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Manitoba has welcomed 130,000 immigrants over MPNP’s 20-year history

Manitoba is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its pioneering Provincial Nominee Program, which has welcomed…

Canadian population up by half a million in past year

Between July 1st, 2017, and July 1st, 2018, the Canadian population increased by 518,588, according…

Canada’s new, improved provincial pathways to immigration

Far from taking the summer off, Canada’s Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs spent the months…

IRCC says revised citizenship rules are resulting in more new Canadians

Applications jumped more than 130 per cent in 9 months after rules changed in October…

African professor in Canada publishes bestselling book of African poems

Professor Philip Alalibo, a Nigerian political scientist and professor in Canada, publishes a bestselling book…

Growing Canada’s future economy an ‘impossibility’ without immigration

When it comes to the future of immigration to Canada, it’s no longer a question…

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program at 20: Helping more people immigrate and succeed

Since its inception 20 years ago, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program has grown in both size…

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African professor in Canada publishes a bestselling book of African poems

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How to build good credit as a newcomer in Canada

Locating new schools and communities are just a few of the challenges new Canadians face when they immigrate here. For many, establishing a credit history so they can purchase a home, car or even secure a mobile phone plan and insurance is a top — albeit confusing — priority. “A good credit rating is essential…

How to fix the foreign worker program

By Carol Goar Opinion/Commentary The floodgate broke in a flash. All the doubts, suspicions and fears Canadians had been holding back for seven years came spilling out on April 6 when CBC News reported that the Royal Bank of Canada was replacing 45 of its long-time employees with foreign temporary workers. As more facts filtered out, it became…

Jobs: Immigrants lag behind Canadian-born in securing a job – Study

Immigrants are less likely to have a job than their Canadian-born counterparts, according to Statistics Canada. The data agency says the employment rate for what it calls core-aged immigrants (those between the ages of 25 and 54) was 75.6 per cent last year. That lags behind the employment rate of 82.9 per cent for people born in…

The erosion of Nigerian cultural values

By Jide Ojo: How do you identify an American, Indian, a Ghanaian, and an Australian? What tells them apart? It is their culture. Their geographical locations, languages, food and drinks, fashion and style, literature, music, names, mores and values, all serve as means of identity. Recently, I have been reflecting and getting worried at the…

Five ways to get a Canadian scholarship

Each year, thousands of Canadian students earn scholarships that help them offset their education costs. Surprisingly, over $15 million of the $70 million available each year in scholarship dollars goes unclaimed, according to industry estimates. “Scholarships are a good source of education funding – one that you don’t have to pay back,” advises Melissa Jarman,…

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African professor in Canada publishes bestselling book of African poems

Professor Philip Alalibo, a Nigerian political scientist and professor in Canada, publishes a bestselling book on African poems. In this collection of insightful poems, Professor Alalibo’s intellectual sagacity is brought to bear in his poetic offerings that underscore his political, social,…

Dr. Jacobet Edith Wambayi, Kenyan-Born HIV/AIDS activist Nominated for RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants

Jacobet Edith Wambayi immigrated to Canada in 2001 while already advocating for communities affected by…

Ghanaian pastor in Toronto, Dr. Charles Mantey, publishes stunning book – African Spirituality – Did Africans Know God Before the Arrival of the Missionaries?

Ghanaian pastor in Toronto, Dr. Charles Mantey, publishes stunning book – African Spirituality – Did…

Toronto lawyer, Kweku Ackaah-Boafo, appointed High Court Justice in Ghana

Respected Greater Toronto Area (GTA)  attorney, Kweku Ackaah-Boafo, was sworn in by Chief Justice Mrs…

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Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic, Liz Benson and more at premiere of Stephanie Linus ‘Dry’ movie (Official Photos)

By Ayeotan Shola Last Sunday witnessed the Premiere of the anticipated  Stephanie Linus’ ‘Dry’ Movie at…

Top 10 Most Successful, Highest Paid Nollywood Actresses And Their Net Earnings

The Nollywood industry has record a lot of success stories and still counting. Below is…

I am yet to find the right man – Genevieve Nnaji

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, after a long hiatus from the industry recently surprised her teaming…

Genevieve Nnaji makes thrilling return in new movie ‘Road to Yesterday’

By Ayeotan Shola Delectable screen goddess, Genevieve Nnaji, has returned with a bang in her first ever self produced movie, ‘Road To Yesterday’. She recently announced her foray into the world of movie production and she has returned with her first fruit…

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