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Which Languages Should Canadian Businesses Target? The Answer May Surprise You.

Posted by Joe Palmer on March 15, 2019

Canada’s aggressive immigration initiative is shuffling the country’s language map in a hurry 

Canada is growing increasingly diverse, with its welcoming attitude toward immigrants and goal of admitting more than 1 million new permanent residents by the end of 2021. As CNN reported, “Canada’s friendly stance towards new residents comes as many other Western nations, including the United States, are adopting more restrictive immigration policies.”

“Growing immigration levels … will help us sustain our labor force, support economic growth, and spur innovation,” said Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.

Canada is a nation of 37 million people, and the initiative is causing a shift in its linguistic landscape.

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LINER NOTES: Why Interpreters ‘Make Really Lousy Spies’

Posted by The LanguageLine Solutions Team on January 14, 2019

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