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Don Curry

Don Curry

Don Curry is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant and president of Curry Immigration Consulting. He was a reporter and editor at newspapers in Vancouver, Ottawa, Kirkland Lake, Peterborough and New Liskeard before moving to North Bay in 1978 to teach journalism at Canadore College. He taught for 10 years and was the college’s director of public affairs for five years, before leaving the college to co-found The Canadian Centre for Social Justice in North Bay, which later evolved into Young People’s Press. He founded the North Bay & District Multicultural Centre, an immigrant settlement agency, in 2008 and left the agency at the end of 2015. He has a BA from Carleton University, an MA from Central Michigan University and a certificate in immigration law, policies and procedures from the University of British Columbia. He and his wife Mary have two sons, Bill and Chris, both graduates of St. Joseph-Scollard Hall and Carleton University. Chris is also a Canadore graduate. Bill is a reporter with the Ottawa Bureau of The Globe and Mail and Chris is a psychotherapist with the St. Lawrence Valley Correctional and Treatment Centre in Brockville. Bill’s wife Amy is also a Carleton grad and is a school principal. Their daughter Megan attends high school in Ottawa.

Recent Work by Don

<b>Opinion:</b> Don Curry, Immigration not a federal election issue  But that doesn’t mean we can ignore the under-belly of our city

Opinion: Don Curry, Immigration not a federal election issue But that doesn’t mean we can ignore the under-belly of our city

'The anti-vaxxer whackadoodles are enjoying themselves trying to disrupt campaign events by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In the U.S. these folks are overwhelmingly Republicans and I venture to guess that in Canada they are either People’s Party or Conservative supporters. The “don’t mess with my freedoms” crowd is always on the right of the political spectrum'
<b>Opinion:</b> Will the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot become a permanent program?

Opinion: Will the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot become a permanent program?

Let's follow the lead of the Atlantic Pilot
More invitations and low cut-off score in latest Express Entry draw.

More invitations and low cut-off score in latest Express Entry draw.

'It may become known as The Saturday Morning Surprise'
<b>Opinion:</b> Local health care vacancies being filled by nurses from the Philippines

Opinion: Local health care vacancies being filled by nurses from the Philippines

Immigrants now count for one out of four health care workers
<b>Opinion:</b>  Immigration program website creating a buzz in city

Opinion: Immigration program website creating a buzz in city

Everyone wants to hear from Patti Carr
<b>Opinion:</b> North Bay through the eyes of visitors from the other side of the world

Opinion: North Bay through the eyes of visitors from the other side of the world

The Greater Dhaka Area has more than 21 million people, with nine million within the city limits
OPINION: Immigration repercussions will be felt in North Bay

OPINION: Immigration repercussions will be felt in North Bay

Repercussions will be felt in North Bay, with huge drops in international student enrolment expected for the fall. International students inject $6 billion into the Canadian economy each year in tuition fees alone
<b>Opinion:</b> Immigration repercussions will be felt in North Bay

Opinion: Immigration repercussions will be felt in North Bay

Repercussions will be felt in North Bay, with huge drops in international student enrolment expected for the fall. International students inject $6 billion into the Canadian economy each year in tuition fees alone
<b>Opinion:</b> Get on a board, run for office

Opinion: Get on a board, run for office

Let's abolish the uniforms, the marching and the saluting
<b>Opinion:</b> Immigrants on front line during pandemic

Opinion: Immigrants on front line during pandemic

"Many immigrant families now own the farms they are working on."