Periodically, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) updates the National Occupation Classification (NOC), which is used to define jobs for many Canadian immigration programs. Changes to this classification can complicate immigration applications for applicants who may not know how to navigate the changes.
The Canadian government recently announced that the CAN+ Visa program will now be open to Indian nationals, expediting travel from India to Canada.
A recent Federal Court ruling on the right of health care for refugees is an important win for new Canadians, reversing the Conservative government's health cuts.
Are you interested in working as a long-haul trucker in Canada? Canada's trucking industry is facing a labour shortage, creating new opportunities for foreign workers in this industry.
A change to the way that the immigration applications of children over the age of 19 will be processed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is expected to negatively affect refugees.
In recent months, a group of individuals primarily from Hong Kong have been in the news as a result of their attempt to sue to Canadian government.
At a recent skills summit focusing on the Canadian labour market, Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney warned of an impending skills shortage in Canada.
In light of the recent changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program, contributors from the Maytree Foundation and the Mowat Centre at the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance are looking for solutions to ensure the TFW program is used appropriately.
Canada is known both at home and abroad as a tolerant country that welcomes difference, and an installation currently showing in Toronto seeks to celebrate that quality in Canada’s immigration system.
Canada’s live music industry recently heard great news with the announcement that the Canadian government is scrapping the unpopular “tour tax” on international performers performing at certain Canadian venues.
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