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 BREAKING: Ontario Provincial Nominee Program set to open soon for 2017 with changes

BREAKING: Ontario Provincial Nominee Program set to open soon for 2017 with changes

February, 2017

The province of Ontario is firm on upping its foreign talent acquisition game by making its very own nominee program more accessible to more workers outside Canada this year.
Canadian Citizenship Applications on a Downward Trend Since Fee Hike

Canadian Citizenship Applications on a Downward Trend Since Fee Hike

February, 2017

There has been a significant decline in citizenship applications since the implementation of processing fee hike in 2015, immigration advocates told the press.
IRCC updates Social Insurance application for international students

IRCC updates Social Insurance application for international students

February, 2017

Starting February 10, 2017, all international students planning to work on-campus in Canada are no longer required to submit an employment contract to apply for Social Insurance Number (SIN).
New Brunswick to hold month-long information sessions in Manila

New Brunswick to hold month-long information sessions in Manila

February, 2017

The province of New Brunswick announced that it would be conducting information sessions throughout the month of February in Manila, Philippines.
Minister Laura Albanese: Immigrants and Refugees are welcome to Ontario

Minister Laura Albanese: Immigrants and Refugees are welcome to Ontario

February, 2017

On the 29th of January 2017, Minister Laura Albanese released a statement reiterating Ontario’s position on welcoming immigrants and refugees from all countries, regardless of their race, ethnicity and/or faith.
Atlantic Canadian companies to receive aid from the federal government

Atlantic Canadian companies to receive aid from the federal government

February, 2017

Newly appointed IRCC Minister Ahmed Hussen announced at the Second Annual Atlantic Growth Strategy Initiative that the companies from the Atlantic region would soon obtain government help in hiring foreign workers.
Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) to face major overhaul

Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) to face major overhaul

February, 2017

The federal government is planning to introduce a few changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) after the budget deliberation in late February or early March.
Suspension of Groups of Five Community Sponsors

Suspension of Groups of Five Community Sponsors

January, 2017

The temporary public policy set up last December to allow Group of Five and Community Sponsors to submit applications to sponsor Syrian and Iraqi refugees officially ended last week.
IRCC: New changes to enhance access to Parent and Grandparent Program

IRCC: New changes to enhance access to Parent and Grandparent Program

January, 2017

The Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said that the new changes to the Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) would pave the way to a more efficient application processing system.
Express Entry tweaks to benefit skilled workers and students

Express Entry tweaks to benefit skilled workers and students

January, 2017

The changes to the Express Entry scheme implemented by the former immigration minister John McCallum last November have been benefiting two important sectors: the students and the skilled workers.