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New Quebec law stresses migrants' skills, thousands must reapply

Jun 17, 2019 - 1:23 PM

The law will attempt to more closely match the skills offered by would-be immigrants with the needs of the labor market in Quebec, Canada's second most-populous province

Canada's new caregiver program to open applications on June 18

Jun 16, 2019 - 11:01 AM

The new Canadian caregiver programs will now give work permits that will allow them to change employers quickly

NEW PROGRAM. The new Canadian caregiver programs will now assess the eligibility of applicants for permanent residence even before coming to Canada. Shutterstock photos

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 2, 2017

Nov 02, 2017 - 10:44 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of the news you need to know this Thursday.

ATTACK. An investigator takes pictures with his phone near a pickup truck following an incident in New York on October 31, 2017.  Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Canada to boost immigration to 1M over 3 years

Nov 02, 2017 - 7:11 AM

The arrivals – in economic and family categories, as well as refugees – would push up the population of Canada by about 0.9% each year

MAPLE LEAF FLAG. A Canada flag flies in the wind on Centre Court during Day 1 of the Rogers Cup at the Aviva Centre on July 25, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Trudeau warns 'no short-cutting' in Canada's asylum process

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:05 AM

You will not be at an advantage if you choose to enter Canada irregularly You must follow the rules and there are many Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells migrants

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers process refugees who crossed the border illegally near Hemmingford, Quebec, August 5, 2017. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on August 4 promised that his government would redouble its efforts to handle the influx of migrants illegally entering the country from the United States to seek asylum. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff Robins

Thanks to immigrants, Canada sees biggest G7 population jump

Feb 09, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Canada now has a population of more than 35 million which is 1 7 million higher than in the 2011 census

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a press conference in Havana, on November 16, 2016.  Trudeau is in Cuba in official visit. / AFP PHOTO / STR

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Nov 01, 2016 - 7:51 PM

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Canada sets 300,000 annual immigration target

Nov 01, 2016 - 9:55 AM

Canada will start welcoming a minimum of 300 000 immigrants annually in 2017 in order to ease economic pressures linked to an aging population

A Canada flag flies in the wind at the Aviva Centre on July 25, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Quadriplegic Filipina worker in Canada won't be deported for now

Jul 26, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Vicky Venancio no longer faces deportation after being granted a two year work permit by the Canadian government

Foreign students to get Canada immigration priority

Nov 01, 2012 - 7:32 AM

Canada s foreign minister invites more foreign students and temporary foreign workers to apply to stay in Canada next year