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Canadian provincial leaders demand greater say on immigration policy

19:41 30/11/2012
At a meeting of Canadian provincial and territorial government ministers last week, the provincial leaders called for increased powers to set their own immigration policies similar to the system...

Visas available for youth wishing to work and travel to Canada

16:28 27/03/2012
The Canadian High Commission has just released 5,350 working visa places for young people wishing to spend a year in the country under the International Experience Canada (IEC) programme. "There is a...

International Careers Fair in Nova Scotia matches Canadian immigrants with local businesses

18:04 20/03/2012
Nova Scotia held an International Careers Fair in Halifax on 6 March 2012 that attracted many new immigrants looking for jobs in the province. Hundreds of job seekers attended the job fair to meet...

Canada increases funding to attract international students to Nova Scotia

14:18 03/02/2012
The Canadian government has announced funding for an organization that works to attract international students to immigrate to Nova Scotia. The federal agency, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (...

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...

Nova Scotia, Canada wants to double immigration

10:45 04/05/2011
The Canadian province of Nova Scotia would like to double its intake of immigrants by 2020 to offset looming skills gaps as the working age population dwindles. Nova Scotia will invest an extra $790,...