Immigrants Make Up 21.9% of Canada’s Population: StatsCan


The share of Canada’s growing population made up by immigrants has risen to 21.9 percent, up from 20.6 percent in 2011, and the majority of recent immigrants arrived through an economic immigration program. These are just a couple of the many insights published by StatsCan, based on data gathered in last year’s census. The immigrant […]

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Alberta to Launch Express Entry Immigration Stream


Alberta is set to launch an Express Entry stream in January, 2018, allowing the province to use a portion of its allocation for the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) to nominate candidates in Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC’s) Express Entry pool. In doing so, Alberta will finally join most other provinces in having at […]

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Alberta Immigration Announces New Opportunity Stream


Immigration authorities in the Canadian province of Alberta have announced a new immigration stream, known as the Opportunity stream, which will begin accepting applications as of January 2, 2018 under the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The Opportunity stream will provide a pathway to Canadian permanent residence for foreign workers working in Alberta. Like all […]

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Mid-Fall Provincial Nominee Program Update


The past few weeks have witnessed plenty of immigration activity among Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), as provinces across the country continue to welcome applications from a wide range of workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs. The PNPs allow Canadian provinces and territories to nominate individuals for permanent immigration. Some PNP streams, known as enhanced streams, are […]

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Learn and connect at immigrant fairs in Alberta this month

          New to Canada? Canadian Immigrant magazine’s signature Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair is coming back to Calgary, October, 28, 2017, Saturday, at the Telus Convention Centre (120  9 Ave SE),  and Edmonton, October 30, Monday, at the Shaw Conference Centre (9797 Jasper Ave) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  […]

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