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Canadian immigration Temporary worker visa restrictions lifted

13:15 10/05/2016
The Canadian federal government has paved the way for firms to recruit more foreign workers following the removal of certain restrictions placed on temporary seasonal workers from overseas under the...

Canada needs 250,000 construction workers

19:02 08/05/2013
Canada's construction industry is suffering from a shortage of workers. A Canadian construction industry association, BuildForce Canada, has estimated that there may be a shortfall of 250,000 workers...

Development consultant calls for more immigration to boost Canada's regions

16:58 07/11/2012
Last week, the Canadian minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney said that Canada's immigration level will remain unchanged in 2012-13. The country will accept about...

Canada announces increase in immigration settlement funding

18:18 29/11/2011
Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced last week that federal funding of immigrant settlement services in most Canadian provinces and territories will be increased for the 2012-2013...

Canadian immigration seeks Irish workers to fill labour shortages

12:36 22/11/2011
Canadian immigration is aiming to recruit tens of thousands of Irish workers over the next couple of years to fill a labour shortage in a wide range of occupations, the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland...

Canada: Immigrants facing citizenship delays

13:07 26/10/2010
Immigrants in Canada are waiting from 15 to 19 months to have their Canadian citizenship applications approved due to a large backlog of applications. In 2009, changes to the Immigration Act meant...