UNDERSTAND THE NEED – Potential immigrants and tourists to Canada now have an innovative interactive internet means at their use to aid them settle on whether they are qualified to come to the country or not. Jason Kenney, the Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister declared a week back that the launch of the Come to Canada Wizard was imminent. "We understand that our application procedures can be multifarious, but this innovative device is a key service upgrading," he said.
WIZARD’S WAND – The Wizard can boasted about as it is of immense help to probable immigrants and tourists to pilot the application procedure. "The Wizard must decrease aspirants' dependence on immigration consultant agencies too and expectantly will help the Department to function more proficiently by lessening the number of calls to our Call Centre," Kenny added. The persisting calls have been a bit of concern for the ministry as it directly implies for the loopholes in the mechanism.
SIMPLIFICATION – The Wizard will simply the application procedure by toning applicants with the federal immigration alternative that caters best to the requirement of the former. The Wizard does this by posing a string of questions to the applicants and, derived from the responses; the ministry will decide the best possible solution. The Wizard shows the candidates a results sheet that shows a detail of the application steps and gives directives and forms.
STATISTICS – Citizenship and Immigration Canada issued the stats and the organization granted 63,224 people this year PR between January and March as compared to 84,083 in 2010. The newest department figures explain a comprehensive dip, with visas for skilled workers plummeting by 28%, family backed kinfolk down 14% and expatriates reducing by 25%. However, immigration officials were skeptical and believed that last year’s figures can’t be an appropriate benchmark to measure the current decline.
REQUIRED IMMIGRATION – With a population that is getting older, a few experts believe that number of immigrants coming to Canada got to rise. The immigrant figure should rise to 350,000 yearly to maintain the economic growth of the country, the president and CEO of the Conference Board of Canada, Anne Golden stated. As per government’s present consultation practice, Canada would need to raise the proportion of immigration to 4% of the residents to steady its old age dependency ratio.