Press Review / Revue de presse

"Since I didn’t get my invitation to speak to the parliamentary committee studying immigration and Atlantic Canada even though I probably have analyzed more data on this than just about anyone else, I’ll give you my thumbnail analysis of the issue here..."

Today, June 20, is the World Refugee Day. Check out the United Nations website for more information on what is currently happening in the world.

Aujourd'hui, le 20 juin, c'est la Journée Mondiale des Réfugiés. Consultez le site web des Nations Unies pour plus d'informations sur ce qui se passe actuellement dans le monde.

"Le gouvernement fédéral n'a pas tenu compte de l'impact de la réinstallation des réfugiés syriens sur les communautés francophones en situation minoritaire, reproche le Commissariat aux langues officielles (CLO)..."

"Happy 150th, Canada. Time to wave flags, pop champagne (or crack open a beer, chacun son goût) and find a good spot to take in the fireworks on July 1. Ottawa is dropping half a billion dollars on our sesquicentennial, so you might as well get your money’s worth while you can..."

Growing up in the Philippines, Mercedes Benitez dreamed of moving to Canada for one reason alone — its reputation as a champion for human rights.

 

“[In Canada] it’s all equal and very high in human rights, and everybody is [respected],” Benitez told Global News. “This is the best country that I ever thought I [could] live [in] the rest of my life.”

"Federal and provincial political leaders in Canada meeting in Newfoundland have said that the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) is working. More than 200 candidates have been endorsed to apply for Canadian permanent residence since the program opened..."

"Canada has been ranked as the top country outside Europe, and the second-best country worldwide, to live as an immigrant. Only Sweden is ranked higher than Canada..."

"The employer-driven program focusing on New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, has seen 180 candidates cleared to apply for immigration since it opened on March 6, 2017. More than 250 skilled workers and international graduates have applied for provincial endorsement..."

"July 27, 2017 – Canada’s immigration minister has hinted similar programs to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot could be formed elsewhere in the country if it proves a success.

Ahmed Hussen says if the pilot brings real results to Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, the blueprint will be taken elsewhere..."

"L'immigration francophone dans la région Chaleur au Nouveau-Brunswick connaît un grand succès. Environ dix nouvelles familles francophones s'y installent chaque année depuis 2012.

Les grands centres urbains des Maritimes comme Moncton et Halifax ne sont pas seuls à bénéficier d’une forte immigration..."

"Depuis deux semaines, le Québec est confronté à d’importants flux migratoires. Nombre de ces migrants sont haïtiens et bénéficiaient, depuis le tremblement de terre de 2010, d’un statut de protection temporaire aux États-Unis, que le président américain menace de leur retirer..."

"WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has endorsed a plan to slash immigration in half, limit the entry of non-English speakers, curb family sponsorships and penalize migrants whose spouses are less skilled and it’s selling that plan by pointing northward..."

"Il existe une multitude de façons de célébrer la diversité. Prétendre que nous sommes « tous pareils » n’en est pas une.

 

Parmi les projets cautionnés par la Société du 375e anniversaire de Montréal : Les gens de couleur..."

"Selon une étude du « New York Times », les Noirs et les Hispaniques sont encore moins représentés qu’en 1980 parmi les admis en premier cycle des cent meilleurs établissements..."
 

"Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago, according to a New York Times analysis..."

"L'exécutif veut distinguer clairement entre populations menacées et migrants économiques. Objectif : traiter plus vite les demandes et mieux accueillir les réfugiés, tout en expulsant les déboutés..."

"Assimilation? Integration? Absorption?

 

There’s nothing like a dispute over words to get Canadians to pay attention – and in this case that might not be a bad thing..."

"Two-thirds of seniors in the GTA are immigrants, and they’re more likely to report fair-to-poor health and mental health than their Canadian counterparts.

Eighty-year-old Sung-hak Choi keeps active and healthy by volunteering in the community and caring for her seven grandchildren..."

"Des demandeurs d'asile arrivés cet été au Québec ont de la difficulté à se trouver un avocat pour les représenter dans leurs procédures en immigration. Au Québec seulement, près de 12 000 personnes ont franchi la frontière de façon irrégulière entre janvier et août. Et les avocats en immigration peinent à répondre à la demande..."

"The ribbon was cut and a new Mi’kmaq Interpretive Centre officially opened at Cape Breton’s Fortress Louisbourg on Saturday.

It’s a place that brings together the history and culture of French Maritimers and will now celebrate Canada’s first people as well..."

"Les nouvelles données du recensement à propos des personnes ayant une langue maternelle autre que le français ou l'anglais sont frappantes : 7,6 millions de personnes et plus de 200 langues. Où habitent-elles et quel sera l'impact sur la démographie linguistique du pays? Découvrez-le en carte et graphiques..."

"When Chedly Belkhodja's dad died in Moncton, N.B., three years ago, it was clear to Chedly what needed to be done. 

"He wanted, probably, to be buried back in Tunisia," Chedly says..."

"A mentoring program that puts UNB Saint John students into the classroom at Hazen White-St. Francis School in the city's north end has grown to embrace Syrian students and their parents..."

"Canada's immigration minister says Canada will welcome at least as many immigrants next year as it is in 2017.

The government's plan for annual immigration levels, which was set at 300,000 for this year, is expected to be tabled in the House of Commons next week..."

"Students from 11 of UBC’s health-related programs will come together for the first time on Thursday for a new learning experience designed to help them better serve Indigenous people..."

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