Author: Samantha Skerrett

January 3, 2018 Samantha Skerrett

Deadline to Sponsor Parents and Grandparents January 2, 2018 – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) program for Parents and Grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents, who wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents, has now officially reopened.  If you want to sponsor your parents and grandparents, you must show your interest by submitting your…

January 2, 2018 Samantha Skerrett

Change to definition of dependent children to help  families stay together in Canada October 27, 2017 – The Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependants from “under 19” to “under 22,”. This  completes  a key mandate commitment of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. The change will help more…

December 23, 2017 Samantha Skerrett

Reopening of Parents and Grandparents Program in New Year 2018 News Release – From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Potential sponsors will soon have the opportunity to express their interest to sponsor December 22, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian citizens and permanent residents will soon be able to take the first step in applying…

December 18, 2017 Samantha Skerrett

Canada Lifts visa Requirements for Romania and Bulgaria December 1, 2017– Ottawa, ON –Citizens of Romania and Bulgaria no longer need a visa as of 9 a.m. ET (4 p.m. EET) today, to travel to Canada for short stays (normally for up to six months) for business, to visit family and friends, or for tourism….

December 18, 2017 Samantha Skerrett

Processing surge puts Government on track to largely eliminate Live-in Caregiver Program backlog by end of 2018 December 3, 2017— Toronto, ON – Caregivers and their families will be reunited and the inventory of Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) applications will be largely eliminated by the end of 2018, thanks to the commitments made today by the…