Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-April 2013

CIC News
Published: April 16, 2013

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that took place or were announced over the last two weeks.

Controversy Stirs Over RBC Foreign Worker Hires

Canada’s largest bank has in recent weeks come under fire for allegedly replacing Canadian workers with foreign hires. The Royal Bank of Canada, commonly known as RBC, denies this assertion. >>Read more...

New Immigrant Guide Released by Citizenship & Immigration Canada 

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released a revamped, updated immigration guide for new Canadian permanent residents. The handbook, called Welcome to Canada, is the official book given to help immigrants prepare for their move and navigate the first months in their new home. >>Read more...

Entrepreneur Start-Up Visa Launched April 1st  

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has launched an exciting new pilot, the Entrepreneur Start-Up Visa program, on April 1st 2013. The program, which will connect promising foreign entrepreneurs to Canadian organizations that will assist in start-up operations, is the first of its kind in the world. >>Read more...

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