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From a military job in China to a leadership role in a Toronto church, Vincent Liu’s journey to faith is anything but typical.
Canadians and Refugees’ goal is to create a community that can help those in need in Indonesia.
Bill Morneau speaks on Canada’s economic recession and his plan during his time in government.
The Riverdale Hub regularly hosts an Artisan market semi-monthly that helps to fund their initiatives for women that are newcomers to Canada
“I don’t think politics in Canada takes into account the voice of immigrants,” Daniela Rodriguez, an international student from Colombia, said about the June 2 Ontario election. Rodriguez, 25, currently resides in Scarborough and studies…
“Eligible voter” is a title only Canadian citizens can claim.
The cost to immigrate to Canada is yet another hurdle faced by immigrants who choose to come here on a student visa.
“The problem is, after you come here you have so many things that you face, especially related to money. I was a student [and] there are many students like me who are living here, paying excessive rent and paying excessive taxes,” she said.
It is a familiar story for the NDP’s Clarke, who told the audience she, too, was no exception.
“It took some time to acclimatize,” Clarke said. “We had to go through a process where my parents left respectable jobs in Jamaica to start from the bottom and work their way up [in Canada].”
Canada has committed to settling 45,000 refugees in 2019, including 19,000 through its Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.
Canada’s new Liberal government is opening its doors to immigrants wider than ever before. The Liberals released the immigration plan on Tuesday and have outlined a target between 280,000 to 305,000 for new immigrants to Canada this year. The focus will shift to family reunification and refugee resettlement.