The Canadian Health Measures Survey is stopping in South Calgary the next few days! One of the main goals of the survey is to gather information to help improve health programs and services in Canada.
The first part of the survey is a household interview, which includes questions on many health-related topics. The second part of the survey involves a visit to a mobile clinic to collect direct physical measures.
As of January 3rd, 2017, Canadians can fill out an online form to indicate their desire to sponsor a parent or grandparent. From those forms, immigration officials will randomly draw 10,000 individuals who will then be asked to submit full applications within 90 days.
This removes the previous first-come, first-serve system that raised concerns over people paying hundreds of dollars to be at the front of the line. Some couriers were charging more than $400 to guarantee applications would be on the top of the pile.