Halifax businessman sent to prison for exploiting temporary foreign workers

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From the CBC: A judge handed down a two-year prison sentence Friday to a Halifax businessman who exploited foreign workers, saying he wanted to send a wider message to employers across the country. Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Glen McDougall said people who bring temporary foreign workers to Canada “should not dare” to follow the example… Read more »

Here is a great article about how the new Rural and Northern Immigration Program is seen by some local communities.

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Here is a great article about how the new Rural and Northern Immigration Program is seen by some local communities. ‘It’s no secret — finding employees to work on the farm isn’t getting any easier. Rural populations are dwindling, fewer have skills or aptitudes for farm work, or even any interest in finding out about… Read more »

Immigration and Integration

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As RCICs, helping your clients integrate into Canadian society is as important as helping them immigrate. ‘There is a major discrepancy between the expertise (and expectations) immigrants bring with them and how Canada positions itself to be able to absorb that expertise.’ Khan: Needed, a national employment policy for Canada's immigrant population

From the CBC: ‘P.E.I. has worst immigration retention rates in the country.’

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From the CBC: ‘P.E.I. has worst immigration retention rates in the country. Fewer than one in five immigrants recently landed on P.E.I. are still on the Island after five years, according to a new study from the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council.’ https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-immigration-retention-rates-1.4983994