Saskatchewan issues 525 invitations to Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:17:07 +0000

Saskatchewan held another Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand draw November 12, time inviting 525 skilled workers to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence.  The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)’s Express Entry sub-category is linked to the federal government’s  Express Entry system, which manages the pool of candidates for three of Canada’s main economic-class […]

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Canada’s study-work-immigrate advantage

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:28:10 +0000

Canada’s international student population is booming, tripling over the past decade to 570,000 people in 2018.  Canada now ranks as the fourth-leading host country for international students, behind the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, according to ICEF. Canada’s higher intake is due to the global explosion of international students. UNESCO estimates there were 5.3-million […]

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Immigrant comment gets Hockey Night in Canada star Don Cherry fired

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 23:40:40 +0000

Don Cherry has finally gone too far.   The long-time Hockey Night in Canada commentator with a knack for garish getups and controversial views was fired Monday over a remark he made about immigrants during a weekend broadcast.  Cherry, 85, suggested in his “Coach’s Corner” segment Saturday night that immigrants in and around Toronto do not […]

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Thumbs down: Immigrant comment gets Hockey Night in Canada star Don Cherry fired

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 23:40:40 +0000

Don Cherry has finally gone too far.   The long-time Hockey Night in Canada commentator with a knack for garish getups and controversial views was fired Monday over a remark he made about immigrants during a weekend broadcast.  Cherry, 85, suggested in his “Coach’s Corner” segment Saturday night that immigrants in and around Toronto do not […]

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Quebec shelves experience program changes that took effect November 1

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Sat, 09 Nov 2019 03:26:22 +0000

The Government of Quebec has suspended controversial changes to the Quebec Experience Program that took effect November 1.  The province’s immigration minister, Simon Jolin-Barrette, confirmed the suspension in a Facebook post Friday evening after media reports of the decision emerged. The temporary suspension of the new rules followed a broad public outcry that earlier this […]

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Alberta Express Entry issues invitations to candidates with CRS scores as low as 300

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:43:04 +0000

Alberta invited 401 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in its last two draws of October, the province’s immigrant nominee program has revealed.  A draw held October 24 selected 372 candidates with a profile in the federal Express Entry system, which manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s […]

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Immigrants more likely to start a business and create jobs than those born in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:51:13 +0000

The entrepreneurial landscape in Canada is growing increasingly diverse thanks to immigrants, a new study by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) shows. Newcomers to Canada are more likely to start a business that grows more quickly and creates more net jobs per enterprise than the Canadian-born population, according to the study. The BDC […]

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Employment rose in B.C. and Newfoundland last month, new Labour Force Survey shows

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:24:51 +0000

British Columbia and Newfoundland led Canada’s provinces in employment gains in October, Statistics Canada’s new Labour Force Survey reports. Canada added 443,000 new jobs in the 12 months spanning October 2018 to October 2019, led by gains in full-time work, Statistics Canada said. Overall employment dropped slightly in October, as Canada shed 1,800 net jobs, […]

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Manitoba draw brings 180 applicants one step closer to permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 22:18:07 +0000

Manitoba’s invited 180 skilled workers, international student graduates and Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a new draw held November 7. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) periodically invites candidates from its Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Worker Overseas and International Education immigration pathways to apply for […]

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Les diplômés du Québec sont à nouveau admissibles au Programme de l’expérience québécoise

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 16:03:27 +0000

Les étudiants étrangers diplômés au Québec peuvent à nouveau présenter une demande de sélection permanente au Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ). Le ministère de l’Immigration du Québec (MIFI) a rouvert le volet des diplômés du PEQ le 1er novembre. Ce volet avait été suspendu en juillet. Les travailleurs étrangers temporaires ayant une expérience de travail admissible […]

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