CIC Issues update to requirement for Citizenship Oath

CIC updates Canadian Oath Ceremony of Citizenship rules to allow for religious accommodation following a recent court ruling about dress code during the oath. Read about the Court ruling and proceeding here. The update states: Following the recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada v. Ishaq, operational […]

Quebec Skilled Worker Program for Canadian Immigration to Open November 4

The much anticipated Quebec Skilled Worker Program is now set to open on November 4, 2015. This means that officials will start accepting postal applications starting November 4, 2015. The government has set the upper cap at 6300 during the 2015-2016 period. The most recent QSWP application cycle in 2014 with an intake of 6,500 […]

19th Express Entry Draw: Spike in CRS

The 19th Express Entry Draw was announced on October 23, 2015 and there was a spike in CRS. Canadian Citizenship and Immigration issued 1,502 invitation to Candidates offering them opportunity to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence. The lowest number of CRS was 489. This Draw saw a spike in CRS after 9 Draws. Last two […]

7 Canadian expats who lost their rights to vote

Do you know who are the people named as expats ? If you are a Canadian Citizen living outside Canada for more than 5 years, you are an expat. According to a July 20 court ruling, as many as 1.4 million Canadians living abroad lost their right to cast ballots in the Oct. 19 federal […]

Nova Scotia Express Entry gets more allocation in mid-year

The province of Nova Scotia today announced that it has been granted 300 additional spaces for its Express Entry streams, known as Nova Scotia Demand Demand: Express Entry and Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry. On Wednesday, Premier Stephen McNeil and Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab announced Nova Scotia can take 300 more people for its […]

British Columbia Puts Temporary Pause on Provincial Nominee Program for 2015

British Columbia has put temporary pause on its Provincial Nominee Program for 2015. According to an announcement made on B.C. website, Province have received more than the expected application so they are not allowing any more application for this year. This is the official announcement made by the B.C. official sources. Click here to get […]

Saskatchewan Express Entry for Skilled Immigrant Lanuched

Press Release The Government of Saskatchewan today announced the launch of an improved online application system for the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). Immigrants applying for permanent residence can now apply online to the new Saskatchewan Express Entry category announced earlier this year, as well as other SINP streams. The Saskatchewan Express Entry Category will […]

Changes To Canada’s Citizenship Act To Come Into Force This Week

There has been a lot of talk about Citizenship Act during last two year. Lots of reforms and changes were gradually announced but those long-awaited changes to Canada’s citizenship laws will finally come into effect this week by Thursday, June 11. The reforms result from a bill of law passed by the Canadian Parliament last […]