New immigrants performing better in Canadian labour market

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 01:17:24 +0000

Immigrants are having better outcomes in the Canadian labour market, in some instances, they are performing better than Canadian-born workers. New immigrants are on average younger and better educated than Canadian-born workers in the labour market, according to a recent report titled, The Improved Labour Market Performance of New Immigrants to Canada, 2006-2019. Economist Kimberly […]

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110,000 immigrants got PR via Express Entry in 2019

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 20:53:10 +0000

Express Entry is becoming more popular each year. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data shows that 332,331 Express Entry profiles were submitted to Canadian immigration authorities in 2019. The total number of profiles submitted represents an increase of more than 20 per cent over the year before and shows that potential newcomers are […]

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Express Entry 2019 Year-End Report: Over 110,000 immigration candidates received permanent residence

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 20:53:10 +0000

With nearly 332,331 Express Entry profiles submitted to Canadian immigration authorities in 2019, the skilled worker immigration system launched in 2015 is becoming increasingly popular each year. The total number of profiles received represents an increase of more than 20 per cent over 2018, as applicants made extensive use of the system to express their […]

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Sponsoring non-status spouses and common-law partners for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:00:38 +0000

There are options for spouses and common-law partners of Canadians to get permanent residence even if they do not have immigration status. Cases involving “lack of status” spouses and partners fall under Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)’s objective to help keep families together. It also aims to prevent hardship from separating a couple who […]

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Ontario draw invites Express Entry candidates with CRS 400

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 17:07:27 +0000

Ontario held another Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw targeting skilled trades workers in the Express Entry system on July 17. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 758 invitations to candidates who may be eligible for the Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream. This is the largest number of candidates invited through this stream in a […]

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Coronavirus has increased interest in immigrating to Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:45:36 +0000

The economic impacts of coronavirus have largely not changed people’s plans to immigrate to Canada. In most cases, prospective immigrants still expect that Canada will endure less economic hardship than their own country. Of the 4,615 people who responded to a recent survey from World Education Services (WES), 38% say they are more interested in […]

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New Express Entry draw invites PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 15:39:12 +0000

Canada has just held a new Express Entry draw, inviting 341 candidates with provincial nominations. This is the seventh draw targeting Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) recipients from the federal Express Entry system since special coronavirus measures went into place on March 18. Canada has been alternating between holding Express Entry draws targeting PNP and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) […]

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Ontario PNP invites 703 Express Entry tech candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 18:14:44 +0000

Ontario invited 703 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on May 13. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued invitations to candidates who had work experience in one of the following six tech sector occupations: Computer and information systems managers NOC 0213 Computer engineers NOC 2147 Database analysts and […]

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Canada expedites process for temporary workers to start new jobs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 20:35:48 +0000

A new government policy is allowing temporary foreign workers, who already have a job offer in Canada, to start working while their application is being processed. The government says this will drastically reduce the time it takes for a temporary worker to start a new job from 10 weeks to 10 business days. The temporary […]

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Manitoba invites 123 candidates to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 07 May 2020 22:09:14 +0000

Manitoba invited 123 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on May 7. The invited candidates had profiles Manitoba’s Expression of Interest (EOI) pool, and came from three Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) streams. Of these candidates, 14 had a valid Express Entry profile. The Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) issued in this […]

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