The race for Canada’s special, one-time PR program is flooding English-language test providers

Credit to Author: Nicholas Keung| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 02:26:17 +0000

It’s the most sought-after test for any prospective skilled immigration applicant in Canada at the moment and Braxton Rayan is racing against time to secure the earliest spot possible. With 90,000 spots up for grabs under a new one-time special program offering a pathway to permanent residence, international graduates and essential migrant workers see what […]

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Avoid the scramble: Prepare immigration documents in advance

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 21:33:45 +0000

Much of the scramble that follows an Invitation to Apply can be prevented with better planning by individuals and an understanding by them of which documents Express Entry applicants can apply for in advance, and which documents have to wait until after the Invitation.

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Labour Market Impact Assessment exemptions

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:22:22 +0000

Does your profession or occupation feature in this list? Generally, in order to hire a worker from abroad, a Canadian company will have to first demonstrate that there is a labour shortage for the position.  To do this, the company will need to recruit for four weeks in prescribed locations with specific information in the […]

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New immigration pilot to attract workers in the agri-food sector

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:18:24 +0000

Canada is launching a new three-year economic immigration pilot that will fill labour shortages, particularly in meat processing and mushroom production, within the agri-food sector and help meet Canada’s ambitious export targets. The agriculture and agri-food industry is an important contributor to Canada’s economic growth and vitality, supporting one in eight jobs across the country. […]

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Spousal sponsorship for partners without legal status in Canada

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 04:06:50 +0000

Is your spouse in Canada without legal status? It is common knowledge that Canadian citizens or permanent residents can sponsor their spouses or common-law partners living abroad, or, in Canada as legal visitors, workers or students. What is less known is that they can also apply for spousal sponsorship for their partners living in Canada […]

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The Digital Nomad and Canadian Immigration

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:20:32 +0000

Over the course of the past several years I have noticed a steady increase in the number of what I call digital nomads seeking to immigrate to Canada.  These individuals, often avid readers of Tim Ferriss’s The Four Hour Work Week, typically work from home.  They are hyper efficient, and through delegation and automation can […]

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Why reference letters are needed for economic immigration

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 23:09:59 +0000

And how you can ensure yours is sufficient to meet immigration requirements Most Canadian economic immigration programs require that applicants have qualifying work experience. In order to demonstrate that past and current positions qualify, applicants are required to provide references letters from their employers. Such reference letters must state the position title, duration, duties and wage. […]

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New caregiver pilot programs allow families to come along

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:33:52 +0000

Caregivers will soon have access to two new five-year caregiver immigration pilots that will replace the current Caring for Children and Caring for People with High Medical Needs pilot programs. The new pilots will allow caregivers to come to Canada together with their family and provide a pathway to permanent residence. Caregivers will also soon […]

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Immigrating to Canada under a provincial nominee program

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:12:16 +0000

Do you already know in which province in Canada you want to live? You can immigrate to Canada under a provincial nominee program (PNP) Although immigration decisions for all provinces and territories (excluding Quebec) are technically made by the federal Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), provinces have some say over immigration matters. After all, […]

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Parent sponsorship program opens January 28

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 19:09:17 +0000

2019 Parents and Grandparents Program has new changes to intake process and a cap of 20,000 applications Want to sponsor your parents or grandparents to Canada? The 2019 Parents and Grandparents Program “interest to sponsor” form will be available starting at noon EST on January 28, 2019. This year’s program brings some changes, namely a […]

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