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 […]

Saskatchewan Opens Express Entry Category For Canadian Immigration

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has opened its Express Entry category for Canadian immigration under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). This category enables the SINP to nominate individuals in Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Express Entry pool and who have required skilled work experience, education, language eligibility and other requirements to aide them in successfully […]

Bill C24 - Second Class Citizenship, Changes to Canadian Citizenship Act

Bill C-24: Second class citizenship goes into effect

Last Friday, part of Bill C-24 went into effect, “officially” creating a two-tier citizenship system. So now it seems we have Second Class Citizens. This means that people who are dual citizens and who have immigrated to Canada can have their citizenship taken away. In a press release last week government of Canada tried to […]

CIC makes Technical Amendments to CRS

Effective May 30 2015, CIC has made some technical amendments to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) of Express Entry. Many candidates have seen point increase as a results. The changes made are to the way in which points are awarded to candidates with Canadian work experience. So the changes have impacted only those who have […]

News Release: Canada’s Start-up Visa Program helps launch six new companies in Canada

May 29, 2015 — Toronto — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, touted the success of the Start-up Visa Program today with the announcement of more successful applicants who have been approved for permanent residence in recent months. The Start-up Visa Program is helping to spur entrepreneurialism and create economic growth across the country […]

Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Programs across Canada

Here is information about Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Programs across different provinces of Canada. Educational accreditations are typically validated by provincial organisations, so funding for this loans program is provided to nine community-based organizations in selected communities across Canada, including: S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in British Columbia; Immigrant Access Fund, in Alberta; Immigrant Access Fund, in Saskatchewan; SEED […]

Canada To Introduce Pre-Approval System For Visa-Exempt Visitors

In a move that had been mooted since 2011, the government of Canada has announced in the official Canada Gazette that it intends to introduce electronic travel authorization (eTA) for individuals exempt from the requirement to obtain a temporary resident visa (TRV) before they may enter Canada……. The system, which is scheduled to come into […]

[VIDEO] Americans Fail At Basic Knowledge About Canada

Americans Fail At Basic Questions About Canada. See how our friendly American neighbors fair on basic Canadian Knowledge. Buzzfeed recently did an interview with couple of Americans asking question about very basic things like Current prime minister, Capital of Canada etc. You will be amazed at their response. Here are some of the answers. President […]

More immigrants coming to Nova Scotia than at any time in the last 10 years

More immigrant coming to Nova Scotia than at any time in the last 10 years

More immigrant coming to Nova Scotia than at any time in the last 10 years. Yes you heard it right. According to a statement released by Provincial Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab, last year the number of immigrants that settled in Nova Scotia reached a 10-year high of 2,661. It was never a steady incline. […]