Ontario and British Columbia invite candidates to apply for nomination in latest PNP draws

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2024 12:00:48 +0000

Two Canadian provinces have issued invitations to candidates in this week’s round of Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws. Immigration is a shared responsibility between Canada’s provincial/ territorial and federal governments. Through the PNP, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allocates each province and territory (except Quebec and Nunavut) a specific number of nominations they may […]

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IRCC ends flagpoling services for PGWP applicants

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:00:54 +0000

As of June 21, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that foreign nationals are no longer able to apply for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) at their Canadian port of entry (POE). This change is effective immediately. Immigration Minister Marc Miller says this measure will reduce “flagpoling” and allow border officers more time […]

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Report: Approval, processing rates drop after IRCC’s student cap

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 12:00:19 +0000

Considerable changes occurred to Canada’s study permit program in January of this year Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) instituted a temporary international student cap effective between 2024 and 2026. It supported this policy through a new Provincial Attestation Letter (PAL) system, distributing this cap among Canada’s provinces and territories. IRCC will aim to approve […]

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BREAKING: IRCC ends flagpoling services for PGWP applicants

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:00:54 +0000

As of June 21, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that foreign nationals are no longer able to apply for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) at their Canadian port of entry (POE). This change is effective immediately. Immigration Minister Marc Miller says this measure will reduce “flagpoling” and allow border officers more time […]

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BREAKING: IRCC ends flagpoling services for PGWP holders

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:00:54 +0000

As of June 21, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that foreign nationals are no longer able to apply for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) at their Canadian port of entry (POE). This change is effective immediately. Immigration Minister Marc Miller says this measure will reduce “flagpoling” and allow border officers more time […]

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British Columbia makes Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Program permanent

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 12:00:59 +0000

British Columbia (B.C.) has made the Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Program a permanent fixture of their Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The program is now called the Entrepreneur Immigration (EI) Regional Stream. Eligible newcomers looking to start businesses within the province and settle permanently in B.C. will now have an additional pathway to choose from when applying […]

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Canada’s population grows by over one million in less than a year

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 12:00:30 +0000

Canada has reached another population milestone and it’s almost entirely due to immigration. According to the latest data from Statistics Canada, as of April 1 this year, the population passed 41 million people (41,012, 563). For context, the population hit a record 40 million in June 2023. Nearly a quarter of that growth (242,673 people) […]

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Bollywood star Kavita Krishnamurti’s only 2024 Canadian tour stop is at this South Asian festival

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 15:49:36 +0000

Krishnamurti, Yasser Desai and Dr. L Subramaniam to perform at #BollywoodMonster Mashup at Mississauga Celebration Square July 26 & 27 Sponsored Content: Mississauga, ON: #BollywoodMonster Mashup, the heart of Bollywood music & dance and food in Canada, returns to Mississauga Celebration Square on Fri, July 26 & Sat, July 27, 2024. Audiences will enjoy free […]

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Express Entry: IRCC invites 1,499 candidates in latest draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 17:14:05 +0000

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to apply (ITAs) in Canada’s latest Express Entry draw. The department issued 1,499  ITAs in a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)- only draw. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 663 to be considered. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment This draw follows two […]

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Tips for tough conversations with children

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 15:37:38 +0000

Having tough conversations with children is inevitable, yet it is something that many avoid as it makes them uneasy. As difficult as it is to have these conversations, failure to discuss some critical issues might lead to misinformation and increased levels of anxiety. 

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