25,000 Syrian Refugees Immigrate to Canada

Immigration Minister John McCallum told the press, “This is a terrific day for us.” He was speaking of over 25,000 Syrian refugees that had arrived in Canada. McCallum asked all Canadians to welcome the newcomers with “open arms” and assist them in finding jobs, homes, and adapting to their new lives. In February, the last of the 25,000 Syrians arrived, which at times seemed like it couldn’t be done. The newly elected Liberal Canadian government pushed the deadlines from the end of the year to the end of February. The refugee applications were coming in at a rapid pace. To enjoy your life in such a welcoming nation, contact BecomeACanadian for information on Canadian immigration. They will walk you through the needed process to make life in Canada a reality.

The settling of the Syrian refugees will have a bill of about $700 million, which is under budget, according to McCallum. Over half of the 25,000 refugees who have arrived are sponsored by the government, and all cost associated with them are covered by the government. The other half is supported by private groups or a mix of private and government sponsored. BecomeACanadian works with a team of experts who will evaluate the best option for permanent residency in Canada.

Overview of Immigration to Canada in 2019

The stream of young workers coming to Canada through immigration plays an essential role in the Canadian economy. As the labor force ages and the fertility rate is low, at close to only 1.5 births per woman, immigrants are becoming increasingly vital. The residents of Canada hold a favorable view of immigration and the immigration … Read more Overview of Immigration to Canada in 2019

Watch: Toronto is Becoming One of the Tech Capitals of the World

The tech scene in Toronto, Ontario, is gaining steam. The area created more positions than the San Francisco Bay area, Washington D.C., and Seattle combined, according to a report on “talent markets”. Toronto is the fastest-rising tech-labor market. The city had almost 29,000 new jobs created in 2018, which was 14 percent more than the … Read more Watch: Toronto is Becoming One of the Tech Capitals of the World

Canadian Visa Criteria

  Each Canadian immigration program has its own unique eligibility requirements, but there are also several Canadian visa criteria shared in common. Common Canadian visa criteria include the following: You must be at least 18-years-old to apply You must have good health, a medical exam may be required You must be a person of good … Read more Canadian Visa Criteria

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