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)