CanadaVisa News Briefs For March, 2015

CIC News
Published: March 4, 2015

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place since the beginning of this month.

• Canada Extends Intake Period For Investor Program

The period for which Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will accept applications for the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program has been extended until April 15, 2015. >>Read More

Northwest Territories On Track To Meet Nominated Immigrant Targets

The Northwest Territories, one of Canada’s three territories located in the North of the country, is on track to meet its Canadian immigration targets for the next five years. >>Read More

• R&B Star Chris Brown Denied Entry To Canada

Chris Brown, the American R&B star who infamously pleaded guilty to an assault charge after an incident with then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009, last night cancelled two shows in Montreal and Toronto after citing Canadian “immigration issues”.  >>Read More

• Immigrants’ Personal Information May Be Shared Under Proposed Law

The sharing of personal information between government departments for enforcement purposes has been included in a proposed law, published Friday. >>Read More

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