In Canada, we have a welcoming, open-door policy for refugees, immigrants, and those who wish to move to this great country. But, does our government and the general populace do enough to ensure our welcomed colleagues receive a fair chance at landing a job in their field of expertise?
In Canada, most of the provinces and territories can invite or nominate immigrants to apply for Permanent Residence status under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).
You’re looking for a better life and you’ve decided on the great country of Canada. You’ve meticulously gone over your application, filled out the relevant forms and paperwork, and practiced your interview answers—imagine coming this far only to be told by an immigration officer that you are inadmissible due to your health.
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Thinking of visiting Canada? The visa process for visitors can be complicated and messy. Reapplying for a rejected visa can be daunting, but having the right information at hand can greatly simplify the process.
The number of immigrants removed from Canada each year because of residency non-compliance has doubled since 2008. It was recently reported that the number of permanent residents who were issued removal orders at port of entry has risen from 605 people in 2008 to a whopping 1,413 in 2014.
It is truly a tale of two countries. While one nation’s leader is putting up figurative and actual walls to keep immigrants out his country, the other is opening its doors even wider.
Do you have a skill or trade that you think can help you in qualifying for permanent residency in Canada? Qualifying for the federal skilled trades program is a great way to make Canada your permanent home.