eTA and DUAL CITIZENSHIP

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) and What it Means to Visa Exempt Citizens Coming to (or through) Canada Are you a citizen from a visa-exempt country? Since September 30, 2016, obtaining an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is mandatory for all visa-exempt citizens flying to or transiting through Canada. The eTA will act as a security measure for […]

JOHN MCCALLUM WANTS TO “SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE” IMMIGRATION to fulfill Canada’s labour needs.

Bringing attention to Canada’s aging population and looming labour shortages, during his speech to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines on August 12, 2016, McCallum made the pitch to substantially increase the number of immigrants to Canada. The Liberal government is already seeking to admit between 280,000 and 305,000 new permanent residents in 2016, a significant […]

Quebec Stabilizes Immigration

Breaking News from Quebec: Quebec Government confirms that it has no plans to significantly increase immigration levels — at least in the short term. A document entitled “The Immigration Planning in Quebec for the 2017-2019 Years” was presented Thursday, June 2, 2016, by the Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion of Quebec, Kathleen Weil, to […]