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Feds opening Canada to more foreign grandparents, parents

posted Nov 12, 2011, 4:13 PM by Milorad Borota
By Tom Zytaruk, Surrey Now November 8, 2011

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney revealed the new plan Friday to let 10,000 more parents and grandparents into the country each year - to a total of 25,000 - by way of a new multiple-entry 10-year "super visa" that will permit stays of up to two years at a time. Currently, of about 40,000 parents and grandparents who apply to visit their children and grandchildren in Canada each year, about 17,000 get in.

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