Highlights / Marco Mendicino

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Plans are underway to tie local labour needs with immigration

A new immigration program that will allow cities and towns to pick newcomers based on local labour needs is being greeted positively by labor experts and economists. CBC News’ Kathleen Harris writes that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau instructed new Immigration» 

Immigration & Refugees, International

Canada to provide $50M for UN refugee agency

As the world faces the challenge of looking after more than 70 million people displaced by wars and conflicts, Canada will provide $50.4 million over the next four years for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Canadian officials announced Tuesday.» 

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

The Food Guide fight continues as the election approaches

One wonders if Tory leader Andrew Scheer may have bitten off more than he can chew with his attack on Canada’s revamped Food Guide. But of course the proof will be in the pudding, that pudding being this fall’s federal»