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  1. News - World - CANADA

    Toronto schools reject tie-up with China’s Confucius Institute

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 10:59am by Reuters in Toronto

    ... Reuters in Toronto Canada’s largest school district ended a planned partnership with China’s government-funded Confucius Institute on Wednesday, a move likely to irritate Beijing just days before Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is due to visit. Trustees at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), which oversees public schools with 232,000 students, severed its ties ...

  2. News - World - CANADA

    How rich Chinese migrants to British Columbia get away with destination deception

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:32pm by Ian Young

    ... for ESL [English as a second language] schooling and grants to aid agencies are based on declared province of destination," he said. A Canadian immigration expert said investor immigrants ...

  3. News - World - CANADA

    Canadian porn star goes on trial for dismembering Chinese student

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... Lin's severed hands and feet were sent through the mail to federal political parties in Ottawa and to two schools in Vancouver. The head was found in a Montreal park months later. Magnotta ... with proceedings to be conducted in French and English. Magnotta's lawyer Louis Leclair told reporters the jury selection was the "most important" stage of the trial. "Mr Magnotta has ...

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    Meena Wong, the Vancouver mayoral hope with Hong Kong roots

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 11:35am by Ian Young

    ... and impose a living-wage policy for jobs within the city's remit. Wong- who speaks Cantonese, Putonghua, Shanghainese, English and French- was born in Beijing but moved to Hong Kong in the 1970s ... relative of Chinese revolutionary hero and pioneering physician Norman Bethune, Robertson, 48, had also intended to become a doctor but reportedly failed to gain admission to medical school. He ...

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    Canada's bilingual population on decline for first time in 50 years

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Toronto Total of English and French speakers in Canada drops for the first time in 50 years to 17.5pc Bilingual population on the decline The bilingual English-French portion of Canada's population is on the decline, as the number of immigrants whose first language is neither English nor French grows, the country's statistics agency said. Statistics ...

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    Richmond, Canada, residents challenge Chinese-only signage

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... there was a parking sign that had absolutely no English on it. I had no idea what it was trying to tell me." She concluded that English-language street signage was becoming increasingly marginalised in Richmond. Many businesses in the city's most populous districts now favour Chinese signage, sometimes at the total exclusion of English. Starchuk and fellow Richmond residents failed this week ...



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