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Arrivals and Community Organizations

cent: The city and province will spend 24 million over the next three years on the initiative, according to CTV. The money will go towards more French training and to community organizations that help integrate immigrants. While the unemployment rate in Quebec is currently 5.5 per cent, for new arrivals it's 16 per cent. Seventy per cent of new arrivals are in Montreal, so that's a lot of people. So one of the things we're working on is to try to see if we can't also try to see if we can have these new arrivals go and find work outside Montreal as well, said Immigration and Diversity Minister David Heurtel. And right now we have a lot of jobs open in the rest of Quebec. ( As reported in the news.