Canadian Immigration News Briefs for November 2010

CIC News
Published: November 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. 

Skilled worker immigrants doing well in Canada

A new evaluation has found that those who immigrant to Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker program are contributing positively to Canada's economy. The most reliable predictors of an immigrant's economic success are having a job already arranged in Canada when applying; the ability to speak English or French; and having worked in Canada before applying to immigrate. >>Read more....

Canada keeps immigration levels steady for 2011

The Government of Canada will keep Canada's immigration levels the same for 2011-between 240,000 and 265,000 new permanent residents next year. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says, "Canada's post-recession economy demands a high level of legal immigration to keep our workforce strong." >>Read more...

Record high number of job postings in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan's unemployment rate for October was just 5.7%, lower than the national unemployment rate, which is currently at 7.9%. Saskatchewan's economy continues to fuel job creation.  >>Read more...

Canada announces funding for Settlement Services in Sudbury

Canada is investing more than $220,000 to support the Newcomers Services program at the YMCA in Sudbury, Ontario. The YMCA will provide one-on-one support, career counselling, and referrals to community services for newcomers in Sudbury. >>Read more...

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