PM balances welcoming message to newcomers with emphasis on immigration rules

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KELOWNA, B.C. — Justin Trudeau says there’s nothing inconsistent about touting Canada as a welcoming country that embraces immigrants and refugees while simultaneously trying to head off another wave of irregular arrivals. Indeed, the prime minister insisted Thursday that emphasizing openness to newcomers while insisting that immigration rules be followed “are not two separate things.” Read More

Express Entry New CRS calculation starts Nov. 19, 2016

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has revamped the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) for its Express Entry immigration selection system. The changes, which had been expected for some time, will have a major effect on candidates for immigration to Canada through the three federal programs managed through Express Entry, namely the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Read More

Authorized Representative, immigration consultant.

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There are many challenges along the road of Canadian immigration. Perhaps, the first one in your mind is, who should/could I seek help from? In Canada, Bill C-35 clearly defines who can provide immigration advice for a fee. They are called “authorized” representatives. Hiring a person without proper designation may fall into misrepresentation and your Read More

Local community support resources to New Canadian immigrants

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Besides immigration consultants who are designated to represent people to handle their legal status or application in the country. There are many local community supporting resources center to help new comers. They are funded by federal, provincial and even municipal government to help new comer settle down locally, whether you are refugee, permanent resident or Read More

Vanvoucer Real Estate

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Recent British Columbia real estate laws have changed and will affect immigration to Canada if you are investing in Vancouver real estate. Norman Luo, an active Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) pointed out that the policy change may add fuel to the remain heating Kelowna real estate market, as Kelowna has been designated as one Read More