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Canada Announces New Immigration Programs/Initiatives for Ukrainians Fleeing War

On Thursday, March 3, 2022, the Government of Canada announced the following: As part of the Government of Canada’s response to the war in Ukraine, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is introducing new immigration streams for Ukrainians who want to come to Canada temporarily or permanently. For Ukrainians who want to come to Canada temporarily, IRCC will create […]

Canadian Immigration News Update

AKCANADA IMMIGRATION NEWS 2011 is finally at an end. It was a year full of changes and new developments with respect to Canada’s Immigration system. This newsletter is a synopsis of all of those changes/new developments, which will continue to have an impact, well into 2012. I. PARENTAL/GRANDPARENT SPONSORSHIPS – NEW “SUPER VISA” Effective November […]

Changes to Visitor Visa Requirements

As of March 1, 2008, it is not necessary for citizens of Poland, Slovakia, Lithuania and Hungary to obtain visitor visas before travelling to Canada. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has removed the visitor visa requirement from these EU countries, with a view to some day removing visitor visa requirements from the last two EU countries […]