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Category: News

News for Quebec Skilled Workers – Certified copies

Starting March 2012, the Quebec government made various changes in the regulations for the submission of an Application for a Quebec Selection Certificate, one being the requirement to present most documents only in certified copies (or originals). Obtaining a certified

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Immigration Fair in Montreal

Every year in Montreal is host to two-day immigration fair called Le Salon de l’Immigration, where immigrants and aspiring immigrants can find pertinent information on employment, settlement, integration and immigration processes. It is with pride and pleasure that Martineau &

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Online visa application

A record number of visas was issued in 2012 by the Canadian government: almost 1 million. This represents a 40% increase compared to 2004 and it is the result of the current government plan to speed and ease the process

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New Immigration Changes

As announced in our blog some months ago, only one year of work experience will now be required in order to be eligible under the Canadian Experience Class program.  Another welcomed change is the creation of the Federal Skilled Trades

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Immigration plan 2013 Canada

Immigration to Canada – 2013 Plan

The Canadian government has published the immigration plan for the year 2013. The accepted number of immigrants will be the same as in the last five years, meaning some 250,000 persons.

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Federals Skilled Worker Program news

Today, August 17, 2012, the Canadian Government published some proposed changes to the Federal Skilled Worker Program. The program is expected to be reopened in January 2013 upon approval of these changes.

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News about the Quebec immigration process

Based on a decision published in the Official Gazette on June 29, 2012, the suspension of the receipt of certain applications for a Quebec Selection Certificate is now in force, with slight changes to the new regulations published in March

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Federal programs on hold

The last week of June 2012 was of many hopes in respect to Federal immigration programs – new lists of professions were expected, new programs for businesspeople and investors, new programs for low-skilled workers, the Canadian Experience class made more

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