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Ottawa moves to tighten provincial immigration program

posted Feb 10, 2012, 4:28 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Feb 10, 2012, 4:45 PM ]
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From Thursday's Globe and Mail
Published Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 8:16PM EST
Last updated Tuesday, Feb. 07, 2012 8:33AM EST

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is setting out more stringent standards for the way provinces pick immigrants, even as he lauds the strategy as a success and economic boom.

The Provincial Nominee Program, which allows provinces to select their own quota of immigrants based on local economic needs, has received plaudits for turning Prairie provinces into migrant magnets.


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