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More Canadian Immigrants Moving West

Recent information published by Statistics Canada is showing the immigrants to Canada are finding great success in the Western provinces like Alberta. This paper by Statistics Canada is showing that immigrants to Canada are thriving in Western provinces, particularly in the area of employment. In fact, in 2011, the province of Alberta had the highest […]

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Immigration in 2012: Work in Alberta

More immigrants heading out west to work in Alberta Immigrants to Canada are heading out west as more and more jobs become available, hoping to work in Alberta where oil companies expect to hire 100,000 people over the next few years. Alberta‘s booming oil industry is attracting immigrants from all over the world, while farming […]

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"Illegal work" in Canada not counted for Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Misinformation circulates about Provincial Nominee Program A news agency reported this past weekend that a senior official with Citizenship and Immigration Canada wrote in an e-mail that illegal work could be counted towards an application for the Provincial Nominee Program as long as there was confirmation, saying: “We can count illegal work for PNP (Provincial […]

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Did you know that the Alberta Provincial Nominee Program allows for Family Sponsorships by "distant relatives"?

How to come to Alberta through the Provincial Nominee Program It is well known that under the Federal immigration system, Family Class sponsorships in Canada are restricted to spouses, common law partners, parents and grandparents (and dependent children). If you are a member of the family class, you may be eligible to be sponsored by […]

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H-1B Visa

Immigration to Alberta for H-1B Visa Holders in the USA

As of April 2009, the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program has introduced a US Visa Holder Category focused on H-1B Visa holders. This immigration program enables skilled foreign workers on US Work Visas to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence with the intention of working in Alberta. This program is designed fill occupational shortages in certain high […]

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