OCTOBER 5, 2016
Late September and early October have
seen a flurry of activity in the Provincial
Nominee Programs (PNPs) for Canadian
immigration, with the Western provinces of
Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta, and
Saskatchewan all taking significant steps to
receive more immigrants to their
Over recent days and weeks, the following PNP events have taken place.
Saskatchewan reopened the popular International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). The category closed a day later.
Manitoba issued Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to a range of skilled workers through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).
British Columbia conducted two draws in September, inviting more than 1,000 workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs to apply to the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP).
Alberta continues to welcome new applications to categories of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). More
2- Canadian Immigration Questions and Answers with Attorney David Cohen
OCTOBER 5, 2016
Attorney David Cohen will answer a few
general Canadian immigration questions
submitted by our readers. These questions
cover immigration programs, eligibility,
processing, language requirements, investing
in Canada, landing, admissibility, studying
in Canada, working in Canada, and much more.
Here are this month’s questions and answers.
1. Dear David,
My parents have been approved for Super Visa to Canada and coming next month. They have bought one way ticket to Canada. I would like to ask if it’s a requirement to buy return ticket for this kind of visa. Because return date for them is not decided yet as they are allowed to stay up to two years. Thank you
Individuals who have been approved to come to Canada with a Super Visa are not required to have booked return travel before landing in Canada. However, the government of Canada states that ‘You must be a real visitor to Canada who will leave by choice at the end of your visit.’
An officer will look at these things when assessing a Super Visa application:
The applicant’s ties to his or her home country;
the purpose of the visit;
the applicant’s family and finances;
the overall economic and political stability of the home country; and
an invitation from a Canadian host...More