Category: NEWS

The Federal Court has overturned a three member panel decision

November 28, 2018 NEWS 0

The Federal Court has overturned the three member panel decision (TB6-03419/20/21/22) of the Refugee Appeal Division. Therefore, this decision is no longer binding on the RAD and has been removed from our website and training materials.

Stimulating innovation and growth to promote job creation for everyone in all Quebec regions

November 28, 2018 NEWS 0

he Government of Canada unveils its Federal Strategy on Innovation and Growth for the Quebec Regions November 9, 2018 – Gaspé, Quebec – Government of Canada Ever-changing economic and technological conditions provide Quebec’s businesses and regions with new business opportunities. The Government of Canada wants to make sure that Quebec businesses and workers are able to seize these… Read more

Visitor visa applications from Chinese nationals made more efficient

November 28, 2018 NEWS 0

Innovative collaboration benefits Chinese Alipay users as Ant Financial’s Zhima reports are now accepted for visitor visa applications November 23, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – In support of growing relations between Canada and China, and the Canada-China Year of Tourism, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is collaborating with Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial) on… Read more

Know if your consultant is Licensed

July 15, 2018 NEWS 0

To further serve and protect the public, the Council has made significant improvements to the membership registry on our website. This will significantly cut down on fraud as the public will be able to verify directly with the RCIC that they are dealing with an authorized representative. To Find out if the Consultant you have… Read more

New payment option added and other changes to benefit Chinese travellers

June 22, 2018 NEWS 0

News release June 22, 2018 – Scarborough – To make applying online more convenient and accessible for Chinese travellers, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has added UnionPay as a new payment option. UnionPay is the largest and most popular payment provider in China. Today IRCC Minister Ahmed Hussen highlighted this initiative on the eve of a… Read more

Canada intends to lift visa requirement on the United Arab Emirates

May 29, 2018 NEWS 0

News release May 28, 2018 — Ottawa, ON – Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, announced today during a meeting with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, that the Government is lifting the visa requirement for UAE citizens on… Read more

IRCC expands its presence in China through new VACs

November 18, 2017 NEWS 0

November 17, 2017 – Ottawa – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is expanding its Visa Application Centre (VAC) Network in China, increasing its geographic reach as Canada looks for new ways to support the growth in applications. So far this year, more than 500,000 applications have been received from China, a 15 per cent increase… Read more

Canada Abolishes Conditional Permanent Residence Provision for Spouses and Partners

May 2, 2017 NEWS 0

The removal of the conditional permanent residence provision was confirmed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on April 28, 2017. Spouses and common-law partners sponsored to immigrate to Canada will no longer experience a period of conditional permanent resident status. Instead, they will have full permanent resident status upon landing. By eliminating the condition, the… Read more

Nova Scotia to Reopen Express Entry PNP Stream “In the Coming Weeks”

April 27, 2017 NEWS 0

Located in eastern Canada and almost completely surrounded by ocean, the province of Nova Scotia is a place where you can feel your pace fall in sync with the rhythm of the sea, as the clean salt air breathes life into an afternoon. Immerse yourself in culture that ranges from traditional to avant-garde, from bagpipes… Read more

222 Workers, Graduates and Entrepreneurs Invited to Apply in Latest BC Draw

April 24, 2017 NEWS 0

In the province’s latest immigration draw,  a total of 222 workers, international graduates, and entrepreneurs have been invited to apply to the BC PNP (British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program in the province’s latest immigration draw, which took place on April 19, 2017. Among these ITAs (Invitations to Apply) issued, 16 were to Entrepreneur candidates. The… Read more