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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for February 2011

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

Study shows Canada excels at integrating immigrants

A recent survey found that Canada was better at integrating immigrants into its society compared to most other North American and European countries. Canada placed third after Sweden and Portugal. >>Read more….

Canada hits record numbers for immigration in 2010

Last year, Canada admitted the highest number of immigrants in over 50 years. 280,636 immigrants became permanent residents of Canada in 2010, more than 6% of what was originally expected. Most of the newcomers were skilled workers. >>Read more…

P.E.I. to introduce new investor immigration program

In about one month, Prince Edward Island will be introducing a new investor program into their Provincial Nominee Program. The province had an investor program from 2001 to 2008, but this new program will have some important changes. >>Read more…

Survey names Vancouver most liveable city

An annual survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit has named Vancouver, British Columbia the most liveable city in the world. Vancouver has maintained the number one position for the past five years. >>Read more…