Ontario proposing changes to help immigrants work in their field

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 13:00:58 +0000

Ontario is proposing legislation that would help internationally-trained immigrants get work in their field of expertise. If passed, the new legislation would remove the number one barrier Canadian immigrants face in getting a job that matches their qualification. That is, the need for Canadian work experience to get professional registration and licensing. The change applies […]

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Canada reveals plans for national COVID-19 vaccine passport

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:03:31 +0000

People in Canada will soon be able to download a vaccine passport that is supposed to facilitate international travel during the pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the new standardized document from the nation’s capital city, Ottawa. PM Trudeau on vaccination certificates for travel, vaccines for children, pandemic support programs Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and […]

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Liberals win Election 2021: What does it mean for Canadian immigration?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 03:03:50 +0000

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party has won its third straight Canadian election, according to news networks such as CTV and CBC. Note: This is a developing story. CIC News will continue to update it as election results are finalized. Following a 36-day campaign, the news networks are forecasting that the Liberals will form another minority government. […]

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Election Polls 2021: Liberals and Conservatives neck and neck on election day

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:56:21 +0000

Canada votes today, and both the Conservatives and the Liberals are statistically tied. Most polls suggest the Liberals are ahead slightly, but not enough to secure a clear lead. CBC’s poll tracker suggests most of the recent polls put the margin between the two parties at two percentage points or less, which is effectively a […]

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Election Polls 2021: Liberals and Conservatives are effectively tied

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:04:05 +0000

Ahead of the last weekend before election day, support for both Liberals and Conservatives is so strong there is no clear front runner. All voter polls in Canada suggest the race is tight. On CBC’s Poll Tracker, Liberals appear to be just ahead at 31.7 per cent compared to 31.2 per cent for the Conservatives. […]

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Election Polls 2021: Liberals inch ahead in tight race

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 15:04:06 +0000

Following the leaders debates last week, the Liberal party appears to be once again pulling ahead of the Conservatives. About 31.9 per cent of Canadians support the Liberals, according to the CBC’s poll tracker. Support for the Conservative party is close behind at 31.7 per cent. A Nanos poll from Sunday suggests that Liberals are […]

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Canada had 815,800 job vacancies in June

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 13:00:14 +0000

This past June, there was a spike in job openings in accommodation and food services in Canada. As restaurants started reopening in June, there were 129,100 vacant positions in accommodation and food services jobs, according to Statistics Canada’s job vacancy report. There were more openings in this sector than even health care and social assistance, […]

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Election 2021: Polls say Conservatives are leading

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 14:17:10 +0000

Three weeks after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called an election, his party has fallen behind the official opposition. Although the Liberals were in the lead when Trudeau initially called the election, the Conservatives, led by Erin O’Toole, have been in the lead since last week. Trudeau’s national approval rates have been steadily dropping since the […]

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Afghan refugee crisis: Will it impact Canada’s election?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 16:03:47 +0000

As the Taliban retake control of Afghanistan, the Canadian government has launched several programs to help Afghans move to Canada. The government has created a special immigration program for Afghans who helped Canadian troops. On Friday, two days before it called an election, the governing Liberal Party of Canada also committed to resettling 20,000 refugees […]

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Will Canada have an election in the coming months?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 09:00:27 +0000

Canadian law requires that the government in power will have to call an election by October 16, 2023, but it could be much sooner. It seems Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is gearing up for a snap election. Media reports suggest Trudeau may call the election within the next one or two weeks and Canadians could […]

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