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Canadian Federal Election Results: Liberal Minority

The results are in: after yesterday’s federal election, Liberal candidate Justin Trudeau has been re-elected as Prime Minister, although the liberals will have a minority in Parliament.

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Draws Oct. 15 – 21, 2019

Last week, draws were held for the Provincial Nominee Program in the following provinces:

Canada Express Entry Draw - October 16, 2019

Another Express Entry draw was held on October 16, issuing 500 new invitations to apply for permanent residence under Canada’s Express Entry system.

New Investment in Recruiting Temporary Foreign Workers in Quebec

At the Canadian Immigration Summit held in Montreal on October 16, 2019, Minister Jean Boulet announced additional funding to reimburse companies for International recruitment efforts.

Former Refugees who Vote as New Citizens, Appreciate Democracy!

According to Citizenship Canada, about 44,599 Syrian refugees came to Canada in November 2015, among which 606 have now become Canadian citizens eligible to vote in the 2019 election.

Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) Draws, October 7-14, 2019

Three PNP draws took place last week in British Columbia (B.C.), Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, issuing a total of 816 invitations to the provinces.

Foreign Policy Ignored in Recent Election Debate

A discussion about refugees and foreign policy was conspicuously absent in Monday’s election debate, despite leaders’ conflicting views about these topics.

A Glimpse at the Authorization to Return to Canada

This article will identify candidates for an ARC and explain the application process.

Payout for Victims of Incompetent Lawyers

A gap in Ontario’s judicial system left some victims of incompetent lawyers unable to collect on their damage claims — until recently, that is.

P.E.I. Set to Achieve Population Goals Early

In 2017, Prince Edward Island made an action plan to increase its population to 160,000 by 2022, a target it’s now set to meet by late 2021.

Tech Support Scams Targeting Canadians

Tech support scams have grown in the past few years, with scammers posing as tech support online or on the phone to get access to people’s computers and charge steep fees for fraudulent services.

Immigration is Essential to Canada’s Economy

A quarter of Canadians are expected to be over 65 in the next 20 years, per the Conference Board of Canada, meaning fewer pension contributors and more people drawing from their pension plans.

New Brunswick’s Population Reaches Record Numbers

International immigration accounts almost entirely for New Brunswick’s new population growth, which has signaled a reversal of the population decline that began in the early 2000s.

Canada’s Premier Immigration Conference Coming to Niagara Falls

The Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) will hold its two-day National Citizenship and Immigration Conference October 2-4 at the Marriott Hotel in Niagara Falls.

Provincial Nominee Program Draws: September 24–30

Three new PNP draws were held this week in B.C., Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.