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Refunds For Some Canada Immigration Applicants Where IRCC Fails To Meet...

Canada’s immigration department is promising to give partial refunds starting this month for citizenship and International Experience Canada program fees – and a few...

Persecuted Yazidi Refugees and ISIS Victims Subject Of New Canada Immigration...

Canada’s immigration department is helping refugees fleeing ISIS terrorists – especially the much-persecuted Yazidis – under a new policy expected to help more of...

Canada Confirms Record Month For Immigration Since Start of COVID-19

January was a record month for Canada immigration since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, with 24,665 new permanent resident admissions, according to new...

Canada Marks Black History Month With Special Citizenship Ceremony

A special, online citizenship ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of Black History Month saw Canada Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino recommit to fighting racism. “Today,...

Canada Aiming To Help Immigrants Prosper By Using Artificial Intelligence

Ottawa is aiming to help immigrants to Canada settle in the places where they are most likely to prosper by using artificial intelligence developed...

Canada Aims To Clear Backlog By Boosting Number of Online Citizenship...

Ottawa busted through its initial target of 5,000 citizenship tests back in November and is now ramping up the numbers in order to clear...

Canada Immigration Drops In December, Down Nearly Half In 2020 As...

The second, harsher wave of the COVID-19 pandemic pushed immigration to Canada down to its lowest level since April last year in December, thanks...

Report Says Northern Ontario Needs 162,000 New Immigrants Over Two Decades

A report funded by the federal government says that although Ontario is already the most populated province in Canada, it will need a lot...

Canada-Ukraine Deal Set To Boost Immigration Post-COVID-19

An agreement announced Wednesday should see Ukrainian immigrants have an easier time coming to Canada once the COVID-19 global pandemic’s travel restrictions are lifted. The...

Canada Spousal Sponsorship Immigration: Processing Times Down, But Still Work To...

Canada’s spousal sponsorship application processing times came down at the end of 2020 – but advocates say a lot more still needs to be...

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