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As of January 2015, Citizenship and Immigration
Canada (CIC) has a new electronic system called
Express Entry to manage applications for permanent
residence under certain economic immigration
Canada used to prize
immigrants who would make good citizens. Now people
with job offers have jumped to the front of the
1967 Canada invented a way to remove discrimination
and prejudice from the process of choosing which
immigrants to let in. The points system ignored an
applicant’s race and country of origin (until then
it helped to be white). Instead, it rewarded
education, fluency in English or French and work
experience. With the change, Asians supplanted white
Europeans as the dominant immigrant group. The idea
of basing admission to Canada on merit rather than
on a bureaucrat’s whim was visionary at the time.
Several countries, including Australia, New Zealand
and Singapore, adopted Canadian-style points
systems. In Europe even politicians hostile to
“uncontrolled” immigration sing the praises of
Canada’s selective approach.
A million jobs
are expected to open up in B.C. — and here are the
five most in demand By Gordon McIntyre, The
Province January 3, 2015
British Columbians can expect to see almost one
million job openings in the next seven years as
boomers retire, according to a provincial government
Two-thirds of the projected 985,100 job openings
created between now and 2022 will be due to
retirement, and one-third to economic growth —
especially in skilled trades, according to the B.C.
2022 Labour Market Outlook, a forecast of labour
demand and supply trends carried out by KPMG.
About four out of five of those job openings will
require some form of post-secondary education, the
report said, while 44 per cent of job openings will
be in the skilled trades and technical occupations.
The statements, opinions, or views in the articles may not
necessarily reflect that of the Goan Voice Canada.
Exposition: Manifestation of faith HERALD looks at the
spiritual gains from the event
05 Jan, 2015, Fr Victor Ferrao
The 17th Exposition of the Sacred
Relics of St Francis Xavier ended on Sunday.
Lakhs of devotees, pilgrims and tourists
venerated the relics that had been kept at
the Se Cathedral for 44 days.
The 17th Exposition of the Sacred Relics of
St Francis Xavier brought us all under what
could be described as the Francis effect.
The Francis effect was visible in the
preparation, execution and the closure of
the great event. Once again Goans across all
walks of life came together and in true
spirit of peace and inter-faith harmony
celebrated a great spiritual event.
Europe yesterday's continent?: Richard Gwyn
Column By: Richard Gwyn
Columnist, Published on Mon Jan 05 2015
forces on the rise across Europe have
contributed to a gloomy outlook for the
Of all the speeches given during the season
of Christmas and the New Year by authority
figures such as the Queen, by assorted
experts and by celebrities who managed to
get themselves onto TV or radio, the most
interesting by far was the one given by Pope
Konkani singer Lorna
Cordeiro is back in the news with a controversy
triggered by a film on her life. Reena Martins meets
the reclusive crooner
Illustration: Sumitro Basak
late evening in old Mumbai's Dhobitalao area, a
place that once bustled with Irani cafes and Goan
musicians. The only rambling Irani cafe with dainty
cream cakes on the shelf is winding down for the
day, while the Goan musicians blow their horns in
A stone's throw away, in a tiny sparsely furnished
apartment, lives a music legend - the Konkani
singer, Lorna Cordeiro, now in her sixties. The
woman with the golden voice who wowed listeners in
Calcutta, Delhi and Mumbai is back in the news with
a controversy triggered by a Konkani film on her
- A religious sister who has taken charge
of two Catholic parishes in the south of England has
been "warmly welcomed" by her parishioners,
according to the priest who says Sunday Mass there.
Fr Paul Hardy said Sr Yvonne Pilarski, whose
official title is “pastoral administrator” of Christ
the King Church in Milton Keynes, had been
universally accepted by the people.
“I’ve seen the congregation treating her exactly as
if she was their parish priest,” he said. “They’ve
taken it very well – she is obviously their resident
person and that’s how she’s treated. If she wants
something to happen, it happens.”
At only $29
meet the new Nokia 215, Microsoft's most affordable
Wash., Jan. 5, 2015 /CNW/ -- Microsoft
Devices Group on Monday announced the Nokia 215, its
most affordable Internet-ready phone. The Nokia 215
is designed to connect and introduce first-time
mobile phone buyers to the Internet and new digital
experiences. Available in both Single SIM and Dual SIM models,
the Nokia 215 will expand the reach of Microsoft
services at more affordable prices.
Industries bags order to build ethanol plant in
By PTI | 7 Jan, 2015, In
a filing to the BSE, the company said the plant will
produce ethanol and premium grade extra neutral
alcohol (beverage alcohol).
Process solutions company Praj Industries today said
it has bagged an order from Uganda's Kakira Sugar to
build an ethanol plant with a capacity of 60,000
litres per day.
In a filing to the BSE, the company said the plant
will produce ethanol and premium grade extra neutral
alcohol (beverage alcohol).
create more high-calibre edu institutions’ (Times Of
India) TNN | Jan 6, 2015,
Calling on the Church, especially the diocese of Goa,
to prepare a vision 2030 for higher education in the
state, educationist Newman Fernandes said that the
Church must create more institutions of a high
calibre in order to prepare students not just for
Goa but for the whole world.
the past few years the Indian holiday state of Goa
has been building its tourism industry around the
demands of Russian visitors.
Until recently they have been fun-loving and
free-spending, but the falling price of oil and
Western sanctions have led to a real downturn in the
And the effect of all that is being felt in Goa, as
the BBC's Sameer Hashmi found out for
India Business Report.
fill fields in Calangute foiled 09 Jan, 2015, 11:51PM IST |
Calangute Comunidade foiled yet another attempt to
fill low-lying areas and paddy fields in Calangute.
The Calangute Comunidade team led by its President
Agostinho Proenca, Attorney Suhas Naik and Registrar
Ramesh Taluskar stopped a contractor from dumping
mud in the open paddy fields at Agar Vaddo,
The comunidade officials later called the Calangute
police to detain the driver and attach the trucks of
the contractor for filling the low-lying areas. A
complaint was also lodged by Attorney Suhas Naik
with Calangute police.
Modi says change in
regulations, mindset are on the way
Delhi -- Three months after launching his
"Make in India" program, Prime Minister Narendra
Modi has said his government is ready to take
concrete action toward turning the country into a
Addressing a daylong national workshop on the Make
in India initiative in New Delhi on Dec. 29, the
pro-business Modi said he wanted to change the
government's culture of ABCD -- "avoid, bypass,
confuse, delay" -- into the ROAD to success --
"responsibility, ownership, accountability,
A lawmaker from India's ruling party has called for
Hindu women to have at least four children to
"protect" their religion, sparking calls for Prime
Minister Narendra Modi to rein in his hardline
politically eventful year for India New Delhi: The
year witnessed a change in India''s political guard
with BJP unseating the Congress by notching up 281
of the 545 Lok Sabha seats. Narendra Modi was sworn
is as the country''s 15th Prime Minister.
fog hits air, trains in Delhi, cold continues New Delhi: A
massive blanket of fog settled over the city this
morning, severely disrupting air and rail traffic
with 27 flights delayed and nearly 90 trains running
soon get USD 532 mn in American assistance: envoy Islamabad: The
US is set to grant USD 532 million aid package to
Pakistan to spur economic growth, community building
and counter-terrorism efforts, the American envoy
here has said.
tolerance against terrorism questionable: US
From Lalit K Jha Washington, Dec 30 (PTI)
Pakistan''s zero tolerance policy against terrorism
is questionable given its reluctance to take action
against Lashkar-e-Taiba and the perpetrators of the
Mumbai terrorist attack, a US expert has said.
Sanskrit scholar & historian Dr Jose Pereira passes away in USA Tue Jan 27 05:23:30
Padmabhushan Dr Jose Pereira, eminent Sanskrit scholar, historian, musicologist, writer, linguist and artist, based in New York, USA passed away January 27 after prolonged illness.
He was 84.
Hailing from Curtorim in Salcete taluka of Goa, Dr Perei....  Read more
+ REVEREND CARLITO (CARL) DESOUZA Tue Jan 20 12:00:00
17 Jan: Richmond Virginia. REVEREND CARLITO (CARL) DESOUZA. Ex Dar es Salaam. Beloved brother of late Felix (late Melita) ON, Canada; Fred (Florrie), ON Canada; Philip (Wendy) Maryland, USA. Passed away peacefully. Condolences to email
Father Carl DeSouza, sj was ordained a pri....  Read more
+ Maxima Pury Viegas Mon Jan 19 08:56:25
Formerly from Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania and Toronto passed away peacefully at Markham Stouffville hospital on Thursday January 15, 2015 in her 97th year.
Beloved wife of the late Romulus Viegas (1990) for 50 years. Caring and devoted mother of Valentine (Sylvia), Winifred (Philip) Martin, Austin (Nilda) , Wilma (Conrad) De Souza, Phoebe (Ashley) Mendes and ....  Read more
Konkan Summer Track and Field
When: July 4, 2015
Where: ST. Marcellinus Secondary School
730 Courtney Park Drive
After a break of almost 18 years, track and field is back by
popular demand. Members of the various Greater Toronto Area Goan associations have come on board determined to make this
venture a success.
Festivals in Goa in 2015 Frederick FN Noronha
Alumni Memorial Mass and Reunion Sept 10 - Sept 14,
The organizing committee for the 2015 DRGS Reunion
in Toronto, Canada, is pleased to confirm the dates
for our upcoming festivities. We take this
opportunity to extend an open invitation to alumni
in Toronto and around the globe, to join us in
celebrating this Reunion. Included in our weekend,
together with the traditional golf tournament, bus
trip, and gala event, we will be hosting a Memorial
Mass for the deceased alumni and faculty.
service gives Toronto students access to critical
labour market information to help make
post-secondary education decisions
George Brown College
Career Coach provides GTA job prospects, salaries,
and educational pathways for any career
Toronto, Jan. 5, 2015 /CNW/
- With today's launch of Career Coach at
www.georgebrown.ca, Toronto students finally have
access to the critical labour market information
they need as they consider their career options and
the educational paths to help them get there. Once
hard-to-find job projections and salary expectations
are now available on-demand for any field.
Alzheimer Awareness Month - "the 72%" campaign
Federation of Quebec
Alzheimer Societies (CNW Group/Federation of Quebec
Montreal, Jan. 6, 2015 /CNW
Telbec/ - Did you know that women
represent 72% of Canadians living with Alzheimer's
disease? Perhaps you know one of these women! They
could be your mother, wife, sister, grandmother or
one of your friends.
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