Marco Mendicino to discuss new PR pathways for temporary residents in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 20:18:43 +0000

Canada’s immigration minister is scheduled to hold a special event discussing the previously announced pathways to permanent residence for essential workers, students, and French speakers. Marco Mendicino will address the public on May 5 at 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. After the minister’s remarks, media will be invited to ask questions, and there will be a […]

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Express Entry CRS drops to 417 as IRCC invites 6,000 candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 00:47:34 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw, inviting candidates who had scores of at least 417 points on Friday April 16, 2021. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 6,000 Canadian Experience Class candidates to apply for permanent residence in the new invitation round. IRCC issued 1,000 more invitations compared to the previous CEC-only draw […]

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What you need to know about Canada’s new immigration programs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:00:26 +0000

Canada is opening up immigration pathways to essential workers, international students, and French speakers who are living in the country. Starting May 6, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will open the door to 90,000 essential workers and international student graduates on temporary status in Canada. There will also be three programs that will accept […]

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Former prime minister wants Canada’s population to grow to 100 million

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:00:58 +0000

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney has a message for Canadians, “we need more people— a lot more.” Mulroney, who is remembered for tripling immigration over his term as prime minister, called for Canada to grow its population to 100 million by 2100. Last week, he spoke at a forum hosted by the Globe and Mail […]

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Temporary residents can now change their sex identifiers on Canadian immigration documents

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:06:10 +0000

The immigration department is modernizing its documents as part of Canada’s mandate to protect and promote the human rights of LGBTQ2+ persons. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) now allows temporary residents to change their sex or gender identifier on their immigration documents, according to the government website. Canada recognizes three sex identifiers on travel […]

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Canada’s immigration system: Balancing challenges and continuity

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 19:43:22 +0000

“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” This 1849 phrase, originating in French, one of Canada’s two official languages, expresses the sentiment that, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Many have observed that the Coronavirus pandemic has thrust the world, and with it, Canada, into an unprecedented difficult situation, making […]

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