Monthly Archives: October 2017

Immigrants Make Up 21.9% of Canada’s Population: Stats Can

The share of Canada’s growing population made up by immigrants has risen to 21.9 percent, up from 20.6 percent in 2011, and the majority of recent immigrants arrived through an economic immigration program. These are just a couple of the many insights published by Stats Can, based on data gathered in last year’s census. The…
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New definition of age of dependants now in force

Expanded definition of dependent children will help more families stay together in Canada October 27, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependants from “under 19” to “under 22,” fulfilling a key mandate commitment of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. This change will help…
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