Quebec government will ‘prioritize’ skilled worker applicants already living in province

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 20:06:04 +0000

Quebec Premier François Legault addressed his government’s controversial move to dismiss a backlog of 18,000 pending skilled worker applications Thursday, saying the province will prioritize 3,700 applications from candidates already working in the province on temporary permits.  Legault’s Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) government was hit with a 10-day injunction earlier this week by a Quebec Superior […]

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Expression of interest numbers reveal Quebec’s immigration appeal despite controversies

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:25:34 +0000

More than 91,000 immigration candidates have submitted expressions of interest through Quebec’s online Arrima portal since it opened last September — a six-month period dominated by the rise of the province’s new Coalition Avenir Québec government.   The Arrima portal was introduced September 18, 2018, to manage profiles submitted to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program after it […]

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Quebec moves to terminate backlog of 18,000 Skilled Worker Program applications

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:05:22 +0000

The Government of Quebec is moving to eliminate outstanding applications to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program submitted prior to August 2, 2018.   The plan calls for cancelling all applications submitted before that date that have yet to be approved, refused or rejected, effectively clearing the current backlog of around 18,000 applications and refunding the government processing fee. Eliminating […]

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Quebec Skilled Worker Program’s Arrima portal is now open


Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. The new online portal for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program, known as Arrima, is now in service. Effective today, candidates who are interested in obtaining Canadian permanent residence through the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) can express their interest to the Government of Quebec by creating a profile […]

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New online Expression of Interest portal for Quebec Skilled Worker Program expected in September


Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. The new online portal for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program will only be available to users in September, the province’s Immigration Ministry says.  Quebec’s Immigration Ministry, MIDI, said in a news release issued August 17 that the new portal, called Arrima, is undergoing final user experience tests and […]

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