Information sessions on Express Entry at the Embassy of Canada in Rome

On April 23, 2015 the Immigration Section at the Canadian Embassy in Rome will be hosting an information session on Express Entry. Express Entry is the first step to immigrate to Canada for permanent residence under certain economic programs. Those who are interested in applying for permanent residence in Canada as skilled workers and skilled […]

Canada targets Italian immigrants through new Express Entry immigration system

Canada is targetig Italian Immigrants through the Express Entry Immigration stream. This was announced by the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Chris Alexander during his visit to Rome, Italy, “As a proud Canadian of Italian heritage, I am very pleased Express Entry is helping to make immigration […]

CIC makes Amendments To Spousal, Common-Law, and Conjugal Partner Sponsorship Regulations

Effective June 10, 2015, few new regulations have come into effect for spousal, common-law, and conjugal partner sponsorship for Canadian immigration. Eligibility: The first amendment refers to minimum age of eligibility as a result of Canadian government’s attempt to protect women and girls from child, early, and forced marriages. Before June 10, a 16-year-old foreign […]

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 […]

Ontario has Announced Details Of Human Capital Priorities Stream

The province of Ontario has announced details of a new Canadian immigration stream called ‘Opportunities Ontario: Human Capital Priorities Stream’, aligned with the federal Express Entry immigration selection system. This stream enables Ontario Provincial Nominee Program (OOPNP) to nominate candidates who qualify for the Express Entry pool and who meet the required level of education, […]

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 […]