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The Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) allows provinces to nominate individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada and who are interested in settling in a particular province. Provincial Nomination is an important fast-track option for Canadian Permanent Residency. Almost all ofCanada’s provinces and territories can nominate people to immigrate to Canada. These people have the skills, education and work experience they need to contribute to the economy of that province or territory.
To apply under the Provincial Nominee Program, a candidate must:
Be nominated by a specific Canadian province or territory, then
Apply to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to become a permanent re ...
Government websites specifically for newcomers
Provincial and territorial websites for newcomers
For information on immigration and settlement www.cic.gc.ca
For information on employment in Canada www.workingincanada.gc.ca, www.credentials.gc.ca
Express Entry Programme for Migrating to Canada.
As of January 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has introduced a new system to manage how people with skilled work experience would apply to immigrate toCanada. The system is known as ‘EXPRESS ENTRY’. This system will manage applications for permanent residence under these federal economic immigration programs.
Federal Skilled Worker Program
Federal Skilled Trades Program
Canadian Experience Class
Provincial Nominee Programs
The Express entry has two steps.
Step 1: Creating an online express entry profile.
Potential candidate who is interested must first complete an onl ...
Reinforcing the value of Canadian citizenship while continuing to move toward a faster and more efficient system
Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander unveiled the first comprehensive reforms to the Citizenship Act since 1977. Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, will protect the value of Canadian citizenship for those who have it while creating a faster and more efficient process for those applying to get it.
Permanent residents would have to maintain a "physical presence" in Canada for four years within six years before applying for citizenship. That would include spending a minim ...
Immigration has, historically, had a positive impact on the Canadian economy, in terms of job creation, improved labour-force turnover and economic growth that has helped to sustain social programs for Canadians. Immigration also contributes to the diversity of cultures, traditions and languages that form the social fabric of our society. This paper examines federal and provincial immigration policy and explores some important issues relating to the process of admission of immigrants to Canada. It also analyzes areas where changes are needed to maximize the benefits from immigration to the Canadian economy faced with the challenges of aging population and changing labour market conditions. T ...
Canadian citizens and permanent residents wishing to sponsor foreign parents or grandparents under a special immigration program can do so beginning today.
The federal government is reopening the door slightly by accepting 5,000 sponsorship applications under the new Parent and Grandparent Program in 2014.
The government froze applications in 2011, to deal with the massive backlog of wait times of eight years.
The sponsor of relatives hoping to immigrate to Canada must now meet new criteria to be eligible to apply, including:
Meeting an increase of 30 per cent in the minimum necessary income for sponsoring relatives. For instance, a fa ...