In the Dead of Night

July 27th, 2010

The Canadian House of Commons was adjourned on June 17th and is not scheduled to meet again until September 20th. Summertime is the dead of night in the parliamentary world.

Barely a week after the House emptied, the Minister of Immigration announced that he had new instructions for Canadian Visa Officers. For the next 12 months they are to accept for assessment only 20,000 applications without job offers under the Federal Skilled Worker category of immigration.

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