Immigrant Women of Inspiration 2020

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 17:51:05 +0000

Immigrant Women of Inspiration 2020 In honour of International Women’s Day each March, Canadian Immigrant has been recognizing some truly inspirational immigrant women in Canada since 2014. Several women are selected annually by a Canadian Immigrant judging panel for their achievements and influence in their area of expertise of sphere of influence. A new theme or […]

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Post-Graduation Work Permit applicants now allowed to work after travelling outside Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 22:02:27 +0000

International student graduates will no longer need to remain in Canada while their Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is in process. As of February 21, graduates who are eligible to work full time without a work permit will be able to maintain their ability to work legally in Canada even if they leave and re-enter the […]

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Québec publie les résultats du plus récent exercice d’invitations dans Arrima

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 21:18:26 +0000

Le ministère de l’Immigration du Québec a invité 23 candidats dans le cadre d’un exercice d’invitations visant les candidats qui avaient déposé une demande dans le cadre du Programme des travailleurs qualifiés réguliers du Québec. Le ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) a lancé les invitations via son portail Arrima le 16 janvier […]

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PEI holds February 2020 Expression of Interest draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:52:36 +0000

Candidates in all three economic class immigration categories of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) are now one step closer to Canadian permanent residence. The province invited a total of 153 candidates in the Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact categories on February 20. Of those invited, the 143 candidates from […]

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Quebec releases information on latest Arrima draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:25:50 +0000

Quebec’s immigration ministry has issued 23 invitations in the latest selection round for candidates who have submitted applications under Quebec’s Regular Skilled Worker Program. The Ministry of Immigration, Francization, and Integration (MIFI) held the draw through its Arrima portal on January 16, 2020. Candidates selected in the latest invitation round were among the cohort of […]

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642,000 international students: Canada now ranks 3rd globally in foreign student attraction

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:03:59 +0000

Canada is now the world’s third-leading destination of international students, with a staggering 642,000 foreign students. According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data, Canada’s international student population grew by 13 per cent in 2019 compared to the previous year, marking yet another year of double-digit growth. Overall, 404,000 international students saw their study […]

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A primer on changes to 2019 tax returns

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 20:36:24 +0000

A new tax season is upon us. Let’s warm up this winter with a primer on the changes to the tax return. The T1 tax return has a new look The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has reworked the tax return. More specifically, the line numbers that were 3 or 4 digits are now 5 digits, […]

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Accueil d’immigrants : Le Québec en retard par rapport au reste du Canada

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:00:48 +0000

Le gouvernement du Québec a tenu sa promesse de réduire l’immigration de 21 % en 2019 et la province a pris encore plus de retard par rapport au reste du Canada en ce qui concerne le nombre d’immigrants qu’elle accueille. Selon les données d’Immigration, réfugiés et citoyenneté Canada (IRCC), le Québec a accueilli environ 40 600 immigrants […]

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Largest Express Entry draw ever issues 4,500 invitations

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:00:52 +0000

Invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence have been issued to 4,500 Express Entry candidates in the largest draw ever held by the Government of Canada on February 19. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest invitation round was 470, a decrease of 2 points over the previous draw held February 5. […]

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Quebec fell even further behind the rest of Canada in attracting immigrants in 2019

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:15:46 +0000

Quebec has fallen even further behind the rest of Canada in attracting immigrants, as the province’s government kept its promise to cut immigration by 21 per cent in 2019. According to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Quebec welcomed about 40,600 immigrants in 2019 compared to 51,100 the previous year. Economic and family […]

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