Category Archives: CANADA VISA NEWS

Canada Looking to Slash Wait Times for Foreign Workers and Tech Firms

In order to compete for the finest talent around the world, Canada is attempting to change the way that they allow key industries to hire highly skilled foreign workers. Instead of wading through red tape, companies want to speed up the process, especially regarding positions that are key to the growth of their business. During […]

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Secrets to Successful Open Work Permits in Canada

Secrets to Successful Open Work Permits in Canada We receive a lot of questions regarding work permit applications. So today, I would love to talk about these type of applications. Work permits offer great benefits, including being able to support yourself while you’re in Canada financially, as well as improving your professional experience. And also […]

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Proposed Changes to Canadian Citizenship

The Liberal government has been focusing their legislative efforts on improving the existing Citizenship Act in order to allow immigrants to apply for Canadian Citizenship earlier and easier than the procedure currently in place. The goal, according to the chair of the House Immigration Committee, MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, is for the bill known as C-6 is passed into law […]

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Donald Trump Dares His Critics to Move to Canada

“I’ll be doing a great service to our country,” states Republican candidate Donald Trump, responding to celebrity comments that an exodus to Canada will result if the current leader of the GOP nomination takes the Oval Office. Of course, there have been many occasions in which an existential threat appears to spur citizens of the […]

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“If Trump Wins I’m Moving to Canada” — Here’s How to Do it

Donald Trump’s supporters want to make America great again, but his detractors are threatening to leave the US if he’s elected. According to ABC News, Google searches for “how can I move to Canada” spiked by over 350% on Super Tuesday, and the New York Times reports that American Twitter users are contemplating the same idea. It’s also been […]

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300,000+ New Immigrants planned for Canada in 2016

      New target for Canada Immigration Over the course of this year, the Canadian government is determined to welcome up to 305,00 new permanent residents in its 2016 Immigration Levels Plan. This is the first time in a long time where the Canadian government has set a target of 300,000 or greater for […]

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Sponsored Spouses Can Get Immediate Permanent Residence for Canada. No More 2-Year Wait.

Canada’s Liberal government wants to make it easier for sponsored spouses to become Canadians. Immigration Minister John McCallum recently announced that Canada is eyeing a new system that would be closer to the American spousal sponsorship system. Instead of having to wait 2 years, spouses can get immediate permanent residence. This is obviously great news […]

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What You Need to Know About the Changes to Canadian Citizenship Act

The Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum, says the government of Canada is planning to make some changes to the Canadian Citizenship Act. Here’s what you need to know. Reduced Barriers As McCallum told the CBC, the government is “in general trying to reduce the barriers people have to overcome to become […]

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Federal Skilled Trades Program Positions and Requirements

The federal skilled trades program was launched in January of 2013 and allows those who are skilled in trades to obtain permanent residency in Canada to fill any labour shortages. In order to qualify, you have to meet various eligibility requirements and work in an approved field. What Are the Eligibility Requirements For the Federal Skilled […]

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Niren and Associates Wins the 2016 Corporate INTL Global Awards for Immigration Law

We are extremely excited to announce that Niren and Associates was named the Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Canada by the 2016 Corporate INTL Global Awards. Corporate INTL’s annual awards celebrate excellence in the world’s leading advisers and financiers across the entire globe. This is an incredible achievement, and our entire staff is […]

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