Tag: immigrants

Canada English Immigration News Updates Ontario Politics

It will be easier for immigrants to work in their professions

TORONTO – Make it easier for foreign workers to find employment that reflects their professional field. This is the objective of a project presented today in Queen’s Park by the Minister of Labour Monte McNaughton, which if it were to be approved would eliminate the requirement – requested by 23 trade associations – for which a given foreign worker must have work experience in Canada before having his professional qualification equalized. The measure specifically illustrates different job categories that will be affected including architects, engineers, teachers, social workers and accountants.  (more…)

Canada Community Covid-19 Updates English Family Living Health & Medicine

Toronto, a sanctuary city for immigrants from around the world, will provide vaccination to its residents without Ontario Health Insurance Plan

On April 30, the city of Toronto announced that it was partnering with the FCJ Refugee Center and Access Alliance to bypass the official provincial OHIP card-number based road to receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.


Until now, it has not been possible for people without an Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or those with expired cards i.e., so called “undocumented workers” to register for the vaccination. (more…)

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The “Montreal all’italiana”
A tribute to the first immigrants

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian MONTREAL – There are objects of everyday life, old photos and even faithful reconstructions of traditionally Italian environments such as the bar, the house and the church: there is so much Belpaese in the “Montréal à l’Italien” exhibition inaugurated today (March 10) at the Pointe-à-Callière museum in Montreal and promoted to turn the spotlight on the daily life of the first Italian immigrants in Montréal and on the ways in which the community evolved during the 1900s: thousands of Italians who have brought with it their traditions, their values ​​and their customs, forming one of the oldest and largest cultural communities of immigrants in Montreal where today the Italian-Canadians are almost 300 thousand. (more…)

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