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Canada job hopefuls to protest at waiting list cull

Furious Hong Kong and mainland skilled workers waiting for an entry permit will protest today against the Canadian government's proposal to cancel 280,000 applications filed before 2008 as part of a broad revamp.

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 12:00am

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Aids education a priority

It is generally believed that Aids education among homosexuals should be improved since the incidence of HIV infections among men who have sex with men is escalating.

The Health Department has provided a filmmaker with funds to produce a 30-second advertisement to raise general awareness of Aids.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Kept off fairway by new rule

In his letter headlined, 'Canada's visa bias targets mainlanders' (South China Morning Post, May 19), W. M. Siu demands an explanation from the Canadian Government for alleged visa discrimination against mainland Chinese.

8 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Still a friend?

CANADA has long been regarded as a real friend to Hong Kong. Its open-door immigration policy and multi-cultural society has made it a favourite destination for jittery locals seeking overseas passports. However, on Tuesday, that may change when the Canadian Government announces new immigration quotas.

30 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Change boosts Toronto market

THE pro-business stance of the new Canadian government will restore confidence in the property market, with most significant price rises in Toronto.

Historically low house values and interest rates of between six and seven per cent mean home buying in Toronto is more affordable today than for the last 13 years.

12 Jan 1994 - 12:00am