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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for April 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.

Want to become a millionaire? Canada’s the place to do it

Rather than inheriting money, many wealthy Canadians are now earning their fortunes on their own. A recent survey, conducted by BMO Harris Private Banking, examined 459 Canadians who have at least $1 million in investable assets or more. >> Read more….

Study: Why Canada needs more immigrants

A recent study conducted by Tony Fang, a Canadian professor at the University of York in Vancouver, found that Canada needs to increase the number of immigrants coming to Canada in order to encourage investment in housing and to help boost the nation’s economy.>>Read more…

Canada’s IT industry to face labour shortages

A recent report, entitled Outlook for Human Resources in the ICT Labour Market, 2011-2016, states that there will be a labour shortage of qualified applicants for IT related jobs in Canada within the next few years. The report was released by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). >> Read more…

Canadians most tolerant

A report released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development concluded that Canada is the most tolerant country of the 140 countries polled.>> Read more…