Support from Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:26:57 +0000

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) is supporting efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus. We are continuing our business functions with staff working remotely until further notice. As usual, we can be reached Monday to Friday (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Visit www.iccrc-crcic.ca for full contact information […]

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Windmill Microlending continues to provide loans and support through COVID-19

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:04:29 +0000

Windmill Microlending is a Canadian registered charity offering low-interest and 0% interest loans to immigrants and refugees across Canada since 2005. Its loans help newcomers pay for the credentials, training, licensing, exams or courses they need to continue their careers in Canada. Although Windmill Microlending’s offices are closed due to the COVID-19, all members of […]

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Skills for Change: Helping Newcomers, Jobseekers, and Immigrants Virtually

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:48:31 +0000

Dear Friends and Community, In these challenging times, we want you to know that we are here for you. Since 1982, our agency has been on a mission to build equitable and welcoming communities. For over 37+ years, we have been serving thousands of refugees and immigrants who have entered our office doors. Our vision […]

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Neil Squire Is Open for Business – Virtually

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:46:47 +0000

  Although our offices are closed, all of our programs have transitioned to virtual delivery, which means we are continuing to provide you support. Whether you’re looking for a job, require employment related disability supports to continue working successfully, or want to learn how to connect with others through email or social media, you’re in […]

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DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society: Supporting newcomers in a time of uncertainty

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:36:47 +0000

At DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society in Surrey, B.C., we empower newcomers and other diverse communities to build the life they want in Canada. Our free, multilingual programs and services in language, settlement, employment and counselling provide them with a foundation of information, skills and connections to achieve their goals. Continuing to help newcomers and vulnerable […]

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Agri-Food Immigration Pilot launch postponed until May

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:17:05 +0000

The launch of a new Canadian immigration pilot for foreign workers in the agri-food industry has been rescheduled as the government continues its response to coronavirus. The Agri-Food Immigration Pilot is now expected to be open to applicants from May 15, 2020, until May 14, 2023. The pilot was supposed to start accepting applications on […]

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Most Ontario provincial nominations went to Express Entry candidates in 2019

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:11:39 +0000

Over half of all principal applicants who received a provincial nomination from Ontario last year were invited through one of three Express-Entry linked streams. Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream brought in the most nominations out of all Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) streams in 2019. Nearly 51 per cent of all applicants, or […]

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B.C. issues 311 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in latest draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:03:48 +0000

British Columbia held a provincial nominee program draw on March 30, inviting 311 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Candian permanent residence. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invited candidates under two immigration categories: Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration. In order for candidates to be selected through the Express Entry […]

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Entrepreneur couple Tibebe Woldemichael and Hirut Dagnachew welcome comedy and music as a way to teach tolerance

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:56:12 +0000

Canadian comedy Ethiopian Style Ethiopia is known for many things: coffee, its own distinct alphabet, and being one of the cradles of humankind. Standup comedy, not so much. However, at Toronto’s Hirut Café, comedy flourishes on the last Friday of the month and attracts some of the biggest acts in Canadian standup, such as Ali […]

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Saskatchewan invites 205 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:50:04 +0000

Saskatchewan held a new draw inviting a total of 205 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) issued the invitations on March 26. Candidates did not need a job offer to be selected, however, they needed one year of work experience in an eligible occupation […]

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