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Border Services lists “X-Factors” Driving Irregular Migration

Current curbs on international travel, economic crises, the targeting of minority groups, organized crime and inhumane practices like female genital mutilation (FGM) in faraway places are among the factors that will continue to force migrants to put their lives at risk to reach Canadian shores.

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Gig Economy Continues to Push Immigrants into Unstable Jobs

Having temporary or multiple jobs used to be common for new immigrants who needed to gain the so-called “Canadian experience” and wait until their academic papers are credited, or study for a new career. But…

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Why is Ottawa Dragging its Heels on the Mexican Visa?

Mexico’s former Ambassador to Canada, Francisco Suárez Dávila, says Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will likely refuse to attend Justin Trudeau’s proposed North American Leaders’ Summit this summer unless the visa requirement on Mexico is revoked…

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Council of CEOs’ Manley Slams Conservative Approach to China, Calls for Trade Deal

John Manley — the president and CEO of Canadian Council of Chief Executives — criticized the Harper government Tuesday for mismanaging bilateral relationships with China and Mexico, and reiterated a call for the incoming Liberal…

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Promising Prospects for B.C. Students from Mexico

Though its diaspora community in British Columbia might not be the biggest or most visible, Mexico is Canada’s third largest trade partner and the ninth largest contributor of international students. In fact, it sends the…

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