Three films on immigration and diversity for Black History Month: Stream online

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:27:42 +0000

From the journey of a Haitian artist and activist who settled in Quebec to a Black cowboy and rancher in Alberta to a group of Canadians who took racism to court, watch National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentaries that amplify inspiring voices and stories that aren’t heard enough, during Black History Month. 

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Quebec updates list of targeted occupations for facilitated LMIA process

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:36:00 +0000

Quebec has released the new list of occupations eligible under the facilitated Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process. Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration provides an annually updated list of occupations for which employers do not need to advertise an open position before hiring a foreign worker. The new list, which will be in effect for the current […]

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BC PNP invites 87 immigration candidates in new Tech Pilot draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:42:26 +0000

British Columbia invited 87 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on February 23. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw issued invitations to candidates under the Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories. Invited candidates who were from the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories needed a minimum provincial score of 75, which is […]

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What you need to know about credit in Canada

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:43:38 +0000

What is a credit score and why is it important in Canada? As soon as you arrive in Canada, one of your first tasks will be opening a bank account. This will allow you to put the savings you brought with you into a Canadian bank account, get a debit card, set yourself up to […]

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Canada’s COVID-19 test requirements on incoming travellers

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:11:50 +0000

Canada has required all incoming international travellers over age five to take a COVID-19 test since February 22. Proof of having a vaccine does not exempt travellers from the test requirement at this time. Generally speaking, travellers need to show a test that has been taken within 72 hours of entry at the border, or […]

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Canada releases list of government-authorized hotels for quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:10:09 +0000

The Canadian government has released a list of some of the hotels that are approved to host international air travellers for the mandatory quarantine requirement. Starting February 22, international air travellers to Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They must then await the results of this test in a government-approved facility for up […]

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Canada invited every single CEC candidate in Saturday Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:00:50 +0000

Canada’s immigration department confirmed to CIC News that every single person in the Express Entry pool who was eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) was invited to apply for permanent residence on February 13. That Saturday, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 27,332 CEC candidates to apply, which is nearly six times more […]

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How to get a job in Canada as a newcomer

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 09:00:45 +0000

New job opportunities await! If you’re ready to call Canada home, then finding a suitable job for your experience and passions should be your next step. If you are new to the area, gaining employment might look a little different than what you are used to. The pandemic has made searching for a job more […]

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Ten ways to bring passion to your work

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 22:20:14 +0000

What differentiates the mundane careers from the meaningful ones? Often times, it is not the skill set or the level of efficiency but passion. Yes, passion is the “X” factor that can make you indispensable at work.  

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Atlantic Immigration Pilot improving immigrant retention rates in the region

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:00:17 +0000

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) appears to be on the right track to help east coast provinces retain immigrants. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reviewed the AIP in the period starting from when it was launched in March, 2017 to the end of the 2019-2020 fiscal year. They wanted to see if the pilot […]

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