The History Of The Provincial Nominee Program

June 4, 2008 by  
Category: Immigration Law

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Provincial nominee programs are relatively recent devices. Up until the 1970s, the federal government ran all of the immigration programs. That would have continued but for the Quiet Revolution in Quebec and the desire of the Quebec government to have more say in its own destiny. Quebec led the way by saying that they wanted […]

The Success Of The Provincial Nominee Program In Alberta

May 31, 2008 by  
Category: Immigration Law

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The provincial nominee program has been tremendously successful in Alberta, though it has gone through growing pains. At first, processing times were slow because the program was very bureaucratic and their numbers were low, but it has evolved. The provincial nominee program administration is committed to increasing the numbers very substantially, so it has a […]

The Advantages Of Applying For Permanent Residence Status Through A Provincial Nominee Program As Opposed To Going Through The Federal Skilled Worker Program

May 29, 2008 by  
Category: Immigration Law, Residency

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There are a number of advantages to the provincial nominee program. The first advantage has to do with processing time. The provincial nominee programs have, in general, been much faster routes to obtaining permanent resident status than the federal skilled worker program. The second major advantage is some people just would not qualify under the […]