Canada has flexible and positive migration policies and works towards maximizing the economic and social growth to accomplish the annual immigration targets. Immigration has always been a defining characteristic of Canada, bringing together families, providing safe and secure environment to its residents and attracting business immigrants and newcomers with job skills.
Immigration has always been fundamental to the growth of Canada as a nation and to its history of achievement. Permanent residents come to Canada from all over the globe. Collectively, they have made a significant contribution to the development of Canada’s economy, society and culture. The reason Government has made it a priority to reduce the barriers many immigrants face to fully participating in Canadian society, especially when it comes to finding work. Canada has developed a dynamic and well-managed immigration program that is focused on its future labour market needs and international responsibilities.
The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) implemented on June 28th, 2002 has brought in significant modifications to the selection grid. The Act and regulations are voluminous and complex set of rules subject to frequent changes. There are different ways to qualify for Canadian permanent resident status: as an Economic Immigrant; as a member of the Family Class; and in certain cases, as a Refugee.
Immigration programs are based on various aspects under a number of selection systems and there are over 50 options to immigrate to Canada. You may qualify in one of these categories – obtain a professional assessment of your eligibility best suited to your situation.