House of Commons report calls on IRCC to repeal ‘excessive demand’ rules


A Parliamentary committee is recommending the repeal of a controversial section of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act that refuses entry to immigrants deemed likely to cause “excessive demand” on the country’s healthcare system. The House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration held hearings over the last few weeks on the Act’s medical […]

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Manitoba restructures its Provincial Nominee Program


Manitoba has announced a number of changes to its Provincial Nominee Program, including the creation of an in-demand occupations list and a new pathway aligned with Canada’s Express Entry system. The measures are part of a broad restructuring and renewal of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Progam (MPNP) to provide newcomers with new pathways to permanent […]

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