employability, foreign international students

“Employability” is Key to Canada’s Foreign Student Recruitment Drive

Canada should look beyond easy student visas, granting work permits and a path to citizenship if it wants to stay ahead of the game, says an expert on international graduates’ career outcomes in Asia.

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hong kong china canada immigration

Federal Government Opens Pathways to Immigrants from Hong Kong

Due to rising political tensions in China, Canada creates a three-year open work permit for Hong Kong residents. The open work permit will be available to those who have graduated from post-secondary institutions in Canada or abroad within the last five years.

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bc british columbia, canada, race, ethnicty, data, covid-19, immigration

Clues on How COVID-19 Impacts You, Maybe in Your Genes

Responding to an NCM reporter’s question, the B. C. government has said it does want to study the underlying genetic factors that may be causing some Canadians to be more vulnerable to the pandemic than others. But, a detailed study will have to wait until the current wave of infections is behind us.

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francophone immigration

Government’s Plan to Boost Francophone Immigration Praised by Moroccan Diaspora

The federal government’s plan to award more points to French-speaking immigrants under the Express Entry program is welcomed by a leader of one of Canada’s major Francophone immigrant communities.

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