Statistics Canada forecasts population growth of 21 million thanks to immigration

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 21:13:52 +0000

Statistics Canada is projecting that Canada could be home to 63 million people by 2073. Modeling what Statistics Canada refers to as “various projection scenarios”, data for the period of 2023 to 2073 suggests that Canada could be home to anywhere between 47.1 to 87.2 million people in 50 years. Note: Statistics Canada clarifies that […]

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Can I sponsor my sibling for Canadian permanent residence?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2024 13:00:22 +0000

Family sponsorship is one of the largest categories of immigrants set forth by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the annual immigration levels plan. While this form of sponsorship allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents (and persons registered in Canada as an Indian under the Canadian Indian Act) to sponsor loved ones to immigrate […]

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CMHC looks back at the Canadian housing market in 2023 and what to expect in 2024

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2024 13:00:07 +0000

In late December last year, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) published a retrospective of its housing reports throughout 2023, including what Canadians may be able to expect in 2024. This is a report that could be vital for newcomers to Canada, who are among the Canadian residents most affected by the national housing […]

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Five things to do in your first week as a permanent resident or foreign worker in Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2023 14:00:45 +0000

For all new permanent residents or foreign workers arriving in Canada, the following represents five steps that these newcomers must take in their first week after arriving in this country. While it is important to look toward the future as a recent newcomer to Canada, it is equally as important to ensure you take the […]

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Report: Canada’s immigration levels will need to rise in the future

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2023 12:00:34 +0000

On November 1st, Canada announced that it would be keeping immigration levels constant, hoping to welcome roughly 500,000 immigrants a year, in 2025 and 2026. While Canada’s current immigration levels are already at record-breaking highs, a recent report from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) suggests that immigration levels will likely need to rise again […]

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Immigrating to Canada from Turkey

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 02:40:00 +0000

Deciding to leave your home country and immigrate to another is a life-altering decision. If you chose Canada as your new home, there are several immigration pathways to choose from. Canada is always seeking the best and brightest talent from around the globe, with a particular emphasis on skilled workers. It follows that Express Entry […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from South Africa

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 12:00:04 +0000

Canada’s high standard of living and a global reputation for safety and stability make it a popular destination for South Africans seeking a new home abroad. Canada is always on the lookout for global talent to make up for a growing labour shortage in several sectors. This is largely due to Canada’s aging population and […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from Kenya

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 12:00:49 +0000

Immigrating to Canada is an exciting and lifechanging experience. Canada is a country with a high standard of living and a global reputation for safety and stability. It is also a country that is constantly looking to welcome global talent as it is currently facing a growing labour shortage in several sectors. This is largely […]

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Ontario’s immigration minister wants more control over economic class selection

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 10:35:25 +0000

Ontario’s immigration minister, Monte McNaughton wants the province to get twice as many immigrants through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and have more authority over economic immigration. “As it stands, over 211,000 immigrants are coming to Ontario this year. Ontario chooses less than 5% of those immigrants,” McNaughton said in an exclusive interview with CIC […]

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Canada’s PNP immigration results for June 2022

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 17:00:17 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued over 3,000 invitations to apply for provincial nomination last month. The PNP is an immigration program jointly administered by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. It offers Canadian provinces and territories the opportunity to create their own immigration streams to better meet their labour market needs and economic development […]

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