official multiculturalism. Around the world, it is considered a beacon of diversity. But was that always so? Is it even so now? As we begin delving into the Metropolis conference on multiculturalism, the NCM’s News Desk looks at the battles immigrants have had to fight to overcome discrimination and forge their place in Canadian society.

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