IRCC ‘quietly’ settled Parents and Grandparents Program lawsuits, CBC reports

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 21:30:28 +0000

The Government of Canada allowed at least 70 potential sponsors to apply to its Parents and Grandparents Program in exchange for dropping two lawsuits related to the program’s controversial expression of interest intake in January, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is reporting.  The settlement was done in secret and involved a non-disclosure agreement, CBC reports. Immigration, […]

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The race is now on to apply to Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 18:42:09 +0000

The Government of Canada has finished issuing invitations to potential sponsors to its Parents and Grandparents Program — and those invited now have less than 60 days to submit a complete application.  Known as the PGP, the program allows eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents over the age of 18 to sponsor their parents and/or […]

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IRCC now inviting interested sponsors to apply to Parents and Grandparents Program

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:54:02 +0000

The Government of Canada is now issuing invitations to apply to its Parents and Grandparents Program.  Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents over the age of 18 to sponsor their parents and/or grandparents for Canadian permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said invitations are being issued in the […]

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IRCC begins inviting interested sponsors to apply to Parents and Grandparents Program

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:54:02 +0000

The Government of Canada is now issuing invitations to apply to its Parents and Grandparents Program.  Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents over the age of 18 to sponsor their parents and/or grandparents for Canadian permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said invitations are being issued in the […]

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Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program opens briefly to expressions of interest

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 17:28:30 +0000

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents sponsorship program closed to expressions of interest from eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents after opening briefly on January 28.   Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said it would accept 27,000 Interest to Sponsor forms on a first-in, first-served basis this year as a first step in the annual application cycle […]

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Canada will reopen Parents and Grandparents Program January 28

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:50:01 +0000

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program will reopen to interested sponsors beginning on January 28, the federal government announced today.   The program, known as the PGP, allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents over the age of 18 to sponsor their parents and/or grandparents for Canadian permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says up to 20,000 […]

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Canada extends immigration targets into 2021 with prominent roles for Express Entry, PNPs


Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici.  Canada is increasing its immigration targets for 2019 and 2020 and will extend its multi-year immigration levels plan through 2021, setting the stage for the arrival of 1.3 million new permanent residents between 2018 and 2021.  The changes were announced as part of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

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