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Immigration Boosting Canadian Housing Sector -Analysis

A new economic analysis credits immigration for keeping Canada’s housing sector growing amid a slowdown in the developed economies. As reported by the Globe and Mail, a National Bank of Canada (NBC) report on the Canadian housing market finds that … Continue reading

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Canada comes in top 5 among G20 in Entrepreneurship Ranking

A new report by Ernst & Young places Canada’s entrepreneurial ecosystem in the top five among the G20 countries. The G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013 ranks a country’s entrepreneurial environment according to its score in five sub-categories: access to funding, entrepreneurship … Continue reading

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Montreal Tops List of Best Cities for International Students

An index commissioned by the Bank of Communications (BoCom), one of the largest banks in China, places Montreal, Canada as the best city in the world for international students. Other Canadian cities that ranked well include Toronto (4th) and Vancouver … Continue reading

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Diane Francis Says Canada Needs a Silicon Valley

A recent article in the blog of Diane Francis, an editor-at-large for the National Post, argues that Canada needs to create its own version of the American Silicon Valley, and commends Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for taking a step … Continue reading

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Canada Top Country for Immigrant Businesses – Financial Post

An article featured in last Friday’s Financial Post makes the case for Canada being one of the best countries in the world for immigrants to start a business. Among the factors that make Canada such a welcoming place for immigrant … Continue reading

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48% of Canadian Millionaires From Immigrant Families

A new survey by BMO Harris Private Banking finds that nearly half of Canadian millionaires are either immigrants or have at least one parents born outside of the country. The findings suggest a high degree of entrepreneurialism among the Canadian … Continue reading

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Canadian Construction Industry Recovering

New data shows the value of building permits issued in Canada increasing for a fourth consecutive month, signalling a recovery in the country’s construction sector after a decline in late 2012. A Statistics Canada report released this week shows that … Continue reading

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B.C. Spends Less On Health, Has Healthiest Population in Canada

British Columbia has the healthiest residents among the Canadian provinces according to a new Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) study. The B.C. provincial government spends less than almost all other Canadian provinces on health care, but still comes out on … Continue reading

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Immigration Minister to Visit Silicon Valley to Promote ‘Start Up Visa’

Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney will be visiting California’s Silicon Valley on Friday for a four day trip intended to promote Canada as a place to live for the region’s entrepreneurs. According to an article in San Jose’s … Continue reading

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Immigration Pushes Canadian Province’s Population Growth to 40 Year High

The population of Manitoba, a province in Canada’s prairie region, increased by 16,227 people over the last 12 months, which is the most in 40 years, according to the Manitoba provincial government. The arrival of 15,199 immigrants to Manitoba over … Continue reading

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