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New book by Rev. Dr. Charles Mantey – “Understanding Love: Biblical & Cultural Perspectives.”

New book by Rev. Dr. Charles Mantey – “Understanding Love: Biblical & cultural Perspectives.” Published by Shidaanikei Publishers, Inc.  – 2017 Purchase this BookThe book (ISBN: 978-0-9948272-3-4) discusses the question; did Africans know God before the arrival of the missionaries; or were the missionaries the first to introduce the concept of a supreme being to […]

How to immigrate to Canada through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot

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The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a partnership between the Government of Canada and the four Atlantic Provinces: New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island Businesses is these provinces can offer jobs to eligible non-Canadians. With a job offer, you can apply for permanent residence in Canada through one of three programs: high-skilled […]

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IRCC launches Global Skills Strategy

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On June 12, IRCC announced the launch of the Global Skills Strategy. The Strategy aims to provide a faster, more predictable process for attracting top talent to Canada, while in turn creating economic growth and middle-class jobs for Canadians. Foreign workers coming to Canada temporarily can have their applications processed in two weeks. This includes […]

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CIC embracing customer service

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What began as a friendly challenge between immigration officials and university students has brought on a fundamental shift in how the Immigration Department deals with applicants. For example, now when people contact the department’s Montreal-based client support centre for help, the first thing they hear is no longer a warning that disgruntled callers should not […]

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Eleven facts about Canada’s new citizenship

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In June 2017, the Canadian government made changes to the citizenship act when it passed Bill C-6. After the bill received royal assent, it was made into a law and with it came several changes to the Citizenship Act. The changes will prove beneficial for thousands of immigrants in Canada who are hoping to achieve […]

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New names emerge for HIV/AIDS, prostitutes

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A team of Nigerian linguists and medical experts have adopted new names for HIV, AIDS and prostitutes in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba in order to reduce the scourge of stigmatisation. A statement on Saturday by Prof. Herbert Igboanusi of the University of Ibadan, said the adoption was to eliminate stigmatisation and discrimination of persons living […]

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Five reasons to sign up for Canadian Immigration Summit 2017: Innovating at 150 and Beyond

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On May 9-10, the Conference Board hosts its third annual Canadian Immigration Summit in Ottawa to celebrate the vital contributions that immigrants have made to Canada, and discuss innovations that could help build an even stronger immigration system over the next 150 years. Each year, the summit convenes hundreds of representatives from government, business, law, education, […]

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New federal strategy to help newcomers put their skills to work in Canada faster

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April 13, 2017   Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen. Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen has announced that the federal government will introduce a new Targeted Employment Strategy for Newcomers, as part of Budget 2017. The strategy will help internationally trained newcomers to our country find jobs that match their skills and experience. Newcomers […]

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Shaping the future of Canada’s immigration system

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  Having inherited an immigration system plagued with backlogs and heavy-handed enforcement, the Liberal government says it’s keen to hear what you think needs to be done about Canada’s immigration future. Since the beginning of the summer, Immigration Minister John McCallum and his parliamentary secretary, Arif Virani, have held more than two dozen roundtable meetings […]

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Western Canadian Provinces Welcome New Applications Through Provincial Nominee Programs

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From CIC NEWS Buggy Late August was a busy period for PNPs in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia (BC) The Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and BC were each active in their drive to welcome new immigrants over the past couple of weeks, as more than 2,000 potential newcomers either submitted an application to one […]

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