Quashed Plan for Stricter Inspection on Balikbayan Boxes A Victory for OFWs, but the struggle against the “legalized extortion” continues – Migrante Alberta
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Quashed Plan for Stricter Inspection on Balikbayan Boxes A Victory for OFWs, but the struggle against the “legalized extortion” continues – Migrante Alberta

News Release Quashed Plan for Stricter Inspection on Balikbayan Boxes A Victory for OFWs, but the struggle against the “legalized extortion” continues – Migrante Alberta As the ber season in the Philippines approaches, the influx of goodies and presents contained in balikbayan boxes coming from thousands, if not millions of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) increase. … Continue reading

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Honouring newcomers’ contributions to Canada

News Release Honouring newcomers’ contributions to Canada  Costas Menegakis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, congratulated winners of the seventh annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards in Toronto, while Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Member of Parliament for Richmond, congratulated award recipients in Vancouver.  Organized by Canadian Immigrant Magazine, … Continue reading

Threat of deportation lands thousands of dollars in fraudsters’ hands
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Threat of deportation lands thousands of dollars in fraudsters’ hands

News Release Threat of deportation lands thousands of dollars in fraudsters’ hands The Edmonton Police Service has received several reports of scams targeting the Indo-Canadian community and immigrants by threatening them to pay thousands of dollars or face deportation since April 2015. Complainants reported that they have received calls from people claiming to work with … Continue reading

Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth; Government unveils new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program
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Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth; Government unveils new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

News Release Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth Government unveils new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program Vancouver — Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced yesterday that Canada will unveil a pilot program in January 2015 to attract experienced business immigrants who can actively invest in the Canadian economy, stimulating innovation, economic growth and … Continue reading

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Ottawa welcomes more than 1,100 new Canadians; 700 in Montreal

News Release Ottawa welcomes more than 1,100 new Canadians OTTAWA— More than 1,100 individuals from 122 countries became Canadian citizens at 15 citizenship ceremonies in Ottawa this week, announced Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander recently. Alexander welcomed and congratulated Canada’s newest citizens at a special citizenship ceremony at Rideau Hall on Tuesday. The ceremony, … Continue reading