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Citizenship Canada: Travel Ban and Navdeep Bains

citizenship canada: The Global Skills Strategy cuts the amount of time a foreign worker needs to wait for a work permit, with decisions being made within two weeks instead of months, according to CBC. The program also makes it easier for their immediate family members to enter the country. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada launched the two-year project in June to help companies that need to bring in talent quickly so their businesses can expand. Federal plan to fast-track foreign talentU.S. travel ban could be boon for Canada's tech sector Tech execs trash Trump travel ban The feedback from the private sector has been very positive, said Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science and economic development. Some applicants appear to be lured to Canada as they are second-guessing moving to the United States because of the political climate. More than 2,000 people have already applied so far meaning about 80 per cent of the applications to the program have been fast tracked. ( As reported in the news.