Immigration News

Passenger Bumping Will No Longer be Allowed Under Canada's New Airline Bill of Rights

Passenger Bumping Will No Longer be Allowed Under Canada's New Airline Bill of Rights

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Ottawa introduces airline passenger Bill of Rights by Mia Robson, The Canadian Press  May 16/17 OTTAWA -- Airlines won't be allowed to bump passengers from a flight against their will under a new passenger bill of rights introduced today by Transportation Minister Marc Garneau. That change...


RRLIP Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) Seeks More volunteer Members!

RRLIP Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) Seeks More volunteer Members!

The RRLIP Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) is progressing!   A gathering of men and women of different ages, from different countries, who speak a variety of languages, and who have lived in Canada (Regina) for varying amounts of time have come together as a voice of newcomers to advise the...


RRLIP Survey Results!  Thank You to All Who Participated!

RRLIP Survey Results! Thank You to All Who Participated!

Thank you to the many who participated in the RRLIP Survey, ' Barriers to Newcomer Adaptation and Settlement in Regina, Saskatchewan', conducted by a U. of R. multidisciplinary Research Team. Participants included: Newcomers: who o were born outside Canada, o are 18 years or older, ando...


Express Entry PNP Update: Provinces Continue to Welcome New Applications

Express Entry PNP Update: Provinces Continue to Welcome New Applications

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

May 17, 2017  CIC News  Some of Canada’s most desired destination provinces have been active with respect to their Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) streams this Spring, giving candidates in the Express Entry pool a range of opportunities to obtain a provincial...


Leading Canadian Entrepreneurs Share Secrets on Building a Global Business

Leading Canadian Entrepreneurs Share Secrets on Building a Global Business

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Small Business Summit (summary article) Special to The Globe and MailBy Camilla Cornell  Monday, May 15, 2017    Expanding your business beyond Canada’s borders can be daunting, but it can also be the best way to grow your company. Before you take the leap, though, check out these tips...


Immigration News - Canada Raises Age of Dependent Children to Under 22 Years of Age!

Immigration News - Canada Raises Age of Dependent Children to Under 22 Years of Age!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Canada Raises Age of Dependent Children to Under 22 Years of Age May 3, 2017  CIC News Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has confirmed it will raise the maximum age of a dependent child who may be included on an application to immigrate to Canada. As of October 24,...


 Premier Wall asks Education Minister Morgan 'to Review the Library Funding ssue'

Premier Wall asks Education Minister Morgan 'to Review the Library Funding ssue'

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Weeks after the provincial budget introduced massive funding cuts to public libraries across Saskatchewan, Premier Brad Wall says he wants his government to take another look at its decision. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall by Dave Deibert, Saskatoon star Phoenix April 20, 2017 Shortly...


Parliamentary Committee Submits Recommendations to Improve IRCC Client Services

Parliamentary Committee Submits Recommendations to Improve IRCC Client Services

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Improved call centre services and smoother application tracking processes are among the stand-out recommendations that have been submitted by a Parliamentary Committee that has completed its work on the Modernization of Client Service Delivery at the department of Immigration, Refugees...


Living Heritage: Sharing the Land.  Seating Limited. Free!

Living Heritage: Sharing the Land. Seating Limited. Free!

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LIVING HERITAGE: SHARING THE LAND Friday, May 12, 20178:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.Royal Saskatchewan Museum,2445 Albert Street, Regina, SK Registration: Those interested in attending are encouraged to register at www.schoolofpublicpolicy.ca (please select “News and Events”, followed by “Upcoming...


Canadian Immigration Innovation -  Many Inventive Programs Developed over the Years.

Canadian Immigration Innovation - Many Inventive Programs Developed over the Years.

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Canada Deserves an ‘A’ for Immigration Innovation   April  11, 2017     CIC News    By Kareem El-Assal, Research Associate, Education & Immigration     The Conference Board of CanadaThey say that necessity is the mother of invention, and that adage holds true when looking at Canada’s approach...