Canadian business association calls federal government to address labour shortages

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 17:09:43 +0000

Canada’s private sector job vacancy rate is maintaining record high levels, and a non-profit business organization is calling for all political parties in the upcoming Canadian federal election to take measures to tackle the labour shortage. The average job vacancy rate in Canada has been at 3.2 per cent for four consecutive quarters, according to […]

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Canada’s Global Talent Stream: Nearly 24,000 visas granted in 2 years

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:12:45 +0000

The Government of Canada this week marked the two-year anniversary of its Global Skills Strategy, which has welcomed nearly 24,000 highly skilled foreign workers through its flagship Global Talent Stream.  The Global Talent Stream provides Canadian employers with easier access to temporary foreign workers with experience in 13 occupational categories in fields such as Information […]

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British Columbia extends Tech Pilot to June 2020

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 22:39:31 +0000

British Columbia Tech Pilot will continue until June 2020, the province’s immigrant nominee program announced June 3.  Introduced in 2017, the Tech Pilot provides a fast-tracked pathway to Canadian permanent residence for international talent. Weekly draws issue invitations to candidates in the Skilled Workers and International Graduates categories of both the BC PNP’s Skills Immigration […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | August 23 to August 30, 2018


The CanadaVisa News Briefs provides a summary of Canadian immigration news and updates that you might have missed in recent weeks. Canadian immigration news is shared by the CanadaVisa team across all social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Sign up, follow or like us on of these social media channels to get […]

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