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Canada and US tighten refugee rules

14:03 03/01/2005
Canada and the U.S. will increase their cooperation on processing applications for asylum, according to Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Under the Safe Third Country agreement that entered into...

Canadian Government sets immigrant limit for 2005

9:40 20/10/2004
Canada plans to admit 225,000 immigrants in 2005, including 60 percent skilled workers and their families and 40 percent family unification and refugee immigrants. In 2003, 221,352 immigrants went to...

Canada - Labour shortages identified in Toronto

10:06 20/02/2004
A study funded by Human Resources Development Canada has found that growth in the Ontario city of Toronto will be halted unless gaps in the labour market are filled by the year 2010. The study claims...

Amendments to Canadian Transitional Arrangements Announced

15:54 09/12/2003
The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Denis Coderre, announced on December 3rd that various amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) would come into effect today...

Canada Immigration: Points requirement goes down to 67

12:46 18/09/2003
The Honourable Denis Coderre, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canadaannounces that with immediateeffect the points requirement under the skilled worker category goes down to67 points. The new...

IMPORTANT - Canada Immigration

11:11 11/06/2002
The final regulations were announced today. These include major changes tothe skilled worker, business, and refugee class immigrant applications. You should take it that all applications submitted...