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07 Aug 07

High quality of living in Australasian and Canadian cities

Cities in Australia, New Zealand and Canada dominate the rankings of the best cities to live in, according to the 2007 Mercer Human Resource Consulting Quality of Living Survey.
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02 Aug 07

Dual citizens no less loyal, Canada finds

Canadian citizens that hold more than one nationality are no less loyal, a recent internal government document argued, after recent proposals to change multiple citizenship rules, news agency Canadian Press has reported.
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18 May 07

Stripped Down Work Permits for Canada Migrants

New amendments introduced to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) by the Canadian government look set to prevent vulnerable foreign workers such as strippers from being exploited or abused.
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12 Dec 06

Calls for Canada to accept low skilled workers too

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)is calling on the Government to revise their immigration policies to allow some low-skilled and unskilled workers to settle in Canada.
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30 Nov 06

Important changes to Greek passports

The Greek authorities have advised that from January 1st 2007, Greek passports issued prior to January 1st 2006 will no longer be considered valid for travel.
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02 Nov 06

Canada announces increased immigration targets for 2007

Canada plans to admit between 240,000 and 265,000 new permanent residents to the country in 2007 under new immigration targets.
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27 Sep 06

Estonians now visa free for Canada

The Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (CIC), announced today that Estonian citizens no longer require a temporary resident visa to visit Canada.
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08 Sep 06

Falling birthrates affect immigration levels globally

The Internation Herald Tribune is reporting that as birthrates plummet across the developed world, politicians and demographers have been pondering whether immigration can provide the population boost needed by many countries to supplement shrinking labor forces and rebalance aging populations.
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16 Aug 06

Low skilled workers programme falls short of Canadian employers needs

Canada's Low-Skilled Workers Pilot project is not meeting the requirements of employers desperate to fill labour shortages, a new report has found.
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26 Jul 06

Alberta looks for 86,000 skilled workers

The Canadian province of Alberta needs to find an estimated minimum of 86,000 skilled workers to fill expected labour shortages over the next decade, a government report has said.
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