How to be considered for jobs in Canada while still in the Express Entry pool

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 13:00:08 +0000

Canada’s economic immigration programs are integral to the country’s labour market growth, accounting for close to 100% of all increases in the national workforce in recent years. Due to the integral role that immigration plays in Canada’s economy, employment initiatives are often connected to immigration programs to help Canada’s employers fill vacant positions that they […]

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What should I do if I want to extend my expiring work permit but do not have my new LMIA or CAQ yet? 

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 20 May 2024 13:00:09 +0000

Many foreign workers are unaware that it is possible for most people to apply for an extension of their expiring work permit even if they have yet to receive their new Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) and a new Certificat d’Acceptation du Quebec/Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ), when required. What are LMIAs and CAQs? Generally speaking, […]

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Who can work in Canada without a work permit?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2024 13:00:27 +0000

While foreign workers usually require a Canadian work permit to secure employment, exceptions exist. Foreign nationals are increasingly drawn to Canada for its diverse and promising work opportunities. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm By fulfilling the eligibility criteria of one of the following 22 groups, foreign nationals may […]

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More temporary residents are settling outside of Canada’s major cities

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2024 13:00:32 +0000

A recent study from the Conference Board of Canada (CoBC) has found that newcomers to Canada are increasingly choosing to settle outside of urban centres. The study used data from 2016 and 2021 to show the differences in immigration to urban centers and the surrounding areas. It discovered that Quebec had the highest number of […]

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Here’s why the number of temporary workers in Quebec has nearly quadrupled in eight years

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2024 12:00:55 +0000

According to a recent report by a Quebec-based non-profit think tank, the province’s growth in temporary immigrants was primarily driven by two programs: the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). According to this report, published by the Institut du Quebec (IDQ) last month, Quebec’s temporary resident population grew 46% in […]

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Am I eligible for a refund on my immigration application?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2024 13:00:32 +0000

For various reasons, Canadian immigration applicants may decide to pursue a refund on their application. These reasons could include Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC’s) refusal of an application, the applicant deciding to withdraw from consideration for immigration to Canada, or the applicant overpaying the required amount to IRCC. IRCC indicates that eligibility for a […]

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What is a Port of Entry letter?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2024 13:00:16 +0000

Port of Entry (POE) letters are documents that some foreign nationals may receive if they have been permitted to enter Canada as a temporary resident (TR). POE letters may be provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to foreign nationals who are approved for any of the following three TR permits/visas: A study permit […]

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Some citizens of Mexico now require a visa to visit Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 18:02:08 +0000

In response to an increase in asylum claimants from Mexico, Canada now requires some Mexican nationals to obtain a visitor visa to enter Canada temporarily. This change is effective as of February 29, 2024. Previously, all Mexican citizens were eligible to receive an electronic travel authorization (eTA) to enter Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible […]

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Who received ITAs in the last Express Entry healthcare category-based selection draw?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:00:24 +0000

On February 14, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted a category-based draw for Express Entry candidates with experience in healthcare occupations where the department issued 3,500 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to those with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 422. This CRS score marked the lowest minimum score of any healthcare draw since the introduction […]

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Can I pursue co-op or internship programs as a Canadian international student?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 13:00:33 +0000

Most international students across Canada are eligible for co-op and internship programs if they are enrolled in an eligible program at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI). Many Canadian post-secondary students take advantage of co-op and internship programs at their university or college to acquire industry work experience prior to graduation. For these students, this work […]

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