New PR streams now live

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:41:43 +0000

The six new immigration pathways for temporary residents in Canada opened today, May 6, at about 12:00 p.m. EST. The online portal is available at this government webpage. You can see how many people have applied so far at this link. On May 5, Canada published the application guide for the new programs, which contains […]

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New PR streams go live today

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:41:43 +0000

The six new immigration pathways for temporary residents in Canada is opening today, May 6, at 12:00 p.m. EST. The online portal is available at this government webpage. On May 5, Canada published the application guide for the new programs, which contains the required documents and more specifics on what candidates need to apply. The […]

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Express Entry: CRS 400 for CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:16:21 +0000

Canada invited another 6,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on April 29. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 400, and whom may be eligible for permanent residence through the Canadian Experience Class. This is the second lowest score ever for a CEC-specific draw. As per […]

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Why Canada is focusing on immigration candidates living in the country

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:00:35 +0000

With international travel low and immigration targets high, Canada has been opening pathways for domestic immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence. The Canadian government is depending on foreign nationals who are likely already living in Canada to meet its immigration targets for the year. Canada has set out to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents […]

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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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Express Entry: New PNP draw invites 266 candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:48:46 +0000

Canada invited 266 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on April 14. In order to be invited in this draw, candidates needed a score of 753. This minimum score requirement may seem high compared to the average all-program, or Canadian Experience Class-only draw, but that is because invited candidates needed to have previously […]

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IRCC no longer automatically extending deadlines for incomplete immigration applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:38:38 +0000

As immigration services start to reopen around the world, Canada’s immigration department is scaling back a coronavirus measure that automatically extends deadlines for incomplete immigration applications. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will still provide deadline extensions to people who cannot produce all the required documents for their application, as long as it is […]

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Canada surpasses U.S. as most attractive destination for foreign workers

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 09:00:34 +0000

Canada has topped the U.S. as the most attractive destination for foreign workers, according to a report on global talent. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network surveyed a total of 209,000 people in 190 countries. Their report suggests the COVID-19 pandemic played a big role in affecting where foreign workers prefer to work. […]

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Immigrate to Canada as a French speaker

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 09:00:10 +0000

For several years, the Government of Canada has been stepping up its efforts to attract Francophone immigrants to communities outside Quebec. These efforts are driven by declines in francophone populations across the country and the importance of ensuring their survival and reversing a trend that is threatening the very fabric of Canada’s linguistic duality—consisting of […]

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Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January 2021— most since last February

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 02:03:11 +0000

Canada’s immigration levels are starting to recover. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data show that the country welcomed about 24,665 new permanent residents in January 2021. This is comparable to Canada’s monthly intake prior to the pandemic. In fact, it is the strongest month for Canadian immigration since February 2020. Find out if you’re […]

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