Monthly Archives: November 2017

Nearly 25% of Canadian workers are immigrants, new data shows

Nearly 25% of Canadian workers are immigrants, new data shows Immigrants have made important gains in Canada’s workforce over the last 10 years and more than 50 percent have a bachelor’s degree or higher, new statistics from Canada’s 2016 census … Continue reading

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November kicks off promising start towards 2018 Express Entry targets

November kicks off promising start towards 2018 Express Entry targets November has been a busy month for Canada’s Express Entry system, with four draws over its first three weeks. The weekly draws followed the Nov. 1 announcement by the Government … Continue reading

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Foreign students claim abuse of Prince Edward Island business immigration program

Foreign students claim abuse of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I) business immigration program The 24-year-old Chinese man sits down at a living room table in Charlottetown, and begins to fill a page of legal-sized paper with diagrams and notes. He is … Continue reading

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Immigrant wages on the rise, but gaps with Canada-born persist

Immigrant wages on the rise, but gaps with Canada-born persist Recent immigrants to Canada are earning more money than ever, new figures from Statistics Canada show. In 2014, immigrants who had spent one year in Canada made an average of … Continue reading

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Would-be New Zealand migrants with skills needed in the regions targeted

Would-be New Zealand migrants with skills needed in the regions targeted Would-be migrants wishing to fill skills shortages in the regions may get a helping hand from the Government to move to New Zealand, the new immigration minister has indicated. … Continue reading

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Annual Net Migration Remains High in October

Annual Net Migration Remains High in October New Zealand saw a net gain of 70,700 migrants for the year ended October 2017, with 131,600 migrant arrivals and 61,000 migrant departures, Stats NZ said today. Net migration remained high by historical … Continue reading

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Changes in immigration rules to Australia from March 2018

Changes in immigration rules to Australia from March 2018 As the Australian DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Patrol) removes the 457 visa in March 2018 to replace it with the new TSS (Temporary Skills Shortage), the ENS (Employer Nomination … Continue reading

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Upcoming Australia Skilled Visa Changes – 457 and 187 Visas

Upcoming Australia Skilled Visa Changes – 457 and 187 Visas Stay sharp with our updates on changes to Australia skilled visas such as Subclass 457 Visas and 187 Visas over the next coming months. New Health Insurance Requirements for Subclass … Continue reading

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Canada named No. 1 destination for 2017

Canada named No. 1 destination for 2017: a nation of ‘tolerance and hope’ For being a beacon of hope, welcoming refugees and immigrants with open arms and for its unspoiled environments and dynamic cities, Canada has been named the Travel … Continue reading

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Ontario reaches nomination allocation for 2017

Ontario reaches nomination allocation for 2017 The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs, has reached its provincial nomination allocation for 2017. The announcement caps a busy year for the OINP, which accepts applications under 10 … Continue reading

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