On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the Government of Canada announced new occupations and caps for the popular Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program. Additional important information has been announced for the Federal Skilled Trades (FST) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) programs. [Read more…]
Archives for April 2014
On April 1, 2014, the popular Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) program began accepting applications under the same eligibility requirements as the previous application cycle. Between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015, the program will limit its application intake to 6,500 applications. [Read more…]
The Indian community in Canada has a fascinating history spanning more than a century. Starting with just a few immigrants landing ashore in Vancouver, British Columbia, Indo-Canadians now comprise one of Canada’s largest and most well-integrated immigrant communities. [Read more…]
Many employers know that, when looking for a new employee, time is of the essence. In the days, weeks, or months that an important position remains unfilled, a company can lose untold sums of money and valuable resources. It is therefore important for employers hiring abroad to be aware of the timeframes needed to bring in various foreign workers from abroad. [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! [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.
In recent weeks, the small Canadian province of Nova Scotia has been under the spotlight for many prospective immigrants. This is due largely to the creation of a new stream of immigration called the Regional Labour Market Demand Stream (RLMD), which is administered as part of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Unlike most Canadian immigration programs, the RLMD stream does not require a job offer in order to apply. [Read more…]
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The Government of Quebec has announced new intake caps for its skilled worker, investor, entrepreneur and self employed immigration programs. By enforcing strict limits on application acceptance, Quebec is ensuring that it will receive a manageable load of applications this year. It will also reward proactive individuals who prepare and submit applications as soon as possible, before caps close.
Over the past few years, the Government of Canada has expressed its intention to bring immigration processing times down to approximately 12 months or less. Recently, it appears as though the government has begun to deliver on its promises. [Read more…]