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

'I won't give up': Syrian woman creates doll to help kids raised in conflict

September 17, 2017 CBC News

After spending five years through the Syrian crisis, Micheline Youssef is hoping to make a doll especially for children living through war. Youssef managed immigrate to Sherbrooke, Que. nearly two years ago. Back home in Syria, she said she saw children struggling daily with the consequences of war.

Number of people seeking asylum in Canada at levels not seen since 2009

September 17, 2017 • CTV News

The number of people seeking asylum in Canada is now the highest it's been since 2009, driven in part by a surge in asylum seekers showing up at the Canada-U.S. border. New statistics released Tuesday by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada show that as of August, 27,440 claims for of asylum have been filed in Canada, a peak since record highs of between 36,000 and 33,000 in 2008 and 2009.

Pardon my French: Quebec eases up on dozens of English terms, including 'grilled-cheese'

September 18, 2017 • Globe and Mail

For decades, the guardians of the French language in Quebec have waged a relentless battle against encroachments of English into everyday life. So it's no small matter that the watchdogs have given their blessing to the humble grilled-cheese sandwich.

Building six million good jobs in Canada 

September 20, 2017 Toronto Star

Today, more than six million Canadians — 40 per cent of Canada’s workers — toil in low-paying routine service jobs, preparing and serving our food, waiting on us in stores and retail shops, doing office work, and providing a wide range of personal and health care service, from cutting our hair and giving us massages, to taking care of our kids and aging parents.

Federal, Provincial Ministers Reach Consensus on Increasing Canadian Immigration Levels 

September 20, 2017 • Canadian Immigration News

Political leaders responsible for immigration issues in Canada have agreed that increasing immigration levels and establishing multi-year targets would help meet labour market needs across the country.

'Crying your guts out': some international students fear seeking help for burnout

September 21, 2017 CBC News

Most students are encouraged to seek help to combat stress, but international students who are burning out fear that asking for help may lead to deportation.  

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