WWICS – MThis move was eagerly awaited by numerous permanent residents of Canada and potential applicants who want to immigrate to Canada. The government of Canada has finally announced that the maximum age of dependent children who can be included in a visa application will be raised to 22 years.
If this regulation is approved, it will be effective from fall 2017 and will be applicable on candidates who apply on or after the regulation come into force.
At present, the child of the principal applicant needs to be at or below the age of 19 in order to be accepted as a dependent, or be eligible for sponsorship by the principal applicant.
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Canada is hard pressed to keep up with its current growth rate and for this it needs more people. More here means hundreds of thousands. Unfortunately, the birth rate of Canada is almost stagnant if not on decline. The population is aging and in all sense Canada cannot depend on its population for the desired growth.
There is only one solution to this problem and that is to bring in people from beyond national boundaries. The country is making all efforts to increase the rate of immigration. For the current year, Canada had set up the target to welcome 300,000 new immigrants. Continue reading “Canada Plans To Move in Top Gear to Increase Immigration”
Here is good news for entrepreneurs, graduates, skilled workers, health care professionals, skilled workers, farmers and tradespersons. The good news is that some of the provinces of western Canada, particularly the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia are looking for immigrants under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).
The government of Canada has put together a comprehensive report which brings out results on the movement of population and the economic growth that is taking place in the country. The salient feature of this report is that the government of Canada believes that the immigrants will play an important role in the growth of the country in coming decades. Continue reading “Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program To Provide More Visas”
The government of Canada has set up an external advisory group in an effort to boost the immigration to the country. The Advisory Council on Economic Growth is being tasked to give the advice so that immigration can be increased by nearly 50%. The government of Canada has given indication that it wants to take in 450,000 immigrants annually in the next five years.
The advisory group will also make suggestion on how immigration process for entrepreneurs and skilled workers can be made easier. The group is considering the prospects on the short and long term effect on the economy due to increase in immigration. Continue reading “Canadian Government Wants Massive Increase in Immigration”