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30 Oct 2013
OTTAWA — Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the federal government is going to allow more people to move to the province under the Immigrant Nominee Program. The province will be allowed 4,725 immigrants in 2014 — up from 4,450 this year. Read more from The Canadian Press.

19 Mar 2012
from Philstar.com
(March 18, 2012)

20 Jan 2012
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has launched a website that assists in checking foreign qualifications will be accepted in Canada. The International Qualification Network (IQN) serves as virtual space for the assessment and recognition of foreign worker qualifications. This allows immigrants to integrate better in the Canadian Labour market.

Click here to read more about IQN.

09 Feb 2012
"Tatay" Tom Avendano, a former Pasay City Councilor was honored during a ceremony at the Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Canada on Monday, Feb 6.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presented a Diamond Jubilee Medal to him, along with 60 other Canadians who made outstanding contributions to Canada. This Medal was in honor of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.

"Tatay" Tom was recognized for starting the Multicultural Support Services Society in Vancounver in 2001. This has helped Filipino immigrants adjust in Canada.

21 Dec 2011
The first Canadian Parent and Grandparent Super Visa has been issued at the Canadian mission in Manila on December 14, 2011.
 
"We've issued the first of the Super Visas in just two weeks and we remain committed to reuniting families through the Super Visa in a timely manner" Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney said.
 
This visa allows parents and grandparents to stay in Canada for up to 24 months without the need to renew status. This makes them enjoy the company of their loved ones for a longer period of time.