Category Archives: Immigration

Immigration

Helping Skilled Immigrants in Ontario Succeed

New Agreement Supporting More Newcomers to Get Licensed, Find Jobs – November 22, 2013 – The Governments of Ontario and Canada are expanding the Ontario Bridge Training Program,

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Improvements to the Canadian Experience Class

Between November 9, 2013 to October 31, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will accept a maximum of 12,000 new applications under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

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Improving the Canadian Experience Class

Ottawa, November 8, 2013 — 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.

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

Ottawa, October 29, 2013 — Government taking action to address growing backlog: 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).

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Slashing backlogs, reuniting families

Ottawa, October 29, 2013 – Canada welcomes largest number of parents and grandparents in nearly 20 years: Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today pledged aggressive action to reunite more families in 2014.

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Planning for Success, Putting Canada First

Ottawa, October 28, 2013 – Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced an immigration plan that will drive economic growth in 2014 and position Canada for success in the years ahead.

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Secure, Convenient 10-Year ePassport Available Now

Calgary, July 2, 2013 — Canada’s new and more secure 10-year ePassport is now available to Canadians, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.

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Sponsor Your Spouse: New Rules in Effect – “The Jig is Up on Marriage Fraud,” says Minister Kenney

Mississauga, October 26, 2012 — In an ongoing effort to deter people from using marriages of convenience to cheat their way into Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) introduced a new regulation that requires certain sponsored spouses live in a … Continue reading

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Minister Kenney Proposes Guidelines on Barring Harmful People from Canada

Ottawa, October 24, 2012 — People who promote terrorist activity or incite hatred which is likely to lead to violence could be barred from Canada, according to proposed guidelines released today by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney.

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Notice – Fee Returns for Federal Skilled Worker applicants affected by the backlog elimination measure

October 12, 2012. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is now starting to return fees which were paid to the Department for Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) applications affected by the Government of Canada’s Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act.

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