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WES Weekly Roundup April 4, 2023
Published on: April 4, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: How does Budget 2023 impact Canadian immigration? How Lethbridge, Alta., found a solution to its family doctor shortage, Ottawa may have to adjust future help for Ukrainian refugees: immigration minister, Refugee Rights Advocates Express Concern Over New US-Canada Border Deal, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 28, 2023
Published on: March 28, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada’s population estimates: Record-high population growth in 2022, The Safe Third Country Agreement & Roxham Road, Canada extends emergency travel program for Ukrainians fleeing war, Tackling the labour shortage by helping more skilled refugees and other displaced people build their careers in Canada, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 22, 2023
Published on: March 22, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada announces extension of post-graduation work permits for up to 18 months to retain high-skilled talent, Express Entry: Canada holds largest all-program draw ever, Out of the shadows: A proposal for the regularization of migrants without status in Canada, External Processing: A Tool to Expand Protection or Further Restrict Territorial Asylum?, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 14, 2023
Published on: March 14, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Federal, provincial and territorial immigration Ministers meet to plan for the future of Canada’s immigration system, Eliminating Exam Requirement removes major barrier for international medical graduates seeking to practice in Manitoba, Canada’s Ukraine visa program is set to expire this month. Will Ottawa extend it?, This new bill would make it easier to deliver Canadian aid to Afghanistan. Not everyone’s in favour, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup March 7, 2023
Published on: March 7, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Socioeconomic outcomes of immigrants admitted to Canada as children, 2019, Soon a Canadian citizenship oath could be just a scroll and click away, “A Missing Part of Me” A Pan-Canadian Report on the Licensure of Internationally Educated Health Professionals, UN seeks Canadian help for ‘enormous’ needs as number of refugees doubles, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup February 28, 2023
Published on: February 28, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Proof Point: Canada is failing to put immigrant skills to work, Black Business Owners in Canada, IRCC invites Canadians to directly influence future immigration policies and programs, Canada will fast-track immigration applications from quake-hit areas of Turkey, Syria, Why are some refugees more welcome in Canada than others?, Toolkit for Evidence-Informed Policymaking in Migrant Integration, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup February 23, 2023
Published on: February 23, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Newcomers falling out of love with Canadian citizenship, New migration service launches to support international students in Canada, Labour Shortages, Working Conditions, and the Care Economy, Canada may fast-track immigration applications from people in earthquake zones, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup February 7, 2023
Published on: February 7, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada holds fist Federal Skilled Workers-only draw in Express Entry history, A data-based case for diversification: Study finds that only 14 countries account for half of all international student enrolments, Canadian MPs unanimously vote to resettle 10,000 displaced Uyghurs, Canada’s tech company’s platform will play key role in U.S. push for private refugee sponsorship, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup January 31, 2023
Published on: January 31, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Alberta adds family relatives to eligibility criteria for the Alberta Express Entry program, Racialized Canadians are less likely to find as good jobs as their non-racialized and non-Indigenous counterparts early in their careers, World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2023, ‘Welcome Corps’ a potential lifeline for refugees, and more.
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