Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-March 2014

CIC News
Published: March 18, 2014

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

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Encourages Use of Authorized Representatives

On Thursday, March 13, 2014 Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) issued a statement encouraging prospective immigration application to use authorized immigration representatives. >>Read more

Alberta Creates More Than 85% of Canadian Jobs

A new report from Statistics Canada showed that, in the past year, Alberta was responsible for 87% of new jobs created in Canada in the past year. >>Read more

Canada One of Best Places in the World to Retire

Canada is the number 14 country in which to retire, roundly beating the United States. >>Read more

•  Nova Scotia Introduces New Immigration Stream 

As of March 6, 2014, the Province of Nova Scotia will be making important changes to the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NS PNP). >>Read more

Almost 20,000 New Canadians Received Citizenship in February 

A total of 19,200 individuals from 193 countries became Canadian citizens last month. >>Read more



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