Articles on Canadian Immigration

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A Brief Portrait of the Canadian Federal Government

General
Canada’s federal legislature is bicameral, comprised of the Senate and the House of Commons.

Express Entry Draw #123

News
Another Express Entry Draw was held on August 12, inviting 3,600 candidates to the Express Entry (EE) program.

Federal Funding to Offset Provincial Legal Aid Cuts

News
Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent decision to give Ontario $26 million in legal aid will help offset the budget cuts premier Doug Ford made in the spring.

Take Me to Canada! Which Dependents Can Accompany You?

Family Class
Family is important in all aspects of life, and immigration is no different.

Provincial Nominee Program Draws: August 5—12

News
British Columbia’s provincial draw was the only one held this week, issuing 238 invitations across five streams.

Sentencing Continues in BC’s Largest Immigration Fraud Case

News
Xiao Feng “Heki,” an unauthorized immigration practitioner with New Can Consultants Ltd., has been sentenced to 20 months in jail for passport fraud, misrepresentation, and tax evasion.

Personalized Course will Help Immigrants Integrate in Québec

News
A new personalized support program with courses to help immigrants integrate into the job market is designed to both assist immigrants and help the manufacturing industry address its labour shortage.

Temporary Kiosks at Toronto Airport will Welcome International Students

News
Temporary “Destination Ontario” kiosks in the Toronto airport will be part of a new welcome initiative for international students.

800+ Programs to Help Newcomers Settle in Canada

News
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) plans to fund more than 800 programs across the country to help newcomers settle and integrate successfully in Canada.

A Newcomer’s Guide to Charlottetown

Cities in Canada
Prince Edward Island’s historic capital city was the foundation upon which Canada was built.

Provincial Nominee Program Draws: July 29—Aug 5

News
There were two new Provincial Nominee Program draws over the last week, issuing a total of 1,843 invitations to candidates in BC and Alberta.

Misrepresentation – To Be or Not to Be

Preparing to Immigrate
When applying for any type of Canadian visa, dishonesty, ignorance, or negligence can lead to inadmissibility.

Migrant Farm Worker Receives First Open Work Permit

News
A migrant farm worker who took his case to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has received the first-ever open work permit, allowing him to escape his abusive Canadian employer.

Increased Interest Causes NL Immigration Backlog

News
Applications for the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program are taking twice as long to process as usual owing to a sharp increase in the number of newcomers applying.

New Brunswick Develops Strategy to Curb Nursing Shortage

News
As demand for nurses rises, New Brunswick has developed an immigration strategy that will help newcomers with nursing backgrounds.