Programs help workers hit the ground running

Toronto StarSep 13, 2007 Paul Dalby In the 40 years since George Brown College first opened its doors, it has been one of the first stops for new immigrants arriving in Toronto. Nearly half the college’s 14,000 full-time students were born outside Canada and 30...

George Brown refines its methods

Programs help workers hit the ground running Toronto StarSeptember 13, 2007 Paul Dalby Special to the Star In the 40 years since George Brown College first opened its doors, it has been one of the first stops for new immigrants arriving in Toronto. Nearly half the...

Labour shortage critical

Calgary SunFebruary 20, 2007 Anne HowlandSun Media You’d think a booming Alberta economy would be just the ticket for immigrants in Canada looking for employment. But an “antiquated” and “onerous” system is preventing businesses from...

Tangled in red tape

Calgary Sun February 19, 2007 Jorge BarreraSun Media Over the past four years, five different people have held the title of immigration minister, creating continuing confusion about the department’s direction. And January’s cabinet shuffle seems to have...

What a waste

Calgary Sun February 18, 2007 Linda LeatherdaleSun Media Talented immigrants with impressive credentials are lured to Canada where their skills are badly needed. Then bureaucratic nightmares destroy their dreams. Meanwhile, the Canadian economy suffers from an acute...
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