18Mar
By: admin On: March 18, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

As of March 15th 2016, citizens from countries exempt from having to obtain a visa in order to travel to Canada will be subject to obtaining an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to travel to Canada by plane.   Citizens of the United States, travellers holding a valid Canadian visa,...

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17Mar
By: admin On: March 17, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

From October 30th 2016 to November 4th 2016, Junior Chamber International (JCI) will hold its 2016 World Congress in Quebec City. The organization is proud to have already received 2500 confirmed registrations towards its objective of 3500 participants from around the world. On March 16th 2016, JCI announced its...

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17Mar
By: admin On: March 17, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

During an editorial interview with La Presse published on March 17th 2016, Minister of Immigration Mr. John McCallum announced several priorities in order to allow his ministry to reach its objective of welcoming 305 000 immigrants in 2017. Reduction of Processing Times According to Mr. McCallum, it is essential that...

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17Mar
By: admin On: March 17, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

On June 1st, 2016, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will launch a new stream of the International Mobility Program, the “Mobilité Francophone” stream. In virtue of this new stream, employers wishing to hire skilled francophone workers to work in francophone minority communities located outside Quebec will not have...

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10Mar
By: admin On: March 10, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

On February 24th, 2016, the MInistère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) published a new list of 54 professions admissible for Quebec’s simplified processing of Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications. Simplified processing allows employers to be exempt of having to demonstrate their recruitment efforts in...

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26Feb
By: admin On: February 26, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

On February 24th 2016, a ministerial decree issued by the minister of Immigration, Diversité et Inclusion (MIDI), Ms. Kathleen Weil. This decree concerns the submission and reception of Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) applications presented under the regular stream of the Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) program. In virtue of this...

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25Feb
By: admin On: February 25, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

On February 25th, 2016, Mr. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, submitted a bill in order to modify the Citizenship Act. This bill seeks to alleviate citizenship requirements and assist permanent residents in obtaining citizenship more quickly. Here are the principal proposed modifications. Grounds for Repealing...

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17Feb
By: admin On: February 17, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

The “Mon Projet Québec” tool, created by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) for the submission of Quebec Selection Certificates (CSQ) under the regular stream of the Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) program, has experienced important difficulties since it was launched on January 5th 2016....

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20Dec
By: admin On: December 20, 2015 In: News Comments: 0

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC – formerly known as Citizenship and Immigration Canada) as well as the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) of Québec have planned the entry into force of several modifications in 2016. Below are a few of the said modifications:...

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