Liberal leadership candidate Michael Ignatieff said on Friday in Vancouver that Canada needs to expand the family-class portion of its immigration system, which allows Canadians to sponsor family members who want to become permanent residents of Canada. He also said that the Canadian immigration system needs to be "streamlined" which would include a processing system based in Canada.

The Vancouver based Filipino Nurses Support Group (FNSG) has alleged that Filipino nurses who come to Canada are being taken advantage of.

The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration was recently in Winnipeg to help launch a five-year "Strategic Plan" to Foster Immigration to Francophone Minority Communities. This plan aims to increase immigration of French-speaking people to Francophone communities.

Today, September 4, 2006, is a holiday across the entire Canada/USA region, known as "Labor Day".

The Minister of Citizenship & Immigration and the Economic Development Department of British Colombia made the announcement on August 22, 2006 that a Memorandum of Understanding had been signed, which would help Immigrant entrepreneurs expedite the process in establishing themselves in British Colombia.

A new report by the Canadian Bar Association claims that a federal program aimed at bringing low-skilled foreign workers into Canada is not meeting the needs of employers in dire need of staff. The challenge regarding the program is that it only allows workers to stay in Canada a maximum of 12 months.

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Monte Solberg, met this week with the country's four Atlantic Provinces to explore new ways of working together in a bid to increase the number of Newcomers that settle east of Ontario.

A guaranteed working income of $25,000 for every Canadian would ensure a more comfortable life for those struggling to make a living in Whistler, British Columbia says Blair Wilson, the Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country.

Immigration Officials won't bend rules to permit live-in caregiver to stay in Canada

Canadian Immigration Minister Monte Solberg announced yesterday his government's plan to facilitate the entry of foreign workers.

The Calgary police force journeys "across the pond" to the United Kingdom (UK) in search of officers.

CIC continues to process immigration applications to Canada while Government prepares evacuation of Canadian citizens.

A new simplified application process seeks to expedite the permanent resident application queue.

As Alberta's service and retail sectors are heating to a boil; the province is left scrambling to find unskilled labour.