Stay home: Travellers to Canada must quarantine for two weeks

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:12:17 +0000

Canada now has mandatory quarantine requirements for travellers who enter the country during the coronavirus pandemic. These requirements differ depending on whether or not the traveller has symptoms of COVID-19. People with symptoms are not permitted to board a plane to Canada, though they are still allowed to cross the border by land. Canada has […]

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Exempt permit holders and permanent residents can now travel to Canada

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 21:44:24 +0000

Canada has addressed some of the uncertainties lingering from the first travel ban order. The government has released more specific terms and conditions for foreigners who had made commitments to work, study or settle in Canada. Canada’s immigration ministry has clarified who can enter the country in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and what […]

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Canada and U.S. provide more information on status of work permit holders

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 19:00:58 +0000

cicnews.com will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. In advance of travel restrictions to be implemented at their border effective tomorrow, on Saturday, March 21, both the Canadian and U.S. government have released more details on who will be included and excluded from the restrictions. Included in the restrictions are those […]

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Canada is supporting people and businesses during COVID-19 outbreak

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 18:15:29 +0000

Canada is taking steps to stabilize the economy, protect jobs, and help those affected by COVID-19 containment measures. Details of the COVID-19 Economic Response Plan were released on Wednesday, March 18. Canada will be allocating up to $82 billion, more than three per cent of its GDP, to help ensure Canadians can pay rent and […]

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Canada clarifies who is affected by coronavirus travel ban

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 21:45:53 +0000

Canada has issued a new official statement to define the terms of the travel ban first announced on Monday, March 16 to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The ban, which started on March 18 at 12 p.m. EDT, is in effect until June 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. EDT, according to the […]

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Canada rated top country for quality of life in 2020

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:20:28 +0000

For the fifth year in a row, people from around the world named Canada as the top country for quality of life. Out of the countries surveyed, Canada ranked number one overall for being politically stable, number two for having a good job market, and number four for having a well-developed public education system. Global […]

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Canadian immigration in 2020: Expect a big year for provincial and regional immigration programs

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:39:35 +0000

Millions of new Canadians will arrive through Canada’s various immigration programs during the new decade and several expected policy updates will help to pave the way in 2020. Here’s a look at some of the notable developments that we can expect over the next 12 months both in Canada and beyond that could help shape […]

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