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Canadian government announces Global Skills Strategy’s official launch

Canadian government announces Global Skills Strategy’s official launch

March, 2017

On March 9, 2017, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains and Employment Minister Patty Hajdu announced that the much-awaited Global Skills Strategy would be launched on June 12, 2017.
StatsCan: Temporary workers becoming permanent residents is increasing

StatsCan: Temporary workers becoming permanent residents is increasing

March, 2017

A study published by StatsCan last Tuesday, February 21, revealed that the number of temporary workers who obtained permanent residency from the government has significantly increased since 1990.
Federal government, Prince Edward Island province invest in education

Federal government, Prince Edward Island province invest in education

March, 2017

There's no other more efficient way to build a long-term plans to secure the labour market’s future than investing in education, and this is what the federal government and the province of Prince Edward are exactly doing.
Quebec expands LMIA-exempt occupation list

Quebec expands LMIA-exempt occupation list

March, 2017

The government of Quebec has recently expanded the list of occupations that no longer need to be advertised before hiring for a position. Currently, 58 occupation titles are on the list, from last update’s 42, all of which are deemed as “high-paying positions” by the Emploi-Québec.
Ontario's International Masters Graduate Stream closes after reaching intake limit

Ontario's International Masters Graduate Stream closes after reaching intake limit

March, 2017

Just a few days after being reopened, the International Masters Graduate Scheme has already reached its intake limit; forcing the government of Ontario to close it again for the time-being.
Three Asian countries top Canada's immigration population

Three Asian countries top Canada's immigration population

March, 2017

Gone are the days when citizens from European countries dominated the immigrant population of Canada. The Italians, the Americans, the Germans and even the Brits continue to diminish in number as the influx of people from several Asian countries remains overwhelming, especially in the first half of the current decade.
EU students prefer Canada to the UK as most desirable English speaking country

EU students prefer Canada to the UK as most desirable English speaking country

March, 2017

Most students from the European Union (EU) would rather go to Canada as the current political and economic milieu in the UK continues to bring tension in Europe’s immigration segment.
Canada offers special temporary permit to Trump ban casualties

Canada offers special temporary permit to Trump ban casualties

March, 2017

In a not-so-surprising move, the government of Canada has extended accommodation the travellers affected by US President Trump's crackdown on immigrants by issuing a special, temporary residency permit.

Ontario Reopens 3 Immigration Streams

Ontario Reopens 3 Immigration Streams

February, 2017

The provincial government of Ontario has officially reopened three popular immigration streams under its very own nomination scheme, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
Montreal now officially a

Montreal now officially a "sanctuary city"

February, 2017

The municipality of Montreal has officially declared itself a “sanctuary city” after a unanimous vote at city council last Monday, February 20.