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Posted Thursday, February 25, 2016

Minister McCallum to repeal parts of C-24
February 25, 2016 – Ottawa, ON –Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum introduced legislation to amend the Citizenship Act, providing greater flexibility for applicants trying to meet the requirements for citizenship and help immigrants obtain citizenship faster.
“The Government is keeping its commitment to repeal certain provisions of the Citizenship Act, including those that led to different...
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Posted Monday, July 06, 2015

July 6, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Employment and Social Development Canada
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced stiff new consequences for employers who break the rules of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). The Government initially announced that penalties would be enhanced for employers that break the rules of the programs in June 2014. Read More...

Posted Monday, July 06, 2015

Beginning July 2, 2015 the Immigration Appeal Division is introducing three administrative changes to the IAD appeal process. Right now the IAD has over 11,000 appeals waiting to be resolved. This is resulting in excessive delays for parties who are waiting for their appeals to be resolved. To address this problem the IAD is introducing three administrative changes to its process which will enable it to focus more of its resources on those appeals that fall within its jurisdiction and where appellants... Read More...

Posted Monday, June 01, 2015

28 2015. Today Ontario passed the Ontario Immigration Act to help the province maximize the economic benefits of immigration.
Immigrants help grow a stronger economy by leveraging their networks and forging global connections that keep Ontario competitive in international markets. Read the full report...
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Posted Monday, June 01, 2015

May 29, 2015 — Ottawa — Measures came into force officially today that enable Canada to revoke citizenship from dual nationals convicted of terrorism, treason and high treason, and/or spying for foreign governments.
Canadian citizenship can now also be revoked from dual citizens for taking up arms against Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces, whether as a member of a foreign army or in non-state terrorist groups like ISIS. Read More...