Whistler News

July 30, 2019

Janine Carney strives to help others achieve the Canadian dream.

“I immigrated to Canada myself which is how I became interested in working in the immigration profession,” says Janine Carney. “I think because of this I really understand what it means to people, becoming...

Today's migration has made cities more diverse than ever in multiple ways.

Diversification is one of the key social processes that defines our times. Over the past few decades, multiple causes and categories of migration – combined with migrants’ new and varying origins...

On Wednesday, the Pew Research Center in the US published an interactive tool that tracks the movement of immigrant populations around the world using data from the United Nations Population Center.  Read more: https://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/the-changing-face-of-c...

In spite of our shortcomings, amid hostility in some countries towards immigrants, in Canadian communities millions of people are quietly getting along.  Read more: http://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/april-2018/canadian-exceptionalism-attitudes-toward-immigration/...

Because Canada is so diverse historically and ethnically, there is no single national culture; the melting-pot ideal of the neighbouring United States is translated in Canada as something of a stew, with distinctive flavours from the hundreds of influences that make up...

December 5, 2017

There are some questions many Canadians grapple with, at some point, when thinking about identity. Given the diversity of the country and its citizens, it can be difficult to form a conclusive list of nouns and adjectives that adequately illustrate what, exactly, makes...

November 26, 2017

As 2017 begins, Canada may be the last immigrant nation left standing. Our government believes in the value of immigration, as does the majority of the population. We took in an estimated 300,000 newcomers in 2016, including 48,000 refugees, and we want them to become...

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