CanadaVisa News Briefs for November, 2017

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Published: November 1, 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.

November 1 Express Entry Draws Invite Provincial Nominee and Federal Skills Trade Candidates

November 1, 2017

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

Manitoba Invites 395 Skilled Workers to Immigrate in October 31 Draw

October 31, 2017

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

• Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen Comments on National Francophone Immigration Week

October 30, 2017

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

• Ontario PhD Graduate Stream Reaches Intake Limit

October 30, 2017

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

Saskatchewan flag Canada Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker Express Entry Accepting 1,000 More Applications

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

Ethnic mother and daughter, canada immigration, dependent childrenChildren Below 22 Years of Age Are Now Considered Dependents

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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