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WES Weekly Roundup July 12, 2022
Published on: July 12, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Express Entry: Canada invites skilled immigrants overseas for first time since 2020, Canada’s Immigrant Advantage: A survey of major employers, Canadians support accepting more newcomers, but we need a more equitable, rights-based approach, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup July 6, 2022
Published on: July 6, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Express Entry: Canada’s COVID-spurred immigration backlog is hurting its economic growth, Will Canada welcome over 500,000 new immigrants per year?, Delivering on the Promise of Resettlement, Why Ukrainian newcomers are not refugees and why that matters, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup June 28, 2022
Published on: June 28, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Immigration as a source of labour supply, The ethics of recruiting foreign-trained healthcare workers, Canada should expand its commitment to welcoming refugees, With thousands of Afghans still desperate to flee the Taliban, is Canada set to close its doors?, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup June 22, 2022
Published on: June 22, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: International students deserve to be treated as more than just a revenue stream, Canada needs an edge – and immigrants can provide it, Ukrainians who paid for immigration medical exams in Manitoba will be reimbursed, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup June 14, 2022
Published on: June 14, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Racial bias amplifying Canada’s high study permit refusal rate, Why are Public Attitudes Towards Immigration in Canada Becoming Increasingly Positive?, Recent immigrants less likely to have family doctor, Canada can lead the way in accepting climate refugees, Report of the Special Committee on Afghanistan, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup June 7, 2022
Published on: June 7, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: How Canada’s new NOC will affect Express Entry eligibility, Immigration report shows skills don’t always match job market, Newcomer youth feeling isolated in rural Canada, Ukrainian refugees who’ve fled to Canada can now apply for government income support, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup May 31, 2022
Published on: May 31, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Immigration will fuel Atlantic Canada’s population upswing, Express Entry draw updates: Canada to introduce major changes soon, How can Canada avoid major immigration backlogs in the future?, Canada needs to be as welcoming to Afghan refugees as it is to Ukrainians, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup May 25, 2022
Published on: May 25, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Immigration backlog must be tackled immediately, Canada needs to stop wasting talent of skilled immigrants, From the front lines: An urgent agenda for Decent Work, Government of Canada launches online portal to support Ukrainians, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup May 17, 2022
Published on: May 17, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Minister Fraser says Processing Standards could return to normal by end of calendar year, How rural Canada can attract and retain international healthcare providers: Address discrimination and provide support, How to fix Canada’s broken employment insurance program, The Ukrainian Conflict Could Be a Tipping Point for Refugee Protection, and more.
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