Monthly Archives: April 2013

In Defense of the Petro-State: Canada Should Not Shun Oil Riches

An article that appeared in last week’s New York Times, by Thomas Homer-Dixon, a professor at Canada’s University of Waterloo, claims that Canada is slowly turning into a petro-state, and that the U.S. would be doing the country a favor … Continue reading

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Canadian Jobs Move to New Industries

The recession has shifted the areas of employment growth in Canada according to a new StatsCan study on the country’s job market. The analysis found that the recovery following the 2008 recession did not affect all industries similarly, with most … Continue reading

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‘Welcome to Canada’ Tool To Help Immigrants Adjust to New Life

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) released a new ‘Welcome to Canada’ booklet and tool last week to provide immigrants with guidance on how to prepare for life in Canada and with information to assist them in their first few months … Continue reading

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Immigration Department to Make it Difficult for Vancouver / Toronto Bound Immigrants to Use Quebec Investor Program

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said last week that his department wanted to put an end to foreign nationals immigrating to Canada through the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, but settling in Vancouver or Toronto. At a press conference on … Continue reading

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