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Canada

From Hong Kong to Canada and back: the migrants who came home from home

For Hongkongers who migrated to the North American country and returned upwardly mobile, a sense of place is a thing of the past.

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013, 11:43am 4 comments

Toronto mayor denies crack-smoking claims

Toronto mayor Rob Ford denied he smokes crack cocaine and said he is not an addict, breaking a week of silence over reports of a video purportedly showing him using the drug.

26 May 2013 - 7:46am

Tens of thousands of Hongkongers return from Canada since 1996

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong-born Canadian residents have returned to the SAR since 1996, according to an analysis by the South China Morning Post that helps establish the extent of an unprecedented phenomenon shaping both societies.

25 May 2013 - 12:28pm 14 comments

Canada tightens rules on hiring temporary foreign workers

Canada has announced a tightening of rules for hiring temporary foreign workers after a public outcry over abuses that saw Canadians losing their jobs.

1 May 2013 - 2:45am

Prevent circumstances that led to daughter’s death, say parents of raped teen

Family and friends of a Canadian teen who hanged herself after she was allegedly raped and bullied for months were urged at her funeral on Saturday to celebrate her life and use her story to draw attention to the circumstances that contributed to her death.

15 Apr 2013 - 4:32am 1 comment

Canada looks east with professional services expo in Hong Kong

Canada's effort to lessen its trade reliance on the United States by expanding into China has found an effective launching pad in Hong Kong, says Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast.

14 Apr 2013 - 6:16am

Canada froze immigration schemes in face of criticism

Official forecasts about Chinese migration reshaping Vancouver are premised upon conditions remaining similar over the next two decades, but already changes are looming.

14 Apr 2013 - 7:46am

How mainland Chinese immigrants are transforming Vancouver

A wave of wealthy immigrants from mainland China is transforming Vancouver in Canada, but the influx has seen property prices soar and most are reluctant to give up Chinese citizenship.

14 Apr 2013 - 7:46am 3 comments

Vancouver's Chinatown has seen good times and bad

Vancouver's Chinatown has latterly been associated with crime and homelessness, but it has a history as one of the largest and most vibrant Chinatowns in North America.

8 Apr 2013 - 4:07pm

Fears rise in Vancouver's Chinatown as trendy businesses move in

A new wave of immigration is raising tensions in Vancouver's historic Chinatown, with some fearing that the influx will overwhelm the district's low-income residents.

8 Apr 2013 - 7:24am