Canada Immigration Blog

New Direct Pathway to Canadian Permanent Residence Announced to Rejuvenate Atlantic Provinces

Wednesday February 22nd, 2017

On January 27, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) announced the first details of a pilot project that offers a direct pathway to Canadian...

The Trump Effect: Turning to Canada’s Immigration program

Thursday February 9th, 2017

Ironically, the above quote is featured on the Statue of Liberty at Liberty Island in the New York City harbour where America welcomed hundreds of...

Immigration Repeals Flawed Four-In, Four-Out Rule

Monday January 23rd, 2017

On December 13, 2016 the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) repealed the “four-in, four-out” rule originally introduced in April 2011 that applied...

I have a criminal record – Can I come to Canada?

Tuesday December 6th, 2016

Many travellers to Canada find themselves turned away at the border when a CBSA officer finds they have a criminal record.  In the post 9/11...

Minister of Immigration Changes Formula for Points Scoring under Express Entry

Thursday November 24th, 2016

The Minister of Immigration recently announced changes to the Express Entry system that will help certain skilled immigrants, especially those that have completed post-secondary studies...

Immigrating to Canada from the USA

Friday November 18th, 2016

With every changeover in the United States of its administration, there is a spike in interest from Americans for ‘Immigrating to Canada’. From the Bush and...

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