Prince Edward Island issues 130 invitations in April 18 draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:32:13 +0000

Prince Edward Island issued new invitations to Express Entry candidates and others in a draw held April 18.  Prince Edward Island, or PEI, holds monthly draws for immigration candidates who have submitted an Expression of Interest to its immigrant nominee program, the PEI PNP. A total of 130 invitations were issued to candidates in PEI’s […]

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10 Canadian tech startups that are hiring right now

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:56:04 +0000

Looking for work in Canada’s thriving tech start-up scene?  The Toronto-based MaRS innovation hub has published a list of high-growth Canadian startups with current job openings. Nine of the 10 companies listed here are located in Toronto, where tech job growth has outpaced San Francisco in recent years. DROP Location: Toronto In their own words: […]

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Ontario provides new details of proposed nominee program changes

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:56:02 +0000

Ontario has released new details of proposed changes to a number of key Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program streams.  The changes touch on existing Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) streams and do not detail the new stream for foreign tech workers or the new smaller communities pilot announced in the province’s 2019 budget last week. Two […]

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New film ‘Because We Are Girls’ tells story of three Punjabi Canadian sisters and their sexual abuse

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:17:30 +0000

The National Film Board of Canada has released a new documentary film about three Punjabi-Canadian sisters from B.C. Because We Are Girls, by Baljit Sangra, is a feature-length, intimate documentary about these sisters who have a devastating secret: they were sexually abused by an older relative beginning in their childhood years. After remaining silent for […]

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Canada welcomes 37 new citizens in a special ceremony on the Hill

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 05:59:15 +0000

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen welcomed 37 new Canadians on April 17, 2019, at Parliament Hill. Why 37? The special citizenship ceremony marked the 37th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter became part of the Canadian Constitution on April 17, 1982. The Charter is highly valued among […]

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Top tax season questions

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 05:32:58 +0000

Every year around tax time, Canadians call the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with a variety of questions. Have a question about your taxes? See if it’s answered below Top questions for the CRA at tax time How do I change my address? You can do it online if you  are registered for My Account, MyCRA […]

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Saskatchewan draws candidates with specific work experience, revises In-Demand Occupations List

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:00:24 +0000

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program broke new ground April 17 with its first Expression of Interest draw for immigration candidates with work experience in specific in-demand occupations.  Three of the four occupations targeted were new additions to Saskatchewan’s In-demand Occupations List, which the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) updated on April 4. Work experience in […]

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New Express Entry draw issues 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:12:19 +0000

Canada has invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new draw held April 17.  The cut-off score in today’s draw was 451. The Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for three of Canada’s main federal economic immigration programs — Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class. […]

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New OINP tech stream, smaller communities immigration pilot reflect ‘immediate labour needs,’ Ontario says

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:19:07 +0000

The creation of a dedicated Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program stream for technology workers responds to “immediate labour needs” that have to be filled, the Ontario government says.    The government’s new budget announced four major updates to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) that include the new tech worker stream, a new pilot designed to […]

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L’Ontario annonce un nouveau volet spécialisé pour le secteur de la technologie et une initiative pilote dans les communautés plus petites

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:50:40 +0000

Le 11 avril, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé dans son budget 2019 qu’il créera un nouveau volet spécialisé pour l’immigration des travailleurs du secteur technologique ainsi qu’une initiative d’immigration pilote avec le but d’attirer les immigrants hautement qualifiés dans les communautés plus petites de la province. Les initiatives font parties de 4 approches ciblées […]

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