Can I enter Canada if I work in the airline industry and have a criminal record?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2022 12:00:10 +0000

If you have a criminal record, it is likely that you will experience issues entering Canada. If you are a foreign national who has been arrested or convicted of a criminal offence, you may be considered criminally inadmissible to Canada. This can cause problems for workers with criminal records in the airline industry who work […]

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Canada’s PNP immigration results for June 2022

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 17:00:17 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued over 3,000 invitations to apply for provincial nomination last month. The PNP is an immigration program jointly administered by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. It offers Canadian provinces and territories the opportunity to create their own immigration streams to better meet their labour market needs and economic development […]

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Canada’s high job vacancy rate means immigration will be even more critical to the labour market in the future

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 12:00:19 +0000

Canada’s unemployment rate is at a record low of 5.1%, resulting in significant worker shortages. Job vacancies are more than 80% higher than they were pre-pandemic. These vacancies are in large part due to Canada’s aging population. More than one in five working age Canadians are approaching retirement age. This impact is compounded by Canada’s […]

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Americans can get Canadian citizenship if at least one parent is Canadian

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:14:17 +0000

Americans born to first generation Canadian citizens may be eligible for Canadian citizenship by descent. In order to prove that you are eligible for citizenship, you need to apply for a Proof of Citizenship. You can apply at any age, and you are still eligible if your parents are deceased. It costs about $75 to […]

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A look at Canada Day through Heritage Minutes

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:00:06 +0000

Canada Day celebrations are back this year after being curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a day to celebrate the nation’s shared history and achievements. People can expect big events, fireworks and get-togethers with family and friends. Historica Canada, a national charitable organization that works to educate people about Canadian history, has been producing […]

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How American residents can work in Canada

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:00:03 +0000

Most U.S. residents need a work permit in order to work in Canada. Work permits in Canada fall under two categories. The first category involves a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). Canada’s federal government uses the LMIA to determine how the hiring of foreign workers may impact the wages and employment of workers in Canada. Some […]

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Immigration minister discusses new PR pathway for temporary residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:00:28 +0000

Details are still scant on the new immigration pathway for temporary residents, however, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser updated CIC News on the current policy considerations. “The challenge that I’m wrestling with right now is that we have more people coming on a temporary basis than we may have spaces for in our immigration levels plan,” […]

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How to move to Canada from the U.S. in 2022

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 15:29:29 +0000

American residents looking to move to Canada have more than 100 immigration pathways to choose from. Canadians are generally welcoming to immigrants. Due to demographic factors such as a shrinking labour force and a low natural birth rate, the government looks to immigration to help grow the Canadian population. Each year, about 1% of Canada’s […]

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Discover Canada by train! Learn about VIA Rail’s Canada Day contest and year-round special offers for newcomers

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 13:21:07 +0000

Want to travel through the beautiful Canadian landscapes and create special memories? Check out VIA Rail’s contest to mark Canada Day and learn about year-round offers for permanent residents and new citizens.

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5 ways to get kids moving and off their screens

Credit to Author: Dr. George I. Traitses| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 13:14:27 +0000

Sometimes it seems as if slowing children down is parents’ biggest challenge, but with video games, television, fast food and a vast array of other couch-promoting activities on the rise, keeping Canadian kids active is actually a growing concern. What can you do to promote regular physical activity? Here are five outside-the-box ways to get […]

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