In our last edition, CIC News explained how Canada has opened its doors to welcome internationally educated nurses. This article will focus on the different ways a nurse can come to Canada to work and live. As the demand for nurses continues to grow, nurses are presented with the opportunity to seek either permanent or temporary residency in Canada. [Read more…]
Archives for August 2013
Canada’s Information Technology (IT) sector is currently growing. In recent years, the Canadian Government has taken steps to attract the world’s best IT companies and most promising professionals. Some IT workers , such as computer engineers, may be eligible to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency without a job offer, through the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) or Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) programs. Many IT workers can also come to Canada as temporary foreign workers if they obtain a Canadian job offer and work permit. Once in Canada, IT workers can enjoy high-paying jobs and one of the highest qualities of life in the world. [Read more…]
Canada is committed to retaining the talented temporary foreign workers it needs to ensure continued economic growth. This includes making sure that temporary foreign workers are able to make a smooth transition to Canadian Permanent Residency if they so choose. [Read more…]
Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. Here are this month’s questions and answers: [Read more…]
Did you know that you can connect with Canadavisa on different social media websites? We have overhauled the look and feel of our many pages to give you the best online experience possible! Make sure to check us out, and as always feel free to connect with us and share with your friends. Remember, if you are looking for “Your Clear Path to Canada”, you know where to go first! [Read more…]
The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that took place or were announced over the last two weeks.
I thank my colleague and good friend Mario Bellissimo for bringing the following quotes to my attention.
“…That is a principle of Canadian law that is sacrosanct…you can’t revise things retroactively.”
You may be surprised to learn that the above words were uttered by Chris Alexander, then a backbench Member of Parliament and now the newly appointed Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. >>Read More…
There is currently a high demand for nurses throughout Canada. A recent immigration change has again made it possible for nurses to immigrate to Canada without a job offer. On August 1st 2013 Canada’s Province of Quebec announced important changes to its popular Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) program, which results in a Canadian Permanent Residency Visa. Under the revised QSW program, nurses will receive even more points than previously for their education/area of training. [Read more…]