The government of Canada is looking at ways to make the immigration process for international students in Canada easier and more straightforward, with Immigration Minister John McCallum stating that “we should be doing everything we can do to court them,” adding that they are “the cream of the crop.” [Read more…]
Archives for March 2016
As Donald Trump waltzed to victory in no fewer than seven of the 11 state primaries on “Super Tuesday” last week, a familiar pattern re-emerged — many U.S. citizens proclaimed that if Trump was to become president, or even just the Republican nominee, they would pack up and move to Canada. While this has happened during previous election cycles, this time the proposition seems more serious. The deliberations come at a time of rising anxiety among Americans about Trump, who many fear is becoming unstoppable. [Read more…]
For the second time in just six months, the government of Nova Scotia has successfully lobbied for an increase in the allocation for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP), one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). These immigration programs allow Canadian provinces to select newcomers based on criteria set by the province. [Read more…]
Le gouvernement du Canada a annoncé qu’il sera bientôt plus simple pour les employeurs de certaines régions du Canada d’embaucher des travailleurs francophones qualifiés, en vertu d’une nouvelle option appelée La Mobilité Francophone. [Read more…]
It’s difficult to describe how spring looks in Canada. When the snow melts away and flowers and trees come into bloom, it’s as though the country is awaking after a good night’s rest. Many newcomers to Canada have told us that spring is their favourite season, and it’s easy to see why. At CanadaVisa Social, this week we changed our appearance for the season by showcasing spring in our nation’s capital, Ottawa.
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The Liberal government of Canada plans on welcoming up to 305,000 new permanent residents this year — the highest projected immigration level in decades, and around a seven percent increase on the 2015 plan. [Read more…]
Le gouvernement libéral du Canada prévoit accueillir jusqu’à 305,000 nouveaux résidents permanents cette année, ce qui représente le niveau d’immigration le plus élevé prévu depuis des décennies. Cela représenterait une augmentation de sept pour cent par rapport à l’année 2015. [Read more…]