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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-April 2014

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

Canada a Destination for Venture Capitalists

The Canadian provinces of Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia are three of the most popular locations in North America for venture capital investment. >>Read more

Canada’s New Immigration Model will be Called “Express Entry”

Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced earlier this week that Canada’s new recruitment model for economic immigration will be called “Express Entry”. >>Read more

Changes to CELPIP Language Test

As of April 1, 2014, the CELPIP-G test will no longer be used as a test to prove English language proficiency.>>Read more

 Canada Ranks High for Social Progress

Canada is the most socially progressive country in the Western Hemisphere, and the seventh most progressive overall, according to a recent study.>>Read more



6 thoughts on “Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-April 2014

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    ALI Arhouma

    the new immigration law will it be applied for people who landed in Canada in 2010 and not yey applied for the citizenship ? when will it be effective ?

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    Jason A.Robinson

    Thanks to the Canadian immigration services Canadian Immigration Services for the latest Canadian immigration news briefs for mid- April 2014. Express Entry article is really great. It’s really useful for this month’s new immigrants.

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    Iqbal Bahar Laskar

    I want to know the commencement date of FSW programme on may2014

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    Abuhanif Badsha

    Really this is good news for all skillfull staff.Thanks ,Immigration Minister Chris Alexander , Because of “EXPRESS ENTRY”2015, Now canada will get more Economic grow
    ( development )
    From – Dhaka -Bangladesh
    Thank you

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    Good Day

    With the planned commencement of Express Entry in January 2015, is there any possiblity that the yearly immigration system (FSW etc) will be available for this calendar year?

    Thank you

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    Lucille guinitaran

    Good day! I just wanted to ask about the celpip because I have taken the celpip last dec. 14, 2013, so does it mean I cannot use it anymore if I will apply for residency?

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