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Canada ranks No. 1 in survey of countries’ reputations

For the fourth time in six years, Canada has come out on top in a survey that tries to determine which country has the best reputation – not that we’re the types to brag about it. The world’s perception of Canadians as “friendly and welcoming” people helped us reclaim our No.

January 20, 2016

Canada Ranks #2 in Best Countries Overall

The 60 Best Countries in the World

A survey of 16,000 global citizens puts these nations on top.

January 27, 2016

Canada ranked 9th least corrupt country in the world | Toronto Star

BERLIN-Public-sector corruption is still a major problem around the world but more countries are improving than worsening and the United States and United Kingdom have reached their best rankings ever, an anti-corruption watchdog said Wednesday. Denmark remained at the top of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, a closely watched global barometer, for the second consecutive year as the country perceived as least corrupt.

February 25, 2016

Free tuition for college or university promised to students from low-income families | Toronto Star

Ontario students from low-income families won’t be paying tuition for college or university starting next year, part of an Ontario government plan to eliminate the “sticker shock” that deters so many from going on to post-secondary education.

February 29, 2016

Canadian government eases citizenship process for international students – ICEF Monitor – Market intelligence for international student recruitment

The newly elected government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation to repeal a number of controversial changes to the Canadian Immigration Act. Under the previous Conservative government, a number of changes to the Act were packaged as Bill C-24 and passed into law in June 2015.