Canadian immigration options for Hong Kong residents

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 06:00:50 +0000

Canada recently announced immigration measures to assist Hong Kong residents and Canadians in Hong Kong. The new immigration initiatives have been launched to attract Hong Kong students and youth to Canada, offering them the opportunity to obtain a new work permit that opens the door to permanent residence. In addition, improvements have been made to […]

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UPDATE: Technical difficulties halt Ontario Employer Job Offer International Student Stream applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:03:43 +0000

Ontario has halted registration for the Employer Job Offer International Student stream today, as a result of technical difficulties. Ontario says in a media release that intake will not reopen today. Original story published at 15:03 GMT Ontario is accepting applications for international students who have job offers in the province to apply for a […]

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Ontario Employer Job Offer International Student Stream accepting invitations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:03:43 +0000

Ontario is accepting applications for international students who have job offers in the province to apply for a provincial nomination. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program is accepting applications to the Employer Job Offer: International Student stream on November 26. All applicants must have a current job offer and an up-to-date employer form. The stream will […]

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Visa Application Centres are re-opening in India

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:12:44 +0000

The Canadian government has just announced that its Visa Application Centres (VACs) in India will resume services tomorrow, on November 20, 2020. In a new tweet, the government stated it will schedule limited biometrics appointments in Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. It will prioritize international students and family class applicants. Resuming biometrics is […]

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Canada offers guide for international students arriving during coronavirus

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 09:00:18 +0000

The federal government has released a guide for international students who are coming to Canada, and navigating travel restrictions. It’s called “COVID-19:  guide for international students in Canada arriving from abroad.” The government outlines the roles and responsibilities of DLIs, provinces and territories and the government of Canada in supporting international students. The guide is […]

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Canada to offer more immigration pathways to temporary residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:30:47 +0000

Canada is looking at offering more permanent residence pathways to foreign nationals who are already in the country. Following the announcement that Canada would welcome over 400,000 immigrants per year over the next three years, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino told Bloomberg that the federal government will make an announcement on this soon. Find out if […]

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Canadian schools reopening to international students

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:00:09 +0000

Canadian schools with coronavirus readiness plans can start accepting international student, as of October 20. Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) are now able to accept international students who aren’t currently in Canada, and who have a study permit, or who have been approved for one. To be able to enter Canada as a student, you must […]

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Canada opening border to international students going to coronavirus-ready institutions

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 03:00:52 +0000

International students will be allowed to travel to Canada starting October 20, if their study institution has a coronavirus-readiness plan that has been approved by its provincial or territorial health authority. Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) are expected to send the specifics of their readiness plan to the provincial or territorial government, since this is the […]

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Canada’s immigration minister: 56,000 study permits approved in first stage

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:57:51 +0000

Immigration minister Marco Mendicino provided an international student update during a webinar today. He made two notable revelations. Mendicino stated that Canada has already issued 56,000 first stage approvals for study permit applications. Secondly, as previously reported by CIC News, the minister confirmed that the federal government, led by Health Canada, continues to work with […]

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