More than 500,000 jobs went unfilled across Canada in first three months of 2019

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:25:14 +0000

The number of job vacancies in Canada rose again in the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, with increases reported in six provinces and the territory of Nunavut.  Job vacancies in the first quarter of 2019 hit 506,000, an increase of 44,000 over the same period in 2018, making […]

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Le Québec adopte une loi annulant des milliers de demandes de travailleurs qualifiés en attente

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:00:18 +0000

Les réformes controversées du gouvernement du Québec en matière d’immigration ont été adoptées par l’Assemblée nationale de la province au cours de la fin de semaine, annulant officiellement environ 16 000 demandes non traitées dans le cadre du Programme des travailleurs qualifiés du Québec.  Le projet de loi, connu sous le nom de projet de […]

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The Digital Nomad and Canadian Immigration

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:20:32 +0000

Over the course of the past several years I have noticed a steady increase in the number of what I call digital nomads seeking to immigrate to Canada.  These individuals, often avid readers of Tim Ferriss’s The Four Hour Work Week, typically work from home.  They are hyper efficient, and through delegation and automation can […]

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Quebec passes legislation cancelling thousands of pending skilled worker applications

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:35:44 +0000

The Government of Quebec’s controversial immigration reforms were passed by the province’s National Assembly over the weekend, officially cancelling around 16,000 unprocessed applications to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program.  Known as Bill 9, the legislation was introduced in February and proposed the immediate termination of pending applications to the program submitted prior to August 2, […]

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Canada’s new caregiver immigration pilots set to launch this week

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:42:13 +0000

Canada will begin accepting applications to its two new caregiver immigration pilots on June 18.  The Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker pilots will replace the Caring for Children and Caring for People with High Medical Needs pilots and provide eligible caregivers with a pathway to permanent residence once they’ve acquired two years […]

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The 30-second elevator pitch

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:35:21 +0000

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression” – Will Rogers First impressions are really important in the business world. Imagine being in an elevator with someone who you really admire and you want to introduce yourself. A good way to prepare is to use the elevator pitch. The elevator pitch is […]

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Continuing education courses could help further your career

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:33:51 +0000

Don’t overlook continuing education courses if you are seeking Canadian credentials or looking to change careers. Post-secondary education could prove invaluable if you find yourself in any of the following situations: you are not able to work in your previous occupation and are looking for Canadian qualifications; you no longer wish to do the same […]

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11 communities named under IRCC’s Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:44:53 +0000

The Government of Canada has named 11 Canadian communities that have been selected to take part in its new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot.  The pilot is designed to help smaller rural and remote communities attract foreign workers of various skill levels and provide them with permanent residence. Canada’s rural communities employ over four million […]

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Toronto Raptors NBA championship a big win for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:22:24 +0000

A Canadian team made up mainly of foreign players and cheered on by thousands of immigrants is now the best in professional basketball.  Last night saw the Toronto Raptors take their first National Basketball Association (NBA) title by defeating the six-time champion Golden State Warriors in six games. The Raptors’ championship run garnered almost as […]

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Canada’s Global Talent Stream: Nearly 24,000 visas granted in 2 years

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:12:45 +0000

The Government of Canada this week marked the two-year anniversary of its Global Skills Strategy, which has welcomed nearly 24,000 highly skilled foreign workers through its flagship Global Talent Stream.  The Global Talent Stream provides Canadian employers with easier access to temporary foreign workers with experience in 13 occupational categories in fields such as Information […]

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