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Newcomers Head for Big Cities

When newcomers come to Canada, they head for the big cities, but there are reasons for them to settle in rural Ontario. 

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Living Wage 2018

What does it take to make ends meet in Perth and Huron Counties? Living Wage looks to bring
attention to an important issue. What does it take to make ends meet in our community?

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Sanctuary for Refugees

Refugees are a unique type of newcomer, and represent some differing needs and challenges than
Groupthe average newcomer to Perth and Huron Counties.

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Community Through Communication

Language is a major challenge for newcomers. From 2006-2016, Perth and Huron welcomed 1390 newcomers from other countries. International immigrants that arrived after 2006 currently represent about 1% of Perth and Huron Counties’ total population.

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Building a New Life in Perth-Huron

Making the move to Perth-Huron can be an exciting opportunity. But for anyone moving to an unfamiliar place, building a new life is a daunting task.

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Woodcock Brothers Certified as a Living Wage Employer

Woodcock Brothers Transportation Group (Woodcock Brothers) is celebrating a milestone; they have been officially designated a Living Wage Employer in their community. "We believe in family,” ....
Woodcock Brothers Transportaion Group   
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The minimum wage is now closer to a living wage for Perth and Huron 2015

Living Wage Story

A living wage is the hourly wage a worker needs to cover their family’s basic expenses: food, housing, utilities, transportation and childcare. According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives ...

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