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The new selection system for immigration to Canada, Express Entry, is scheduled to come into operation on January 1, 2015 — just two weeks from today. Express Entry will change how Canadian immigration is managed by moving it from a supply-driven system to a demand-driven one and, as such, new practices will be put into place. However, we have observed some recurring misconceptions about the system over recent weeks and months. This article aims to clarify some of the more common misconceptions that remain.

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The governments of Canada and Quebec have both released information about forthcoming investor programs for Canadian immigration this week. These programs aim to attract high-net-worth investors to invest in the economies of Canada and Quebec, respectively. Successful applicants, as well as their spouse or common-law partner and dependent children under the age of 19, will become permanent residents of Canada.

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Les gouvernements du Canada et du Québec ont tous deux annoncé de nouvelles informations relatives aux programmes à venir des immigrants-investisseurs. Ces programmes tendent à attirer des investisseurs aisés, prêts à investir au sein de l’économie canadienne ou québécoise. Les candidats retenus, ainsi que leur conjoint(e)/époux(se) et enfants à charge âgés de moins de 19 ans deviendront ainsi résidents permanents canadiens.

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Immigrants in Canada are generally happy with life in their new home, with most immigrant groups having higher levels of life satisfaction than their source-country populations.

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CanadaVisa is dedicated to helping individuals from across the globe to come to Canada. One of the most effective ways to get our message to prospective immigrants is through CanadaVisa Social.

As many newcomers to Canada from coast to coast wrap up for the winter, we at CanadaVisa Social can reflect on what has been a great few weeks for our team and our community. We’re approaching the 150,000 followers mark on Facebook, and this month we have very special contest, which you may read about below. We keep our followers informed about the latest immigration news and share inspiring stories about Canada and Canada’s immigrant community. Interacting with our community helps us understand the concerns and needs of everyone interested in Canadian immigration, and allows us to create the best content possible.

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The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place since the beginning of this month.

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With the much-anticipated Express Entry Canadian immigration selection system due to begin on January 1, 2015, we continue to learn more about how exactly it will operate. Many questions have been answered over the past few weeks, and we’re now in a position to share this information with you.

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