Experts address the Pandemic’s toll on the Immigration and Refugee Settlement Sector and its implications on the Canadian Labour Market

Toronto, 26 January 2021 by Skills for Change The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating impacts on the immigration and settlement sector in Canada, and far worse disproportionate impacts on immigrants and refugees. It has created an unprecedented crisis posing critical threats to the social and economic well-being of immigrants and refugees with long-term repercussions for…

Women face ‘shadow pandemic, she-cession’

  Pandemic amplifies, heightens existing inequalities, writes Surranna Sandy   A Black immigrant woman stresses when she loses her job. An Asian newcomer woman is trapped in a cycle of abusive intimate partner violence with no social support networks. And an Indigenous woman’s social enterprise earnings take a drastic fall because she has no resources…