Multiple-entry visas make it easier for travellers to visit Canada

Posted in: General News, Immigration- Feb 03, 2014

February 3, 2014 – Written by Geldert Law Ottawa — Office of Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister — Visitors to Canada will automatically be considered for a multiple-entry visa, starting on February 6, 2014. Multiple-entry visas allow qualified visitors to come and go from Canada for six months at a time for up to 10 […]

Citizenship and Immigration Canada receives website facelift

Posted in: General News, Immigration- Dec 07, 2012

Vancouver, December 7, 2012 — Following a decade-long wait all Government of Canada websites are receiving a much appreciated update. Not only are these changes geared towards enhancing the navigability of the site(s) but especially to help the browser find the information they need in a more consistent way across all Government of Canada websites.

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments Envision Canada’s Future Immigration System

Posted in: Immigration- Nov 16, 2012

Toronto, November 16, 2012 — Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) immigration ministers pledged today to create a fast and flexible immigration system designed to advance Canada’s economic growth and competitiveness, and respond to regional labour market needs. Following a two-day meeting, FPT Ministers committed to work together to develop and implement an Expression of Interest […]

More immigrants who are already working in Canada to be admitted through Canadian Experience Class

Posted in: Immigration- Nov 06, 2012

Ottawa, October 31, 2012 — The Government of Canada will maintain record levels of immigration to support economic growth in 2013, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today. “Our Government’s number one priority remains economic and job growth,” said Minister Kenney. “Newcomers bring their skills and talents, contribute to our economy and help […]

Charges Laid in Immigration fraud in Montreal and Winnipeg

Posted in: Immigration- Jun 19, 2012

Ottawa, June 19, 2012 — The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, made the following statement today commending the Canada Border Services Agency for its work leading to charges against a number of individuals for immigration fraud in Montreal and Winnipeg. CBSA today […]

Marking the 9th annual Jamaican Diaspora Day

Posted in: Immigration- Jun 15, 2012

Ottawa, June 15, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to celebrate Jamaican Diaspora Day: “Tomorrow marks the 9th annual Jamaican Diaspora Day. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize the significant contributions that people of Jamaican origin have made to Canada’s pluralistic society.