An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results for May 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 09:00:50 +0000

In recent weeks, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) have seen significant activity. Provinces across the country have been actively issuing invitations to apply for nomination to a wide range of foreign workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs. Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec and Nunavut, operate their own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Each province adopts its own […]

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Extend your stay in Canada as an international graduate

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 09:00:38 +0000

Canada is introducing two permanent residence pathways for international student graduates who are likely to have the skills required to accelerate Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery. The new policies will be in place between May 6, 2021 and November 5, 2021. Candidates must be residing outside Quebec, or intend to reside outside Quebec to be eligible. […]

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Are you eligible for Canada’s 6 new immigration programs?

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:08:08 +0000

CanadaVisa is proud to announce the launch of a free new tool that helps users quickly determine whether they are eligible for Canada’s six new immigration pathways. This simple tool will ask you a few questions so you can identify whether you are able to submit your permanent residence application beginning on May 6. For […]

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Express Entry Q1 2021 report: Canada smashes record as it eyes 401,000 immigration goal

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 09:00:58 +0000

Canada issued invitations to 44,124 immigration candidates in the first quarter of 2021, by far the most it has issued in a quarter since Express Entry was launched in 2015. Express Entry is the main way that Canada welcomes economic class immigrants. It is a two step process. In step one, candidates must meet the […]

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What to do if you receive an Express Entry invitation in Canada

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:50:09 +0000

You have entered the Express Entry pool and received an invitation to apply for permanent residence— now what? Candidates like yourself can now submit an application for permanent residence to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), if you want to go through with your plans to immigrate to Canada. Once you receive an invitation to […]

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Canada’s immigration system: Balancing challenges and continuity

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 19:43:22 +0000

“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” This 1849 phrase, originating in French, one of Canada’s two official languages, expresses the sentiment that, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Many have observed that the Coronavirus pandemic has thrust the world, and with it, Canada, into an unprecedented difficult situation, making […]

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Canada’s population growth slows to a standstill following reduced immigration in 2020

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 09:00:47 +0000

Canada’s population growth rate stood still in the third quarter of 2020, between July 1 and September 30, 2020. The country only saw a net population increase of 2,767 people.  This is the slowest ever recorded growth, since national quarterly data became available in 1946. This information is according to the quarterly demographic estimates released by Statistics Canada. The slow […]

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High immigration levels could add billions to Ottawa-Gatineau GDP: report

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:00:38 +0000

Immigration is vital to the economic growth of the Ottawa-Gatineau region, according to a new report. The Conference Board of Canada looked at the demographic and economic impacts of immigration over the last decade. Their new study is called Four Futures: The Economic Impact of Immigration in the Ottawa-Gatineau Region. The Conference Board also forecasted […]

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Canada aiming for high immigration levels despite coronavirus pandemic, Bloomberg reports

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:00:18 +0000

Canada is expected to continue rising immigration levels beyond 2020, despite travel restrictions and reduced numbers of new permanent residents. Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino, is not scaling back government immigration targets for the next three-year levels plan, Bloomberg reports. Days before Canada went into lockdown, Mendicino announced that Canada would welcome over one million […]

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Express Entry or PNP: What makes “cents”?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:53:59 +0000

B.C. recently raised the price to apply for the Skills Immigration stream, but it is still not the most expensive program in Canada. It now costs $1,150 to apply for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Skills Immigration stream, which is up from the $700 that it cost before. B.C. says the fee […]

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