Analysis: Why the Liberals are proposing a Municipal Nominee Program and free citizenship applications

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 20:43:45 +0000

The newly released Liberal Party of Canada’s 2019 federal election platform contains four immigration promises they will implement if Canadian voters return them to power on October 21.  Those promises are: Move forward with modest and responsible increases to immigration; Launch a “Municipal Nominee Program;” Make the Atlantic Immigration Pilot permanent; and Make applying for […]

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Recent immigrants reached new employment high in 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:40:20 +0000

The employment rate among recent immigrants between the ages of 25 and 54 reached a 12-year high in 2018, The Canadian Press is reporting.  The news agency obtained a federal Finance Ministry memo from January that says the employment rate for immigrants in this age group who landed in Canada less than five years prior […]

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Trudeau says immigration gives Canada ‘competitive advantage’ over U.S.


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada’s immigration policies are giving it a big advantage over the United States when it comes to attracting business.   “We’re a country that’s open to immigration right now,” he said earlier this week, on the eve of the November 6 U.S. mid-term elections. “Being able to get the top […]

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Canada extends immigration targets into 2021 with prominent roles for Express Entry, PNPs


Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici.  Canada is increasing its immigration targets for 2019 and 2020 and will extend its multi-year immigration levels plan through 2021, setting the stage for the arrival of 1.3 million new permanent residents between 2018 and 2021.  The changes were announced as part of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

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