Canada welcomes French-speaking skilled newcomers

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Ottawa—Francophone immigration plays a crucial role in strengthening our national identity, while also growing the economy and addressing labour shortages. That’s why Canada is increasing its efforts to welcome French-speaking skilled workers outside Quebec to ensure the sustainability and economic development of Francophone minority communities. Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced that, as of this month, 2024 …

Easier access to PRs to help address doctor shortages

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New Glasgow —Doctors from all over the world who choose to come to Canada and work in our communities play a vital role in keeping us healthy and ensuring local access to family physicians at a time when our aging population needs it the most. As provinces and territories seek to attract and retain more foreign-trained doctors to help address shortages, …

Legislation to grow Canadian economy receives Royal Assent

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Ottawa – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, welcomed the Royal Assent of Bill C-19, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022 and other measures. The passage of this legislation implements key measures from Budget 2022 that will grow our economy and make life more affordable for Canadians. …