Philippines

BI OKs entry of Pinoys’ foreign parents, kids from ‘visa nations’

By Ferdinand Patinio  (File photo) MANILA – Visa-required foreign nationals who are parents or children of Filipinos may now enter the country without an entry exemption document (EED) from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Wednesday. Commissioner Jaime Morente said while these foreigners are no longer required to present … Continue reading

Alberta

Funding of $1 million is available to help newcomers access mentorship opportunities to build their careers, further diversify Alberta’s economy

News Release Mentoring newcomers for success in Alberta’s workforce Funding of $1 million is available to help newcomers access mentorship opportunities to build their careers and further diversify Alberta’s economy. The Alberta Immigrant Mentorship Innovation Grant supports organizations in delivering career mentorship programs that help newcomers find meaningful employment based on their work experience, education … Continue reading

Ontario News

Ontario Helping More Immigrants Start and Grow Businesses

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Helping More Immigrants Start and Grow Businesses Entrepreneurship project expected to generate $20 million in business investment and create good local jobs WATERLOO — Ontario is recruiting 100 international entrepreneurs to start or grow businesses in regions outside of the Greater Toronto Area that have been hit hard by pandemic job losses through … Continue reading

Ontario Helping Immigrants Prepare for Good Jobs
Ontario News

Ontario Helping Immigrants Prepare for Good Jobs

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Helping Immigrants Prepare for Good Jobs Free skills training for newcomers will help advance province’s economic recovery  HAMILTON — The Ontario government is investing $7.7 million in language and skills training supports to help 2,700 newcomers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic start new jobs. Through 19 programs across Ontario, newcomers will gain the … Continue reading

Federal government continues to make family reunification a priority
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Federal government continues to make family reunification a priority

Federal government continues to make family reunification a priority News Release From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Processing surge puts Government on track to largely eliminate Live-in Caregiver Program backlog by end of 2018 Toronto, ON – Caregivers and their families will be reunited and the inventory of Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) applications will be largely eliminated … Continue reading

`Canada is strongly committed to protecting the public from unethical practices in the immigration and citizenship consultant industry’– Minister Hussen
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`Canada is strongly committed to protecting the public from unethical practices in the immigration and citizenship consultant industry’– Minister Hussen

Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration’s Report on Immigration Consultants Statements From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Ottawa – The Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, on Dec.4 issued the following statement: “Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is strongly committed … Continue reading

Edmonton

CITIZENSHIP ACT CHANGES: MP Boissonnault, Minister Sohi give update on Bill C-6 in Edmonton

    Source:https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2017/10/changes_to_the_citizenshipactasaresultofbillc-6.html Changes that took effect immediately upon Royal Assent on June 19, 2017 Previous Citizenship Act Citizenship Act with Bill C-6 Amendments Citizenship could be revoked from dual citizens convicted of treason, spying and terrorism offences, depending on the sentence received, or who were a part of an armed force of a country or … Continue reading

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Government of Canada implements new legislative changes to the Citizenship Act

News Release Government of Canada implements new legislative changes to the Citizenship Act   Ottawa, ON – As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to provide greater flexibility in meeting requirements for those who wish to obtain Canadian citizenship, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced today a significant milestone … Continue reading