Canada welcomes first permanent residents under Express Entry

Changes to Canada’s economic immigration system are proving successful in selecting people needed in Canada’s economy and giving them permanent resident status quickly. Just three months after the launch of Express Entry, Canada Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander welcomed three of the first Express Entry candidates to become Canadian permanent residents—Emma ...

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Canadian Immigration’s new Express Entry system a slow starter

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) says that less than 50 percent of immigrants coming into the country this year will be selected through its much-anticipated Express Entry system. The new system, introduced by Canada’s Conservative government, promised to match skilled economic migrants with the needs of employers. Since the launch of the ...

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