New Start-Up Visa Program for Entrepreneurs to start on April 1st

Yesterday, Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Jason Kenney, announced the federal government’s new pilot program designed for business class immigrants. The Start-Up Visa Program, which is scheduled to launch on April 1st, will link immigrant entrepreneurs with private sector organizations that have expertise in working with start-up companies, the aim being to create Canadian jobs and […]

A chance to apply for immigration in Quebec as a skilled worker

Under the Canada-Quebec Accord on Immigration, Quebec is given the exclusive responsibility of establishing its own immigration requirements as well as selecting immigrants it feels will adapt well, and thrive economically in Quebec. On June 29, 2012 the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles ordered a suspension on the intake of applications for selection […]

Do you really need Canadian experience for employment in Ontario?

The notion of experience is deeply engrained in Canadians right from the start of childhood. I remember setting up my first lemonade stand with a neighbourhood friend at the age of ten. At the age of fourteen, I completed close to 100 hours of community involvement activities. By fifteen, I had landed my first part-time […]

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