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Watch: More South Asian Immigrants Working in Canada as Truck Drivers

Over one-third of Canada’s 181,000 truck drivers are immigrants, and the majority of them are from India and speak Punjabi, according to Statistics Canada’s National Household Survey. A new organization, North American Punjabi Trucking Association, is proof of the group’s growing heft. Based in California, NAPTA trains new members on new technology and regulations, and […]

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More People Work in Canada’s Clean Energy Sector

The clean-energy field in Canada is expanding more quickly than the economy in its entirety. Other well-known industries are feeling the pressure of finding skilled workers due to the growth. A think-tank at Simon Fraser University, Clean Energy Canada, released a study showing a picture of the industry that people do not know much about. […]

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Watch: Canadians Have Most Favorable Attitude Toward Immigrants

People living in Canada, no matter their political views, share positive views of newcomers, according to a report by the Washington-based Pew Research Center. Canadians view immigrants as a strength, not a burden. The director of ethnic, immigration and pluralism studies at the University of Toronto’s Munk School, Jeffery Reitz, said, “Canada is on the […]

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Canadian Universities Among World’s Top 100 for 2019

Once again, several universities in Canada ranked high on the list as the best universities in the world. The University of Toronto, noted as the birthplace of stem cell and insulin research, was ranked 21st on the list. It is commonly listed in several publications as the number one Canadian university. The second Canadian institution […]

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Canadians Get Financial Help from Philanthropists to Sponsor Refugees

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jennifer Basu wanted to sponsor a refugee, but knew it would take several years to make it happen. She was happy to hear about money being donated for the cause, and within two months she was able to bring a refugee from the Middle East to Canada. Basu, along with a group of friends welcomed […]

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Philanthropists Provide Funding to Help 685 Refugees Immigrate to Canada

Nearly $3.5 million was donated by philanthropists in Canada and the U.S. to help community groups cover the cost of sponsorship. Thanks to the generous donations, 685 refugees will arrive in Canada by the end of the year, and 37 of those will reside in British Columbia. They are a part of the Blended Visa […]

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Attending University in Canada and the USA Compared

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The United States and Canada have key differences, from healthcare to government structure, and this is also the case when it comes to education. If you are planning on attending college in the U.S. or up North, there are a few things you should consider, from the campus experience to the cost of your tuition. […]

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Immigrant-Friendly Canada Attracts International MBA Students

Andres Sanchez Vasco wanted to study in an immigrant-friendly country, where he and his wife could legally live and work while pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. With those criteria in mind, Canada ranked at the top of his list. When comparing other countries, the welcoming rules that allow postsecondary students to work […]