Tag: immigrants

List of pre-arrival programs for Canadian immigrants

List of pre-arrival programs for Canadian immigrants JANUARY 8TH, 2019  CANADIAN IMMIGRANT GUIDES, MOVING TO CANADA0 COMMENTS List of pre-arrival programs for Canadian immigrants General pre-arrival programs Planning for Canada offers free in-person and online orientation sessions to economic and family-class immigrants worldwide. It gives access to information, resources and contacts to help you and your family succeed in Canadian […]

Ottawa to spend $113 million on pre-arrival services for new immigrants

Ottawa to spend $113 million on pre-arrival services for new immigrants Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn The money is meant to make it easier for new Canadians to find work and settle in Elise von Scheel · CBC News · Posted: Jan 03, 2019 3:09 PM ET | Last Updated: January 3 https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/immigration-hussen-trudeau-funding-1.4964943 Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen was in Vancouver […]

Habitat for Humanity gives second half of duplex to Montreal Muslim family

CTV Montreal  https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/habitat-for-humanity-gives-second-half-of-duplex-to-montreal-family-1.4226286Published Thursday, December 20, 2018 2:03PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:02PM EST One Montreal family is getting a much better Christmas gift than most: a new home thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Construction on this duplex in St. Henri began in April. About 200 volunteers came together to build the home […]

One-quarter of Ottawa’s homeless are refugees and immigrants, survey suggests

One-quarter of Ottawa’s homeless are refugees and immigrants, survey suggests Data gathered over a 24-hour period this past spring suggests refugees and recent immigrants to Canada represent a quarter of Ottawa’s homeless population. From April 19 to 20, the city of Ottawa surveyed 1,400 individuals experiencing homelessness in the nation’s capital, 334 of whom identified […]

Why I stayed in Iqaluit after moving there by accident

https://www.cbc.ca/2017/why-i-stayed-in-iqaluit-after-moving-there-by-accident-1.3882547 Rhose Harris-Galia relaxes in majestic Pangnirtung on rocks overlooking the entryway to the Fjord in June 2001. She had moved to Canada from the Philippines, never dreaming she’d end up in the True North. (Rhose Harris-Galia)   I moved to Canada from the Philippines, rather half-heartedly, in 1999. I started out in Edmonton, but was soon […]