Canadian citizenship comes with several privileges, including the right to vote and run for political office and the right to leave and enter Canada, regardless of the length of time spent outside the country.
The majority of citizenship applications are processed within a year; however, you may apply for urgent processing in special cases.
As of 19 March 2018, potential sponsors can confirm whether or not they have been selected by looking up their unique confirmation number online.
The Canadian province of Nova Scotia created a new immigration stream to attract general practitioners, family physicians, and specialist physicians.
A positive LMIA will basically show that there is a need for the foreign worker to fill a specific job. It will also show that no Canadian worker is available to do the job. Thus, the employer must look abroad for a qualified employee.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was an American immigration policy that protected undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as minors from deportation. After a background check, those individuals were also able to get renewable two-year work and study permits.
The renewed Entrepreneur Pathway replaces Manitoba’s MPNP-B stream. The Entrepreneur Pathway allows Manitoba to nominate qualified business people from abroad who intend to move to Manitoba and establish, purchase a business or become partners in an existing business.
On 15 December 2017, the Government of Canada has once again extended the open work permit pilot for spouses and common-law partners applying for permanent residence under the spouse or common-law partners in Canada (SCLPC) class until 31 January 2019.