CanadaVisa News Briefs For May, 2015

CIC News
Published: May 7, 2015

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place since the beginning of this month. Our Canadian immigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it happens. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including FacebookTwitterGoogle+ and LinkedIn.

Quebec And Federal Governments At Odds Over Changes To Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The government of Quebec, led by Liberal Premier Philippe Couillard, has stated its opposition to imminent changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) that are scheduled to come into effect next week on April 30. >>Read More

Yellowknife Approved For Exemption From TFW Hiring Ban

The capital of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife, has won an exemption from the federal government on the hiring of temporary foreign workers in certain positions. >>Read More

Manitoba Reopens Skilled Worker Overseas Stream For Canadian Immgration

As of April 30, 2015, the Canadian province of Manitoba has reopened the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Through the MPNP, Manitoba seeks skilled workers and their families who have the documented intention and ability to settle successfully in Manitoba and establish themselves economically as permanent residents of Canada. >>Read More

Canadian Immigration Measures To Support Those Affected By Nepal Earthquake

Canada will be prioritizing the processing of immigration applications already in progress on request from those who are significantly and personally affected by the earthquake in Nepal, which occurred on April 25, 2015. >>Read More

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