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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-July 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.

Toronto is One of the World’s Most Liveable Cities

The city of Toronto has been ranked the world’s 8th most liveable city for 2012. This is according to a study released by the Economic Intelligence Unit, which annually reviews cities for the qualities that make them most appealing to residents.  >>Read more…

Canada Takes Steps to Protect At-Risk Workers

Effective immediately, Human Resources and Skills Development (HRSDC) will be issuing negative Labour Market Opinions for individuals destined to work in fields related to the sex trade.  >>Read more…

• Canada, Partner Countries Address Fraud in India  

Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom have joined efforts to educate prospective visitors and immigrants about the dangers of using fraudulent immigration agents.  >>Read more…

Quebec Immigration Programs Still Open: Immigration Continues Despite Federal Freeze

The majority of the over 60 Canadian immigration programs have, and will continue, to accept applications despite a temporary freeze on the acceptance of applications for the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program.  >>Read more…