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News General
September 1, 2020  

Calls mount, frustration grows over Trudeau’s promise to help Hong Kong

No new pronouncements despite Chinese authorities’ having conducted several waves of arrests as part of a crackdown on pro-democracy activists and media.

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Movement seeking status for asylum seekers in essential jobs say August will be pivotal

Trudeau said the federal government was working to recognize asylum seekers who were deployed to COVID-19 front lines

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 25, 2020  

Canadians exempt from new US visa rules: immigration lawyers [UPDATED]

A liaison committee with US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed the exemption.

News Government Economy General
April 23, 2020  

Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions

Critics accuse him of being driven more by politics than policy as he tries to rally voters in an election year.

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 13, 2020  

Better access to immigration needed to address worker shortages: CFIB

Study shows more than 75% of SMEs have had difficulty hiring workers over the past five years due to skills and labour needs.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
September 1, 2019  

Planning on expanding to the US?

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Four common mistakes

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 23, 2019  

Quebec accepted 40% fewer skilled workers in first half of 2019

Province suffers from labour shortages in all regions, business groups wants 60,000 immigrants a year.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 16, 2019  

Testy exchange between Quebec immigration minister and UN rep

Jolin-Barrette denies saying refugees were a burden as province moves to reduce the number of newcomers.

News Government General
August 14, 2019  

You need to find workers? Increase wages: Quebec’s Legault

Premier facing pressure from industry groups over reduced immigration that’s aggravating labour shortages and hurting economic growth.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 13, 2019  

Quebec business lobby says more immigrants needed

Province needs about 60,000 immigrants a year – 20,000 more than the government plans on accepting in 2019.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 4, 2019  

Mexicans launch friendly defensive to deflect US tariffs

Tactics on display in social media respond to an economic and diplomatic emergency.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 4, 2019  

Long delays for temporary foreign workers as demand spikes

Low skill stream waiting more than 100 days, high-wage stream 85 days.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Technology
May 21, 2019  

Trudeau credits immigration for Canada’s growing tech sector

Also cited the federal government’s investments in education and research as reasons for success.

News Government Oil & Gas General
February 21, 2019  

Shrunken protest convoy leaves Ottawa after second day, enjoying Tory support

The United We Roll convoy rolled into Ottawa to protest energy policy, among other issues.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 3, 2019  

AP FACT CHECK: Defending border wall, Trump misstates facts

Associated Press examines his statements on Twitter and at a Cabinet meeting about immigration and other matters.