Canada launching 6 new immigration programs for international graduates, essential workers and French speakers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:39:13 +0000

Essential workers, international student graduates and French speakers in Canada will have six new pathways to permanent residency this May. Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino, announced the new programs that will pave the way for 90,000 new immigrants to get permanent status this year through three of the streams. The other three of the streams […]

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7 ‘read-aloud’ tips for parents to help prevent children’s COVID-19 pandemic learning loss

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:16:30 +0000

COVID-19 has been with us for a year, and the negative consequences of disrupted learning are becoming clear especially for our youngest learners. Because reading underlies all academic work and long-term educational success, building reading skills in children particularly between grades 1 and 4 should concern parents.

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B.C. holds third largest PNP draw of 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:30:42 +0000

British Columbia invited 452 immigration candidates in four Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on April 13. The invitations were issued to candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). More specifically,  those who received invitations were from the Skilled Worker, International […]

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Ten always-in-demand skills to take your career forward

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 00:18:01 +0000

Today’s global workplace is constantly evolving, constantly in a state of flux. In the 21st century, employers are looking for professionals who are more aware, can analyze an issue from every angle and smartly make decisions.

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Canada had another strong month for immigration in February 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:50:10 +0000

Canada is on track to achieve its target of welcoming 401,000 new immigrants in 2021. This afternoon, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released new data showing that 23,375 people obtained permanent residence in February. IRCC data previously showed that Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January. All told, Canada has already welcomed 48,000 new […]

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Alberta PNP draw: Minimum CRS cut off at 302

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:23:42 +0000

Alberta held a new draw on April 6, inviting Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. Through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP), the Province invited a total of 200 Express Entry candidates to apply for the Alberta Express Entry stream. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement was 302, one point more than the previous two […]

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Ontario PNP Tech Draw: 528 Express Entry candidates invited

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:10:02 +0000

Ontario invited 528 Express Entry candidates with tech experience to apply for a provincial nomination on April 13. Invitations went to candidates who may be eligible for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. They needed to have a profile in the Express Entry system with a Comprehensive Ranking System score between 456 and 467. […]

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“Do you have safety shoes?”: My immigrant journey and pursuit of a fair shake

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:55:51 +0000

It was March 2002 and I have just landed in Canada with my wife. Spring was just around the corner. My wife and I were eager to start a new life (and family) in our new home. In India, I was told “Canada is the land of opportunity – whatever you can dream of, you can achieve it.” In that moment, we felt that not even the sky was our limit.

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Canada looking to increase immigration and tourism in Thunder Bay

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:00:43 +0000

Attracting new immigrants is one of the main priorities of a new $1 million Canadian government investment in Northern Ontario. Patty Hajdu and Marcus Powlowski, who are Members of Parliament for the Thunder Bay area announced the million-dollar investment to the Thunder Bay-Superior North region on April 7. The funding is intended to help municipalities […]

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IRCC no longer automatically extending deadlines for incomplete immigration applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:38:38 +0000

As immigration services start to reopen around the world, Canada’s immigration department is scaling back a coronavirus measure that automatically extends deadlines for incomplete immigration applications. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will still provide deadline extensions to people who cannot produce all the required documents for their application, as long as it is […]

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