Extend your stay in Canada as an essential worker

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:00:24 +0000

Cashiers, cleaners, and healthcare workers are among the many essential occupations that are eligible for Canada’s new immigration programs. Starting May 6, temporary foreign workers in 135 essential occupations can apply for the new permanent residency pathways. If you are working outside of Quebec, you could be one of the 50,000 new immigrants that are […]

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Canada to welcome 6,000 caregivers by the end of 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:19:23 +0000

Canada’s immigration department plans to finalize 6,000 caregiver applications for permanent residence by December 31, 2021. In a statement released on April 15, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said it will finalize the applications for caregivers who have completed their in-Canada work experience, as well as their immediate family members. Do you live in […]

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IRCC launches online application portal for 7 immigration programs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 09:00:32 +0000

Some Canadian immigration programs have made the transition from paper-based to an online application process. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched an online permanent residence application portal on April 1. The immigration department has digitized the application process for a random selection of permanent residency applicants in the following seven programs: Non-Express Entry Provincial […]

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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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Are you eligible for Canada’s 6 new immigration programs?

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:08:08 +0000

CanadaVisa is proud to announce the launch of a free new tool that helps users quickly determine whether they are eligible for Canada’s six new immigration pathways. This simple tool will ask you a few questions so you can identify whether you are able to submit your permanent residence application beginning on May 6. For […]

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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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Canada launching 6 new immigration programs for international graduates, essential workers and French speakers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:39:13 +0000

Essential workers, international student graduates and French speakers in Canada will have six new pathways to permanent residency this May. Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino, announced the new programs that will pave the way for 90,000 new immigrants to get permanent status this year through three of the streams. The other three of the streams […]

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Canada to relax medical inadmissibility rules

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 09:00:57 +0000

Canada is making a 2018 pilot into a permanent policy, relaxing the restrictions on certain foreign nationals with disabilities from getting permanent residence. The federal government announced its plan to permanently change medical inadmissibility rules in the Canada Gazette on March 16. Under the old rules, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) could deny entry […]

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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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How to sponsor your spouse from Hong Kong for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 13:48:19 +0000

If you are Canadian and you want to sponsor your spouse or common-law partner from Hong Kong for Canadian immigration, the first step is to see if you are eligible. As the sponsor, you have to be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or First Nation over the age of 18. You also need to sign […]

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