Ethnic Media – a Missed Topic of the Metropolis Conference 2016

On Friday, Mar. 4, I attended the 18th National Metropolis Conference, hungry for new information and curious to find out whether my area of expertise – ethnic media – was covered. The forum subtitled “Getting…

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Small Cities Need More Funds for Economic Integration

Settlement agencies in Canada’s Atlantic provinces are working closely with provincial governments to better service immigrants, but say they need federal support to attract newcomers to smaller communities. The provinces and territories select which immigrants…

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Private Sector Projects to Help Refugees Find Work

New innovative employment programs aim to integrate government-assisted refugees (GARs) into the Canadian labour market. At the Employment Pathways for Refugees forum at the 18th Metropolis conference 2016 in Toronto, experts discussed how to help refugees find work,…

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Women’s Organizers Hopeful Under Trudeau Leadership

Women’s rights advocates are looking for influential Canadian female figures to join a national women’s coalition to raise awareness about women’s issues and get more government funding.  On Mar. 5, the third day of the…

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