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Manitoba Changes Its PNP to Make It more User Friendly

Manitoba Changes Its PNP to Make It more User Friendly

2017/11/28 - As part of the previously announced renewal of the program, Manitoba is restructuring its economic immigration program to provide new pathways to permanent residence for international students and entrepreneurs, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today.“Our first step in renewing the provincial nominee program was clearing the application backlog and...
IRCC Updates Country List for Medical Examination

IRCC Updates Country List for Medical Examination

2017/11/28 - As of November 23, 2017, the country/territory list for the immigration medical exam (IME) requirement for temporary residents applying to come to Canada for more than six months has changed. If you lived in Fiji, Singapore, or Tunisia in the past year (6 months or more), you now need an IME....
Statement of Canadian Minister of Immigration on National Francophone Immigration Week

Statement of Canadian Minister of Immigration on National Francophone Immigration Week

2017/10/30 -   Ottawa, October 30, 2017 – The Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement on National Francophone Immigration: “Each year National Francophone Immigration Week gives Canadians the chance to learn more about, celebrate, and promote the contribution of French-speaking immigrants to the vitality of Francophone minority communities....
International Skilled Worker   Saskatchewan Express Entry sub category Opens

International Skilled Worker - Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category Opens

2017/10/26 - The International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened for 1,000 new applications, presenting an opportunity for eligible candidates in the government of Canada’s Express Entry immigration pool to apply for a provincial nomination without needing a job offer.  A successful application for a provincial nomination under the...
21 9  of Canadians are immigrants  StatsCan

21.9% of Canadians are immigrants: StatsCan

2017/10/25 - Reported by CBC- The share of immigrants in Canada has reached its highest level in almost a century, according to 2016 census figures released Wednesday.  The Statistics Canada data also shows the Indigenous population is growing at more than four times the rate of the non-Indigenous population, reaching nearly 1.7 million in 2016. These are some...
Effective on 24 October Age of Dependent Children Raises to Under 22 Years

Effective on 24 October/Age of Dependent Children Raises to Under 22 Years

2017/10/20 - October 24, 2017 marks the day when the definition of dependent children on Canadian immigration applications Canada will increase to include children under 22 years of age. In May of this year, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that eligible immigration applications received on or after October 24, 2017 will...
New Regulations to Obtain Canadian Citizenship Will Effect October 11  2017

New Regulations to Obtain Canadian Citizenship Will Effect October 11, 2017

2017/10/5 - As of October 11, permanent residents in Canada can apply for Canadian citizenship — a process known as naturalization — more easily and sooner than before, following the implementation of key measures contained in Bill C-6, which was passed into law last June. Whereas previously permanent residents had to accumulate at least...
New  X  Gender Designation Coming to Canadian Passports

New “X” Gender Designation Coming to Canadian Passports

2017/9/1 - (Based on the news Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC   As of August 31, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is providing interim measures for individuals requesting an “X” in the sex field in their Canadian citizenship and/or immigration document, passport, or other travel document. These interim measures will be available...
Saskatchewan Occupations In Demand Closes in 24 Hours

Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand Closes in 24 Hours

2017/8/10 - The International Skilled Worker - Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has closed for new applications, just one day after reopening for 1,200 new applications on August 9. Through this 'base' SINP sub-category, which is not aligned with the federal Express Entry immigration selection system, eligible skilled workers...
Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub Category Reopens

Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens

2017/7/28 - The International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened with an expanded list of 43 in-demand occupations on July 27, 2017. This sub-category is for skilled workers who want to live and work in Saskatchewan; whose names are in the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship...
Citizenship Can Play Role in the Social Determinants of Health

Citizenship Can Play Role in the Social Determinants of Health

2017/7/27 -  Based on a report published by Wellesley Institue about "Citizenship and Health", Senator Ratna Omidvar tweets on july 27th, 2017 the article about citizenship can play role in the social determinants of health.  Research shows that becoming a citizen has important economic and social benefits that could result in positive health outcomes...
The Guide for the Canada s Citizenship Exam will be Revised

The Guide for the Canada’s Citizenship Exam will be Revised

2017/7/27 - The Liberal government of Canada plans to revise and modify the guide for the Canadian Citizenship exam which will be used by Canadian citizens-to-be. A draft version of the new guide breaks the responsibilities of citizenship into two categories: mandatory and voluntary. Mandatory responsibilities include paying taxes, completing the census, obeying...
Citizenship Bill Receives Royal Assent

Citizenship Bill Receives Royal Assent

2017/7/25 -  June 19, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – Reported by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent. Bill C-6 as amended, adopted by both the Senate and the House of Commons, has received Royal Assent and Signed by...
Immigration Fraud Warning in OINP System

Immigration Fraud Warning in OINP System

2017/7/24 -  The government of Ontario announced that some applicants to Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) have received emails claiming to be sent by the OINP. The mentioned emails contain a false Ontario Certificate of Nomination and is ”asked to pay a “Right of Permanent Residence Fee. These emails are fraudulent. Ontario government says...
21st Parnian Newsletter Published

21st Parnian Newsletter Published

2017/7/24 -  According to the Canpars Public Relations and Research Office, the 21st volume of the Parnian newsletter was published and distributed to all clients in Iran. This newsletter, which is published periodically, covers the latest news and articles of the ParsCanada website and publish new articles containing useful information on life and job...
Celebrate Canada s 150th Birthday with Citizenship Events

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with Citizenship Events

2017/7/1 - June 26, 2017 — Ottawa, ON — Reported by  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada- Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada invites you to participate in citizenship events and activities taking place across the country in the coming weeks to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Events include 55 special citizenship ceremonies across Canada to welcome new Canadians; reaffirmation...
Processing of Online Applications Starting

Processing of Online Applications Starting

2017/6/27 -  June 26, 2017 –Reported by Quebec Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion    We are currently making the final preparations to start processing applications submitted in Mon projet Québec. Despite the slight delay, we will start processing some online applications by July 15, 2017. The average processing times are not available yet. We remind...
Government of Canada launches the Global Skills Strategy

Government of Canada launches the Global Skills Strategy

2017/6/27 - June 12, 2017—Toronto, ON – Reported by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: When companies in Canada can thrive and grow, they create more jobs. The Government of Canada’s new Global Skills Strategy will give employers a faster and more predictable process for attracting top talent and new skills to Canada, creating economic growth...
Canada the Second Best Country in the World to be an Immigrant

Canada the Second-Best Country in the World to be an Immigrant

2017/5/28 -  Reported by U.S. News and World Report- Canada has been ranked as the top country outside Europe, and the second-best country worldwide, to live as an immigrant. Only Sweden is ranked higher than Canada. This report compiled the ranking, assesses 80 countries based on their economic stability, income equality, and labor markets...