CanadaVisa News Briefs For Mid-November, 2014

CIC News
Published: November 19, 2014

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that took place since mid-October.

• Canadian Government To Ban Immigrants In Polygamous, Forced Marriages

The Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, has announced that the government will ban people who have taken part in practices that are “incompatible with Canadian values” — such as those in polygamous or forced marriages — from immigrating to Canada. >>Read More

More International Students Coming To Canada

The number of international students choosing to study in Canada at third-level education institutions has increased by 26 per cent since 2012, it has been revealed. >>Read More

Canada's Jobless Rate Drops To 6.5%

The employment figures for October have shown a decrease in Canada’s national jobless rate, which now stands at 6.5 per cent. This is the lowest rate since November, 2008. >>Read More

Immigration Minister Opens Race Relations Foundation Symposium

A two-day conference hosted by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) began in Ottawa this morning, with federal Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, giving the opening address. >>Read More


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