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On a weekly basis, TCET compiles and posts relevant media coverage related to employment, settlement and language services.

New Canadians hit the ice at WinSport moments after taking Oath of Citizenship

September 30, 2017 • CTV News

A Saturday afternoon citizenship ceremony at WinSport concluded with 14 of Canada’s newest citizens strapping on skates and attempting to take some celebratory laps around the rink.

What immigration target should Ottawa set for 2018?

October 2, 2017 • Globe and Mail

By Nov. 1, the federal government is required under law to announce the new immigration target for the coming year. This important decision comes at a time when Canada has a greater opportunity to attract the cream of international talent. Under the Trump presidency, the United States has become a less attractive destination. Many other advanced economies have also become less welcoming, while Canada continues to shine as a champion of multiculturalism. Moreover, Canada needs newcomers to help mitigate the impact of an aging population.

Working in Hamilton: Precarious employment takes toll on millennials

October 4, 2017 • Hamilton Spectator

At age 26, Liz Enriquez's working life has always been precarious.Like many other millennials, Enriquez cycles from one contract position to the next. Sometimes she has benefits and vacation privileges, sometimes not.

More flexible citizenship rules on language, residency to kick in Oct. 11

October 4, 2017 • CBC News

Relaxed rules for obtaining Canadian citizenship will take effect on Oct. 11, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen announced Wednesday. Hussen said at an event in Brampton, Ont., that the new requirements will make the path to join the "Canadian family" easier and more flexible.

Who are Canada's 1 per cent and highest paid workers?

October 8, 2017 • Globe and Mail

New census data provided to The Globe show the biggest pay raises have gone to the country's highest earners, along with significant regional and gender differences. Explore how the data breaks down, and see where your own income sits.

Syrian refugee family gets new home after fire destroyed their Mississauga house

October 9, 2017 • Toronto Star

In the space of three days, a family of Syrian refugees who lost everything in a house fire has ridden an emotional roller-coaster, experiencing everything from frightening tragedy to overwhelming gratitude for the kindness of strangers.

New school program helps young newcomers feel comfortable in class

October 9, 2017 • CBC News

A new basic English language program is helping newcomer students adjust to life at P.E.I. schools. The Functional Language Program offers beginner-level English to newcomer students to help them more easily integrate into the school system and communicate with their peers.

Most international students leaving Canada after graduation

October 12, 2017 • Vancouver Sun

Most international students planning to make a new life in Canada after their graduation are instead returning home in frustration due to confusion about immigration programs and a lack of coordination between provincial and federal governments, experts say.

National effort underway to build picture of Indigenous employment

October 12, 2017 • Globe and Mail

A national, multi-pronged, multimillion-dollar effort is underway to figure out how Indigenous Peoples fare in the country's labour market and fill a data gap that is woefully wide.

Universities introducing term limits for Canada Research Chairs to meet diversity targets

October 13, 2017 • Globe and Mail

Many universities across Canada are introducing term limits for their Canada Research Chairs to get new academics into the jobs as the prestigious program struggles to meet diversity targets set by a court settlement.

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Toronto Employment & Social Services
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Employment Ontario
Government of Saskatchewan
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Region of Peel
Toronto Employment & Social Services
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Service Canada