Major changes to the immigration system could include erasing a massive backlog of applications, the minister in charge said Wednesday.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said all options are on the table when it comes to modernizing the process of bringing in would-be immigrants.
"We must have transformational change to move to an immigration program that works for Canada and for newcomers," he said in a speech to the Economic Club of Canada.
He said the changes which will roll out over the course of 2012, will include one to give the provinces the ability to cherry-pick the immigrants they ...
Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) Canada is demanding that Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney apologize and retract his defamatory statement in which he condemned Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) and its organizers as anti-Semitic.
IJV Canada is a proud sponsor of IAW. Does the Minister believe IJV Canada is also anti-Semitic?
The planning of local IAW events involves Jewish organizers (including IJV members), underscoring the absurdity of Kenney's implication that the week-long education event is anti-Semitic. And ironically, his claim that IAW "disregards the ...
The federal government plans to create a global job bank to bring in more skilled foreign workers, while using a new technique to end the “bizarre” situation where low-skilled temporary foreign workers are hired in Canadian communities with double-digit unemployment, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Friday.
The job bank idea, modelled after New Zealand’s immigration system, is a major departure that will take legislation and at least two years to implement, according to Mr. Kenney.
Every application from a prospective skilled foreign worker will go into an online ...