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Canada Launches New Biometrics Requirements For Foreign Nationals
Depending on your nationality, you may soon be required to give your biometrics (photograph and fingerprints) to the Government of Canada as part of your application for a visitor visa...
Canada
14 Jun 2018
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Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence: Government Targets Provincial Nominees and Skilled Trades
Express Entry is the system the Canadian government uses to manage how people with skilled work experience apply to immigrate to Canada.
Canada
7 Nov 2017
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Immigration Alert: Temporary Foreign Worker Program Launches Global Skills Strategy
In a recent article, entitled Canada's Global Skills Strategy to launch June 12, 2017, we advised readers of the Government of Canada's intention to launch a new Global Skills Strategy...
Canada
28 Jun 2017
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Canada
6 Feb 2017
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Taking Immigration SIRSly: A Revamp For The BC PNP
BC PNP is aimed at assisting BC businesses to attract and retain their best employees.
Canada
22 Mar 2016
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Canadian Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Required March 15, 2016
As always that determination is left to the examining border service officer at the port of entry.
Canada
15 Mar 2016
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Immigration Alert: Canadian Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Requirements Coming Into Effect
Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
Canada
11 Dec 2015
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Applying For Permanent Residence: Two New Streams In Express Entry Under Ontario's Provincial Nominee Program
The federal government has yet to extend an initiation to apply for permanent residence to any foreign worker with less than 482 CRS points.
Canada
8 Jul 2015
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Immigration Law Alert: New Offer Of Employment Form For LMIA-Exempt Work Permit Applications
In two recent alerts, we advised readers of new fees and obligations beginning February 21, 2015 that will affect work permit applications of Labour Market Impact Assessment exempt foreign workers under the International Mobility Program.
Canada
23 Feb 2015
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Immigration Law Alert: New Regulations For LMIA-Exempt Work Permit Applications
In a recent alert, we advised readers of new fees and obligations beginning February 21, 2015 that will affect work permit applications of Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) exempt foreign workers under the International Mobility Program.
Canada
19 Feb 2015
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Immigration Law Alert: New Fees And Employer Obligations Under The International Mobility Program
Starting February 21, 2015, new obligations will be imposed on Canadian employers hiring foreign nationals who are exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process.
Canada
12 Feb 2015
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Business Immigrants Must Act Fast If They Intend To Immigrate To Canada
The Canadian Government is calling on all eligible foreign workers wishing to immigrate to Canada to act fast on completing their permanent residence applications because over the next year there are limits on the number of applications Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will consider for the various economic classes that do not require arranged employment.
Canada
6 May 2014
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Mind Your Own Business Canada! Diplomatic Immunity In The Commercial Context
Foreign missions conduct their business with the assumption that the rules of diplomatic immunity and autonomy under international and domestic legislation are observed and respected in their host countries.
Canada
17 Mar 2014
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Making Canadian Citizenship More Canadian: Bill C-24 Proposes Major Reforms To The "Citizenship Act"
On February 6, 2014, the Canadian government announced a number of proposed amendments to the "Citizenship Act", R.S.C., 1985, c. C-29.
Canada
17 Feb 2014
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Introducing A New Visa Stream To Lure Immigrant Entrepreneurs – The Start Up "Business Incubator" Class
In an effort to attract promising foreign entrepreneurs to Canada and to stay ahead of competitors, the federal government created an innovative visa program called the Start-up Business Class, which was launched in April of 2013.
Canada
30 Oct 2013
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Hiring A Foreign Worker? Plan Ahead And Take Out Your Wallet!
We published a bulletin in early May when the federal government announced the first in a series of legislative, regulatory and administrative changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) "ensuring Canadians have first chance at available jobs".
Canada
5 Aug 2013
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Employing Foreign Workers Just Got Harder
Reacting to the recent public backlash over alleged abuses to the temporary foreign worker program (TFWP), on April 29, 2013 the federal government announced a series of legislative, regulatory and administrative changes "ensuring Canadians have first chance at available jobs".
Canada
3 May 2013
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Work Permit Processing In Light Of Visa Office Closures
The federal government's recent decision to close the visa and immigration sections of various Canadian Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates including those in Tokyo, Berlin and Buffalo, may have a dramatic effect on processing times for Japanese, German, U.S. and other foreign nationals seeking a work permit in Canada.
Canada
7 Jun 2012
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