Archive | May, 2013

New Parent and Grandparent program re-opens January 2, 2014

News Source: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/releases/2013/2013-05-10.asp Mississauga, May 10, 2013 — Citizenship and Immigration Canada will re-open the Parent and Grandparent (PGP) program for new applications on January 2, 2014, by which time the backlog and wait times in the program are expected to have been cut in half. “The Action Plan for Faster Family Reunification is on […]

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New Federal Skilled Trades Stream to Begin Accepting Applications on January 2, 2013

News Source: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/releases/2012/2012-12-10.asp Mississauga, December 10, 2012 — To address Canada’s growing demand for skilled tradespersons, a new Federal Skilled Trades Program is being launched on January 2, 2013, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today. “The new Skilled Trades Stream will help address serious labour shortages in some regions of the country, […]

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