Tag: immigration

Minister Hussen dissapointed that majority of Canadians think immigration should be limited

Majority of Canadians think immigration should be limited: poll By Teresa Wright The Canadian Press Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen responds to the 2019 Spring Reports of the Auditor General in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick   New polling numbers suggest a majority of Canadians believe the […]

Cut-off score decreases by three points in new Express Entry draw3,350 Express Entry candidates invited to apply in June 26 draw

June 26, 2019 By Stephen Smith, Bella Siddiq And Noah Turner 3.4kShares The Government of Canada invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new draw held June 26.  The cut-off score in today’s draw was 462, which is three points lower than the previous draw held June 12. This was the second consecutive draw to […]

Canada: Federal Program – rural and northern immigration pilot

Canada: Federal Program – Rural And Northern Immigration Pilot Last Updated: January 31 2019 Article by Jennifer McRae Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP Your LinkedIn Connections at Firm On January 24, 2019 Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) launched a new pilot program called the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (the “RNIP”). The RNIP is a community driven program […]

Canada: DUI offences and Canadian immigration

Canada: DUI Offences And Canadian Immigration Last Updated: January 31 2019 Article by Daniel C. Lee Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP Your LinkedIn Connections at Firm http://www.mondaq.com/canada/x/776832/work+visas/DUI+Offences+and+Canadian+Immigration There has been a change to how DUI offences are classified in Canada, further preventing entry into Canada of US individuals with DUI convictions. In the past, foreign workers from […]

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review Michelle Rempel made the announcement in Burnaby South with her party’s byelection candidate Kelvin Gawley / Burnaby Now JANUARY 20, 2019 11:55 AM MP Michelle Rempel speaks at a press conference in Burnaby South alongside Burnaby South Conservative candidate Jay Shin (left) and MP […]

Tory leader Scheer promises more autonomy for Quebec on immigration

Tory leader Scheer promises more autonomy for Quebec on immigration Scheer makes election pitch to Quebec https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/tory-leader-scheer-promises-more-autonomy-for-quebec-on-immigration-1.4262397 Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press Published Monday, January 21, 2019 1:33PM EST  Last Updated Monday, January 21, 2019 5:02PM EST MONTREAL — Quebec will be given more autonomy over immigration if the federal Conservatives win October’s election, party […]