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May 26 Express Entry Draws Invite Candidates With CRS Scores As Low As 199
Added  May 29, 2017

From: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has conducted a new type of Express Entry draw, with two separate Comprehens... Read More

Trudeau to promote Canadian tech, lure foreign investment at Microsoft summit
Added  May 20, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be promoting the benefits of investing in Canada's technology sector on Wednesday, when he joins top business leaders inside the closed-door Microsoft CEO Summit in Redmond, Wash.  Trudeau's visit comes as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration poses both challenges and opportunities for Canada's high-tech... Read More

Express Entry PNP Update: Provinces Continue to Welcome New Applications
Added  May 17, 2017

from  MAY 17, 2017 Some of Canada’s most desired destination provinces have been active with respect to their Express Entry-aligned ... Read More

Trump Immigration Ban Could Send Foreign-Born Tech Workers To Canada
Added  February 4, 2017

The Huffington Post Canada  |  By Sarah Rieger Posted: 01/31/2017 9:13 pm EST Updated: 02/01/2017 1:20 pm EST The U.S. tech sector relies heavily on foreign-born talent, and after President Donald Trump... Read More

B.C. tech sector to get surge of talent fleeing Silicon Valley: insiders
Added  January 31, 2017

British Columbia's burgeoning tech sector is set to get a big boost from entrepreneurs and their employees fleeing Silicon Valley to dodge U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policies, industry insiders say. Vancouver immigration lawyer Richard Kurland said he spent this weekend conducting more than a dozen client consultations with high-level engineers, managers... Read More

One-third of Canada could be immigrants by 2036: StatsCan
Added  January 25, 2017

Almost half the country will be an immigrant, or a child of immigrants The Canadian Press January 25, 2017 Andrew Vaughan/CP OTTAWA — A new study from Statistics Canada says that almost half the country’s popu... Read More

Former refugee Ahmed Hussen takes over immigration ministry
Added  January 11, 2017

Hussen came to Canada from war-torn Somalia when he was 16, and now takes over immigration and refugee file for Justin Trudeau.  By ALEX BALLINGALL OTTAWA—In 2004, Ahmed Hussen was proclaimed a “Person to Watch” in the country’s biggest city for his community work in Regent Park. He told the Star at the time: “I don’t think I... Read More

Tony Blair cautions Canada not to follow anti-immigration path of Trump and Brexit
Added  November 16, 2016

If governments ignore people's fear, far-right leaders will exploit it, former U.K. PM tells Peter Mansbridge Blair sat down with the CBC's Peter Mansbridge to discuss the U.S. election, Brexit and the growing popularity of extreme right-wing parties in western Europe — and he warned Canada not to follow in the same path. "It's been an... Read More

Canada has overhauled its immigration process for international students
Added  November 11, 2016

Citizenship and Immigration Minister John McCallum’s announced changes will likely make it easier for international students to stay after graduation Nov 11, 2016 Murad Hemmadi Canada’s government today announced major changes to Express Entry, the system under which most immigrants obtain permanent residence here. The inst... Read More

Ottawa unveils strategy to court foreign tech talent
Added  November 1, 2016

BARRIE MCKENNA AND SEAN SILCOFF OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Nov. 01, 20... Read More

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