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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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Automated evaluation or personalized assessment?

I have read dozens of times in blogs and forums: “don’t waste money on immigration consultants or lawyers because everything you need to know is online and the government’s official websites have evaluations that tell you whether or not you

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SuperVisa approval rate update

The Super Visa program continues to have a high rate of approval. Today, May 18, 2012, the government announced that there were 3500 applications received since the program was launched (December 1, 2011). The overall approval rate is of 83

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Federal program limit reached

The Federal Immigration program is designed for candidates who have at least 1 year of work experience in one of the fields in priority and make the necessary points in order to qualify. There is a total limit of 10.000

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Modified healthcare plan for refugees

Mr. Kenney, the Canadian immigration Minister, is currently making a series of reforms to the immigration system in order to ensure the maximum economic and social benefits to the Canadian society. One of the programs changes are being made to

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