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A Gift for New Canadians!

Are you a Canadian Citizen? Did you receive your citizenship within the last 365 days? Are you 18 years of age or older? If you answered “YES” to all three questions, congratulations, you are eligible for a Cultural Access Pass! A gift to each Canadian citizen during their first year of citizenship, the Cultural Access […]

First Rounds Open for Two of IEC France Categories

The 2014 International Experience Canada (IEC) initiative with France is now accepting Round 1 applications for two of their four categories: International Co-op Internship (Total: 1,200 places) and Young Professionals (Total: 1,200 places). On May 14, 2013 Canada and France signed a new agreement on youth mobility. With the new Agreement, French citizens between the […]

CIC Fast-tracking Immigration Applications from Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines

A new immigration measure released on November 14, 2013, will see that existing applications from Filipinos “significantly affected” by typhoon Haiyan will be given special consideration. The Canadian Embassy in Manila which remains open and fully functional, will aid in the process by providing full visa, immigration and passport services. The Embassy will also be […]

Welcome, Michael Coteau, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

We want to send our congratulations and best wishes to the Honourable Michael Coteau, Ontario’s new Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. Minister Coteau took his oath of office this afternoon at Queen’s Park in Toronto and is one of ten newcomers in Premier Kathleen Wynne’s newly appointed 27-member cabinet. We wish Minister Coteau all the […]

Happy Halloween!

It’s that spooky (and yummy) time of the year again! On Halloween night, children of all ages are free to play-out their favourite characters while filling their pillow cases with delicious assortment of cavity-inducing treats. While Halloween is a great time for children to engage in fun activities that encourage the discovery of creativity and imagination, it […]

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