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Express Entry coming this January 1, 2015

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) recently announced that Canada’s long awaited expression of interest program will be opening in January 2015. The new program, “Express Entry,” is exciting for skilled […]

Federal Skilled Worker Program re-opens on May 1, 2014

Effective May 1, 2014, the FSW will be accepting an overall total of 25,000 new applications. Applicants must have at least one year of work experience in one of 50 […]

Welcoming a record number of visitors from the Philippines in 2013

Today, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that Canada issued more than 47,000 visitor visas to Filipino visitors in 2013. This figure represents a record high for the […]

“Express Entry” to Qualified Economic Immigrants…. Actively Recruiting Talented Newcomers For the Benefit of Canada’s Economy

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that Canada’s active recruitment model for economic immigration will officially be called “Express Entry.” Set to launch in January 2015, “Express […]

Travellers to benefit from Canada’s shift to multiple-entry visas

Multiple-entry visas make it easier for travellers to visit Canada Visitors to Canada will automatically be considered for a multiple-entry visa, starting on February 6, 2014. Multiple-entry visas allow qualified […]

Improving the Canadian Experience Class

Today, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced changes to improve the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) so that the program continues to attract top quality candidates. “The Canadian Experience Class […]

Live-in caregiver admissions to reach an all-time high in 2014

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced aggressive new action to address the growing backlog and increasing processing times in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP). Wait times in […]

Start-up Visa Program to Include Business Incubators

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announces a new visa stream to attract foreign entrepreneurs to Canada. “As part of our government’s focus on jobs, growth and long-term prosperity, […]

Canada welcomes first immigrants under new Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today officially welcomed one of the first permanent residents under the new Federal Skilled Trades Program: Eric Byrne, originally from Ireland. “Our Government […]

New Quebec Immigration Rules coming this August 1, 2013

New Rules to Quebec immigration programs for Skilled Workers which will come on August 1st have been announced by the Government of Quebec on July 9, 2013. Accordingly, the Quebec […]

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