‘We Can’t Take Immigrants for Granted’: Minister

The federal government is foreshadowing a major overhaul of the immigration intake system so that it does not pit low-skilled workers against highly qualified applicants, reports Local Journalism Initiative reporter, Fernando Arce.

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People fetch water provided by Solidarités International, an EU-supported aid group, in Yemen's Hodeida Governorate.

Yemen Can’t Afford to Lose Any More Peace Opportunities

Many Canadians may not have heard much about the ongoing war in Yemen, even as the country remains plunged in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. But international support is needed to keep the country afloat and the peace process moving along.

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Nicaraguan Refugees Fear Falling Through the Cracks in Canada

Nicaraguan exiles are struggling to find their footing in Canada as the country faces an unprecedented COVID-19 health emergency. The latest wave of young refugees is constantly confronted by social barriers to employment, housing and health care. These challenges perpetuate their sense of being outsiders as they attempt to settle in a new country.

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Refugees Working in Healthcare Get a Leg Up

In appreciation of the work done by healthcare workers who are seeking asylum, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino is delivering on his promise to open permanent residency applications to refugees in the healthcare sector.

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