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Canada to Get New Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander

The federal government announced a major cabinet shuffle on Monday which will see Jason Kenney, the current Citizenship and Immigration Minister, move to the Department of Employment and Social Development, which will be the new name for the Department of … Continue reading

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Immigration Canada Launches Online Consultations to Improve Federal Investor Program

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) today launched an online consultation campaign to solicit input from the Canadian public on ways to modify the federal Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) to increase the benefit it provides to the country. “We can no … Continue reading

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Canadian Government to Legislate Elimination of 280,000 Immigration Applications

The Conservative government proposed to eliminate 280,000 applications filed before February 27th 2008 for the Federal Skilled Worker Program in last Thursday’s federal budget. If this proposal is approved, as it is expected to be, the hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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