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Immigrant-Started Businesses: Nova Scotia and Syrian Refugees

immigrant-started businesses: She expects that number to pass 4,000 when the full 2017 numbers are in, according to CBC. The top three countries of origin were India, the Philippines and China. By late October, 3,845 immigrants had settled here, said Immigration Minister Lena Diab. The more the merrier, as far Nova Scotia is concerned, she told CBC News. Immigrant-started businesses flourishing Immigrants do well in Nova Scotia and they do much better in Nova Scotia than other parts of the country said Diab, who is the daughter of immigrants. Unable to find work, many Syrian refugees reluctantly turn to social assistance Syrian refugees bump N.S. population to record high but will they stay The growing quest to understand the Syrian refugee experience The number of newcomers is down from 2016, when 5,483 immigrants came, including 1,500 Syrian refugees. ( As reported in the news.