Refugee women scholarship in honour of MOSAIC’s Eyob Naizghi

Eyob Naizghi, longtime executive director of MOSAIC, will be stepping down from his role with the Vancouver-based immigrant-serving agency at the end of June 2018. In tribute, MOSAIC has established a new scholarship for refugee women called the Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award. The $5,000 award will be granted annually to a refugee woman leader […]

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Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand closes within hours of opening


Saskatchewan’s Occupations In-Demand sub-category opened briefly to 400 applicants yesterday and closed again within a matter of hours. This brief application window was reminiscent of this sub-category’s previous opening on Aug. 2, 2017, when it also quickly reached its intake limit of 1,200 applications. The International Skilled Worker — Occupations In-Demand sub-category functions on a first-come, first-served […]

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Saskatchewan opens popular Occupations In-Demand Sub-category for the first time in 2018


The Government of Saskatchewan announced that the International Skilled Worker — Occupations in-demand sub-category of its Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program is now open for applications. This is the first intake period of 2018. Applications under the International Skilled Worker — Occupations in-demand sub-category are received on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals interested in applying to this […]

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RBC Top 25 Mina Mawani heads up Gutsy Walk

Canadians are being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis at startling rates, and this weekend Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is hosting its 23rd annual Gutsy Walk on Sunday, June 3, to fundraise for research, programming and advocacy. “I will be joining over 23,000 Canadians from across the country walking in Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s […]

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A brush with the law can affect your electronic travel authorization for Canada


Prior to the introduction of Canada’s electronic travel authorization, almost anyone from a visa-exempt country could hop on a plane, show their passport or travel documents upon arrival, and be legally admitted to Canada. This all changed on March 15, 2016, when the electronic travel authorization, or eTA, became mandatory for citizens of temporary resident […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | May 31 to June 6, 2018


This is a summary of Canadian immigration news that took place in 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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Don’t miss Mississauga Polish Day on June 9

This Saturday, June 9, you can be Polish for a day at the Mississauga Polish Day festival. The city’s annual Polish cultural festival offers a full day (from noon to 11 p.m.) of music, dance, an art studio, film screenings, traditional food (think sausages, pierogies, cabbage rolls, sauerkraut and more!) and children’s village at Mississauga Celebration […]

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Call for applications for Ashton College Bursaries for New Immigrants

Interested in going back to school? Does Ashton College have a program that interests you at its Vancouver or online campus? And are you a new immigrant who arrived in Canada for the first time in the last five years? If so, you may be eligible for one of their Ashton College Bursaries for New Immigrants. […]

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