Canada discussing suspending entry of international students to Ontario

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 16:49:24 +0000

Following a meeting with the provinces on April 29, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is putting in motion the steps to suspend international student travel to Ontario. “Premier Ford asked that we suspend the arrival of international students,” Trudeau said. “Because at this time Ontairo is the only province requesting this, we are happy to work […]

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Canada to suspend entry of international students to Ontario

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 16:49:24 +0000

Following a meeting with the provinces on April 29, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that international students will temporarily not be allowed to come to Ontario. In a press conference, Ontairo Premier Doug Ford told reporters he pleaded with the prime minister to do more to combat the spread of coronavirus. He asked for […]

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Why Canada is focusing on immigration candidates living in the country

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:00:35 +0000

With international travel low and immigration targets high, Canada has been opening pathways for domestic immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence. The Canadian government is depending on foreign nationals who are likely already living in Canada to meet its immigration targets for the year. Canada has set out to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents […]

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Douglas Todd: Quebec to get 10 times more than B.C. and Ontario to settle immigrants

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 15:35:48 +0000

Opinion: The pandemic is further distorting an already lopsided and increasingly bizarre three-decade-old Quebec accord with Ottawa, which dramatically shortchanges the other provinces.

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Will Canada remain appealing to immigrants after the pandemic?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:00:03 +0000

Canada was an extremely attractive destination to global talent prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Over one million new permanent residents, temporary foreign workers, and international students were arriving to Canada each year. The pandemic has, of course, changed a lot of things. Hence, it is worth re-evaluating whether these changes will impact Canada’s appeal to […]

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Immigration: Let’s not forget about the Canadian citizens of tomorrow

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:00:39 +0000

Canada operates the most innovative and adaptable immigration system in the world. It has always come up with unique ways to achieve its immigration goals and solve problems. For example, upon its Confederation in 1867, Canada sought to welcome high levels of immigration to build the country. It failed in this regard for several decades […]

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Quebec commits $246 million to help attract and integrate immigrants

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Quebec’s new budget includes a significant increase in immigration spending to stimulate economic recovery. Quebec Finance Minister, Eric Girard, tabled the 2021-2022 provincial budget on March 25. This new budget provides an additional $246 million over the next three years to help the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) increase its […]

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Planning on living in Canada? Here’s what you need to know about IELTS

Credit to Author: IELTS| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:31:14 +0000

Given Canada is one of the world’s most welcoming countries1, it is no surprise it is a popular destination for people looking to progress their global work and study goals. If you are planning on living in Canada, here is what you need to know about the immigration process and its related English test requirements. […]

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One year later: How the pandemic is affecting Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 09:00:51 +0000

Days after Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced plans to increase immigration in 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the world that the Canadian border would be closed on March 18— one year ago today— as a public safety measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Initially, the border was just supposed to be closed until […]

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International graduates who studied remotely can now immigrate to B.C.

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 09:00:23 +0000

International graduates from B.C. now only need to have completed at least 50 per cent of their studies from within Canada to be eligible for the international student immigration categories, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) announced on February 2. This means that graduates can complete up to half of their studies from their home country. Those […]

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