Multicultural BC needs to be Immigrant-Friendly.

Multicultural BC needs to be Immigrant-Friendly. “The ‘perfect storm’ has been created by an aging workforce, a declining 15-24 year old new entrant pool and stiff international competition for talent. Strong economic growth over the last five years has increased the skills gaps in BC.  Small businesses are particularly vulnerable when trying to deal with … Read more

People powered: BC’s population

BC’s population grew by an impressive 14,440 individuals or 0.33 per cent from October to January 2009. This was the highest fourth quarter rate of growth since 1996 and reflected a net increase of 10,255 international immigrants, 64 per cent more than a year ago. In fact, net international was the highest on record in … Read more

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