British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan issue ITAs under PNPs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 12:00:47 +0000

This past week British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. All Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Although provincial nomination is not the same as a permanent […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from Kenya

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 12:00:49 +0000

Immigrating to Canada is an exciting and lifechanging experience. Canada is a country with a high standard of living and a global reputation for safety and stability. It is also a country that is constantly looking to welcome global talent as it is currently facing a growing labour shortage in several sectors. This is largely […]

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Analysis: Factors that may affect Express Entry CRS scores

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:00:08 +0000

Canada has resumed all-program Express Entry draws as of July 6. Since then, the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued in each draw has grown by 250 each week, causing the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirements to go down. That being said, score cutoffs are still quite high. The most recent Express Entry […]

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Get ready for your CELPIP Canadian immigration test with these free resources

Credit to Author: CELPIP| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 13:00:21 +0000

Preparing for any test can be daunting, but our CELPIP experts have put together a wide range of resources to help you on your journey to work and live in Canada. The CELPIP is one of two English language tests designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for Canadian immigration applicants. Whether you are […]

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Alberta and British Columbia each issue over 100 invitations to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2022 12:00:02 +0000

Alberta and British Columbia released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results this week. Most Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Following its launch in 1998, the PNP welcomed only 400 immigrants, but […]

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Analysis: Canada’s provinces are seeking a new deal on immigration

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 13:00:00 +0000

On July 28, 2022, the Government of Saskatchewan released a statement that it is seeking greater control over its immigration system. The statement came on the same day Saskatchewan’s immigration minister Jeremy Harrison attended a meeting in New Brunswick with the rest of Canada’s immigration ministers, including his federal counterpart, Sean Fraser. Discover if You […]

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PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 2,000 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 18:41:23 +0000

Canada has invited 2,000 candidates to apply for permanent residency in the latest Express Entry draw held on August 3, 2022. Express Entry is one of Canada’s most prominent immigration pathways for skilled newcomers. Invitations were issued to candidates who had Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of at least 533. There was no program specified […]

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IRCC has approved new language test for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 21:30:48 +0000

IRCC has recently approved the designation-in-principle of a new language test for economic class immigration applicants. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) anticipates the test will be implemented by early to mid-2023. The name of the new language test was redacted in a May 10 briefing note obtained by CIC News through an access to […]

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BREAKING: PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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