News Government Economy General
October 28, 2020  

US election results could impact immigration to Canada

As government prepares to lay out targets, Canadians are feeling skittish about any planned increases.

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 2, 2018  

Businesses question CAQ plan to cut immigration amid Quebec labour shortage

The target number would mean a 24% drop from the roughly 52,400 immigrants Quebec accepted last year.

News Government General
August 23, 2018  

Quebec MP Maxime Bernier quits Conservatives, lays rhetorical waste to party

Divisive politician plans to start his own party.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 16, 2018  

Is the flow of asylum seekers at Canada-US border a ‘crisis’?

Canadian Press assesses the accuracy of Scheer’s contention. Verdict: full of baloney.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 20, 2017  

Launch of Global Talent Stream could get a boost from Trump

US president’s H-1B visa review bodes well for new Canadian immigration program.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations
March 9, 2017  

US labour force would shrink without new immigrants: Pew Research

The number of US-born working-age adults with US-born parents will account for a smaller share of working-age population as Boomers retire.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 30, 2017  

Canada offering temp permits to those stranded by Trump ban

White House officials say permanent Canadian residents can enter the US if they have a valid documents.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 21, 2016  

Plans for middle class aimed at preventing anti-trade backlash, Trudeau says

PM acknowledges Canadians are not immune to anxiety fuelling anti-globalization, anti-trade, anti-immigration sentiment.

News Manufacturing General Technology
November 17, 2016  

Canada’s technology sector to get boost from fears about Trump

Trade and immigration could spark a US brain drain to the north.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 20, 2016  

Panel recommends boosting immigrant targets to 450,000

But immigration minister says target would be costly and might not find broad national support.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 21, 2016  

Gates praises Trudeau’s approach to immigration

Microsoft co-founder says Canada’s willingness to accept thousands of Syrian refugees is good for business.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
August 18, 2016  

Canada aims to spread Chinese immigrants across country

An aging Canadian population needs more young blood to propel the economy, especially outside of big cities.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 30, 2016  

McCallum to make new promises to help refugees at UN meeting

Immigration Minister to announce Canada will look at ways to expand admittance of post-secondary students.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 10, 2016  

Report recommends next steps immigration policy

C.D. Howe Institute cites unintended consequences of recent changes.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 7, 2016  

How many permanent residents will Canada accept?

Five things to watch for in the federal Liberals’ immigration plan.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 7, 2014  

Lagging immigration reform in US good for Canada

Ottawa uses green card obstacles to attract US-educated tech-sector talent.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 18, 2014  

Foreign credential requirements eased for 10 occupations

Agreement with provinces will help lessen the need for temporary foreign workers.