Friday, January 21, 2022
From that famous expression “demography is destiny,” we can derive an enduring lesson about immigration in Canada. As we look back to the turn of the 20th century, through the post-Second World War boom, to the last half-decade, a...
A UBC medical student is trying a new approach to try and get the message around COVID-19 precautions to Surrey's South Asian population. Sukhmeet Singh Sachal and about 100 youth volunteers have been gathering at Surrey's Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara...
The national coronavirus death toll has risen by 53, provincial health authorities announced Saturday, and 3,679 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Read more: B.C. bans all social gatherings, indoor group physical activities in Lower Mainland amid surging COVID cases The total number...
Major changes to help prevent Canadian children from being falsely flagged on the no-fly list are officially coming into effect, giving families new options to avoid airport delays and the stress of potentially being denied boarding. For years, a group of Canadians...
OTTAWA — Only people, not corporations, benefit from the charter protection against cruel or unusual punishment, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. The unanimous decision came Thursday in a case involving a numbered company that faced a fine under...
OTTAWA — The federal government has finalized deals with three provinces to reduce emissions of a potent greenhouse gas, saying methane proposals from Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia will achieve the same cuts as rules suggested by Ottawa. But environmental...
Canada is seeking to admit upwards of 1.2 million new permanent residents in the next three years, a target the federal government says is crucial to the post-pandemic economic recovery. But how realistic those numbers are in the face of...
Quebec could welcome between 44,500 and 47,500 immigrants in 2021. The immigration targets for 2021 were announced as part of the Plan d’immigration du Québec 2021, released on October 29. This report coincides with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada‘s (IRCC) announcement of...
The United Nations' goal of getting more women to serve in peacekeeping missions in conflict zones is at risk now because of the global pandemic and an erratic approach to gender equality taken by countries before the pandemic hit, a Canadian diplomat...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today spoke with British Columbia Premier John Horgan to congratulate him on his election win. The Prime Minister and the Premier discussed some of their shared priorities, including infrastructure, housing, and Pacific salmon conservation. They also discussed...
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