Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-August 2013

CIC News
Published: August 14, 2013

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

Asylum Claims to Canada Lower by over 50%

Canada received half as many asylum claims in the first 6 months of 2013 than the same time span in 2012. >>Read more...

• International Post-Graduates Category now a permanent part of British Columbia PNP

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) announced today that the International Post-Graduate (IPG) pilot project will become a permanent fixture in the province’s PNP program. >>Read more...

• Extensive Changes made to Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program for Business

The Government of Manitoba has announced a number of changes to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program for Business (PNP-B). >>Read more..

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