Category Archives: BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

BCPNP Introduces a New skilled Worker Sub Category ahead of January 2016 re-launch

While the skilled worker program under British Columbia  Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) is closed until early January 2016, a new sub category stream has been introduced to qualified applicants. On September 1st, 2015, the Skilled Immigration stream stopped accepting applications. … Continue reading

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Top 6 questions asked about Express Entry

  We frequently receive emails, comments to our web site and phone calls about the Express Entry system. Of course, we don’t have time to answer every question, so we have put together the top 6 questions asked about Express … Continue reading

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Manitoba Premier: Western Provinces Ask for Increase in Immigration Limit

Canada’s western provinces called on the federal government to remove the caps on their provincial immigration programs on Monday, according to a recent Bloomberg News interview with Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger. Selinger said the limits the federal government places on … Continue reading

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Vancouver City Gov Introduces Universal Access Card for Recreational Facilities

The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation announced last week that it will introduce a new universal access card for pools, rinks, fitness centres and community centres in the city. The OneCard will replace over twenty separate cards used to … Continue reading

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48% of Canadian Millionaires From Immigrant Families

A new survey by BMO Harris Private Banking finds that nearly half of Canadian millionaires are either immigrants or have at least one parents born outside of the country. The findings suggest a high degree of entrepreneurialism among the Canadian … Continue reading

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B.C. Spends Less On Health, Has Healthiest Population in Canada

British Columbia has the healthiest residents among the Canadian provinces according to a new Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) study. The B.C. provincial government spends less than almost all other Canadian provinces on health care, but still comes out on … Continue reading

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More New Immigrants Moving to Smaller Cities- Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg Among Most Popular

A Vancouver Sun report published Wednesday, titled Canada’s ‘Big Three’ metro areas lose lustre as newcomers opt for smaller cities, examines the phenomenon of immigrants choosing the Big Three Canadian cities less in favour of Canada’s smaller cities: Released Wednesday … Continue reading

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CanadianBusiness: Vancouver Could Be The Next Calgary

An article appearing in the online edition of last Tuesday’s Canadian Business magazine suggests that Vancouver stands to follow in Calgary’s footsteps and become an energy company magnet: The management of Canada’s oil and gas industry has become, over the … Continue reading

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Immigrant Income Levels Depend on Canadian Immigration Program

In the second part of our series on the recently released Statistics Canada report on the income of immigrants, we delve deeper into the data and look at how various economic class immigration programs compare for immigrants who arrived between … Continue reading

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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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