Black History Month event tonight at York U with Angela Robertson, Robyn Maynard and Dionne Brand

Three noted leaders from different walks of life, but sharing the same goal of activism against racism, will engage in a conversation at the Black History Month event hosted by York University at the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, February 15. The event, “Everyday Activism, Critical Resistance: A Conversation with Angela Robertson and Robyn Maynard facilitated […]

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Canada to commit $440 million for immigration increase over next 3 years


Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the federal government’s multi-year immigration levels plan is on track and $440 million will be committed to ensure its success. Hussen provided an update Thursday on Canada’s 2018 immigration levels before Parliament’s Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. Last November, Canada put aside one-year immigration levels planning in favour […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | February 8 to February 15, 2018


This is a summary of Canadian immigration news events that happened over the past week. Our Canadian immigration news briefs keep you up to date on the latest Canadian immigration news as it unfolds. These articles are shared across all our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Make sure to follow us […]

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Update on spousal sponsorship process improvements in time for Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day, and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is trying to spread the love with an announcement on how it’s improving the spousal sponsorship process of immigration to bring spouses and dependants together faster. “The Government of Canada is committed to family reunification,” said Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen. “We […]

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IRCC says 80% of spousal sponsorship backlog now cleared


The Government of Canada announced today that it has now cleared 80 per cent of its spousal sponsorship backlog. Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, made the announcement as part of a special Valentine’s Day update. Hussen said the achievement delivers on a government promise made in December 2016 to reduce the […]

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Just over two weeks left to nominate for 2018 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

Nominations are  open for the 2018 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant awards, the historic 10th year of the program. Is there an immigrant who inspires you? Go to canadianimmigrant.ca/rbctop25 to nominate them for this special honour until February 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST. Just over two weeks left to go! “These awards celebrate the significant […]

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New study reveals most in-demand occupations in Canada in 2018


A new study detailing the most in-demand occupations in Canada in 2018 shows business analysts, IT project managers and software engineers among the top 10. The annual study by the human resources company Randstad Canada showed business analysts in fifth place, IT project managers in seventh place and software engineers ranking ninth overall. The study […]

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Study finds IT occupations among the most in-demand professions in Canada


A new study detailing the most in-demand occupations in Canada in 2018 shows business analysts, IT project managers and software engineers among the top 10. The annual study by the human resources company Randstad Canada showed business analysts in fifth place, IT project managers in seventh place and software engineers ranking ninth overall. The study […]

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