Who received ITAs in the last Express Entry healthcare category-based selection draw?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:00:24 +0000

On February 14, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted a category-based draw for Express Entry candidates with experience in healthcare occupations where the department issued 3,500 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to those with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 422. This CRS score marked the lowest minimum score of any healthcare draw since the introduction […]

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Canada needs more immigrant doctors to support the national healthcare system 

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2024 14:00:44 +0000

Amidst a population boom of over five million people in the last ten years, Canada has added just 167 medical residencies over the same length of time, making it increasingly difficult for many Canadians to obtain regular access to a family doctor. This is according to a late-January story by CBC News, which also noted […]

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Canada invests $86 million to recognize foreign healthcare credentials

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2024 14:00:03 +0000

On January 15th, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault, announced $86 million in funding to 15 organizations across Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The funding will go towards speeding up the accreditation for internationally educated health professionals (IEHP), since long wait times and difficulty finding a family […]

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Five things to do in your first week as a permanent resident or foreign worker in Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2023 14:00:45 +0000

For all new permanent residents or foreign workers arriving in Canada, the following represents five steps that these newcomers must take in their first week after arriving in this country. While it is important to look toward the future as a recent newcomer to Canada, it is equally as important to ensure you take the […]

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The 20 most livable cities in Canada for newcomers

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 03 Dec 2023 14:00:02 +0000

The Globe and Mail recently released a study ranking the most desirable cities for newcomers in Canada. The Globe examined how easy it was to integrate into the community, access to basic amenities and affordable housing. The ranking was meant for individuals who have arrived in Canada over the past five years. Discover if You […]

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What the changes to Alberta’s healthcare delivery system mean for newcomers across the province

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2023 13:00:18 +0000

Earlier this month, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith announced that the existing Alberta Health Services (AHS) system in the province will be divided into four separate entities in an effort to “improve access to care.” In a press conference at the beginning of November, Smith reiterated that this plan would organize Alberta’s healthcare delivery system by […]

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How IRCC plans to support communities

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2023 13:00:04 +0000

On October 31st, Immigration Minister Marc Miller announced plans to improve Canada’s immigration system. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has consulted with stakeholders and the public throughout the year to help guide reforms and build a stronger immigration system. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration IRCC has been incorporating this feedback to […]

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Manitoba elects First Nations premier following promises for more healthcare workers

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2023 13:00:59 +0000

Manitoba made history last week when the province elected Canada’s first First Nations premier. Wab Kinew, leader of Manitoba’s NDP, was elected on October 3 and will replace Conservative Premier Heather Stefanson. He is a former rapper, author, journalist and was the first director of Indigenous inclusion at the University of Winnipeg. He was elected […]

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Nova Scotia set to expand immigration opportunities for foreign nationals in healthcare professions

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2023 12:00:47 +0000

First announced in late September, certain foreign nationals will soon be able to immigrate to Nova Scotia through the expansion of one stream within the local Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This move will make immigration to Nova Scotia a possibility for international students who want to become paramedics and pharmacy technicians. Discover if You Are […]

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Discover Thriving Job Opportunities and Welcoming Communities in Chatham-Kent

Credit to Author: Municipality of Chatham-Kent| Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2023 13:04:40 +0000

There are many reasons to choose to learn, earn, and live in Chatham-Kent. Nestled in the heart of southwestern Ontario, Chatham-Kent is the second largest municipality and, conveniently located one hour from the U.S. and 2.5 hours to the GTA. CK offers job opportunities, a thriving economy, and a high quality of life in safe […]

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