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A New Citizenship Judge Welcomes New Canadians at Pier 21

– Citizenship Judge Joan Mahoney WVNTR – Halifax, NS – New Citizenship Judge Joan Mahoney will preside over her first citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, officiating at a special ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Judge Mahoney will welcome 70 new citizens into the Canadian family. Across […]

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Today is #CanadaDay – Canada’s 151st Birthday

New Canadians celebrating at Windsor-Essex community in Ontario WVNTR –  Today being July 1 2018 is #CanadaDay. Canada Day, observed on July 1st, is a national holiday marking the anniversary of Confederation in 1867, when the British North America Act came into effect. It was originally known as Dominion Day until it was renamed in […]

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To support biometrics expansion, Canada is opening new Visa Application Centres and offering interim services at some missions

WVNTR – In 2018, Canada will expand its biometrics program. Expanding biometrics will strengthen Canada’s immigration programs through effective screening and will also facilitate application processing and travel – while maintaining public confidence in our immigration system. Canada currently collects biometrics from in-Canada refugee claimants and overseas refugee resettlement applicants, individuals ordered removed from the […]

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Tech giant Tencent and Tourism Vancouver launch China marketing partnership

Tourism Vancouver’s new mobile city app is available to 1 billion users on WeChat, China’s largest social media network WVNTR – Tech giant Tencent and Tourism Vancouver launched a marketing partnership today to promote Vancouver to Chinese travellers. The multi-year partnership will see Tourism Vancouver gain preferred access to mobile tech, big data insights and […]

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Canada announces a change in Express Entry rules

WVNTR – Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced a change in Canada’s Express Entry rules. Effective today, June 26, 2018, intending immigrants who are in the Express Entry pool and have not yet been invited to apply through Express Entry will now have 60 days to submit their application for permanent residence after […]

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Canada adds New payment option and other changes to benefit Chinese travellers

WVNTR – 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 federal, provincial, territorial tourism […]

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Canada announces plan to improve Francophone immigrant services at Pearson Airport

WVNTR – Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, was joined by Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, to announce improvements in services for Francophone immigrants arriving at Pearson International Airport in Toronto. Approximately 2,100 French-speaking new permanent residents land at Pearson each year. IRCC is committed […]

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