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Canada Immigration starts accepting applications for skilled worker, trades, experience class programs on May 1

News Release

Preparing for the launch of “Express Entry”
New caps for Federal Skilled Worker and Federal Skilled Trades Programs, and Canadian Experience Class

OTTAWA — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced new measures in key economic immigration programs to prepare for next year’s launch of Express Entry, Canada’s new active recruitment model. 399 more words

Canada Immigration issues more than 47,000 visitor visas to Filipinos

News Release
Welcoming a record number of visitors from the Philippines in 2013

OTTAWA— Today, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that Canada issued more than 47,000 visitor visas to Filipino visitors in 2013. 274 more words

The Least and Most Canada Can Do

By Steve Saideman

Canada is joining its NATO partners in sending six CF-18s to Eastern Europe (with some uncertainty on exactly where despite references to a specific base in Poland) and 20 CF personnel to help staff NATO headquarters. 548 more words

Faculty Posts

This week in training and Life.

It was quite a week for me in training and in life.

Monday was pretty awesome as I just a short swim on the paper.  That didn’t take long, so I got to sleep in a bit.   866 more words


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We are Valley Links Community Interest Company (CIC), a ‘not for profit’ social enterprise set up to help our local community. Our main goal is to create a more sustainable, regenerative and inclusive Team Valley, to benefit not only the Valley itself but also the surrounding communities. 394 more words


Immigration Manuals - Are Sponsored Spouses Really "Safe" in Canada?

Topic: Immigration Law

Many immigration laws and policies are found in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. However, much of the interpretation of these sections involves consideration of Operational Bulletins (OB) and manuals that are issued by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) office. 762 more words