Skilled immigrants: Canada is making progress toward gender equality

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:12:09 +0000

More and more women are finding themselves as the principal applicants in Canada’s Express Entry immigration process. Prospective immigrants to Canada are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score to help the federal government assess and rank candidate profiles in the Express Entry pool. Figures provided in the 2018 Express Entry year-end report reveal that […]

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Haute technologie : Le Canada accueille les talents abandonnés par les États-Unis

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:00:08 +0000

Mezyad AlMasoud est titulaire de deux maîtrises et est PDG d’une entreprise qui gère l’argent des athlètes professionnels. Il est également l’un des immigrants hautement qualifiés forcés de quitter les États-Unis en raison des réformes de l’immigration en 2017. AlMasoud, qui a grandi au Koweït, désirait aller vivre en Amérique depuis son enfance. « J’aimais les […]

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Saskatchewan invites 150 candidates to apply for Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand streams

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:24:15 +0000

Saskatchewan held two draws through the Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand immigration sub-categories issuing a total of 150 invitations. The break down for Saskatchewan’s August 15 provincial nomination draws are as follows: 45 Express Entry 105 Occupations In-Demand Candidates had to have a minimum Saskatchewan Expression of Interest score of 78. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee […]

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Prince Edward Island’s latest draw issues 143 Express Entry, Labour and Business invitations

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:55:42 +0000

The Government of Prince Edward Island sent out 143 invitations to Expression of Interest candidates in the Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact categories of its Provincial Nominee Program. The 143 invitations were broken down as follows: 133 Express Entry and Labour Impact 10 Business Impact The PEI PNP’s Express Entry Category is linked to the […]

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Part 4: New beginnings

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:25:51 +0000

In this new six-part webcast series for Canadian Immigrant, speaker and executive and career coach Miro Reljic offers coaching tips to help immigrants like him navigate change as they strive for professional success in Canada. In Part 4, he discusses trying new things, establishing a new routine and finding renewed purpose. Who is Reljic? He […]

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Canadian business association calls federal government to address labour shortages

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 17:09:43 +0000

Canada’s private sector job vacancy rate is maintaining record high levels, and a non-profit business organization is calling for all political parties in the upcoming Canadian federal election to take measures to tackle the labour shortage. The average job vacancy rate in Canada has been at 3.2 per cent for four consecutive quarters, according to […]

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Bayan Khatib finds her true calling in helping Syrian refugees

Credit to Author: Vivien| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 01:04:40 +0000

Syrian Canadian Foundation Executive Director Bayan Khatib knows what it’s like to feel utterly lost. When Khatib was a baby, her father, a Syrian political prisoner, escaped and fled to the US with her mother, leaving her behind with grandparents. By the time they reclaimed her, the couple had three more children. Khatib’s brother, jealous […]

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Canada’s economic immigration system a ‘role model’ among OECD countries

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:16 +0000

Canada’s economic immigration system is the “most carefully designed” among the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation’s 36 member countries and serves as a role model for those looking to improve how they manage migration, the Paris-based organization says. According to a new report, Canada has the “largest, longest-standing and most comprehensive and elaborate skilled […]

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Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with CRS scores of 352 and above to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 20:45:28 +0000

The Province of Alberta invited another 354 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in two draws held July 31 and August 7. On July 31, Alberta issued 319 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to select Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 400 and above. The first draw in August […]

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