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Five things to know about Canadian immigration detention centres

TORONTO — The treatment of migrants has recently been thrust into the spotlight as accounts emerge of overcrowding and unsanitary conditions in American border detention facilities. Here’s a look at how Canada deals with immigration detainees. Immigration holding centres, sometimes jails The Canada Border Services Agency can detain foreign nationals and permanent residents under certain conditions — including...


Almost 3K jobseekers hired on Independence Day: DOLE

MANILA, June 15, 2019 — Close to 3,000 jobseekers were hired at the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fair sites nationwide, in celebration of the country’s 121st Independence Day on Wednesday, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Saturday. The Bureau of Local Employment reported that a total of 2,818 jobseekers were...


Highlights of 2018 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

Canada has developed into a diverse, vibrant, multi-cultural country that it is today due to its global reputation for welcoming newcomers and migrants from around the world; and due to its tradition of standing up for the most vulnerable. Likewise, immigrants and their descendants continue to make immeasurable economic contributions to Canada’s success. Thus making...