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Express Entry Applicant in Limbo Disappointed by IRCC Response to Concerns

Desperate to see some progress in his immigration process, Eddie Song demanded to know why his Express Entry application was at a standstill for over a year. NCM approached the IRCC with his concerns, but the government’s response was less than reassuring.

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Government’s Plan to Boost Francophone Immigration Praised by Moroccan Diaspora

The federal government’s plan to award more points to French-speaking immigrants under the Express Entry program is welcomed by a leader of one of Canada’s major Francophone immigrant communities.

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Family Reunification: The Economic Cost

As the date of the federal election draws nearer, political candidates have begun to consider the costs of reuniting immigrant families – both economically and socially. On September 25, Justin Trudeau announced that if elected,…

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Nova Scotia Aims to Lead in Immigration

Nova Scotia now has the ability to fast track an additional 300 immigrants through new express entry streams. The announcement made by Premier Stephen McNeil and Immigration Minister Lena Diab earlier this month came after…

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Success for Express Entry Applicants Weighs Heavily on Job Offers

The job of an academic is to be critical of government policy, not praise it, but in the case of Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) new Express Entry (EE) system, there is much to like.…

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Despite System’s Flaws, More International Students Coming to Ontario

Over half the population of international students in Ontario are deciding to stay put after graduating, and it’s for a good reason. A recent study titled International Students in the Ontario Postsecondary System and Beyond,…

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