International students in Atlantic Canada should get better and longer work permits than students in the rest of Canada as part of a strategy to boost immigration to the region. (Members only until Nov. 13)
Chinese immigration to Canada dropped in half over the last 12 years, but new statistics show that trend may be reversing. One report shows that Chinese students are increasingly deciding to return home after studying abroad. (Members only until Nov. 13)
One unintended consequence of moving in with your girlfriend or boyfriend may be losing the chance to sponsor them as a permanent resident to Canada in the future. (Members only until Nov. 13)
The number of international students enrolled at Atlantic Canada’s 16 universities has doubled since 2007, according to a recent report of the Association of Atlantic Universities. That almost — but not quite — makes up for declines in domestic students.
Applications for a Canadian study permit soared 32 percent this year. Interactive map shows the growth rate in more than 100 countries. Applications from China are flat, but Indian applications jumped 88 percent. (Members only 9/26)
Canada wants entrepreneurial immigrants. Nova Scotia was the first government to set up an immigration stream for students who want to start their own business. (Members only 9/28)