Extra support needed for ESL students in junior high, study shows

English language learners in Grades 7 to 9 perform worse than monolingual classmates in vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension

Extra support needed for ESL students in junior high, study showsA sizable proportion of junior high school students whose first language is not English are falling behind in oral language and literacy skills, according to a recent linguistics study. After testing 227 Edmonton and Vancouver English language learners in Grades 7 to 9, University of Alberta's Johanne Paradis and her colleagues found that many performed below…

Importance of immigrants to the economy

Anila Lee Yuen, President & CEO of the Centre for Newcomers, talks about the importance of immigration to the overall economy

Five Questions with Mario Toneguzzi: Anila Lee Yuen, President & CEO of the Centre for Newcomers, talks about the importance of immigration to the overall economy. Be our Next Guest on Five Questions: Click on the icon below to book a call: Click on the icon below to Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

Immigration to Alberta has slowed due to the pandemic

The number of permanent residents admitted into Alberta from other countries over the second quarter of 2020 was down by 65 per cent (-8,130 people) compared to the same period last year

Immigration to Alberta has slowed due to the pandemicInternational immigration accounted for over half of Alberta’s population growth last year, but has been severely hampered by the pandemic, says a new report by ATB Financial’s Economics & Research Team.  In its daily economic update, The Owl, the financial institution said the number of permanent residents admitted into Alberta from other countries over the…

Programs and services offered at Centre for Newcomers

Anila Lee Yuen, President & CEO of the Centre for Newcomers, talks about the different programs and services the organization offers

Five Questions with Mario Toneguzzi: Anila Lee Yuen, President & CEO of the Centre for Newcomers, talks about the different programs and services the organization offers. Be our Next Guest on Five Questions: Click on the icon below to book a call: Click on the icon below to Subscribe to our YouTube Channel