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WES Weekly Roundup November 1, 2023
Published on: November 1, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Immigration Minister announces measures to combat fraud against international students, Federal government freezes immigration targets, plans for 500,000 permanent residents in 2026, Public support for immigration falls sharply amid affordability concerns.
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WES Weekly Roundup October 25, 2023
Published on: October 25, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Pilot program launches to streamline work permit processing for Canadian employers recruiting in the Philippines, Canada’s change to its Roxham Road deal is called a ‘shameful downgrading’, Processing Applications for Permanent Residence - IRCC, Newcomers need more support to succeed in the Canadian job market.
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WES Weekly Roundup October 11, 2023
Published on: October 11, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: AFTER THE SHOCKS: Preventing long-term labour market scarring for youth, Temporary immigration is 'minoritizing' French in Quebec, says PQ, Poll finds non-white Canadians reject Ottawa-approved 'BIPOC, racialized' label.
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WES Weekly Roundup October 5, 2023
Published on: October 5, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Enhancing the Labour Market Outcomes of Immigrants to Canada, The Canada-India diplomatic crisis: Will the flow of Indian students, Shared Gains: Immigrant-Origin Students in U.S. Colleges.
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WES Weekly Roundup September 20, 2023
Published on: September 20, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Poll finds more than half of Canadians want fewer immigrants than Ottawa’s target, Hidden Talent: Unlocking the Employment Potential of Newcomer Youth in the Toronto Region, Canada on pace to build fewer — not more — homes by 2030 target: CMHC.
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WES Weekly Roundup September 13, 2023
Published on: September 13, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Ottawa mulls fast-tracking international study permits for ‘trusted’ universities, colleges, UN envoy links temporary foreign worker program to ’contemporary forms of slavery’, Newcomers still being turned away from main shelter system, city confirms, Stopping immigration won’t fix Canada’s housing Crisis, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup September 6, 2023
Published on: September 6, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: This Canadian province wants to pick immigrants based on their nation. Is that fair, or a ‘slippery slope’?, We're welcoming record numbers of international students. Here's how they got caught up in the housing crisis, StatsCan to change how it counts non-permanent residents, ‘Just treat us like humans’: Temporary foreign workers in BC ride for rights, protections, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup August 30, 2023
Published on: August 30, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Internationally educated health care professionals in Canada: Sociodemographic characteristics and occupational distribution, Refugees in limbo because of growing use of tool to strip permanent residency, Quebec rejects cap on student visas floated by Ottawa to address housing crisis, More Canadian agricultural producers denounce 'mass' foreign worker application rejections, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup August 23, 2023
Published on: August 23, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Federal government should look at cap on student visas, Housing Minister Sean Fraser says, Canada: rejected students offered new places, Study: Canadian postsecondary education and labour market outcomes of 2010 economic immigrants to Canada, Two years after Kabul's fall, Ottawa considering expansion of Afghan immigration program, A tale of two refugee systems in Canada, and more.
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