Express Entry applications to be processed within 6 months again

Credit to Author: Gabriel Dumitrascu| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 12:15:45 +0000

Prior to the pandemic, the Canadian government aimed to process most Express Entry immigration applications within six months. Due to the pandemic, however, applicants have had to wait much longer. Non-Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Express Entry applicants are waiting well over 20 months on average for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to finalize their […]

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Quebec needs more workers to fill job vacancies: report

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 13:00:17 +0000

Quebec has started off the year with a low unemployment rate and a record number of job vacancies. In an effort to address labour shortages, the provincial and federal governments have put forth a number of measures to support immigrants. The pandemic has transformed Quebec’s labour market. Public health measures have exacerbated previously-existing labour market […]

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As kids’ activities reopen, parents share insights about keeping families active during COVID-19 shutdowns

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 13:21:46 +0000

The article looks at COVID-19’s impact on children’s activity levels and parents’ plans for returning their children to physical activities or sport – are they planning to wait until after the pandemic had ended?

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Vaughn Palmer: NDP government lacking transparency in handling of COVID-19 pandemic, says Andrew Weaver

Credit to Author: Stephen Snelgrove| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 23:10:20 +0000

“I wish that the government were forthright a few months ago, saying that they were giving up on preventing spread and moving into ‘herd immunity’ mode. The poor communication of public health intentions undermines confidence in our health leaders.” — Andrew Weaver

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COVID-19 update for April 15: Hospitalizations up; 23 deaths last week | Ontario's top doctor wants to extend mask mandate for hospitals, transit

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 15:31:45 +0000

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the coronavirus situation in B.C. and around the world.

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COVID-19: B.C. expert says you should have the right to know if your doctor is vaccinated

Credit to Author: Lisa Cordasco| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 00:38:55 +0000

Dr. William Bowie said he believes all health care practitioners have a duty to protect their patients by being vaccinated against COVID-19 and that patients have the right to know if their caregiver is vaccinated

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COVID-19 update for April 14: Existing COVID vaccines won't deliver herd immunity

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 13:48:28 +0000

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the coronavirus situation in B.C. and around the world.

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