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HEADLINEForeign workers in these 10 occupations can now be hired faster
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CIC News
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Apr 08, 2020
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Employers hiring foreign workers in 10 agriculture, food processing, and trucking occupations can now skip past a time-consuming step in the work permit process. Canada is now waiving the advertising requirement for the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) in certain high priority occupations. >> Driving-long and short haul; Farming; Food processing and production.

HEADLINE‘A healing farm:’ Produce project helps Yazidi refugees in Manitoba plant roots.
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CBC
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Dec 24, 2019
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Hundreds of Yazidi refugees harvested more than 9,000 kilograms of produce this year as part of a special farming project in Manitoba. The food was given to refugee families and leftovers were sold at farmers markets or given to food banks. >> Farming; Women

HEADLINESyrian refugee’s farm thrives with Middle Eastern crops 4 years later
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CBC
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Sep 26, 2019
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Three years ago, a Syrian farmer fled to Calgary with his family, unable to speak English and with no job prospects. However, with the help of a benefactor, he set up a small farm and has since grown it almost four-fold with Middle Eastern crops. >> Farming

HEADLINEYazidi refugee-run farm grows tenfold, hopes to offer financial independence
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CBC News
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Aug 20, 2019
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A farming project for Yazidi refugees is growing into a sustainable food source — and hopes to nurture roots for their independence. >> Farming

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CBC
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Jun 11, 2019
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A Manitoba farming initiative aims to unite the Yazidi refugee community and meet their food needs. >> Farming