Monthly Archives: December 2012

Vancouver 5th Place in Global Quality of Life Ranking

The Mercer 2012 Quality of Life Ranking has again placed Vancouver as the top spot to live in Canada and the Americas. Beating out the West Coast city globally were Vienna, Austria (1st), Zurich, Switzerland (2nd), Auckland, New Zealand (3rd), … Continue reading

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National Post Reports Increase in Citizenship Crackdown

A new story in the National Post, one of Canada’s largest national newspapers, reportsĀ an expansion in the crackdown on citizenship fraud: Normally, Ottawa revokes citizenship from only a handful of Canadians a year. Since 1947, it has happened fewer than … Continue reading

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Canadian Government to Implement New Refugee Rules on December 15th

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced on Friday that new rules to clamp down on abuse of Canada’s refugee program will come into force on December 15th. The new rules are a reaction to an increase in bogus asylum claims … Continue reading

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