U.S.-Canada Visa and Immigration Information-Sharing Agreement
Office of the Spokesperson
December 14, 2012
U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson and the Canadian Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney signed a U.S.-Canada Visa and Immigration Information-Sharing Agreement on December 13, 2012.
Pulse of Canada: Should some immigrants be admitted to Canada faster than others?
By Yahoo! Canada News | Pulse of Canada – Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Do you think some immigrants should be admitted faster than others?
The Canadian government is creating a new program to fast-track allowing skilled immigrants into Canada. Do you think some immigrants should be admitted faster than others?
Each Friday, Yahoo! Canada News asks Canadians where they stand on the important issues of the day, and our panel of experts tackle the same question.
Super rich investors stuck in immigration limbo
Applications frozen as federal government overhauls Immigrant Investor Program
By Fabiola Carletti and Janet Davison, CBC News Posted: Dec 10, 2012 7:58 AM ET Last Updated: Dec 11, 2012 10:33 AM ET Read 519
Jade and Jacob Zhou, seen here with son Jerry, have held off expanding their business in hopes of coming to Canada from China as immigrant investors. (Courtesy of Jade and Jacob Zhou) Facebook
Chinese businessman Jacob Zhou was ready to hand over $400,000 in 2009 to meet the Canadian government’s financial requirement to bring his multimillion-dollar autoparts manufacturing operation, and his family, to Ontario.