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Canada’s Immigration System Could Do Better

An international report released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) declared Canada as a world leader in regards to immigration matters such as the selection of immigrants…

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One-per-cent immigration target too small to bridge jobs gap

Canada’s plan to bring in a million immigrants over the next three years is not ambitious enough to meet the country’s need for workers, Toronto immigration lawyer Matthew Jeffery tells…

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The Parental Sponsorship Program Needs Fixing: Matthew Jeffery

Canada has a first-come, first-served parental sponsorship program. On January 28th, 2019 at 1200HRS EST, the program went live. Within just eleven minutes, the 2019 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's…

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New immigration lottery process causes problems

A new lottery process that allows individuals to apply to win a spot to bring their parents or grandparents to Canada is “fraught with problems," including some confusion over who…

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Better Screening of Foreign Visitors Can Help Reduce Birth Tourism

In 2016, Global News reported that 313 babies were born to non-Canadian mothers.  In 2012, Statistics Canada had reported 699 babies born to non-Canadian mothers. Although there are still very…

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