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Canada Ranks High for the World's Most Socially Progressive Countries

Canada Ranks High for the World's Most Socially Progressive Countries

April, 2014

According to statistics of Social Progress Index (SPI) published by the Global Index on April 3, 2014, Canada ranked seventh in top 10 of the most socially progressive countries in the world.
Canada Welcomes Record Number of Filipino Visitors

Canada Welcomes Record Number of Filipino Visitors

April, 2014

In 2013 Canada welcomed a record number of visitors from the Philippines with over 47,000 Canadian visitor visas were granted for Filipino visitors, Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced on April 22, 2014.
New Canadian Immigration Model to Launch in January 2015

New Canadian Immigration Model to Launch in January 2015

April, 2014

According to a recent announcement by Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, Canada will schedule to launch its new recruitment model for economic immigration called "Express Entry" in January 2015.
Canada welcomes record number of new Canadians

Canada welcomes record number of new Canadians

April, 2014

So far in 2014, Canada has welcomed more than 75,900 new citizens; the highest intake of new Canadians in almost 4 years. Canada has the highest rate of naturalization in the world with 85 per cent of eligible permanent residents becoming citizens. As a result, potential migrants have identified Canada as a viable place to migrate to, and since 2006, the CIC has received a steady increase in citizenship applications from around the world.
New Caps for Quebec Immigration Programs Published

New Caps for Quebec Immigration Programs Published

March, 2014

A number of measures for Quebec immigration programs, including Skilled Worker, Investor, and Entrepreneur programs have been announced by the Quebec Government recently.
Chance for Second Round of IEC Visas

Chance for Second Round of IEC Visas

March, 2014

The International Experience Class programme offering two-year working holiday visas for Irish people will open the second round on 1 April 2014.
CIC releases Notice of Intent for a new Canadian ETA

CIC releases Notice of Intent for a new Canadian ETA

March, 2014

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) have recently released a Notice of Intent regarding their plan to launch a new eTA program for Canada.
Minister of Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Visits China

Minister of Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Visits China

March, 2014

In order to show and highlight the opportunities that exist for Chinese businesses, students and travellers in Canada, Minister of Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander is currently travelling to Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Updated List of Quebec Professions Eligible for Expedited Processing in 2014

Updated List of Quebec Professions Eligible for Expedited Processing in 2014

March, 2014

The Government of Quebec has recently introduced an updated list of specialty shortage occupations that qualify for expedited work permit processing in 2014.
Canada Listed in World's Best Place for Retirees in 2014

Canada Listed in World's Best Place for Retirees in 2014

March, 2014

A newly report released by Natixis Global Asset Management about the Annual Global Retirement Index indicated Canada was in list of 20 world's best countries for retirees in 2014.
Changes to Immigration Stream of Nova Scotia Introduced

Changes to Immigration Stream of Nova Scotia Introduced

March, 2014

Important changes to the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NS PNP) have been introduced by the Province of Nova Scotia on March 6, 2014.
 Study Shows Immigrants' Children Succeed in Canadian Universities

Study Shows Immigrants' Children Succeed in Canadian Universities

February, 2014

A recent study by Statistics Canada showed that children of immigrants to Canada who attended universities were double to students whose parents were born in the country.
New Regulations International Students in Canada Announced

New Regulations International Students in Canada Announced

February, 2014

The Canadian government on 12 February 2014 made an announcement on the new regulations set to help Canada remain an attractive destination for prospective international students.
Visitors to Canada Considered for Multiple-Entry Visas Automatically

Visitors to Canada Considered for Multiple-Entry Visas Automatically

February, 2014

Visitors to Canada have been automatically considered for multiple-entry visas since February 6, 2014, according to a recent announcement by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
Canada Unveils the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act

Canada Unveils the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act

February, 2014

The Canadian government on 6 February 2014 introduced the first comprehensive reforms to the Citizenship Act since 1977 which reinforce the value of Canadian citizenship while continuing to move toward a faster and more efficient system.
Cap on Canadian Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Filled

Cap on Canadian Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Filled

February, 2014

According to a February announcement by Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, the cap of 5000 on applications for the Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship program has been filled after only a month since it was re-opened on January 2, 2014.
 Calgary in List of Must-See Destinations for 2014

Calgary in List of Must-See Destinations for 2014

January, 2014

According to a recent announcement by the New York Times, one of Canadian cities, Calgary has been in list of must-see destinations for 2014.
Canada to Lure More Overseas Students

Canada to Lure More Overseas Students

January, 2014

Canadian government is planning to boost the number of overseas students coming to study in Canada by targeting China and other countries with a fast-growing middle class.
Canadian Parent & Grand Parent Sponsorship Now Open

Canadian Parent & Grand Parent Sponsorship Now Open

January, 2014

Applications for Permanent Residence to Canada for the sponsorship of parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents are now being accepted.
Canadian Immigration Change on Dependent Child Age Takes Effect

Canadian Immigration Change on Dependent Child Age Takes Effect

January, 2014

From January 1, 2014, the age of dependent child has been lowered from 21 years to 18 years by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), following the amendment of Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations.
Canada Donates $20 for Combating Polio in Pakistan

Canada Donates $20 for Combating Polio in Pakistan

January, 2014

In order to support the fight to eradicate Polio in Pakistan and around the world, the Government of Canada announced that it would donate $20 million over the next three years to against the disease.
Canada Remains the Destination of Choice for Indians

Canada Remains the Destination of Choice for Indians

January, 2014

Canada is still the favourite destination for people from Indian to come to travel, study or do business as recent official figures have revealed the number of Canadian visas issued for Indians for these purposes in 2013 remains high.
New Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Forms Now Available Online

New Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Forms Now Available Online

January, 2014

New versions of forms for Parent and Grandparent (PGP) sponsorship application are available online from 31 December 2013, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced.
Canadian Visa Application Centre Opens in London

Canadian Visa Application Centre Opens in London

April, 2013

Canada will extend its international visa application centre (VAC) network into the UK by introducing a new Visa Application Centre (VAC) in London.
Canada Opens New Start-Up Visa for Applicant from April 1

Canada Opens New Start-Up Visa for Applicant from April 1

March, 2013

In an announcement on March 28, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney released that from April 1, 2013, the best and brightest entrepreneurs from around the word, with ideas for new business ventures and financial backing from Canadian investors are allowed to apply for the brand-new Start-Up Visa Program.
Canadian Government Announces Reduction in Immigration Backlog

Canadian Government Announces Reduction in Immigration Backlog

March, 2013

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney on March 26 made an announcement on the successful efforts to reduce the backlog of permanent resident applications to make Canadian immigration system faster and more effective in coming years.
Canadian Super Visa Getting More Popular

Canadian Super Visa Getting More Popular

March, 2013

According to a recent announcement made by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, Canadian Parent and Grandparent Super Visas have become very popular since the program's launch in December 2011.
Number of Immigrants to Canada through Canadian Experience Class Break Record

Number of Immigrants to Canada through Canadian Experience Class Break Record

March, 2013

In an announcement in February, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney released that Canada had welcomed a record of 9,353 newcomers in 2012 through the fastest-growing immigration stream.
International Students in Canada Reach Record High in 2012

International Students in Canada Reach Record High in 2012

February, 2013

Over 100,000 international students chose to study in Canadian college and university in 2012, reaching a first time record high in the history.
Canadian Working Holiday Visas for Ireland Filled in Two Days

Canadian Working Holiday Visas for Ireland Filled in Two Days

February, 2013

A quota of 6,350 Canadian working holiday visas for Irish job-seekers were filled in two days.
Canada to Launch New Start-Up Visa Program

Canada to Launch New Start-Up Visa Program

January, 2013

Overseas innovative entrepreneurs will be able to immigrate to Canada to start up businesses under a brand new visa program that will be launched in April, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced on Thursday.
Canada Issues a Record Number of Visitor Visas for Chandigarh in 2012

Canada Issues a Record Number of Visitor Visas for Chandigarh in 2012

January, 2013

Canada has welcomed a record number of visitors from Chandigarh, India under visitor visa category in 2012, according to a recent announcement by Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney.
Canada Begins Accepting Applications for New Federal Skilled Trades Program

Canada Begins Accepting Applications for New Federal Skilled Trades Program

January, 2013

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has begun accepting applications from overseas skilled workers under a brand-new Federal Skilled Trades Program from January 2, 2013 to address labour shortages seen in many regions in Canada.
Nova Scotia Welcomes Highest Number of Immigrants to Date

Nova Scotia Welcomes Highest Number of Immigrants to Date

January, 2013

A number of more than 700 potential families are going to be nominated Canadian visas to settle in Nova Scotia, according to Marilyn More, Minister responsible for the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration.
Canada Introduces New Bridging Open Work Permit for Skilled Immigrants

Canada Introduces New Bridging Open Work Permit for Skilled Immigrants

January, 2013

In order to facilitate permanent residence processing, Citizenship and Immigration Canada on December 20, 2012 introduced a Bridging Open Work Permit for applicants who are waiting for a final decision on their permanent residence application under economic class immigration streams.
Canada to help newcomers find jobs via 22 million dollar funding program

Canada to help newcomers find jobs via 22 million dollar funding program

April, 2011

In order to help immigrants find jobs in Canada, the Bridge Training program with funding of $22 million has been announced by the Canadian government on March 25, 2011.
New initiative between Canada and New Zealand to deal with immigration fraud

New initiative between Canada and New Zealand to deal with immigration fraud

April, 2011

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced that Canada and New Zealand has recently signed a new information sharing initiative which will strengthen efforts of Canadian government to cope with immigration fraud.
Stricter marriage requirement proposed for immigrants in Canada

Stricter marriage requirement proposed for immigrants in Canada

April, 2011

Aiming to crack down on fraudulent marriages, the Canadian government has proposed a stricter requirement which would require a person coming to stay in Canada with their partner to stay in the relationship for two years or more before formally being granted permanent residence.
Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program to be managed by Nova Scotia

Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program to be managed by Nova Scotia

March, 2011

Canada and Nova Scotia has worked together to reach an agreement on managing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. As a result, Temporary foreign workers in Nova Scotia will be better protected.
Changes to Canadian citizenship guide released

Changes to Canadian citizenship guide released

March, 2011

The guidelines for new Canadian citizens have been updated in the country, providing new information about their legal and ethical responsibilities.
Canadian cities topped list of the worlds most liveable cities

Canadian cities topped list of the worlds most liveable cities

March, 2011

On 21st February, list of the Worlds Most Liveable Cities for 2011 was released in a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Accordingly, cities from Canada dominated Top 10.
Canadian visa applications for Yukon to be self-managed

Canadian visa applications for Yukon to be self-managed

March, 2011

A new agreement that gives the province of Yukon the role of self-managing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program within the Territory has been signed by The Governments of Canada and Yukon.
Canadian pilot project to offer more opportunity to international graduates

Canadian pilot project to offer more opportunity to international graduates

March, 2011

A new Canadian immigration pilot program that aims to help graduating students in Canada was launched on Feb 22, 2011.
Proposed changes to the Canadian work visa system

Proposed changes to the Canadian work visa system

February, 2011

According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Federal Skilled Worker category of Canadian work permit has been establishing to meet with a facelift.
Officially open Canadian immigration museum in Halifax

Officially open Canadian immigration museum in Halifax

February, 2011

The sixth national Canadian Museum of Immigration was officially opened on Monday, Feb. 7 at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Canadian immigration sets a record in five decades

Canadian immigration sets a record in five decades

February, 2011

Last year, Canada saw the highest level of immigration in more than 50 years, according to a recent announcement from Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism and Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Alice Wong.
Saskatoon fastest growing city in Canada

Saskatoon fastest growing city in Canada

February, 2011

Saskatoon and its surroundings has become the fastest growing and youngest area, according to a recent release of Statistics Canada. International immigration is considered the main reason for the growth.
Canadians more positive towards immigration than US and Europe

Canadians more positive towards immigration than US and Europe

February, 2011

According to a poll released last Thursday, Canadian attitudes toward immigration are hardening but Canada still remains more positive attitude as compared to other Western nations including the US and Europe.
Canada work permit Restrictions to be loosened for Haitians

Canada work permit Restrictions to be loosened for Haitians

January, 2011

It is now easier for Haitians who are in Canada temporarily to obtain work permits thanks to some changes in Canada immigration rules, according to a recent announcement from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
Canada extends Working holiday visas for Irish Nationals

Canada extends Working holiday visas for Irish Nationals

January, 2011

Under new rules, Canada has increased Canadian working holiday visa allocation to Ireland by 1,000 and will now permit Irish people to apply for a second visa.
Canada allows visa applicants to use undocumented work experience

Canada allows visa applicants to use undocumented work experience

January, 2011

According to a new law revealed over the weekend, Canadian visa applicants are allowed to use undocumented work experience to apply for permanent residency.
Canada speeds up processing of Canadian visa for Haitians

Canada speeds up processing of Canadian visa for Haitians

January, 2011

The Canadian government has accelerated the process of accepting visa applications for Haitians after months of criticism over the low number of visas being granted to Haitians following the terrible earthquake in January 2010.
Investigation on Canadian citizenship and immigration fraud Appreciated

Investigation on Canadian citizenship and immigration fraud Appreciated

January, 2011

Endeavors of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to investigate citizenship and immigration fraud were appreciated, says Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney.
Funding for Alberta immigrant-settlement program will increase this year

Funding for Alberta immigrant-settlement program will increase this year

January, 2011

Due to the continued influx of immigrants settling in Alberta, the Canadian Government has decided to increase funding for immigrant-settlement programs next year even while many immigrant settlement agencies in other provinces are facing cuts.
Immigration results in Canadian population growth

Immigration results in Canadian population growth

January, 2011

According to figures revealed by Statistics Canada, the highest immigration rates seen in four decades gave population of Canada a dramatic boost.
Working Holiday Program now includes Taiwan

Working Holiday Program now includes Taiwan

April, 2010

Effective July 1, 2010, Immigration Canada has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Taiwan for the working holiday scheme.
First immigration website now available in Saskatchewan

First immigration website now available in Saskatchewan

April, 2010

Earlier this month Saskatchewan became the first province or territory to allow applications for immigration to be made online.
Change of Responsibility at Canadian Visa office in Islamabad Pakistan

Change of Responsibility at Canadian Visa office in Islamabad Pakistan

April, 2010

Applications lodged on or after April 1 2010, by residents of Pakistan for Canadian Permanent Resident visas in all economic categories are no longer being processed from the Canadian High Commission in Islamabad.
Migration Expert Launches Canadian Citizenship Eligibility Assessment

Migration Expert Launches Canadian Citizenship Eligibility Assessment

April, 2010

Earlier this week, Migration Expert launched the new Free Canadian Citizenship Eligibility Assessment.
New Program introduced for Business People from Mexico

New Program introduced for Business People from Mexico

April, 2010

Immigration Canada along with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada recently created a new Business Express Program for Mexican business travellers in the Canadian visa office in Mexico City.
New Canadian E-passports to be launched in 2012

New Canadian E-passports to be launched in 2012

April, 2010

Passport Canada is set to launch the new ePassport in 2012. Appearance wise the new ePassports will look similar to the old Canadian passports except they will have an electronic chip encoded with the individual’s name, gender, date of birth and a digital picture.
Changes to be made to Canadas Refugee System

Changes to be made to Canadas Refugee System

March, 2010

On Monday, Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced that Ottawa will be providing resettlement to 2,500 United Nations-elected refugees in urban slums and camps.
Canadian Immigration Launches Consultations for Faster Processing

Canadian Immigration Launches Consultations for Faster Processing

March, 2010

On March 16th, 2010, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced the launch of consultations to identify Canada's new and emerging labour market needs and how immigration can best respond to them in light of the momentum gained by the economic recovery.
Visible Minorities in Toronto to double by 2031

Visible Minorities in Toronto to double by 2031

March, 2010

According to Statistics Canada, visible minorities in Toronto and the surrounding municipalities could double within the next 20 years.
Immigrant Entrepreneur Changes for Saskatchewan

Immigrant Entrepreneur Changes for Saskatchewan

March, 2010

Effective October of this year, immigrants who want to establish a business in Saskatchewan will be charged $2,500.
Improvements to Proof of Language Rules Will Increase Fairness and Reduce Visa Delays

Improvements to Proof of Language Rules Will Increase Fairness and Reduce Visa Delays

March, 2010

Beginning April 10, 2010 the Government of Canada will implement changes to the assessment of language skills to the Federal Skilled Worker and Canadian Experience classes.
Economic strength boosts working opportunities in Canada

Economic strength boosts working opportunities in Canada

March, 2010

According to Statistics Canada the Canadian economy saw a 5 percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2009, an "astonishing" difference from the projected 3.5 percent that was predicted by the Bank of Canada.
New online resource to be launched to help newcomers

New online resource to be launched to help newcomers

March, 2010

Immigration Minister Jason Kenny recently announced that there will be new online resources aimed at newcomers as a way to help them facilitate themselves in Canada and provide them with easier access to government resources.
Changes to the Provincial Nominee Program in New Brunswick to boost immigration

Changes to the Provincial Nominee Program in New Brunswick to boost immigration

February, 2010

Recent changes to the Provincial Nominee Program in New Brunswick will now allow residents to sponsor their family members outside Canada to join them in the province.
CSIC Cautions Against Ghost Immigration Agents

CSIC Cautions Against Ghost Immigration Agents

February, 2010

The Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC) is warning immigrants about unauthorized immigration consultants, calling them "ghost agents" who may be targeting the Haitian earthquake victims.
CIC to Help Immigrants Adapt to the Workforce

CIC to Help Immigrants Adapt to the Workforce

February, 2010

The Canadian government is expanding overseas services in India, China, Philippines, United Kingdom, Nordic and Arab states to better help immigrants adapt more quickly to Canada's workforce.
Skills shortage in Ontario to be filled by Canadian Immigration

Skills shortage in Ontario to be filled by Canadian Immigration

February, 2010

According to Seneca College President Rick Miner, approximately 700,000 Ontarians will be unemployed by 2021 due to a shortage of skills and lack of education, and the retirement of the baby-boomer generation.
Canada lures Indian students with citizenship offer

Canada lures Indian students with citizenship offer

February, 2010

Effective February 14th 2010 international students who attained a degree from a Quebec university will be offered a “certificate of selection” that will fast track them to obtaining Canadian citizenship.
Quebec relaxes immigration rules for Haitians

Quebec relaxes immigration rules for Haitians

February, 2010

Quebec's Immigration Minister Yolande James recently unveiled a new program that will allow residents of Quebec to sponsor their children over 21 years of age, brothers, sisters, as well as their siblings' spouses and dependent children.
Canada to Fast track Adoption Cases from Haiti

Canada to Fast track Adoption Cases from Haiti

January, 2010

In wake of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, many children have been left parentless. As a result, the Canadian government says that it will endeavour to ease the processing of applications filed for the adoption of Haitian orphans.
Immigration Canada to expedite Haitian immigration requests

Immigration Canada to expedite Haitian immigration requests

January, 2010

In an effort to assist families to reunite with their loved ones from Haiti, Immigration Canada has announced that priority will be given to citizens seeking to sponsor their family members from Haiti as well as pending adoption cases.
Canada sends help to Haiti

Canada sends help to Haiti

January, 2010

Canada's military has deployed the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to provide "eyes-on" feedback and assistance to the catastrophic situation left by the massive earthquake that occurred in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Spain.
Canadian Visa Applications Now Available Online

Canadian Visa Applications Now Available Online

January, 2010

Canadian Immigration announced that temporary residents applying for work permits or an extension can now apply online.
Canada Increases Visas for Czechs

Canada Increases Visas for Czechs

January, 2010

Earlier this month Canadian Immigration announced an increase in Canadian work visas granted to young Czechs through the Youth Mobility Programme.
Studies show Canadian economy in need of immigration to boost ageing labour market

Studies show Canadian economy in need of immigration to boost ageing labour market

April, 2009

The ageing population of Canada means there are less people to do the jobs needed to keep Canada’s economy competitive, with the percentage of people actively in the labour market reducing to 58% by 2035.
Immigrant Applicants in Lebanon May Apply to Visa Office in Beirut

Immigrant Applicants in Lebanon May Apply to Visa Office in Beirut

April, 2009

As of March 31, Lebanese nationals applying to immigrate to Canada may select the visa office in Beirut, Lebanon, as their main point of service, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced last week.
Health care rules changed for foreign workers

Health care rules changed for foreign workers

April, 2009

Effective Thursday, April 2nd, all temporary foreign workers or foreign graduates in Ontario on "open work permits," along with their spouses and dependants can now receive OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) as long as they are employed full time in Ontario for a minimum of six months and have lived here for at least 153 days.
Canada has rescinded its visas for Croatian citizens

Canada has rescinded its visas for Croatian citizens

April, 2009

The Canadian immigration minister, Jason Kenney, on March 29th, 2009 officially announced that Canada has rescinded its visas for Croatian citizens.
Government of Ontario Announces New Budget

Government of Ontario Announces New Budget

March, 2009

Thanks to the new budget, Ontarians will pay a single 13 per cent sales tax as of July 1, 2010 with most households receiving one-time $1,000 payments and personal tax cuts to ease the pocketbook pain, Finance Minister Dwight Duncan announced.
Canada's population continues to grow thanks to immigration

Canada's population continues to grow thanks to immigration

March, 2009

New figures show a population increase of 0.19 per cent, the fastest fourth-quarter growth rate since 1992. According to Statistics Canada, international immigration fuelled an increase in Canada's population in the last quarter of 2008, particularly in the western provinces.
Foreign Student Numbers in Canada Highest in a Decade

Foreign Student Numbers in Canada Highest in a Decade

March, 2009

Last year Canada attracted nearly 80,000 international students to the country's higher education institutions. These figures represent the highest number of foreign students in a decade and initial reports for 2009 suggest that international student recruitment remains strong.
UN reports Canada will continue to play a leading role in immigration until 2050

UN reports Canada will continue to play a leading role in immigration until 2050

March, 2009

The United Nations has come out with its International Migration Report and Canada will continue to remain the second-biggest net receiver of immigrants until 2050, at 214,000 a year, although it's far behind No. 1: the United States
Canadian Immigration Launches Campaign Warning Against Unscrupulous Immigration Consultants

Canadian Immigration Launches Campaign Warning Against Unscrupulous Immigration Consultants

March, 2009

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney has addressed the issue of immigration fraud by launching a video warning against the dangers of unscrupulous immigration representatives offering immigration services.
Majority of Indian Students in Canada Apply for Permanent Residency

Majority of Indian Students in Canada Apply for Permanent Residency

March, 2009

With the success rate of Indian students becoming Permanent Residents (PR) in Canada recorded at 99 per cent, Canada has a high population of Indian students today.
Canadian Government to provide $2 million to help medical professionals

Canadian Government to provide $2 million to help medical professionals

March, 2009

The Canadian government has provided more than $2 million to help foreign doctors become paramedics, give more English-language instruction to adults and provide more resources to those settling in Edmonton and northern Alberta.
Fast Track residency offered by Immigration Canada to Indian families

Fast Track residency offered by Immigration Canada to Indian families

March, 2009

According to Indian news sites, the Canadian government has launched a special Canadian visa offering permanent residency for Indian families who can invest eight lakh Canadian dollars.
Fast-Track Plan for Business Traveller Visa

Fast-Track Plan for Business Traveller Visa

March, 2009

According to Canadian news sources, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is working on a plan to fast-track some business travellers to Canada, allowing them to obtain visas much faster than other visitors.
Concern Grows as Canada's Population Ages

Concern Grows as Canada's Population Ages

February, 2009

Government and Business officials are growing increasingly more concerned over an aging skilled labour population at all levels of employment.
Skilled workers offered more opportunities in Manitoba Canada

Skilled workers offered more opportunities in Manitoba Canada

February, 2009

Manitoba's immigration minister, Nancy Allen, has undertaken an initiative to offer more opportunities for Skilled Immigrants to come to Canada under Manitoba's Provincial Nominee Program.
Canadian War Museum Acknowledges Important Contributions

Canadian War Museum Acknowledges Important Contributions

February, 2009

Jason Kenny, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism touched off Black History Month at Ottawa’s Canadian War Museum, which is celebrating the World War 1 contributions of the No. 2 Construction Battalion of Nova Scotia
2009 Federal Budget puts Canadians first

2009 Federal Budget puts Canadians first

February, 2009

Finance minister Jim Flaherty has put to rest some of the doom and gloom forecasts originally put forth by critics and prognosticators, assuring Canadians that their needs will be at the top of his agenda during these tough economic times.
Canada's population grows in spite of economic uncertainty

Canada's population grows in spite of economic uncertainty

January, 2009

Statistics show that Canada's population grew by almost 0.4% which represents the highest growth rate per quarter since 1990. Western Canada continues to grow faster than other regions in the country.
New Canadian Citizenship Rules anger potential applicants

New Canadian Citizenship Rules anger potential applicants

January, 2009

The department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada have announced imminent changes that may affect the rights of children born to Canadian citizens overseas.
No reduction forecasted in number of permanent visas issued by Canada in 2009

No reduction forecasted in number of permanent visas issued by Canada in 2009

January, 2009

Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenny assures that there will not be a reduction in the number of permanent visas to Canada issued in 2009 in spite of recent changes to immigration requirements.
Pakistan identified as vital source of recruitment for Canada

Pakistan identified as vital source of recruitment for Canada

January, 2009

In talks with Jason Kenney, the Canadian Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has called for further exploration of recruitment possibilities for Pakistanis in Canada's increasingly scarce labour force in some provinces.
Canada's population growth sets new records

Canada's population growth sets new records

January, 2009

According to Statistics Canada, the population of Canada grew more in the past three months than it has in any third quarter since 1990. The agency said growth across the country was due mostly to immigration. Between July 1 and Oct. 1, 2008, 71,300 people entered Canada due in most part to the efforts of individual provinces in stepping up their efforts to attract people internationally.
Fast Recovery Predicted for Canadian Economy

Fast Recovery Predicted for Canadian Economy

January, 2009

Canada will fare better than other countries due to "greater resilience" in its economy based on stronger financial institutions and higher home equity levels, say chief economists and bankers.
English course added in aid of immigration in Canadas Bathurst

English course added in aid of immigration in Canadas Bathurst

April, 2008

In order to help newcomers, an English course for immigrants is being offered in Bathurst with the bill going to Immigration Canada, meaning that newcomers won’t have to pay for the course.

Immigration Dept rejoices as Lost Canadians Citizenship Bill is passed

Immigration Dept rejoices as Lost Canadians Citizenship Bill is passed

April, 2008

95% of the cases of "Lost Canadians" will be resolved, said Citizenship and Immigration Minister Diane Finley, thanks to Bill C-37.

Citizenship & Immigration contributes $2.7 million to support newcomers to Canada

Citizenship & Immigration contributes $2.7 million to support newcomers to Canada

April, 2008

In support of newcomers, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Department has recently announced its contribution of a generous $2.7million to the Canadian Ukrainian Immigrant Aid Society (CUIAS).

Canadian state, Alberta sets hopes on immigration to bring in more foreign workers

Canadian state, Alberta sets hopes on immigration to bring in more foreign workers

April, 2008

In light of Canada’s critical and growing shortage in skilled labour, Immigration has given their nod of approval to allow more than 40,000 temporary foreign workers to go and work in Alberta.

New mortgages for immigrants to Canada

New mortgages for immigrants to Canada

April, 2008

An increasing number of lenders in Canada are offering mortgages tailored to the needs of new immigrants, including those without landed status.

French classes being made available overseas for Quebec applicants

French classes being made available overseas for Quebec applicants

March, 2008

Citizenship and immigration Canada has announced that those applicants selected by Quebec will be able to start studying French overseas before arriving in Canada.

French classes being made available overseas for Quebec applicants

French classes being made available overseas for Quebec applicants

March, 2008

Citizenship and immigration Canada has announced that those applicants selected by Quebec will be able to start studying French overseas before arriving in Canada.

Now is the time to apply for migration to Canada!

Now is the time to apply for migration to Canada!

March, 2008

In an attempt to trim the backlog of the more than 900,000 people who have already applied to enter Canada, the Canadian government is set to announce a dramatic reduction in the number of new immigration applications it accepts.

Growing Canadian job market opens as people retire

Growing Canadian job market opens as people retire

March, 2008

Immigration to Canada is becoming even more popular as the country boasts the fastest-growing employment rate of any G7 nation.

Economic diversity encouraged in Cote-Nord region

Economic diversity encouraged in Cote-Nord region

March, 2008

Over 2 million dollars will be pumped into four projects that are designed to further encourage economic diversification in Canada’s Cote Nord region.

New Funding to help people migrate to Canada's London

New Funding to help people migrate to Canada's London

March, 2008

The Government of Canada has allocated some $3 million dollars to help organisations deliver settlement services in the Canadian city, London.

$597,000 to help Canada's newcomers settle in

$597,000 to help Canada's newcomers settle in

March, 2008

Canadian Immigration has been given a $597,000 federal boost in order to help new migrants settle in, the first increase in this type of funding in 10 years.
Canada eases requirements for Croatians

Canada eases requirements for Croatians

February, 2008

After 12 years of visa difficulties, it is now finally easier and more convenient for Croatians to visit Canada.

Enrolment for international students in Canada continues to reach record heights

Enrolment for international students in Canada continues to reach record heights

February, 2008

Enrolment in Canadian universities continues to increase largely due to an influx of international students.

Canada most popular retirement destination

Canada most popular retirement destination

February, 2008

According to the latest statistics, Canada is the number one destination for British citizens looking to make the most of their golden years.

Record job growth calls for immigration to Canada

Record job growth calls for immigration to Canada

February, 2008

The Canadian labour market's jaw has dropped, as the nation's unemployment rate fell to a 33-year low of 5.8% last month, bringing Canada's job growth over the past year to 337,000.

Tourism industry in Canada proves gloomy forecasts wrong

Tourism industry in Canada proves gloomy forecasts wrong

February, 2008

Toronto in Canada has exceeded all expectations as a recent report shows a record increase in visitor numbers in the hotel and tourism sectors.

Saskatchewan to face critical labour shortage by 2011

Saskatchewan to face critical labour shortage by 2011

February, 2008

According to statistics, the province of Saskatchewan, Canada, is facing an impending labour shortage, as there are currently not enough young people in the province to satisfy fill positions in certain areas.

Foreign students needed to boost Canada's productivity

Foreign students needed to boost Canada's productivity

January, 2008

The proposal to extend work permits for gifted foreign students trained in Canada has just been laid on the Canadian government's table.

Foreign workers can now get work in Canada faster than before

Foreign workers can now get work in Canada faster than before

January, 2008

Thanks to a new pilot project that's been introduced in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada can not only bring in more foreign temporary workers than before, but also, cut the process by more than four and a half months!

Nova Scotia (Canada) steals tourism limelight

Nova Scotia (Canada) steals tourism limelight

January, 2008

Nova Scotia may be the second smallest and fourth least populous province in Canada, but its humble size sure didn't stop it from being noticed by the competitive tourism industry.

Immigration causes Canadian apartment vacancy rates to remain steady

Immigration causes Canadian apartment vacancy rates to remain steady

January, 2008

Canada's steady vacancy rate has been credited to strong employment growth, solid income gains, and high immigration levels, which continued to support strong demand for both ownership and rental housing.

Immigrating to Canada could help your children take school more seriously

Immigrating to Canada could help your children take school more seriously

January, 2008

If you have children, and are planning to immigrate to Canada, you might just be in for a delightful surprise. According to a report released last month, Canadians are taking education much more seriously than in the past.

Living the good life in Canada: Real Estate gains predicted for 2008

Living the good life in Canada: Real Estate gains predicted for 2008

January, 2008

If you're planning to immigrate to Canada and its strong economy was one of the reasons for your decision, then the latest forecast on Canada's real estate market will not disappoint. Real estate brokers are forecasting steady, yet moderate growth in the Canadian residential property market in 2008.

New Brunswicks 20-year immigration plan to increase population by 100,000

New Brunswicks 20-year immigration plan to increase population by 100,000

January, 2008

According to experts, by 2030, Canada's population growth will be almost entirely dependent on immigration, and communities that don't attract and retain newcomers will see steady declines in population.

Study reveals that owing a home is a top priority for recent immigrants to Canada

Study reveals that owing a home is a top priority for recent immigrants to Canada

January, 2008

91% of recent immigrants polled in Canada's major cities (Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary and Ottawa) listed owning a home a top priority.

Canadian owners equity remains strong despite US slump

Canadian owners equity remains strong despite US slump

January, 2008

It is not hard to see why Canada remains such a popular country with immigrants, especially when looking at the latest findings on owner's equity.

Canada: Yearend labor force survey

Canada: Yearend labor force survey

January, 2008

Canada's attractive employment rate could lure even more immigrants. It has been found that in the second quarter of 2007, Canada’s employment rate was higher than that of the United States and most European countries.

New federal commitments to help newcomers settle in Canada

New federal commitments to help newcomers settle in Canada

January, 2008

Minister Finley, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration has recently announced (Dec 17) new federal commitments to assist in the settlement and integration of newcomers to Canada.

Canada's population reaches 33 million

Canada's population reaches 33 million

January, 2008

Based on figures released last month (Dec 2007), more than 33 million people, which includes immigrants, now live in Canada, up from 115,200 from 1 July 2007. It is the strongest growth rate in six years.
Canada seeks to attract foreign trained nurses

Canada seeks to attract foreign trained nurses

January, 2008

A project to attract foreign-trained nurses to apply for Canadian immigration has been promised by the Canadian government.

Canada boosts funding to help immigrants settle in Saskatchewan

Canada boosts funding to help immigrants settle in Saskatchewan

January, 2008

The Government of Canada is increasing funding by more than $121 million over three years to provinces (besides Ontario and Quebec) in an effort to help immigrants settle and integrate into Canadian society.

Net worth of Canadian households reaches new heights

Net worth of Canadian households reaches new heights

January, 2008

It is not hard to see why Canada is so attractive to immigrants, especially since new numbers from Statistics Canada have shown just recently that Canadians are saving a lot more than they are earning!

Major financial boost for Canadian immigration

Major financial boost for Canadian immigration

January, 2008

The Canadian Government has announced that Nova Scotia's will receive an extra $1.5 million for funding immigration settlement services this year.

Canada accommodates international medical graduates

Canada accommodates international medical graduates

January, 2008

Medical professionals who would like to spread their wings, can now reap the benefits of Canada's fantastic medical immigration structure.

High-paid mining jobs go wanting

High-paid mining jobs go wanting

April, 2007

High-paid mining jobs go wanting
By 2031, half of the region's residents will be immigrants

By 2031, half of the region's residents will be immigrants

April, 2007

By 2031, half of the region's residents will be immigrants
Manitoba's weekly earnings ahead of national average

Manitoba's weekly earnings ahead of national average

April, 2007

Manitoba's weekly earnings ahead of national average
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Malcolm Morrison

April, 2007

Malcolm Morrison
Alberta growth leads country for third straight year

Alberta growth leads country for third straight year

April, 2007

Alberta growth leads country for third straight year
Manitoba's economy hot in 2006

Manitoba's economy hot in 2006

April, 2007

Manitoba's economy hot in 2006
BC wants to be culinary capital of Canada

BC wants to be culinary capital of Canada

April, 2007

BC wants to be culinary capital of Canada
Record spending on new vehicles: StatsCan

Record spending on new vehicles: StatsCan

April, 2007

Record spending on new vehicles: StatsCan
A Statistics Canada survey suggests the Canadian e-commerce boom shows no sign of stopping.

A Statistics Canada survey suggests the Canadian e-commerce boom shows no sign of stopping.

April, 2007

A Statistics Canada survey suggests the Canadian e-commerce boom shows no sign of stopping.
Natural Resources Canada: 100 Years of Excellence in Energy and Minerals Science and Technology

Natural Resources Canada: 100 Years of Excellence in Energy and Minerals Science and Technology

April, 2007

Natural Resources Canada: 100 Years of Excellence in Energy and Minerals Science and Technology
Canada's New Government Urges Permanent Residents to Renew Vital Document for Travel

Canada's New Government Urges Permanent Residents to Renew Vital Document for Travel

April, 2007

Canada's New Government Urges Permanent Residents to Renew Vital Document for Travel
New program designed to help international grads find work

New program designed to help international grads find work

April, 2007

New program designed to help international grads find work
New Nova Scotia Program to Help Foreign Students

New Nova Scotia Program to Help Foreign Students

April, 2007

Nova Scotia’s Office of Immigration has announced a new program designed to help give newly graduated foreign students a better chance of finding work in the province.
'Stellar' economy forecast

'Stellar' economy forecast

April, 2007

'Stellar' economy forecast
Canadian Economy Remarkably Stable, Statistics Agency Says

Canadian Economy Remarkably Stable, Statistics Agency Says

April, 2007

Canadian Economy Remarkably Stable, Statistics Agency Says
Canada's largest cities not reporting fastest growth rate

Canada's largest cities not reporting fastest growth rate

April, 2007

Canada's largest cities not reporting fastest growth rate
Edmonton surpasses Calgary as Canada's housing price hotbed

Edmonton surpasses Calgary as Canada's housing price hotbed

April, 2007

Edmonton surpasses Calgary as Canada's housing price hotbed
Canadian Economy Remarkably Stable, Statistics Agency Says

Canadian Economy Remarkably Stable, Statistics Agency Says

April, 2007

Canadian Economy 'Remarkably Stable', Statistics Agency Says
Canada's New Government Makes Payments to Conjugal Partners of Head Tax Payers

Canada's New Government Makes Payments to Conjugal Partners of Head Tax Payers

April, 2007

Canada's New Government Makes Payments to Conjugal Partners of Head Tax Payers
Canada's new government invests in literacy training for Kelowna tradespeople

Canada's new government invests in literacy training for Kelowna tradespeople

April, 2007

Canada's new government invests in literacy training for Kelowna tradespeople
Employment continues upward swing in Sask.

Employment continues upward swing in Sask.

April, 2007

Employment continues upward swing in Sask.
Women gain strength in Canadian workforce

Women gain strength in Canadian workforce

April, 2007

Women gain strength in Canadian workforce
Economy adds whopping 54,900 jobs

Economy adds whopping 54,900 jobs

April, 2007

Economy adds whopping 54,900 jobs
Canada posts stellar jobs growth in March

Canada posts stellar jobs growth in March

April, 2007

Canada posts stellar jobs growth in March
Survey says: Ottawa best city in Canada

Survey says: Ottawa best city in Canada

April, 2007

Survey says: Ottawa best city in Canada
Canada Feb building permits plunge from record high

Canada Feb building permits plunge from record high

April, 2007

Canada Feb building permits plunge from record high
Saskatchewan lures Albertans

Saskatchewan lures Albertans

March, 2007

Saskatchewan lures Albertans
Licences for foreign trained MDs on increase

Licences for foreign trained MDs on increase

March, 2007

Licences for foreign trained MDs on increase
Tourism spending up 4.6 percent in Canada last year

Tourism spending up 4.6 percent in Canada last year

March, 2007

Tourism spending up 4.6 percent in Canada last year
Internet portal to lure more immigrants

Internet portal to lure more immigrants

March, 2007

Internet portal to lure more immigrants
Canada's New Government Provides Tax Relief for Canadian Families and Businesses

Canada's New Government Provides Tax Relief for Canadian Families and Businesses

March, 2007

Canada's New Government Provides Tax Relief for Canadian Families and Businesses
Canadian economy should outperform the U.S.

Canadian economy should outperform the U.S.

March, 2007

Canadian economy should outperform the U.S.
Sell the city to new Canadians

Sell the city to new Canadians

March, 2007

Sell the city to new Canadians
Census results have N.B. considering immigration campaigns

Census results have N.B. considering immigration campaigns

March, 2007

Census results have N.B. considering immigration campaigns
Labour shortage critical, official says

Labour shortage critical, official says

March, 2007

Labour shortage critical, official says
Ontario is best place to invest

Ontario is best place to invest

March, 2007

Ontario is best place to invest
Canada Tops G8 Countries in Growth

Canada Tops G8 Countries in Growth

March, 2007

The census data recently released by Statistics Canada had revealed that the unprecedented economic boom in Alberta, along with the incredible growth in immigration, have helped to push Canada’s population above 31 million, 31,612,897 to be exact.
Immigrants Account for 2/3 of Growth

Immigrants Account for 2/3 of Growth

March, 2007

StatsCan census finds that 5.4% population jump is spurred by newcomers thanks to low birth rate.
Quebec Population Grows

Quebec Population Grows

March, 2007

Census data results show that efforts to increase population growth in Quebec are working.
Canadians Expect to Hire More Workers

Canadians Expect to Hire More Workers

March, 2007

According to a survey recently released, Canadians expect to hire more workers throughout the year.
Construction in BC Hits New High

Construction in BC Hits New High

March, 2007

Construction Industry in British Columbia reached a record high.
Surge in New Jobs

Surge in New Jobs

March, 2007

New employment positions have surged in Saskatchewan as well as other provinces.
Strong Job Growth Defies Predictions

Strong Job Growth Defies Predictions

March, 2007

Canada’s cumulative gain in employment during the past six months has exceeded 250,000, a stronger job-creating performance than any other since 2002.
More Jobs Created in February

More Jobs Created in February

March, 2007

More jobs created in Canada yet again, for a sixth month in a row.
BC Economy Expected to Keep Growing

BC Economy Expected to Keep Growing

March, 2007

British Columbia's economy is booming and set to continue to do so for several years.
Huge Increase in Building Permits

Huge Increase in Building Permits

March, 2007

Huge increases in building permits issued in January 2007 as per Statistics Canada results.
SHORTAGE OF TECHNICIANS AND TECHNOLOGISTS IN CANADA

SHORTAGE OF TECHNICIANS AND TECHNOLOGISTS IN CANADA

March, 2007

The Canadian Council of technicians and technologists have confirmed that Canada is running low on required technicians and technologists.
Canada Among Top 10 Countries for Tourism

Canada Among Top 10 Countries for Tourism

March, 2007

Canada scores high on list of top-10 countries for international tourism.
Growing shortage of Skilled Technicians in Canada

Growing shortage of Skilled Technicians in Canada

March, 2007

Industry leaders, organizations and employers are sounding the alarm for the increased shortage of skilled technicians in Canada.
Australian Public Holiday - Monday, 12th of March 2007

Australian Public Holiday - Monday, 12th of March 2007

March, 2007

We wish to advise our clients that our Australian office will be closed on 12th March, 2007 for Labour Day.
WESTERN CANADA OFFERS GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNTIES

WESTERN CANADA OFFERS GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNTIES

February, 2007

Increase in the number of jobs created are mostly from Western Canada.
GREAT JOB CREATION IN CANADA

GREAT JOB CREATION IN CANADA

February, 2007

Canada boats great job creation with a reduction in the unemployment rate, as well as large number of new jobs created.
TOURISTS FLOCK TO ALGONQUIN PARK

TOURISTS FLOCK TO ALGONQUIN PARK

February, 2007

Algonquin Park boasts one million visitors per year.
CANADA NOW RECOGNIZES FOREIGN SAME-SEX MARIAGES

CANADA NOW RECOGNIZES FOREIGN SAME-SEX MARIAGES

February, 2007

Gay and lesbian Canadians can now marry their same-sex partners abroad and then sponsor their spouse for immigration to Canada. The update to Canadian immigration rules was quietly introduced by the Conservative government on January 24th.
CALGARY SEEKING MORE WOMEN

CALGARY SEEKING MORE WOMEN

February, 2007

Calgary is seeking to attract more women
HOUSING OUTLOOK IN CANADA

HOUSING OUTLOOK IN CANADA

February, 2007

Housing outlook in Canada looks great
TOURISM OUTLOOK FOR ONTARIO IS BRIGHT

TOURISM OUTLOOK FOR ONTARIO IS BRIGHT

February, 2007

Tourism to Ontario looks promising.
RECORD SALES FOR HOME SALES IN ONTARIO

RECORD SALES FOR HOME SALES IN ONTARIO

February, 2007

Another record-breaking year for home sales in Ontario.
BC ECONOMY SET TO GROW ABOVE AVERAGE

BC ECONOMY SET TO GROW ABOVE AVERAGE

February, 2007

British Columbia's economy to grow at record pace in 2007.
BUSINESS RECORDS HIT RECORD HIGHS

BUSINESS RECORDS HIT RECORD HIGHS

February, 2007

Statistics Canada reports that business profits in 2005 hit a record high.
HOME CARE LABOUR SHORTAGES

HOME CARE LABOUR SHORTAGES

February, 2007

Shortages projected in the home care services sector in Canada.
JANUARY RECORD MONTH FOR JOB GROWTH IN CANADA

JANUARY RECORD MONTH FOR JOB GROWTH IN CANADA

February, 2007

January marked a record month in terms of job growth in Canada
TOURISM IN CANADA

TOURISM IN CANADA

February, 2007

US Visitors flocking back to Canada after 9/11 slowdown.
SCHOOL CATERS NEW PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS

SCHOOL CATERS NEW PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS

February, 2007

Seneca College first to offer program catering to immigrants and refugees.
SPA GETAWAYS FOR ONTARIO

SPA GETAWAYS FOR ONTARIO

February, 2007

Interesting options for tourists seeking to come for a Spa Gateway to Ontario.
FOREIGN STUDENTS WANT TO STUDY ABROAD

FOREIGN STUDENTS WANT TO STUDY ABROAD

February, 2007

Foreign students coming to experience Canadian life and study.
GROWTH IN RURAL ECONOMIES

GROWTH IN RURAL ECONOMIES

February, 2007

Statistics Canada results show growth in rural economies
LABOUR SHORTAGE REACHES CRITICAL POINT

LABOUR SHORTAGE REACHES CRITICAL POINT

February, 2007

Small business owners experiencing difficulties related to shortage of labour.
MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN ONTARIO

MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN ONTARIO

February, 2007

Parks Canada pledges large investment to sustainable tourism in Ontario.
COMITTMENT BY MINISTER OF CIC TO ESTBALISH OFFICE FOR FOREIGN-TRAINED PROFESSIONALS

COMITTMENT BY MINISTER OF CIC TO ESTBALISH OFFICE FOR FOREIGN-TRAINED PROFESSIONALS

February, 2007

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration committed to establishing an office to help foreign-trained professionals.
CANADA CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF CITIZENSHIP

CANADA CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF CITIZENSHIP

February, 2007

Canada celebrates 60-years of offering citizenship.
PETITION TO EXTEND WORKING HOLIDAY PROGRAM

PETITION TO EXTEND WORKING HOLIDAY PROGRAM

February, 2007

Local business owners start a petition to expand working holiday programs beyond current age restrictions.
UNDERGARDS SOUGHT TO COME & STUDY IN CANADA

UNDERGARDS SOUGHT TO COME & STUDY IN CANADA

February, 2007

Canadian universities and schools seeking to attract undergrads from the Middle East and elsewhere to come and study.
CONSUMER INDEX REACHES HIGH

CONSUMER INDEX REACHES HIGH

February, 2007

The Conference Board of Canada reported that confidence among Canadians reached a nine-month high in January 2007.
SELF-SUSTAINEMENT PLAN

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February, 2007

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HOUSE VALUES DOUBLE WITHIN 25 YEARS

HOUSE VALUES DOUBLE WITHIN 25 YEARS

February, 2007

Analysis of housing market in Canada shows that the average price of homes throughout Canada has doubled within the last 25 years.
RETIREES ARE ASKED TO STAY ON THE JOB LONGER

RETIREES ARE ASKED TO STAY ON THE JOB LONGER

February, 2007

Canadian retirees are being asked to stay working longer to meet Canada's growing labour shortages.
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Extension to Foreign Worker Program

Extension to Foreign Worker Program

February, 2007

The federal government has announced a policy change that is bound to be very popular as it allows temporary foreign workers to stay in Canada longer.
Foreign Workers Flock to Alberta

Foreign Workers Flock to Alberta

February, 2007

There has been a unique immigration boom to Alberta with the number of temporary foreign workers doubling since 1996 to 145,871 in 2005.
CIC Announce New Work Permit Strategies

CIC Announce New Work Permit Strategies

January, 2007

CIC recently announced new strategies in development of Canadian resources and professions.

Free and Secure Trade (fast) Program

Free and Secure Trade (fast) Program

January, 2007

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has recently announced a program which will expedite shipments between Canada and the United States.

1 Million Passengers to Canada

1 Million Passengers to Canada

January, 2007

2006 has represented a second year in a row with 1 million passengers and cruise line passengers coming to Canada, up from 2005.

Social Economic Improvement for Quebec

Social Economic Improvement for Quebec

January, 2007

The government of the Province of Quebec has announced a grant of $22.8 million to encourage social economic improvement in the province.

CANADIAN CAR SALES

CANADIAN CAR SALES

January, 2007

Canadian car sales boost auto market in November
Immigration Targets Increased for 2007

Immigration Targets Increased for 2007

January, 2007

New figures show that Canada is set to admit more immigrants in 2007.

Toronto's growth set to beat Calgary in 2008

Toronto's growth set to beat Calgary in 2008

January, 2007

It is speculated that Toronto’s growth in population in 2008 will beat that of Calgary.

New Passports hot property for Canadians and Americans

New Passports hot property for Canadians and Americans

January, 2007

New requirements requiring passports for travel have Canadians and Americans seek passports in droves.

Opposition Leader proposes new priorities

Opposition Leader proposes new priorities

January, 2007

The leader of the opposition, Stephane Dion outlines economy, environment, social justice as Liberal priorities.

CANADA NEEDS TO RESOLVE LABOUR SHORTAGES

CANADA NEEDS TO RESOLVE LABOUR SHORTAGES

January, 2007

Canada needs national solution to labour shortages
Sign Language Translators added to Occupation List

Sign Language Translators added to Occupation List

January, 2007

10 new professions approved by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS).

Ontario to fast track 500 Special Immigrants

Ontario to fast track 500 Special Immigrants

January, 2007

The province is set to announce the implementation of a provincial nominee program to allow up to 500 nominated newcomers, to be fast-tracked to Ontario within 3-6 months.

AIR CANADA VOTED BEST AIRLINE

AIR CANADA VOTED BEST AIRLINE

January, 2007

Air Canada voted Best Airline in North America and Best Airline in Canada’ by readers of Global Traveler magazine
FOREIGN STUDENTS ABLE TO WORK OFF CAMPUS

FOREIGN STUDENTS ABLE TO WORK OFF CAMPUS

April, 2006

Foreign students will soon be allowed to work up tp 20 hours per week in off campus jobs.
IMMIGRATION HELPS CANADA GROW TO 33 MILLION

IMMIGRATION HELPS CANADA GROW TO 33 MILLION

April, 2006

Canada’s population is expected to reach almost 33 million in the upcoming year, mostly due to increases in immigration.
BRITISH COLUMBIA NEEDS SKILLED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

BRITISH COLUMBIA NEEDS SKILLED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

April, 2006

British Columbia construction companies are hiring skilled foreign workers as fast as they can apply.

TOP 10 BILLIONAIRES IN CANADA

TOP 10 BILLIONAIRES IN CANADA

April, 2006

Canadian Business Magazine has compiled a list of the 100 wealthiest people in Canada, which for this year includes 9 Calgarians and 3 billionaires.
MINISTER PLANS TO MAINTAIN CURRENT IMMIGRATION LEVELS

MINISTER PLANS TO MAINTAIN CURRENT IMMIGRATION LEVELS

April, 2006

Canada’s new immigration minister, Monte Solberg, said that he has no plans to change the number of immigrants that Canada accepts every year.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND HOPES TO ATTRACT MORE IMMIGRANTS

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND HOPES TO ATTRACT MORE IMMIGRANTS

April, 2006

Prince Edward Island hopes that its new Immigrant Connections Program will help to attract more immigrants to the maritime province.
ONTARIO IMPROVES NEWCOMER OPPORTUNITES

ONTARIO IMPROVES NEWCOMER OPPORTUNITES

April, 2006

Ontario’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration explained the government’s commitments to newcomers at a recent conference.
ONTARIO'S NEW ONLINE RESOURCE FOR IMMIGRANTS

ONTARIO'S NEW ONLINE RESOURCE FOR IMMIGRANTS

April, 2006

The government hopes that the new website will be a valuable source of information, helping thousands of newcomers to integrate successfully into the Ontario economy.
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT INVESTS IN NEW IMMIGRANTS

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT INVESTS IN NEW IMMIGRANTS

April, 2006

The government of Saskatchewan has committed new money to welcome immigrants to the Western province.
CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS AIM HIGH

CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS AIM HIGH

April, 2006

Children of visible-minority immigrants to Canada strive for higher education in even greater numbers than their Canadian peers, a recent study finds.
IMMIGRATION MINISTER EXPLAINS PRIORITIES OF GOVERNMENT

IMMIGRATION MINISTER EXPLAINS PRIORITIES OF GOVERNMENT

April, 2006

Canada’s new minister of Citizenship and Immigration outlined the immigration priorities of the new Conservative government at a recent conference in Vancouver. The government remains committed to openness, fairness and equality for Canadian immigrants.
FOREIGN EDUCATION AND CREDENTIAL RECOGNITION

FOREIGN EDUCATION AND CREDENTIAL RECOGNITION

March, 2006

The federal Conservative government recently meet informally with Premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty regarding foreign educational credentials recognition.
NATIONAL BANK CATERS TO IMMIGRANT POPULATION

NATIONAL BANK CATERS TO IMMIGRANT POPULATION

March, 2006

One of Canada’s leading banks is TD Canada Trust, whose willingness to accommodate the needs of New Canadians represents a rising trend in Canadian business.
NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INCREASES

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INCREASES

March, 2006

CIC newsletter, The Monitor, reports that the number of foreign students were marginally lower (2%) than they were in the previous year. A decline was also noted in the flow of foreign students in three of the levels of study: secondary or less, trade certificates, and university. These numbers were almost entirely offset by an increase in the number of foreign students in the other post-secondary level of study, which was 23% higher than in 2004.
RURAL CANADA GAINING MORE IMMIGRANTS

RURAL CANADA GAINING MORE IMMIGRANTS

March, 2006

In 2001, Manitoba began a new program called the Provincial Nominee Program for Skilled Workers to promote immigration to the province.