12 Alberta jobs that increased in demand due to the pandemic

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:00:57 +0000

A Canadian government study highlights some of the occupations that actually increased in demand due to the pandemic in Alberta. Although many sectors were negatively impacted by coronavirus-related shutdowns, some actually have more job openings. Of course since the job market is in eternal flux, these are only short-term changes. Discover if You’re Eligible for […]

The post 12 Alberta jobs that increased in demand due to the pandemic first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

IRCC: Canada welcomed over 35,000 new immigrants in June

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Canada recorded its strongest month for new permanent resident arrivals during the pandemic in June 2021, according to the office of Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. In a recent Globe and Mail article, the minister says “We are going to make good on our commitment to land 401,000 new permanent residents.” Find Out if You’re Eligible […]

The post IRCC: Canada welcomed over 35,000 new immigrants in June first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

How to apply for Canada’s new TR to PR open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:41:54 +0000

Canada has released the guide for how essential workers and international students can apply for an open work permit. The new instructions from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) are for those who applied for the new temporary residence to permanent residence (TR to PR) pathways. The department has published the official instructions online. Launched […]

The post How to apply for Canada’s new TR to PR open work permit first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Canada’s new essential worker stream reaches intake cap

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 16:46:20 +0000

Canada’s new immigration stream for English-speaking essential workers in non-healthcare-related positions has reached its limit of 30,000. The quota was met on July 16, more than two months after the program originally launched. It is the second of the six temporary residence to permanent residence (TR to PR) pathways to fill up before the programs […]

The post Canada’s new essential worker stream reaches intake cap first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Canada to introduce new open work permit for essential workers and international student graduates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:01:30 +0000

Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino has announced a new open work permit option for essential workers and international student graduates in Canada. Starting July 26, temporary residents who applied for the newly-launched pathway to permanent residence will be eligible for an open work permit while they wait for a decision on their application. What this means […]

The post Canada to introduce new open work permit for essential workers and international student graduates first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

COVID has increased demand for these jobs in Ontario

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 09:00:15 +0000

The pandemic has overhauled the way Canadians work. While some sectors have seen widespread job loss, others are on the lookout for even more talent. The federal government did some research into how the pandemic has affected the labour force in each province and territory. In Ontario, researchers analyzed 109 occupations that saw big changes […]

The post COVID has increased demand for these jobs in Ontario first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Canada temporarily exempting some immigrants from medical exam

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 16:00:58 +0000

Foreign nationals who are in Canada may not have to complete an medical exam as part of their immigration application. When applying for permanent residence or for a permanent resident visa, applicants typically must provide an immigration medical exam or a unique medical identifier number from their previous medical exam. The new public policy applies […]

The post Canada temporarily exempting some immigrants from medical exam first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Want to move to Canada? Here’s how to prepare for success on your IELTS

Credit to Author: IELTS| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 11:38:00 +0000

If you are preparing for IELTS to support your Canadian immigration or study journey, you are probably wondering what practice materials will help you get your best score on test day. We all know the saying practice makes perfect. It is true, the more you practice, the more likely you are to achieve the score […]

The post Want to move to Canada? Here’s how to prepare for success on your IELTS first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

IRCC provides more clarity on eligibility criteria for six new immigration pathways

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 21:02:10 +0000

On May 26, IRCC released new program guidelines that offer more clarity on the eligibility criteria for its six new permanent residence programs. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched six new permanent residence (PR) streams for essential workers and international graduates earlier this month, on May 6. The English-speaking International Graduate stream reached its […]

The post IRCC provides more clarity on eligibility criteria for six new immigration pathways first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Express Entry: Couples and the Comprehensive Ranking System

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 09:00:02 +0000

If you are applying for immigration through the Express Entry system with your spouse, you are going to be scored differently from single applicants. Canada’s three leading federal economic immigration programs are the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) uses […]

The post Express Entry: Couples and the Comprehensive Ranking System first appeared on CIC News.

Read more