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CBC
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Oct 31, 2019
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Many newcomers receive multiple offers at Thursday's event at Toronto's Metro Hall. >> Job fair/Hiring event

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CBC
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Oct 23, 2019
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With the help of a small scholarship, this refugee newcomer in London, Ontario is now studying Fitness and Health Promotion at Fanshawe College and hopes to pursue a University degree in a health related field in the coming years.

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

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Toronto Star
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Aug 29, 2019
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Immigration makes the GTA one of the most culturally vibrant regions in the world, and economically and fiscally healthier than the rest of Ontario. But it would be beneficial to identify how to encourage more immigrants to build a life in other parts of the province. .

HEADLINESmall cities give Syrian refugees better start, big ones offer better future
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CBC
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Aug 26, 2019
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When it comes to a community’s ability to help refugees settle into life in Canada, it turns out that size does matter, says a University of Alberta researcher.

HEADLINECanada to grant passport waiver to Venezuelans caught in border limbo
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CBC News
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Aug 19, 2019
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Immigration and Citizenship Canada has reached an agreement that will allow Venezuelans caught up in their country’s administrative meltdown to remain in Canada even if their passports and other documents are no longer valid, CBC News has learned.

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CBC News
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Aug 14, 2019
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Jose Rivera is usually very tuned in to what’s going on at the Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Council (RIAC), but this week, he was out of the loop — and shocked when his colleagues threw him a surprise party.

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ACCES Employment
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Aug 11, 2019
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Job fairs are an opportunity for companies to meet and screen a large number of potential job candidates. But for you, the potential job candidate, they offer access to multiple job opportunities all in one place. >> Job fair/Hiring event

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Toronto Star
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Aug 10, 2019
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Vowing to protect Canada’s most vulnerable people against conservative cuts of any sort, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired what felt very much like the opening salvo of his re-election campaign Monday — taking direct aim at Premier Doug Ford and making no mention whatsoever of the man actually vying for his job.

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Times Colonist
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Aug 10, 2019
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Syrians refugees admitted to Canada under the government’s landmark resettlement program are slowly catching up to other refugee groups when it comes to finding jobs and connecting with their communities.