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Strike negotiations promise restored service

Updated: May 05, 2023 | Tags:: Canada Immigration, Canada Visa Processing

The end of a strike which has taken many government workers out of the office for nearly two weeks holds out hope for an end to delays of many immigration services. As of May 1st, members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be returning to work, ending an industrial action that saw over 150,000 of the union's members go on the picket line. Services affected PSAC,…

Canada Joins 160 Other Countries in a UN Global Compact on Migration

Updated: Dec 12, 2018 | Tags:: Canada eTA, Canada Visa, Canada Visa Processing

Introduction On December 10 in Marrakech, Morocco, world leaders gathered to adopt a program on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. This 'Global Compact' is the first cooperation framework to puts in place a means of protection for the 258 million refugees and displaced persons in the world. Indeed, 258 million is the current figure and 49% higher than in the year 2000, highlighting the…

IRCC Visa and Residency Processing Times

Updated: Aug 17, 2018 | Tags:: Canada eTA, Canada Visa Processing

Introduction The IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) is shaking up its working methods to improve the process of applying to enter Canada. This government body is aware that Canada immigration signifies a life-changing event for all refugees and asylum seekers, with important implications for other applicant categories too. When applications take a long time to process,…