Financial challenges for immigrant women taking maternity leave: 4 ways Canada can improve

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2024 11:46:03 +0000

Canada is facing a critical shortage of caregivers, both paid and unpaid. And those who do this vital work face significant pressures. In particular, there are high costs to immigrant women for taking time off of paid work to care for their own babies.

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Canada to reduce work experience requirements for caregivers

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2023 16:08:34 +0000

For decades, caregivers from abroad have played a critical role in supporting families in Canada. The government has announced that Canadian work experience required for a caregiver to qualify for permanent residence is being reduced from 24 months to 12 months.

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Work experience requirement cut in half for applicants in Canada’s caregiver pilot programs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2023 20:48:11 +0000

Speaking from Scarborough today, Members of Parliament Salma Zahid and Rechie Valdez announced that the amount of work experience in Canada required for a caregiver to qualify for permanent residence is being reduced from 24 to 12 months. The change will take effect as of April 30, 2023, and is retrospective for caregivers who have […]

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Understanding and applying through specialized LMIA applications

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 12:00:44 +0000

As part of hiring a temporary foreign worker (TFW) in Canada—under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)—companies must submit a request for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). This document is needed to hire a foreign worker and determine the impact of their hiring on the Canadian labour […]

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IRCC to improve immigration pilot program management following internal audit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 17:00:07 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is creating guiding principles for managing immigration pilot programs following the recommendation of an internal audit. The Internal Audit and Accountability Branch of IRCC provides senior management with an independent review designed to improve departmental operations. The internal audit assesses IRCC’s risk management, governance, and control processes. From June […]

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Canada increases target to 432,000 immigrants in 2022 under Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 12:00:25 +0000

The Canadian government has just announced its Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024. Canada is increasing its immigration targets yet again. It will look to welcome almost 432,000 new immigrants this year instead of its initial plan to welcome 411,000 newcomers. The announcement came today at approximately 3:35 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Get a Free Canadian Immigration […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Canada increases target to 432,000 immigrants in 2022 under Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 12:00:25 +0000

The Canadian government has just announced its Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024. Canada is increasing its immigration targets yet again. It will look to welcome almost 432,000 new immigrants this year instead of its initial plan to welcome 411,000 this year. Some 60 per cent of these immigrants will arrive under economic class pathways such as […]

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Canada to release Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024 today

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 12:00:25 +0000

The Canadian government will announce its Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024 today. The announcement is expected between 3 PM and 4 PM Eastern Standard Time. Note: This is a developing story. CIC News will continue to update it as more information becomes available. Today’s announcement will be the first Immigration Levels Plan since October 2020. Canada’s […]

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