Pilot exempting certain family members from lifetime sponsorship ban now in effect

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:04:48 +0000

A new two-year pilot begins today that will allow sponsorship applications for certain family members who would normally be banned from obtaining permanent residence under Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations.  The pilot concerns non-accompanying family members who were not examined and in some cases were not even declared when a foreign national applied for […]

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Canadian immigrants turn MAGA hat into message of ‘love and acceptance’

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 21:04:57 +0000

An immigrant-run Canadian clothing company is taking on U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again!” baseball cap with a toque proclaiming “Welcome to Canada.” The toque — a Canadian term for a knitted winter hat — is bright red like the cap made famous by Trump and has “Welcome to Canada” embroidered in the […]

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