We are nearing the end of December and that means there are lots of people blabbering on about how “it’s that time of year again” and professing personal resolutions for the year ahead. 437 more words
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Canada is known for welcoming a huge number of migrants every year. With a developed and robust economy, outward looking environment, best in class education, health care and social security benefits, wired range of professional opportunities and an overall safe and secure living environment, the country attracts people from almost every part of the world. 198 more words
Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, has announced the country’s parent and grandparent visa programme (PGP) will re-open on 2nd January 2015.
“Canada has one of the most generous family reunification programs in the world and we are taking action to reduce backlogs and improve processing times – so that families are reunited with their loved ones more quickly,” said Alexander upon announcing the re-opening of the programme, which stops running once it has reached its annual cap. 147 more words
New figures show that fewer people are staying in New Zealand past the expiry of their visa than at any time since 2000.
A new report from October 2014 puts the number of overstayers at 12,162 – a significant decrease of 989 on the previous estimate of 13,151 in September 2013. 210 more words
There is a spreading trend (especially amongst “Zoomers”) in what is called “Cultural Travel” or simply “Cultourism”. It is a specific kind of travel and the exact opposite of what we’ve known as “Tourism”, which is visiting other countries and then spending the time comparing everything to home! 351 more words