‘NSI Blog’ Category

We are very lucky to have Justin Trudeau as our leader

We are very lucky to have Justin Trudeau as our leader

Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minster has just announced “We’re investing $45 million in SFU to support more research, more innovation & more job creation in the energy sector to get us there.” The vision is that Canada has the opportunity to be the world leader when it comes to research and innovation. This also ties [...]

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What does President-Elect Donald Trump agenda means for immigration??

What does President-Elect Donald Trump agenda means for immigration??

  According to theguardian, Donald Trump has been short on policy details during his campaign. But already, the president-elect has hinted at an agenda that is as ambitious as it is disturbing on key policy issues. Trump has repeatedly stated his promise to build a wall across the US souther border with forecasted cost estimating at [...]

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Canada’s Immigration Website Crashes Amid Donald Trump’s Shocking Presidential Victory!

We are still shocked about the election result yesterday! However  we can’t say we’re surprised about the increased demand for Americans to move to Canada! Amid the news that Donald Trump had won the 2016 presidential election, Canada’s immigration website suffered a pretty noticeable crash. Obviously, many were quick to blame the tech error on [...]

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Minister Kenny Proposes to Assess Foreign Education Credentials BEFORE Skilled Workers Arrive

Canada is proposing new requirements to how foreign skilled workers’ education credentials are assessed. Citizenship, Immigration and multiculturalism Minister announced today that applicants wanting to immigrate as Federal Skilled Workers would have their foreign education credentials assessed and verified by designated organizations before they arrive in Canada. “Our Government is building an immigration system that [...]

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Growing job market in Quebec, and planning to immigrate 50,000 applicants a year

Growing job market in Quebec, and planning to immigrate 50,000 applicants a year

In August of 2011, Canada Immigration and Citizenship released the news that from now to 2015, the province of Quebec is planning to admit 50,000 new immigrants each year from over 100 countries. Quebec City and Montreal are the two major cities in this province. Québec City warm and welcoming, and is the the home [...]

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Canadian Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities

Canadian Citizenship week has just ended and got me thinking about what does Canadian Citizenship mean to me and what kind of responsibility does it come with. My family and I immigrated here from Iran when I was 13 years old, and to me I feel like I lived two different lives. It is partly [...]

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Want to know top reasons why it’s the best time to be Canadian

Want to know top reasons why it’s the best time to be Canadian

REAL ESTATE: Canada is a vast county and we have the roomiest homes on earth. A recent survey by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found the average Canadian home boast 2.5 rooms per person. IMMIGRANTS: We attract the brightest newcomers. In fact, it’s one of the very best, as mounting research reveals. Canada [...]

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Top schools in Canada-Macleans annual nationwide list

Top schools in Canada-Macleans annual nationwide list

Maclean’s is Canada’s national weekly current affairs magazine. Maclean’s offers strong investigative reporting and exclusive stories from leading journalists in the fields of international affairs, social issues, national politics, business and culture. I am a subscriber and I paid close attention to their University Ranking when choosing the post-secondary school to attend (which feels lie a life time ago now). I want to share with you some their top rankings:

They evaluated 49 Canadian universities and ranked them based on level of research funding, the diversity of offerings, and the range of graduate and professional program.

Most Comprehensive universities: wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels & significant degree of research activities.

 

 

Medical Doctoral universities: offer a broad range of Ph.D. programs and research; all institutions in this category have medical schools.

 

For the list of other rankings, check out their site: Macleans OnCampus