Immigrant Employment Projects Get Funding from MB, Canada

Source: Canada News Release via Academica | Aug 21, 2014 The governments of Canada and Manitoba have teamed up to provide $1.1 M to Employment Solutions for Immigrants for 2 projects designed to help immigrant youth reduce barriers to employment. The first project will help 120 immigrant youth gain life and employability skills through workshops […]

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Canadian Schools Partner and Lower Language Requirements to Attract Foreign Students

Source: Globe & Mail via Academica | Aug 14, 2014 Canadian PSE institutions have begun to loosen standards around English-language proficiency in order to attract more foreign students, reports the Globe and Mail. The move is usually part of a partnership between a school board and university or college, as in the case of the Limestone District […]

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Canada Prepared to Capitalize on US Immigration Reform Roadblocks

Source: Winnipeg Free Press via Academica | Aug 11, 2014 Canadian employment minister Jason Kenney said that Canada is poised to take advantage of the slow immigration reform process in the United States. “We’re seeking very deliberately to benefit from the dysfunctional American immigration system. I make no bones about it,” said Kenney. He believes that Canada […]

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Internationally Trained Lawyers Get Help Transitioning to Canadian Law at uToronto

Source: uToronto News via Academica | Aug 5, 2014 A University of Toronto program that helps internationally trained lawyers integrate into Canadian law practice is being highlighted as a success. The Internationally Trained Lawyers Program (ITLP), reportedly the only one of its kind in Canada, helps lawyers who are qualified to practice law in their […]

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West Bengal is the place for IT investment

Source: egov weekly, Delhi, Monday, 15 November 2010 West Bengal’s IT Minister Mr. Debesh Shah stated that the government expects huge investments and creation of 25,000 more jobs in the IT sector by 2010‐11. IT is the fastest growing sector with over 150,000 jobs created in 2009, only second to food processing in WB. Although […]

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Imagine Canada

Source: The TImes of India During a tour of three provinces in Canada, Malini Sen discovers that the flexibility in the country’s higher education system and the focus on employability are prompting students from India to choose Canada as a study destination. Every student’s reason to go abroad to study differs. Though reasons may vary, […]

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Inflation likely to ease to 6.5% by March-end: PMEAC

Source: Press Trust of India via Indian Economic Business News Prime Minister’s key economic advisor C Rangarajan hoped that inflation will come down to 6.5% by end-March and suggested that steps should be taken to release more food stocks to ease price pressure. The wholesale price index-based (WPI) inflation eased to 6.62% in January, from […]

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