Canadian Immigration News Briefs for January 2014

CIC News
Published: January 28, 2014

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

Canada Seeks to Double Number of International Students by 2022

According to a new plan released this week, the Canadian government hopes to attract 450,000 international students by 2022. >>Read more...

Calgary is a Must-See City for 2014

The city of Calgary, in the Canadian province of Alberta, has made the New York Times’ list of must-see destinations for 2014. >>Read more...

SINP Intake Quotas Slowly Filling

As of January 10, 2014, the Saskatchewan intake cap for international skilled workers without a job offer has been filled. >>Read more...

High Numbers of Visas Issued to Indian Nationals

Between January and December 2013, high numbers of visitor visas and study permits were issued by Canada’s visa offices in New Delhi and Chandigarh, India. >>Read more...

Canada Pledges Funds to Combat Polio in Pakistan

On Tuesday, January 7, the Government of Canada announced that it would donate $20 million over the next three years to support efforts to eradicate polio in Pakistan. >>Read more...

Information Technology Sector Booming in Ottawa

Canada’s capitol city may be poised to become a major hub of information technology careers. >>Read more...

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