Growth accelerating in Canada based on immigration

Ottawa/New York – Canada is growing at a risng pace due to strong immigration rates, the country’s national statistical agency said Thursday in Ottawa. Canada’s immigration wave is the largest in decades. In the third quarter of 2010 alone, Canada took in 84,200 immigrants, and some of its provinces had not taken in so many […]

Quota for Registered Nurses (NOC Code 3152) Filled

Today, Wednesday, December 22, 2010, the quota for Registered Nurses (NOC Code 3152) on Canada’s General Occupations (Demand) List was filled.  If your work experience is in occupation 3152 Registered Nurses (whose quota has been reached) and your Application for Permanent Residence in Canada has not yet been filed, you must either find another occupation […]

Canada’s new immigration test

Canadian immigrants pass current testing with a rate of 97% because of widespread access to the tests on the Internet and an underground market selling the (only) 5 standard tests to would-be citizens. According to media reports across the country, failure rates of up to 30% since March can be attributed to new, tougher questions […]

New Canadian act targets ‘Ghost’ immigration agents

(IANS) ‘Ghost’ immigration consultants in India, who dupe people desperate to migrate to Canada, will be put out of business with the passing of new legislation by the Canadian parliament. Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said the legislation to crack down on crooked immigration consultants has received final approval Tuesday in the House of Commons. […]

Immigration’s new flashpoint

Up until an Iraqi-born suicide bomber in Stockholm sent more than just winter chills up Sweden’s spine over the weekend, Sweden believed it was safe, and immune to post 9/11 attacks. So did Canada. Until the Toronto 18. Precipitated by our combat role in Afghanistan, and then boy-terrorist Omar Khadr as Canada’s poster child for […]

Public Safety Minister Toews and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Kenney Commend the Canada Border Services Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 14, 2010) – Today, the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, congratulated the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) following the removal of Omar Ahmed from Canada. Since coming to Canada in 1995, Ahmed has been convicted of several offences including: possession […]