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Victims Duped by Immigration Fraudster

The law firm of Abrams & Krochak, Canadian Immigration Lawyers, is licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada (province of Ontario) to provide legal services for persons wishing to immigrate to Canada. Please be aware that there are some immigration consultants that claim to be a legitimate provider of such legal services, but who […]

Deal nears to recognize foreign credentials of immigrants

                The federal government and the provinces are unveiling a major agreement on Monday to help foreign-trained professionals get their credentials recognized in Canada. By next December, the federal and provincial governments will have a system in place to start recognizing international credentials in eight occupations, including architects, […]

Critics press Ottawa for visitor-visa appeals process

  When Panita Chumchantha decided to tie the knot this past September, she wanted her Thai roots represented at her Canadian wedding. The 31-year-old, who was adopted by a Canadian family years ago, longed to have her biological sister fly over from Thailand for her special day. But the wish went unfulfilled: her sister was […]

Toronto wins 2015 Pan Am Games

Finally, Toronto is a winner, awarded the 2015 Pan Am Games on a first-ballot vote Friday. The victory seems all the more sweet since the city and region have lost two Olympic bids, two Commonwealth Games bids in Hamilton and couldn’t even get a bid for the world expo off the ground. “Our commitment, our […]

Province to teach money skills in schools

Ontario students will start learning money smarts as early as Grade 4, when Queen’s Park rolls out a new financial literacy curriculum in September 2011. Prompted by growing debt levels among Canadian youths and reckless personal spending habits that helped trigger the global credit crunch, the province will design lessons that can be worked into […]

Newcomers to Canada benefit from the Library Settlement Partnership at Ottawa Public Library

  Ottawa Public Library (OPL) staff, along with partners from Citizenship and Immigration Canada and various settlement agencies, celebrated the Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program, a service now available at the OPL that will help newcomers to Ottawa more successfully settle and integrate into their new home. Made possible through a three-way partnership between Citizenship […]