Budget 2024: How Canada is continuing its commitment to safe and inclusive communities

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:00:06 +0000

Safe and inclusive communities are a major part of living a comfortable life in Canada. This is particularly important for newcomers to Canada, as well as all Canadians. Accordingly, as part of its recently released 2024 Budget, the Canadian government has included a list of ongoing actions it is taking to maintain and increase Canadian’s […]

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Budget 2024: How will it impact Canadian immigration?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 13:00:17 +0000

Canada’s Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland has tabled federal Budget 2024 to Parliament. Canada releases a budget annually that sets the tone for spending in the upcoming fiscal year. It plays a major role in how life will be managed for all people in Canada, including newcomers. For example, the Budget outlines the national plan […]

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10 frequently asked questions by visitors to Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2024 13:00:08 +0000

Recent changes to visitor visa requirements for some Mexican nationals may leave some foreign nationals looking to visit Canada with questions about their own situation. To assist, CIC News has compiled a list of frequently asked questions that may be helpful to review before expending the time, energy and money necessary to come to Canada. […]

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Comparing rental costs across Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2024 13:00:29 +0000

Increased housing costs have been a recurring theme across Canada over the last few years. This has led the government to take multiple steps to help ease these costs over the next few years. These measures include a recent announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau promising an additional $15 billion CAD in federal loans for upcoming […]

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What can newcomers expect from Budget 2024?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2024 13:00:24 +0000

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as well as several Liberal ministers, have made announcements regarding what can be expected from the upcoming Budget 2024. The Budget, which is set to be tabled to Parliament on April 16, is released annually and helps set the tone for how Canada will be governed in the coming year. In […]

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I am a Canadian permanent resident, how long do I actually need to stay in Canada?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2024 13:00:02 +0000

A permanent resident has many of the same benefits of Canadian citizens. However, unlike citizens, they must maintain their status by meeting certain requirements like the residency obligation. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration To maintain your permanent resident status, you must have been physically present in Canada for at least 730 days […]

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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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4 Countries Could Account for Most Near-Term Petroleum Liquids Supply Growth

Credit to Author: US Energy Information Administration| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 03:00:47 +0000

In 2023, the world produced an estimated 101.8 million barrels per day (b/d) of petroleum and other liquids: mostly crude oil but also lease condensate, natural gas liquids, biofuels, and other liquids from hydrocarbon sources. We expect the global petroleum and other liquids supply to increase by about 0.4 million … [continued]

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Immigration Minister declares intention to have more in-Canada immigration draws

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2024 12:00:41 +0000

On Thursday March 21st, Immigration Minister Marc Miller declared his intention to pursue more “domestic draws” for temporary residents already in Canada who are candidates for permanent residence (PR). “Draws” reference PR selection rounds through pathways like Express Entry managed programs, wherein candidates from a pool are chosen based on their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) […]

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IRCC to target a reduction in the temporary resident population over the next three years

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2024 12:00:51 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller has announced that temporary resident targets will be added to the annual Immigration Levels Plan starting in fall 2024. The Immigration Levels Plan sets targets for the number of new permanent residents who will be welcomed to Canada each year, for the upcoming three years. Until now temporary resident levels have […]

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