Canada’s Immigration Minister Looking to Issue More Canadian Visas

Immigration Minister John McCallum wants Canada to significantly raise immigration above the current level as a way to meet the need of the country’s job market. Pointing out aging population along with severe job shortages, McCallum stated his idea during a speech to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “So why not substantially increase the number of immigrants coming to Canada? And that is, I think, I hope, what we are about to do,” McCallum said.

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Immigrants Become Canadian Citizens at Toronto Ceremony

Canada granted citizenship to 47 permanent residents of Canada in a September 2017 special ceremony. These new Canadian citizens immigrated from 25 different countries. Duane Omeir, a native of Nicaragua, chose to begin this journey of immigration in 2000 while on a business trip to Ottawa. He was attracted to the freedom and safety he felt while there. Speaking of his former land, Omeir said,  “…it is not as safe…and people are welcomed to Parliament Hill here.” To share in the benefits of living in this country, contact Canadian Visa Expert for information on immigrating to Canada.

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Wages and Jobs in Canada Rise at Steady Rate

Ten consecutive months of job openings are credited to Canada’s longest streak of rising employment since 2008. The unemployment rate for the nation remained at 6.2%, a nine-year low. Ten-thousand new jobs were added to the employment market, which included 112,000 full-time positions. The latest survey reported by Statistics Canada also showed a spike in…

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Canadian Cities Rated Highly for Quality of Life

  Each year, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) releases a report called the Global Liveability Report. This report ranks 140 cities across the globe based on five categories related to the quality of life: education, stability, culture and environment, infrastructure, and healthcare. The team of professionals at Canadian Visa Expert can assist you in determining…

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