Canadian Immigration News Briefs for September 2010

CIC News
Published: September 30, 2010

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that took place or were announced over the last few weeks. 

•Canadian employment outlook very positive for end of 2010

Canadian employers see the hiring outlook as positive for the fourth quarter of 2010, according to the latest results of the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, the most extensive employment survey in the world. Before the end of 2010 21% of Canadian employers intend to hire more staff. The average outlook for all employers across all regions in Canada is approximately +15%, a 10 point increase from last year at this time. About 299,000 job positions have been created in Canada since January 2010, according to Statistics Canada. >>Read more....

•Canada added more new jobs in August

Employment in Canada gained 36,000 jobs during the month of August. There were increases in the educational services, professional, scientific and technical services, and natural resources sectors. The job report for August suggests the economy has recovered all the jobs lost during the 2008-09 recession at a faster pace than any previous Canadian economic recovery. >>Read more...

•Government of Canada encourages Canadian community groups to sponsor refugees to come to Canada

Canadians value the country's humanitarian tradition of offering protection to the displaced and persecuted. Recently, community groups in Canada were being encouraged to consider sponsoring refugees to come to Canada through the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program. To date, this program has received more than 200,000 refugees from all over the world.  >>Read more...

•Canada welcomes more immigrants, visitors, and students from China

China is one of the most important source countries for Canadian immigration. Now, more Chinese visitors and students are also coming to Canada than ever before. >>Read more...

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