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New College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants officially opens
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New College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants officially opens

November 24, 2021—Ottawa, Ontario—Canada is one of the top destinations in the world, with millions of people from across the globe hoping to come here every year to settle, visit or work. To navigate the immigration system, many people turn to consultants or other services for help. While nearly all operate honestly, unscrupulous actors can...

COVID-19 recovery top priority in throne speech, but Governor General provides little detail
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COVID-19 recovery top priority in throne speech, but Governor General provides little detail

OTTAWA — The continuing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic and the work needed to recover are the undercurrents of Liberal plans for this session of Parliament and throughout Gov. Gen. Mary Simon’s first speech from the throne. Just as COVID-19 touched nearly every aspect of Canadian lives, it also appears to influence many of the...

Five key take-aways from Tuesday’s speech from the throne
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Five key take-aways from Tuesday’s speech from the throne

OTTAWA — Gov. Gen. Mary Simon officially kicked off a new session of Parliament on Tuesday with a throne speech delivered on behalf of the government. Here are five key take-aways from the speech: 1. Canada’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples was front and centre. The Governor General’s first words were in her native Inuktitut, which...

Throne speech outlines Liberal agenda, no bones thrown to opposition parties
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Throne speech outlines Liberal agenda, no bones thrown to opposition parties

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threw a few bones to opposition parties Tuesday in a throne speech that recapped the election platform that produced a second consecutive Liberal minority government. A vote on the throne speech will be the first confidence test for the government, with the Liberals’ survival dependent on the support of...

Short, no-surprise throne speech expected to recap Liberal election promises
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Short, no-surprise throne speech expected to recap Liberal election promises

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will outline the agenda for his third Liberal mandate in a speech from the throne today. The throne speech is expected to be short and contains no surprises, recapping themes laid out in the Liberal platform during the recent federal election campaign, which produced a second, consecutive Liberal minority....