End of leniency period for Electronic Travel Authorization ends next week

Travellers to Canada take note: November 3, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is reminding travellers to get the appropriate travel documents before booking a flight to Canada. Starting November 10, 2016, visa-exempt travellers (except United States [U.S.] citizens) will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to board their flight to Canada. Canadian citizens, including [...]

Getting Ready to Launch Express Entry

In-demand immigrants’ applications will be processed in six months or less December 1, 2014 — Ottawa — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today confirmed it’s one month and counting until Express Entry launches a new phase of active immigration recruitment to meet economic and labour market needs. Potential candidates can create their profile [...]

Preparing for the launch of Express Entry

October 15, 2014 —Regina —Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander was in Regina today to deliver the keynote address at the SkilledMigration human resources conference. Alexander spoke to human resources professionals from across Canada about how, with the launch of Express Entry in 2015, Canada will be able to attract skilled immigrants who are [...]