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WES Weekly Roundup April 17, 2024
Published on: April 17, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Essential but unprotected: Migrant farmworkers in Canada, The Great Rebuild - Seven ways to fix Canada’s housing shortage, The paradox of immigration policy will require a new model.
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WES Weekly Roundup April 10 2024
Published on: April 10, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Our kids first’: Doug Ford says Ontario students should get all medical school spots, Permanent immigration levels 'in the right place': Fraser, Is there a better place to put refugees than hotels? The push for a national asylum plan.
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WES Weekly Roundup April 3, 2024
Published on: April 3, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada’s productivity ‘emergency’ and the role immigrants play, The expansion and changing characteristics of the Provincial Nominee Program, Ukrainians no longer eligible to enter Canada under CUAET special measures.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 27, 2024
Published on: March 27, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: With move to limit temporary residents, Ottawa is ‘attacking the demand curve now’, Canada is changing its foreign worker rules. Here’s why — and what it will mean, Ottawa aims to set temporary resident targets for the first time this fall, You Close Roxham Road, People Are Just Going to Cross Somewhere Else”, Life in Canada is 'more expensive' than most immigrants expected, new poll finds.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 20, 2024
Published on: March 20, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: A Growing Problem: How to align Canada’s immigration with the future economy, Trudeau rules out Quebec’s request for full control over immigration, PQ leader invokes the idea of a referendum after Trudeau's 'rebuff' on immigration, It’s time to restore pride in post-secondary institutions and immigration.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 13, 2024
Published on: March 13, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada announces new immigration pilots to support rural and Francophone minority communities, will create a permanent program, British Columbia releases details of new Provincial Attestation Letter system under Canada’s international student cap, Ottawa says it will bypass Quebec's immigration cap to speed up family reunification.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 6, 2024
Published on: March 6, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Ontario Colleges and International Students: A Pivotal Time, The decline in the citizenship rate among recent immigrants to Canada: Update to 2021, No, thanks: Fewer immigrants applying for Canadian citizenship — this could be why, Is the 'market value of becoming Canadian' dropping? Fewer immigrants are becoming citizens.
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WES Weekly Roundup February 28, 2024
Published on: February 28, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: How Canada's study permit cap will change where international students are coming from, 'Is the Canadian dream broken?' Earning gaps are emerging for second-generation Canadians, Opinion: Recognizing immigrants’ credentials is important — but it’s just one piece of the puzzle.
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WES Weekly Roundup February 21, 2024
Published on: February 21, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: New immigration funding planned to aid growing tourism and hospitality industry in Alberta, Provincial variation in the retention rates of immigrants, 2022, Addressing anti-Black racism is key to improving well-being of Black Canadians.
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