Quebec skilled workers now eligible for Bridging Open Work Permit

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 19:53:20 +0000

As of August 31, 2021, temporary foreign workers who reside in Quebec and have been selected by Quebec as skilled workers, are eligible, under certain conditions, to apply for a Bridging Open Work Permit (BOWP). Holders of a BOWP are able to work for any employer of their choice while they wait for Immigration, Refugees […]

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Ontario invites 995 workers and international students in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 17:02:18 +0000

Ontario held a new round of invitations on September 21, inviting 995 to apply for a provincial nomination. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invited candidates who had profiles in the Expression of Interest (EOI) pool. Candidates may have qualified for one of two Employer Job Offer streams. Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration A total of 406 […]

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Liberals win Election 2021: What does it mean for Canadian immigration?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 03:03:50 +0000

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party has won its third straight Canadian election, according to news networks such as CTV and CBC. Note: This is a developing story. CIC News will continue to update it as election results are finalized. Following a 36-day campaign, the news networks are forecasting that the Liberals will form another minority government. […]

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Election Polls 2021: Liberals and Conservatives neck and neck on election day

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:56:21 +0000

Canada votes today, and both the Conservatives and the Liberals are statistically tied. Most polls suggest the Liberals are ahead slightly, but not enough to secure a clear lead. CBC’s poll tracker suggests most of the recent polls put the margin between the two parties at two percentage points or less, which is effectively a […]

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What to do if you receive a Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 invitation

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 12:00:37 +0000

Canada intends to hold its Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2021 lottery this week, and as soon as beginning today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) plans to draw some 30,000 candidates from the lottery over a two-week period. IRCC will only consider those who submitted an Interest to Sponsor form on its website between […]

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How to return to Canada after being ordered to leave

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 13:00:17 +0000

Canada can order non-citizens to leave the country by issuing removal orders. Some of the reasons for such orders can include criminal conduct and violation of Canadian immigration laws. If you’ve been subject to a removal order, you may need an Authorization to Return to Canada (ARC) to come back. Whether or not you require […]

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15 jobs in Quebec in high demand due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 13:00:26 +0000

Canada released a government study that highlights the jobs that were affected by the pandemic in Quebec. Many jobs were negatively impacted because of Quebec’s public health measures to curb the spread of the virus. Examples of such jobs include retail salespersons, cooks and administrative assistants. Affected workers may have lost their jobs or saw their hours reduced as a […]

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PEI invites 143 in scheduled PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 13:40:23 +0000

The Province of Prince Edward Island held its regular monthly immigration draw on September 16.The province invited a total of 143 immigration candidates through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Most of the invitations, 129, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. The remaining nine invitations went to Business Impact candidates who had at least 72 points in the province’s immigration […]

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Election Polls 2021: Liberals and Conservatives are effectively tied

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:04:05 +0000

Ahead of the last weekend before election day, support for both Liberals and Conservatives is so strong there is no clear front runner. All voter polls in Canada suggest the race is tight. On CBC’s Poll Tracker, Liberals appear to be just ahead at 31.7 per cent compared to 31.2 per cent for the Conservatives. […]

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Study finds that international students pick Canada for its welcoming environment and job opportunities

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:09:04 +0000

According to a new study, international students give Canada top marks for its welcoming environment, including perceived supportive government policies and post-graduation employment opportunities. 

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