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Tag: provincial nominee program

14 Mar 2014

Ontario proposes a Québec style Provincial Nominee Program

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According to Ontario Immigration Minister Michael Coteau, Ontario wants what Québec has – a special agreement with the Government of Canada on immigration. Like Québec, Ontario too would like more power to choose its own immigrants and to set its own targets for attracting skilled workers to the province.

This past month the Ontario government introduced legislation proposing an expansion of the Provincial Nominee Program.

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30 Jan 2014

Expression of Interest – Canada as the Matchmaker

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A few weeks in advance of St. Valentine’s Day, Canada is discussing a proposed new Expression of Interest immigration system through the use of matchmaking metaphor. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander suggests that a new database connecting prospective skilled immigrants to Canadian employers would work similarly to “a dating site”.

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