“Who knew Canadians could be so cheeky?” tweeted Paul Graham, one of the founders of San Francisco-based tech accelerator Ycombinator last month. The tweet accompanied a picture of a billboard, looming above the 101 highway. “H-1B problems?” It commiserated. “Pivot to Canada. New Start-Up Visa. Low taxes.” Canada is surfing Silicon Valley’s neighbourhood, looking for immigrant talent. But if we get it, can we kee....Read More
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it will begin implementing Phase II of the Entry/Exit Initiative with the United States (U.S.) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on June 30, 2013, as outlined in the Beyond the Border Action Plan.
Under Phase II, the CBSA and DHS will exchange entry data collected on third-country nationals (those who are neither citizens of Canada nor of the U.S.), Read More
Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced that Citizenship and Immigration Canada(CIC) launched online consultations for public input on immigration levels and mix.In addition, Parliamentary Secretary Rick Dykstra is beginning a series of cross-country consultations with stakeholders today, starting in Mississauga.
Intake caps and impending changes have applicants to Canada’s popular Federal and Quebec Skilled Worker programs working hard to ensure that their applications are submitted in a timely fashion.
The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Canada’s biggest immigration program, has begun reporting on the numbers of applications received for the first time since its reopening in May 2013. Meanwhile, Quebec Skilled Worker (Q....Read More
Last week, Statistics Canada released figures regarding the education and labour rates from its 2011 National Household Survey. It looks like the residents of Brant and Haldimand-Norfolk are becoming more educated when compared to the census numbers in the year 2006. In some cases, the rates are faster than the rest of the province. Canadian province ensures that immigration to Canada leads to quality education.
The Natio....Read More