Immigration is a major positive contribution to the internationally renowned and unique culture of Canada. As the impact of immigration begins to permeate even the smallest towns in Canada, serving up chicken curry in P.E.I. is becoming less uncommon by the month.
Applications to the Temporary Foreign Worker program (TFW) experienced a drop of 74% in August 2014 in reaction to major fundamental reforms to the TFW Program made earlier this year. The changes were instated to guarantee that Canadians are the top priority in the workforce.
The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (CIC) Chris Alexander has made it public knowledge that those who travel to places such as Iraq and Syria to fight with the Islamic state and other militant groups will have their Canadian passport revoked.
Fraudulent immigration agents take advantage of unsuspecting foreigners looking to immigrate to Canada by using websites, emails, TV advertisements, the radio, magazines and newspapers.
Nova Scotia’s Provincial Nominee Program (NSNP) allows prospective immigrants with the skills and experience demanded by the labour market of Nova Scotia to receive a Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Certificate, which quickens the immigration process.
The government of British Columbia echoed that of Ontario’s recent opposition to the removal of birthright citizenship proposed by the federal government.
Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander is encouraging leading businesses and employers across Canada to become acquainted with the Express Entry program, which will be introduced in January 2015.
Express Entry is a new immigration program to be introduced in January 2015, whereby the Canadian federal government intends to ensure potential immigrants possess skills that are in demand in Canada. Newcomers to Canada expressed reservations about the program in a recently released government survey.
The entry of foreign performers, film and entertainment workers is critical to entertainment production and events in Canada. In June 2014, the Canadian government made changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP), which has affected the ways in which Canadian employers hire international workers.
The Federal Skilled Worker program, an economic immigration program where acceptance is based on education and work experience, as well as an applicant’s ability to settle in Canada and contribute to the economy, has a limited number of spots left!
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