Quebec issues 83 invitations in new Arrima draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 14:51:18 +0000

Quebec invited 83 immigration candidates to apply for permanent selection on April 29. The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) invited candidates under the Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) who had filed an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Quebec’s online registration portal, Arrima. There were two categories of candidates invited in the latest round: those […]

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How to apply for permanent residence if you live in Quebec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 11:00:07 +0000

The month of April saw an important number of new immigration-related announcements from both the federal and Quebec governments. The most significant announcement was made on April 14, 2021, by Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino, who stated that temporary foreign workers in essential services and Canadian graduates already in the country will have access to a […]

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Quebec to set higher immigration targets

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 11:00:51 +0000

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a significant drop in the already low number of immigrant admissions to Quebec and the province is now actively seeking ways to reverse the situation. Quebec immigration minister Nadine Girault said Thursday at a virtual press conference that there is a shortfall of nearly 17,000 or 18,000 people, and […]

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Extend your stay in Canada as an international graduate

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 09:00:38 +0000

Canada is introducing two permanent residence pathways for international student graduates who are likely to have the skills required to accelerate Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery. The new policies will be in place between May 6, 2021 and November 5, 2021. Candidates must be residing outside Quebec, or intend to reside outside Quebec to be eligible. […]

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Immigration will support Ontario and Quebec economies during the pandemic and beyond

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 09:00:41 +0000

Immigration will drive long-term economic prosperity in Ontario and Quebec despite the downturn caused by the pandemic, according to a recent report. Even though job market conditions have not fully recovered, a Scotiabank report suggests that billions could be added to the two provinces’ economies if Canada meets its new immigration targets. The increase in newcomers […]

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Immigrate to Canada as a French speaker

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 09:00:10 +0000

For several years, the Government of Canada has been stepping up its efforts to attract Francophone immigrants to communities outside Quebec. These efforts are driven by declines in francophone populations across the country and the importance of ensuring their survival and reversing a trend that is threatening the very fabric of Canada’s linguistic duality—consisting of […]

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Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January 2021— most since last February

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 02:03:11 +0000

Canada’s immigration levels are starting to recover. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data show that the country welcomed about 24,665 new permanent residents in January 2021. This is comparable to Canada’s monthly intake prior to the pandemic. In fact, it is the strongest month for Canadian immigration since February 2020. Find out if you’re […]

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Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January 2021 — most since last February

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 02:03:11 +0000

Canada’s immigration levels are starting to recover. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data show that the country welcomed about 24,665 new permanent residents in January 2021. This is comparable to Canada’s monthly intake prior to the pandemic. In fact, it is the strongest month for Canadian immigration since February 2020. Find out if you’re […]

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Canada welcomed 184,000 new immigrants in 2020

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:05:02 +0000

New Canadian government data shows the country welcomed 184,370 new permanent residents in 2020 as newcomer flows fell due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is the lowest level of immigration to Canada since 1998 when it welcomed just over 174,000 immigrants that year. In March 2020, Canada’s Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced Canada would seek […]

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Quebec holds first Arrima draw of 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 16:42:37 +0000

Quebec issued invitations to apply for selection under the Regular Skilled Worker Program to 95 immigration candidates on January 26. Invitations were issued to candidates who had an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Quebec’s online registration portal, Arrima. Two categories of candidates were invited in the last draw. Candidates in the first category were required […]

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