Express Entry-aligned provincial nominee streams having a busy February

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:25:43 +0000

Canada’s provincial nominee programs have been active over the past few weeks, with invitation rounds taking place in Manitoba, British Columbia and Ontario.   Combined, the three provinces have issued more than 900 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence since the start of February. Many of these invitations were issued through so-called “enhanced” […]

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New Express Entry draw invites 3,350 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:58:14 +0000

The Government of Canada has issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates in the Express Entry system in a draw held February 20.   Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has now issued a total of 14,500 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) in 2019, which remains the biggest start to a year since […]

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En dépit de la polémique, le nombre de déclarations d’intérêt révèle l’attrait pour l’immigration vers le Québec

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:15:03 +0000

Plus de 91,000 candidats à l’immigration ont soumis leur déclaration d’intérêt par le biais du nouveau portail Arrima depuis son ouverture en septembre dernier – une période de 6 mois marquée par l’ascension au pouvoir du nouveau gouvernement de la province, Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ). Le 18 septembre 2018, le gouvernement libéral a introduit le […]

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Is ‘cold and flu season’ making you sick?

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:36:47 +0000

Few people can afford to be sick. Sickness negatively affects our ability to function well, in all our various roles, at work and at home. As newcomers to Canada, we are normally required to wait a few months before having full access to publicly funded health care services. If we are job searching, it can […]

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Nova Scotia set new immigration record in 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:07:26 +0000

Nova Scotia welcomed a record 5,970 new permanent residents last year, the provincial government has announced.   The 2018 total was a gain of nearly 500 over the previous record of 5,485 set in 2016. The province’s Office of Immigration said more than 65 per cent of the new permanent resident landings in 2018 were approved through the […]

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Third Manitoba EOI draw pushes 2019 invitation total to 1,526

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:57:32 +0000

Manitoba issued new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on February 15 to eligible skilled workers and international students who have expressed their interest in immigrating to the province.   The draw was the province’s third of 2019 and issued 444 invitations to candidates in the Skilled Worker Overseas, Skilled Worker in […]

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Just a few days left to nominate for RBC Top 25

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:48:55 +0000

Nominate someone today for the “Oscars” of immigrant success Is there an inspiring immigrant deserving of recognition that you know? Nominations are open for the 11th annual awards program until February 22, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST. To nominate someone for this prestigious national awards program, go to www.canadianimmigrant.ca/rbctop25 to fill out the simple online nomination form. A […]

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It’s cold in Canada right now!

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:40:01 +0000

The snow and cold are still covering much of Canada. While some moderate snow is expected in Metro Vancouver this week, in Toronto, an Extreme Cold Weather Alert has been issued until further notice by Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, based on information from Environment Canada. Extreme Cold Weather Alerts are […]

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Grants for community-building programs available in B.C.

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:10:35 +0000

Neighbourhood Small Grants Program now open for applications Have an idea to bring your neighbours together in your community, celebrate diversity and increase a sense of belonging? Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) from the Vancouver Foundation are once again available for people who want to make a difference in their neighbourhoods. Grants of up to $500 are […]

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Expression of interest numbers reveal Quebec’s immigration appeal despite controversies

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:25:34 +0000

More than 91,000 immigration candidates have submitted expressions of interest through Quebec’s online Arrima portal since it opened last September — a six-month period dominated by the rise of the province’s new Coalition Avenir Québec government.   The Arrima portal was introduced September 18, 2018, to manage profiles submitted to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program after it […]

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