integration statistics

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Happy Friday! If you love looking at integration statistics, you will love this link: Immigrant Income by admission year and immigrant admission category, Canada and provinces. https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=4310001001

Future rural entrepreneurship program for Alberta? Depends on the election…

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‘If the UCP wins Alberta’s spring election, Jason Kenney says the party would focus on settling new immigrants in rural areas by giving priority to those who would move there and creating a rural entrepreneurship program.’ https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/jason-kenney-ucp-immigration-policy-1.5032336

Integration support after your immigration support

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Yet another reminder that the work you do as RCICs is to make sure your clients have integration support after your immigration support. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/pov-selma-kiwirra-immigration-cbc-asks-1.5036164

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program will run until 2021

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Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program will run until 2021: Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program will run until 2021 In case you haven’t seen our FREE LESSON on the AIPP, here you go: Atlantic Immigration Program ICCRC Exam Lesson

A36 and Refugees

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Here is a story that demonstrates how, regardless of the circumstances, a person who is inadmissible under A36 will not have his claim referred to the RPD for a hearing, even if he fears returning to his country of origin. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/somali-man-refugee-claim-denied-1.5036625

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 »