Saskatchewan holds record draw for Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:56:40 +0000

Saskatchewan invited nearly 1,000 Express Entry candidates with specific work experience to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in the province’s largest-ever Expression of Interest draw. The 986 invitations went to candidates in the federal Express Entry system who had registered a separate profile with the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). The SINP […]

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Quebec announces additional $2.1 million to help companies recruit temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:40:45 +0000

The province of Quebec is pledging an additional $2.1 million to assist employers in their efforts to recruit temporary foreign workers. The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Jean Boulet, announced the funding on October 16. Boulet said the additional funds will be used to reimburse up […]

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PEI invites 158 Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact candidates in latest draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:28:45 +0000

Prince Edward Island issued new invitations to immigration candidates in a draw held October 17. The 158 invitations went to candidates in Prince Edward Island (PEI)’s Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact categories. The 146 candidates invited through the Express Entry and Labour Impact categories can now apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent […]

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Newcomers buy 1 in 5 homes in Canada, Royal Lepage survey finds

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:58:05 +0000

Newcomers represent one in every five homebuyers in Canada and are projected to purchase 680,000 homes over the next five years if immigration levels to the country are maintained, a new survey commissioned by Royal Lepage shows.  The online survey queried 1,500 newcomers who arrived in Canada within the last 10 years. Respondents included immigrants, […]

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The value of continuing education: the reason you enroll is as important as what you sign up for

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:55:56 +0000

There are some excellent reasons why you might want to enroll in just one or a few continuing education courses. Even attending a single course could give you a view of the Canadian education system, its standards, classroom style and expectations. It can also help you get a job by demonstrating your abilities or help […]

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New Express Entry draw invites trades candidates with scores as low as 357

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:27:37 +0000

The Government of Canada invited 500 Federal Skilled Trades Class candidates with Comprehensive Ranking Scores as low as 357 to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held October 16. The program-specific draw was the second of 2019 to target candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades Class, which is open to […]

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Les chefs fédéraux débattent de pouvoirs accrus en matière d’immigration pour le Québec

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:30:08 +0000

Dans leur dernier débat avant les élections fédérales du 21 octobre, jeudi soir, les six chefs des principaux partis politiques du Canada se sont affrontés au sujet de l’immigration au Québec et de l’afflux de milliers de réfugiés à sa frontière avec les États-Unis. Tous les dirigeants ont été interrogés au cours du débat en […]

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Entrepreneur and Small Business Fair in Surrey, BC

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:57:44 +0000

The fourth annual DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair is being held during Small Business Week, on Wednesday evening, October 23 at Surrey City Hall, BC. This is a great starting point for not only newcomers, but any  emerging or new entrepreneur looking for information and inspiration to succeed. Many newcomers turn to self-employment and […]

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Canadian elections: where major parties stand on the issue of immigration

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:24:40 +0000

On October 21, 2019, Canada will have its 43rd Parliamentary election. There are six main political parties running. The first is the Liberal Party of Canada, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Liberals are generally regarded as a centrist party and have governed since October, 2015. The second is the Conservative Party of Canada, led […]

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