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canadian immigration news – Thinking Port

Canada makes it possible for employers to apply for Labour Market Impact Assessment online

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:57:42 +0000

Employers looking to hire temporary foreign workers are now able to manage their Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application through an online portal. The new pilot project comes after many calls from Canadian business leaders to improve the current LMIA process for employers. The online pilot will allow Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) employers to […]

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Atlantic Canada’s immigration revolution continues

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:12:35 +0000

Atlantic Canada’s incredible immigration run continued in 2019 as the region welcomed nearly 18,000 newcomers. The Atlantic region, which includes Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, has been making significant efforts in recent years to welcome more immigrants. Atlantic Canada has a rapidly aging population, low birth rate, higher rates […]

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While the U.S. blocks immigration visas, Canada building strong Nigerian community

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:34:04 +0000

U.S. President Donald Trump has expanded a controversial travel ban to include immigration visa restrictions on Nigeria and five other nations. In Canada, however, Nigerians belong to one of the fastest-growing diasporas in the country. Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, and Tanzania will be barred from obtaining certain types of U.S. immigration visas beginning February […]

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Manitoba issues 181 invitations to immigration candidates in latest Expression of Interest draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:16:22 +0000

The 82nd Manitoba Expression of Interest draw took place on January 30, issuing invitations to immigration candidates vying for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) sent out a total of 181 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to candidates from the following three streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 124 […]

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Manitoba invites 181 invitations to immigration candidates in latest Expression of Interest draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:16:22 +0000

The 82nd Manitoba Expression of Interest draw took place on January 30, issuing invitations to immigration candidates vying for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) sent out a total of 181 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to candidates from the following three streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 124 […]

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Express Entry may be an immigration option for royal couple if Meghan were the principal applicant

Credit to Author: Noah Turner| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:42:39 +0000

Since the news got out that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are stepping back from senior royal duties and making Canada — at least for now— their part-time home, immigration experts have been puzzling over the question: Would the Duke and Duchess of Sussex qualify for Canadian permanent residence? Several news outlets have looked at […]

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Quebec says reforms to popular immigration program won’t affect students, workers already in province

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 17:35:34 +0000

Foreign students and temporary workers who were already in Quebec on November 1 will not have to meet new eligibility criteria for the Quebec Experience Program, the province’s immigration minister has announced. The reversal comes a day after opposition parties, student groups, foreign workers and foreign students converged on Quebec’s National Assembly and called on […]

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