29 Mar 2019 Inventory of MPNP consist of 1,854 profiles of Skilled Workers
2019 Inventory of MPNP consist of 1,854 profiles of Skilled Workers
As of March 1, 2019, there were 1,845 profiles of Skilled Workers in the Inventory of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. 1,082 were submitted in January and 772 in February. All those profiles received a Letter of Advice to Apply for MPNP. In addition, 44 Business Investor Stream candidates submitted their business concepts (18 in January and 26 in February). 13 of them also received a Letter of Advice to Apply. In total, MPNP issued 576 nominations in 2019 (278 in January and 298 in February). Only 9 of them were issued to Business Investors.
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Trudeau government’s 2019 budget provides more protections from illegal immigration consultants
The 2019 federal budget has made provisions for more protections from illegal immigration consultants. To help protect newcomers and applicants wishing to obtain the advice and service of legitimate immigration consultants, Budget 2019 proposes to provide funding that will improve oversight of immigration consultants and strengthen compliance and enforcement measures. It will also support public awareness activities that will help vulnerable newcomers and applicants protect themselves against fraudulent immigration consultants.
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Tagalog, Arabic and Urdu among fastest growing languages in Canada
Tagalog, the national language of the Philippines, Arabic, and Urdu, the national language of Pakistan as well as a recognized official language in India, are among the fastest growing languages in Canada, according to Statistics Canada. Compared to 2006, the number of Canadian census respondents claiming Tagalog as their mother tongue grew by 83.1% to 431,385; the number of Arabic speakers grew by 60.5% to 419,890, and the number of Urdu speakers grew by 44.6% to 210,820. Other languages that recorded double-digit increases include Punjabi (36.5%), Spanish (32.9%), and Chinese (23.8%). Their total number of speakers rose to 1.253 million in 2016. Two European languages, meanwhile, recorded double-digit declines. Survey respondents claiming Italian and German as their respective mother language dropped 17.4% and 14.8% respectively.
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