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WES Weekly Roundup July 3, 2024
Published on: July 3, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Using Twitter to investigate discourse on immigration, With dipping study permit approval rates for international students, Canada may not meet its reduced target, Foreign workers in Canada: Differences in the transition to permanent residency across work permit programs, Higher share of foreign workers have made transition to permanent residency in recent years: report.
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WES Weekly Roundup June 26, 2024
Published on: June 26, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Ottawa split on plan to let undocumented migrants apply to stay in Canada, Immigration Minister Miller says, Population projections: Canada, provinces and territories, 2023 to 2073, British Columbia makes Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Program permanent, Court grants Trudeau government extension to fix ‘lost Canadians’ citizenship rules — with a catch.
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WES Weekly Roundup June 20, 2024
Published on: June 20, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: EMBRACING IMMIGRANT TALENT: Perspectives and Practices of Toronto Region Employers, Ottawa pledges $750M for Quebec immigration costs, sets no clear reduction targets, Government immigration survey asks how many permanent residents Canada wants.
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WES Weekly Roundup June 5, 2024
Published on: June 5, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Let’s Clean Up Our Act: A Report on Legislative Reform of The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, Locked out by Canada’s family reunification program: These immigrants can’t even get into the queue to sponsor parents and grandparents, Financial boundaries look different for immigrants in Canada supporting families back home, Immigration protesters require medical care as dry hunger strike continues in Charlottetown, Relief and happiness as P.E.I. immigration protesters pause dry hunger strike.
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WES Weekly Roundup May 29, 2024
Published on: May 29, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: In Between Belonging: Immigrant Perspectives on Becoming a Canadian Citizen, Immigration Minister tables bill to extend citizenship rights to children born abroad, Canada to extend citizenship to children born abroad, restoring rights of ‘lost Canadians’, Canadian governments urgently need to collaborate to support refugee students.
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WES Weekly Roundup May 22, 2024
Published on: May 22, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Proof Point: Not addressing population aging can be very costly, Seek training in high-demand sectors, province tells immigrants with expiring work permits, Immigrant workers protest in P.E.I.: What's going on now and how did it start?, I am a former immigration minister. Unsustainable population increases won’t solve Canada’s underlying issues.
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WES Weekly Roundup May 8, 2024
Published on: May 8, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: World Migration Report – 2024, Canada is scaling back temporary foreign workers. Critics say the program needs an overhaul, Setting the record straight on refugee claims by international students.
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WES Weekly Roundup April 24, 2024
Published on: April 24, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Supporting Self-Sufficiency: Considerations for Refugees’ Transition out of Sponsorship and Complementary Pathways Programs, Canada must be more audacious with efforts to attract global talent, This demographic has been losing ground in Canada for decades. Now tens of thousands of immigrants are helping reverse the trend.
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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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