Immigration minister discusses new PR pathway for temporary residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:00:28 +0000

Details are still scant on the new immigration pathway for temporary residents, however, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser updated CIC News on the current policy considerations. “The challenge that I’m wrestling with right now is that we have more people coming on a temporary basis than we may have spaces for in our immigration levels plan,” […]

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Immigration Minister Sean Fraser discusses Express Entry reforms

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 12:00:25 +0000

The Canadian government is on track to pass a bill that would allow the immigration minister to invite Express Entry candidates based on an economic goal. Bill C-19 is currently in consideration with the Senate. If passed, it will give the minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) the authority to invite Express Entry […]

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New Canadian immigration program in the works

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 13:04:14 +0000

Canada is working on a new fast-track immigration program for temporary foreign workers and international students. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser told CBC News the new program will be a permanent pathway for temporary residents. It will be similar but not identical to the Temporary Residence to Permanent Residence (TR2PR) program which opened the door to […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada using the Federal Skilled Trades Program

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 12:00:37 +0000

The Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) is an economic immigration pathway under the Express Entry system. It was created to address the shortage of skilled trades workers in Canada as the baby boomer generation reaches retirement age. This, combined with Canada’s low birth rate, means there are not enough skilled trades workers in Canada to […]

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Express Entry proof of funds increases for 2022

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 14 May 2022 11:10:52 +0000

Canada has updated the proof of settlement funds requirement for Express Entry candidates. These changes apply to Express Entry candidates in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). They do not apply to candidates from these programs who have a valid job offer in Canada, nor Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates. FSWP and […]

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Canada now operates more than 80 economic class immigration programs—the most in its history

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:26:00 +0000

Since May 2019, candidates under Canada’s Express Entry system have tended to need a Comprehensive Ranking Score above 460 points to obtain an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. In recent months, this has climbed even further to around 470 or higher. Up until then, the Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) cut-offs hovered between 430 […]

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