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On November 1, 2017 the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, announced ambitious new targets for Canadian immigration over the next three years, with a particular emphasis on economic immigration. The multi-year plan sets a target of over 1 million immigrants by 2020.
Manitoba’s Minister of Education and Training, Ian Wishart, announced on November 15th that an agreement has been reached with the federal government to restructure the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The changes are meant to make the economic provincial program more user friendly and create new pathways to permanent residence.
Before applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) in a low wage position, you must conduct at least three different varieties of advertising. As of August 28, 2017, the requirements include a mandatory posting on the Government of Canada’s Job Bank website, and at least two additional recruitment methods that target specific groups.
Changes restricting United States and UK student visas have resulted in Canadian schools welcoming more students from India; Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah says MBA students from India are highly desirable future permanent residents of Canada.
In order to study in Canada, international students usually require a study permit. This is a document available only after a college, university, or other accredited educational institution has accepted you. Study permits are only available for those accepted to schools designated to accept international students. Not all students technically require a study permit, if the program is less than 6 months, you will not require a study permit.
Work Permits for young adults from Ireland to temporarily work in Canada are open effective November 3, 2017.
Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah explains cross-border visas and work permit options for entertainers, musicians, filmmakers and artists who want to work in Canada or the US.
Effective November 3, 2017, the Ontario immigration office is accepting applications for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream
Canada to Admit 1 Million Immigrants in Next 3 Years: immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah believes welcoming qualifed immigrants will help build a stronger Canada.
Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Explains How Canada Express Entry Works