CanadaVisa News Briefs for November, 2017
The following is a summary of Canadian immigration and citizenship news events that took place over the past week.
Our Canadian immigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it unfolds. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Follow us on social to get the latest stories as they happen.
The most recent Federal Express Entry draws, which took place on November 1, invited 795 candidates from the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence. >>Read more
The province of Manitoba has invited a total of 395 skilled workers to settle in the province as permanent residents in a draw that took place on October 31. These candidates, plus their family members, are now in a position to apply for immigration to Manitoba through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). >>Read more
October 30 marks the first day of National Francophone Immigration Week in Canada, a week-long event created by the Federation of Francophone and Acadian Communities of Canada (Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne, or FCFA) and the Francophone Immigration Networks (Réseaux en immigration francophone, or RIF) to highlight Francophone immigration and diversity in Canada. >>Read more
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) announced on the morning of October 30 that the International PhD Graduate stream has reached its limit for the most recent intake period after opening on October 12. >>Read more
October 26, 2017
The International Skilled Worker - Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened for 1,000 new applications. >>Read more
October 24, 2017
As of October 24, 2017, the age definition of dependent children on Canadian immigration applications is raised to include dependents under the age of 22. >>Read more
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