CanadaVisa News Briefs For June, 2015

CIC News
Published: June 2, 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.


 Canada Announces Expansion To China Transit Program

The government of Canada has announced that an expansion will be made to the China Transit Program (CTP), which allows eligible Chinese citizens to transit through Canada without a visa when they are travelling to and from the United States. >>Read More

 Parent and Grandparent Super Visa Hits Major Milestone

Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, has announced that the 50,000th Parent and Grandparent Super Visa has recently been issued, a major milestone for the popular program. >>Read More

 Immigrant Investor Capital Class Set To Reopen

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will accept permanent resident applications received under the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class starting on May 25, 2015. >>Read More

 Canadian Government Discusses Economic Immigration With Provincial Counterparts

Federal, provincial and territorial immigration ministers met in Toronto today to discuss the benefits of economic immigration to Canada. >>Read More


Candidates With 755 Or More CRS Points Selected In Ninth Express Entry Draw For Canadian Immigration

The ninth draw from the Express Entry pool was performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on May 22, 2015. A total of 1,361 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 755 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. >>Read More

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