International students: How to take advantage of Canada’s Post-Graduation Work Permit Program

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 13:05:54 +0000

In this guest column, learn about Canada’s Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP): it’s benefits, how to apply and why it’s become an integral way for international students to become successful in Canada.

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How to Immigrate to Canada from India as a Skilled Worker

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 13:58:44 +0000

Under its Immigration Levels Plan, the Canadian government aims to welcome over 400,000 new permanent residents to the country each year. As Canada’s greatest source of new permanent residents, India continues to be an important partner in reaching this goal. In 2019, before COVID-19 disrupted immigration, one-quarter of all new Canadian immigrants arrived from India. If immigration […]

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Canada’s 44th Parliamentary election: Where political parties stand on immigration

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 22:55:15 +0000

On September 20, 2021 Canada will have its 44th Parliamentary election. In this article, our immigration law columnist Steven Meurrens looks at the immigration policy preferences of the main political parties running in the election.

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B.C. invites skilled workers and entrepreneurs in PNP draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 13:33:15 +0000

British Columbia invited over 435 immigration candidates through four Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on August 17, 2021. Since February, British Columbia has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations for its PNP program each month. The province holds a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale retail managers as well […]

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Language requirements for work permit applications

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:27:00 +0000

There has recently been a notable increase in Federal Court of Canada judicial reviews of work permit applications that were refused because visa officers did not believe that applicants had the English or French language ability required to work in their occupation in Canada. 

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387 invited in 2 BC PNP immigration draws

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 13:04:56 +0000

British Columbia invited 387 immigration candidates in two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on July 6. B.C. has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations under its PNP program since February. The province holds a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale trade managers as well as restaurant and food service […]

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New British Columbia draws invite 395 PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:04:57 +0000

British Columbia invited 395 immigration candidates in two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on June 22, 2021. B.C. has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations under its PNP program since February. The province holds a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale trade managers as well as restaurant and food […]

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British Columbia invites 373 in new PNP draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 13:47:47 +0000

British Columbia invited 373 immigration candidates in two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held June 8, 2021. B.C. has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations under its PNP program since February. There has been a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale trade managers as well as restaurant and foodservice managers. […]

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Canada’s hotel quarantine should end, says COVID-19 panel

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 09:00:32 +0000

The scientific panel that advises the Canadian federal government on COVID-19-related issues is now recommending ending the mandatory hotel quarantine.  Since February 22, air travellers to Canada have been required by law to check in to a government-approved hotel for three days upon arrival. They are required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival, and stay at a hotel until […]

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Ontario mayors talk Canada-U.S. border re-opening with public safety minister

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 09:00:18 +0000

A meeting with Ontario mayors from border cities and the public safety minister suggests travel restrictions may start to ease on the southern border by the end of June. Mayor Drew Dilkens from Windsor told iHeartRadio that while the feds did not provide an official date, they are expecting enough Canadians to be vaccinated by […]

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