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CanadaVisa News Briefs for Mid-July 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 month.

Canadian Immigration Minister Details Express Entry System

Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander met with business leaders and stakeholders in Toronto yesterday about the January 2015 launch of the Express Entry electronic application management system. >>Read more

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Announces Can+ Program in India

Canadians are celebrating their shared heritage throughout June and early July. From June 21 to July 1, 2014, events are being held across the country to commemorate Canada’s history, diversity, and national identity. >>Read more

Some Pending Low-Wage LMIA Applications to be Returned

As of June 20th 2014, the Government of Canada will no longer process any applications submitted on or before that date for low-wage positions to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. >>Read more

Canada Welcomes Over 2,200 New Citizens on Canada Day

On July 1st, 2014, Canada’s 147th birthday, more than 2,200 new Canadians from 138 countries were welcomed to the country at 45 citizenship ceremonies across the nation. >>Read more

Canada Celebrates Canada Day

July 1st, 2014 is Canada Day, Canada’s 147th birthday. To celebrate, many proud Canadians are participating in festivities in cities and regions across the nation.>>Read More