How to get a job in Canada as a newcomer

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 09:00:45 +0000

New job opportunities await! If you’re ready to call Canada home, then finding a suitable job for your experience and passions should be your next step. If you are new to the area, gaining employment might look a little different than what you are used to. The pandemic has made searching for a job more […]

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How to manage your finances as a newcomer

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 10:00:51 +0000

If you’ve recently moved to Canada or plan to move here, you’ll need to get your Canadian finances in order. This will help you get settled into your new life and do things like pay rent, get a debit card and a credit card, transfer money, deposit cheques, buy groceries, and other necessities. Depending on […]

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Canada’s immigration minister provides COVID-19 update

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:00:37 +0000

Canada’s Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino recently shared fresh insights on the state of the country’s immigration system on the Canadian television show, The Agenda. In a 20-minute interview, Mendicino spoke on a broad range of immigration topics as he explained to viewers how the federal government aims to cope with the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. […]

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How you can prepare for and settle in Canada if you’re arriving during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:00:22 +0000

While moving to a new country can be both an exciting and somewhat stressful process on its own, moving during the pandemic comes with its own set of unique circumstances. With the right resources and planning, you will soon be able to successfully call the vibrant cities and stunning scenery in Canada your home. Research […]

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IRCC no longer accepting ready to travel webforms from expired COPR holders

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:00:24 +0000

Expired Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) holders have been advised not to use the webform to contact the immigration department, according to a government media release issued on January 5. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada‘s (IRCC) new program delivery update says that expired COPR holders who are ready to travel to Canada should no longer […]

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15,000 people obtained Canadian permanent residence in September

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 05:00:43 +0000

Canada’s new permanent resident intake continues to suffer as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data shows Canada welcomed 15,025 new immigrants in September 2020. This is low compared with the 35,000 immigrants Canada welcomed in September 2019. Overall, Canada has welcomed about 143,500 immigrants between January and […]

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Thousands of would-be Canadian permanent residents stranded abroad

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:00:38 +0000

When Prashant Gupta got his confirmation of permanent residence, he quit his job and booked his flight to Canada to leave on March 18, 2020. Two days before his scheduled trip, borders closed and Canada went into lockdown. Now, seven months later, Gupta is one of thousands across the globe who were not able to […]

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Holders of expired COPR and PR visas may travel to Canada

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:59:42 +0000

Canada’s immigration department has issued new guidelines for holders of expired permanent residence visas. Individuals who are in possession of Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and Permanent Resident Visa (PRV) but whose documents have now expired will be allowed into Canada. Canada has implemented different policies for expired visa holders depending on whether they are […]

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