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Why You Need to File Your Income Tax!  Information From the Government of Canada!

Why You Need to File Your Income Tax! Information From the Government of Canada!

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If you are new to Canada, it’s important to understand your tax obligations: Residents of Canada have to report the income they earn between January 1 and December 31 from all sources, both inside and outside of Canada.Generally, your tax return is due by April 30 of the following year. WANT...


Newcomers! Government of Canada Information!  Benefits of Filing Income Tax!  (Posters in 3 Languages)

Newcomers! Government of Canada Information! Benefits of Filing Income Tax! (Posters in 3 Languages)

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Newcomers—Did you know?   There are benefits and credits that you could get if:  • You have a social insurance number• You file your taxes every year, even if you have no income at all. We use the information from yourreturn to calculate your federal benefits and credits, and any...


New! Global Talent Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Coming!  Will Facilitate Two-Week Work Permit Processing Time!

New! Global Talent Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Coming! Will Facilitate Two-Week Work Permit Processing Time!

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 From: CIC NEWS  CANADA IMMIGRATION NEWSLETTER   MARCH 9, 2017 The government of Canada has outlined details of the new Global Talent Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, which, among other initiatives, will establish a two-week standard for processing of work permit applications...


Free!  English Language Assessments for Permanent Residents at LARC!

Free! English Language Assessments for Permanent Residents at LARC!

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Language Assessment and Referral Centre (LARC)   Hours: Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm Tel: 306-525-5272      306-525-(LARC) Email: Temporary Office: (January 9th - May 1, 2017)      7th floor - 2010 11th Ave, Regina      ...


Federal Budget to Include Reforms to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Federal Budget to Include Reforms to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

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The upcoming federal budget will include a new wave of reforms to the temporary foreign worker program as the government pledges to ease entry for high-skilled labour while boosting protections for low-wage workers. By Bill Curry  Ottawa -  The Globe and Mail  Wednesday, Feb. 01, 2017 A...


Researchers Studying Challenges Facing Sask Migrant Workers!

Researchers Studying Challenges Facing Sask Migrant Workers!

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Researchers shine a light on challenges facing Sask migrant workers   by Jonathan Charlton, Saskatoon StarPhoenx    REGINA, SASK: February 2, 2017 - University of Regina sociologist Andrew Stevens at this office. Stevens is part of a team that is documenting the struggles of migrant workers...


Saskatchewan Government Wants Federal Government Money for Refugees!

Saskatchewan Government Wants Federal Government Money for Refugees!

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Saskatchewan government wants $15 million from federal government for refugees.   by Alex MacPherson, Saskatoon StarPhoenix  Published on: January 30, 2017    Premier Brad Wall says he hopes the federal government will respond to a “unique situation” by extending its support for...


Nominations Open for Immigrant Awards!

Nominations Open for Immigrant Awards!

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RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards! Nominations now open. Nominate someone you feel has made an impact! Nominating is easy!   Now in its 9th year, this national people’s choice award allows Canadians to nominate and vote directly for individuals, from all walks of life, who have made...


New Immigration Minister for Canada! Ahmed Hussen!

New Immigration Minister for Canada! Ahmed Hussen!

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Ahmed Hussen, a Somali-born Member of Parliament who came to Canada as a refugee at the age of 16, has been appointed as the country’s new Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. He takes over from John McCallum, who had served in the role since the Liberal Party took office in...


New ‘Interest to Sponsor’ Form for Parent and Grandparent Program Went Live on Jan 3/17!  Available Until Feb 2/17!

New ‘Interest to Sponsor’ Form for Parent and Grandparent Program Went Live on Jan 3/17! Available Until Feb 2/17!

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New ‘Interest to Sponsor’ Form for Parent and Grandparent Program Goes Live!   From CIC News / 2017 / January /   Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has unveiled the new ‘Interest to Sponsor’ form for the popular Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP). The form, which went...