Beginning next month, CICNews will be adding a new Q&A feature to its monthly newsletter. Readers will have the opportunity to send in their Canadian immigration questions to be answered by Attorney David Cohen. Each month, we will be picking several questions which will be published in our newsletter along with the answers. [Read more…]
Archives for August 2011
Anyone planning to enter Canada for permanent residency, to study, work, or simply visit may be prohibited from doing so if he/she has been charged or convicted of a criminal offence. Even minor offences may render a person inadmissible to Canada. [Read more…]
From now to 2015, the province of Quebec is planning to admit 50,000 new immigrations each year from over 100 countries. Individuals who are thinking of settling in Quebec will want to know about employment opportunities in the province. According to a study done by the Université de Montréal, a significant majority of immigrants selected as workers found a job that corresponds to their qualifications within five years of being admitted to Quebec. This is encouraging news as Quebec employers are requesting that the Quebec government accept more immigrants to the province to make up for the loss of Canadian workers that are retiring. [Read more…]
Like many countries around the world, Ireland is in economic crisis. Irish workers are packing their bags and leaving the country in search of better employment opportunities abroad. Many are heading to Canada and Toronto in particular. Others are seeking an opportunity to travel and experience a different culture. Canada offers certain foreign individuals an easy way to work and travel in Canada temporarily through the International Experience Canada initiative. >> Read the full article on Canadavisa.com…
A recent article in the Globe and Mail caught my eye. The piece was about young, unemployed Irish tradespeople who, of late, have been flocking to Toronto in record numbers.
It’s been said that Ireland’s chief export is people and there is a tradition of Irish immigration to Toronto that dates back some 200 years. So it’s no surprise that an ailing Irish economy has given rise to an inpouring of work-hungry young men to Canada’s Queen City in search of better opportunities. >> Click here to read the full blog post…
The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that took place or were announced over the last few weeks. [Read more…]