Canada’s Express Entry Immigration Program: Two Years in Review and What Lies Ahead for 2017

Wednesday January 18th, 2017

When Canada's new immigration program, Express Entry, was introduced on January 1, 2015, it completely transformed Canada's economic immigration stream.  Gone were the days where...

Immigration Minister Promises Faster Processing Times for Families in 2017

Tuesday December 20th, 2016

The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) has been busy making changes to Canada’s family reunification programs in December. In consecutive weeks...

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...

Immigration levels stay the course but workers to be sped up!

Tuesday November 8th, 2016

Last week was full of announcements on the Immigration front for the Liberal government. On Monday, October 31, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship,...