Category Archives: CIC Operational Bulletins

Bill C-6 Receives Royal Assent

Bill C-6: Amending Canada's Citizenship Act | Canada Immigration News

Backgrounder From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent on June 19, 2017. This chart explains the changes that have been made to the Citizenship Act and indicates when these changes are expected to come into force.Royal Assent is the approval by the Sovereign of […]

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Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System

Ministerial Instructions Amending the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, 2016-1 Amendments 1 The definition qualifying offer of arranged employment in section 1 of the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System is replaced by the following: qualifying offer of arranged employment means any offer of employment referred to in subsection 29(2). (offre d’emploi réservé admissible)

Department of Citizenship and Immigration Current instructions last amended on May 30, 2015. Notice: Amendments will be made to the Ministerial Instructions for the Express Entry Application Management System and will come into force on November 19, 2016. The Ministerial Instructions will be modified to: Remove the Labour Market Impact Assessment requirement for certain qualifying job offers to receive Comprehensive […]

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Ministerial Instructions Amending the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System

Ministerial Instructions Amending the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, 2016-1 Amendments 1 The definition qualifying offer of arranged employment in section 1 of the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System is replaced by the following: qualifying offer of arranged employment means any offer of employment referred to in subsection 29(2). (offre d’emploi réservé admissible)

Ministerial Instructions Amending the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, 2016-1
Amendments
1 The definition qualifying offer of arranged employment in section 1 of the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System is replaced by the following:

qualifying offer of arranged employment means any offer of employment referred to in subsection 29(2). (offre d’emploi réservé admissible)

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2015 – Operational Bulletins

In exceptional circumstances, operational bulletins may also be issued for one-time-only instructions or to provide urgent instructions to staff for a brief period while the relevant operational chapters are being updated. OB 601 – May 5, 2015 Introduction of the Grants and Contributions System OB 378-A – April 24, 2015 Sanctions against Iran OB 600 – January 23, 2015 Procedures […]

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2012 – OPERATIONAL BULLETINS

Operational Bulletin 485 – December 15, 2012
Bridging Open Work Permits for Certain Federal Economic Class ApplicantsEffective December 15, 2012,qualifying foreign nationals currently in Canada who have submitted an application for permanent residence (PR) under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) or the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) and who meet program eligibility requirements, may be considered for a bridging open Work Permit (WP) if their current WP will soon expire.

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