IRCC officials discuss study permit backlog and new recommendations at CBIE symposium

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:00:37 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is reporting an unprecedented surge in demand for study permits from international students. According to ICEF Monitor, the numbers are continuing to increase as pandemic restrictions are loosen around the globe and students are returning to Canada to begin or complete their post-secondary education. The increase in applications for […]

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IRCC sent work permit extension instructions to wrong e-mail addresses

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 16:01:21 +0000

Expired and soon-to-expire Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders and Temporary Residence to Permanent Residence (TR2PR) applicants were told to wait for an email with instructions on how to extend their status. One day later, several reports surfaced on social media that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) had sent the emails containing names, application numbers, […]

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Canada opens new PR pathway for overseas family members of air disasters

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 12:00:45 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has created a new permanent residency program for families of the Canadian victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. The new permanent residency pathway applies to those who wish to come to Canada to settle and support members of their family who lost their […]

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Canada continues to have very low unemployment rate

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 12:00:18 +0000

Canada’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% in July, matching the record low from the month before. The total number of unemployed people held steady at one million in July. In addition, 426,000 people wanted a job but did not look for one, and therefore did not meet the definition of unemployed. This was little […]

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Alberta and British Columbia each issue over 100 invitations to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2022 12:00:02 +0000

Alberta and British Columbia released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results this week. Most Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Following its launch in 1998, the PNP welcomed only 400 immigrants, but […]

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IRCC’s Anti Racism Strategy for 2021-2024

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 12:00:30 +0000

In 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) began looking deeper into the departments’ internal environment through an anti-racism lens. An employee survey found that significant proportion of racialized employees considered racism to be a problem. In response to this, focus groups were held to gain greater insight into the problem. A total of 54 […]

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$3.2 Million EV Fleet Adoption Financing From Vancity Credit Union

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 03:20:24 +0000

$3.2 million project finance deal one of the first of its kind in Canada Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB), Canada’s only values-driven bank and a subsidiary of Vancity Credit Union, last week announced a partnership with Seven Generation Capital (7Gen), the first company in Canada that supports fleet operators in deploying electric medium and heavy […]

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Upgrades to Line Sensors Support Reliability of the Power Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:16:36 +0000

New technologies to monitor power lines are emerging worldwide, part of continuing efforts to harden the power grid and increase reliability and resiliency. Utilities and other operators of electricity

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