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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-February 2012

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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 two weeks.

Census shows Canada growing fastest in G8 thanks to immigration

The first 2012 Canadian census numbers were released today highlighting Canada’s population growth. >>Read more…

Updates made to National Occupation Classification matrix

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada has reported that: On January 31, 2012, [HRSDC] and Statistics Canada replaced the 2006 edition of the National Occupation Classification (NOC) with a 2011 version. >>Read more…

Hold ended on Iranian investor immigration affected by sanctions

Iranian immigrants coming to Canada via one of its investor programs can once again transfer required funds between Iran and Canada, as of January 25th, 2012. >>Read more…

Black History Month continues to be celebrated nation-wide

As mid-February approaches, Canada continues to celebrate Black history until the end of the month. >>Read more…