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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for 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.

Canadian Employers Look to Hire in Portugal  

Canadian employers are hoping to hire approximately 400 Portuguese construction workers, according to details divulged by Albano Ribeiro, spokesperson for the Construction Union in Portugal.  >>Read more…

For the First Time, Canadians are Wealthier than Americans

A new study has revealed that median household income in Canada is now higher than in the United States.  >>Read more…

Expansion of Canada-Alberta Pilot Project

Employers in Alberta will soon be able to more easily hire skilled foreign workers in targeted professions. >>Read more…

Canadian Economy Creates High-Paying Jobs

Since the beginning of 2012, Canada’s job growth has expanded to include a record number of high-quality positions. >>Read more…

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4 thoughts on “Canadian Immigration News Briefs for July 2012

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    solomon aryeetey

    Dear Sir,

    My wife is greatly disturbed because the papers she filed to CIC been returned with the explaination that it forms have been changed.I want to know if this is the case.She resides in canada whereas I am in Ghana.

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    Charlotte Schoch

    Sir, As of July 1, 2012, CIC has temporarily stopped accepting applications for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Do you have an exact date of when they will start accepting applications again in early 2013 when proposed changes to FSWP selection criteria take effect? The reason is my husband and I qualify for the FSWP and would like to get the ball rolling in regard to the application, but as you know if we have certain checks done too soon they become obsolete.

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    buki

    Can someone spouse follow immediately with she/he been a student in canada. Do they do like Australia who allows the husband or wife to follow along if one of them is a student.

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    Gagan

    Respected Sir
    can someone carry their spouse to Canada while she/he is still on working permit and what time it usually gets to get your spouse to canada after becoming PR. somebody told me that if you want to sponsor your spouse, you have to wait 5 years after getting PR. I’m unmarried yet.

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