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North American Companies are Looking Overseas for Information Technology Talent

 the CanadaVisa Team     22 May 2007

According to a recent study by consulting firm Deloitte and Touche LLP, many North American CEO’s are having trouble finding IT workers and are looking to foreign skilled workers to staff their organizations.


Alberta Nominating Semi-Skilled Workers for Canadian Immigration

 the CanadaVisa Team     21 May 2007

Under the expanded Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), the province will now be making Canadian Permanent Residency nominations for individuals in manufacturing, transportation, food and beverage, and hospitality occupations. Alberta employers have been suffering from chronic labour shortages in these industries; the new PNP is designed to alleviate them.


Full Service Canadian Immigration Visa Office in Bangladesh

 the CanadaVisa Team     12 April 2007

In mid-February of this year, it was announced that the Canadian Immigration Visa Office in Dhaka would offer a full range of immigration services by July 2007 (see original news release). It was recently confirmed that this start date, released by the Immigration Law Consultancy Bureau (ILCB), is incorrect. The High Commission of Canada has confirmed that the full-service office in Dhaka will not be operational until 2008.


Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada Says Issues of Lost Citizenships Under Control

 the CanadaVisa Team     21 February 2007

The cases of Canadians discovering they do not hold citizenship are small in number and being resolved quickly, according to the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.


Canadian Immigration Visa Office in Bangladesh to become full-service

 the CanadaVisa Team     15 February 2007

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has recently announced that the Canadian Visa Office in Dhaka will offer a full range of Canadian immigration services by July 2007.


Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Promises Action on Cases of Lapsed Citizenship

 the CanadaVisa Team     09 February 2007

In a press release issued Thursday, Canada’s minister of Citizenship and Immigration the Honourable Diane Finley addressed concerns that some Canadians have discovered that their citizenship has expired according to a little known provision in the Citizenship Act.


Immigration to Manitoba Reaches 50 Year High

 the CanadaVisa Team     25 January 2007

Buoyed by strong economic growth, the number of immigrants settling in the province of Manitoba soared to a 50 year high. Government officials recently announced that a total of 9989 new immigrants arrived in the province in 2006, just shy of Manitoba's target of 10,000.


Immigration to Manitoba Reaches 50 Year High

 the CanadaVisa Team     25 January 2007

Buoyed by strong economic growth, the number of immigrants settling in the province of Manitoba soared to a 50 year high. Government officials recently announced that a total of 9989 new immigrants arrived in the province in 2006, just shy of Manitoba's target of 10,000.


Prime Minister defends Canadian Immigration Policy and Multiculturalism

 the CanadaVisa Team     20 June 2006

In the light of the international Terrorist threat, Canada has often been criticized for its "lenient" immigration policies. Political commentators suggest that Canada should close its doors to immigrants as a security measure. Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently defended Canada's immigration policies, noting his commitment to a multicultural Canada..


How a Liberal leader hopeful intends to eliminate the "immigrant success gap"

 the CanadaVisa Team     26 May 2006

The former Ontario cabinet minister with the famous surname, Gerard Kennedy, released his platform for eliminating the credentials recognition hurdle faced by skilled immigrants.