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What’s New on the Canadavisa Facebook Page

The Canadavisa Facebook page is now almost 17,300 members strong! As always, we are working hard to make this page the best place on Facebook for all things related to Canadian immigration. In the past two weeks, we have…


Proving Language Proficiency for Canadian Immigration in 2013

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has stated that the ability to communicate in one or both of Canada’s two official languages is key to finding employment in the country. To help ensure that prospective immigrants arrive in Canada with the language skills needed to succeed, many Canadian immigration programs require that applicants prove their ability […]


A Review of Immigration in 2012, Part 1

2012 saw a number of important changes to Canadian immigration programs across the board. Some have already taken effect, while others will not be effective until various times in 2013. As we embark on a new year, CIC News is pleased to provide a summary of the major changes to some of Canada’s most popular […]


David’s Blog: The Measure of Canada’s Compassion?

It is a trite, but true, saying that the measure of a society lies in its treatment of its weakest and most helpless citizens. By this standard Canada comes up quite small, particularly when you consider the treatment accorded to one young and extremely vulnerable Canadian citizen. >>Read More…


BREAKING NEWS: Federal Skilled Worker Program Will Reopen in May 2013

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has announced that the new selection system for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) will take effect on May 4th, 2013. At that time, the program will begin accepting applications for review. In addition to the long-awaited announcement, important new details about the program have been revealed, helping to paint […]