Stephan Kasabian

844 permanent resident visas issued through Express Entry

Since January, when Express Entry was introduced, more than 112.701 applications have been received through the program. The system allows immigrants to enter a pool and then selects skilled workers under Federal Economic programs. It acts like a link between employers and potential employees. According to CIC, almost half of …

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Electronic screening for foreign visitors

Ottawa is the first province to implement an electronic screening system for any foreign traveler coming to Canada by air. The procedure will become mandatory in March 2016 and it will affect millions of visitors. The new Electronic Travel Authorization concerns visa-exempt foreign nationals and it has the purpose to …

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Canada is not in a recession, specialists say

According to economists from C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council in Toronto, there is no solid evidence that Canada is going through an economic decline, despite oil price dropping in the last months and a light hum in certain parties. Thanks to an enduring labor market, the country manages to …

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