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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IELTS Speaking test: Real conversations with real people, getting you ready for real life

Credit to Author: IELTS| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:06:24 +0000

Whether you are migrating to Canada or moving to this exciting country to study, having confidence in your English language is important. Think about it, conversations help us stay connected, make new friends, and engage within our local communities. Having command over a language means you can effectively communicate your fears, needs and goals, and […]

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Canada to welcome 6,000 caregivers by the end of 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:19:23 +0000

Canada’s immigration department plans to finalize 6,000 caregiver applications for permanent residence by December 31, 2021. In a statement released on April 15, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said it will finalize the applications for caregivers who have completed their in-Canada work experience, as well as their immediate family members. Do you live in […]

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IELTS and CELPIP websites are working again

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 14:06:06 +0000

Essential workers, international graduates, and other immigration candidates currently living in Canada now have the ability to book their language tests again. Those looking to apply for an economic class immigration program in Canada need to take a General test provided by either IELTS or CELPIP. Both IELTS and CELPIP saw their websites crash on […]

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IRCC launches online application portal for 7 immigration programs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 09:00:32 +0000

Some Canadian immigration programs have made the transition from paper-based to an online application process. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched an online permanent residence application portal on April 1. The immigration department has digitized the application process for a random selection of permanent residency applicants in the following seven programs: Non-Express Entry Provincial […]

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Are you eligible for Canada’s 6 new immigration programs?

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:08:08 +0000

CanadaVisa is proud to announce the launch of a free new tool that helps users quickly determine whether they are eligible for Canada’s six new immigration pathways. This simple tool will ask you a few questions so you can identify whether you are able to submit your permanent residence application beginning on May 6. For […]

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What you need to know about Canada’s new immigration programs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:00:26 +0000

Canada is opening up immigration pathways to essential workers, international students, and French speakers who are living in the country. Starting May 6, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will open the door to 90,000 essential workers and international student graduates on temporary status in Canada. There will also be three programs that will accept […]

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Canada had another strong month for immigration in February 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:50:10 +0000

Canada is on track to achieve its target of welcoming 401,000 new immigrants in 2021. This afternoon, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released new data showing that 23,375 people obtained permanent residence in February. IRCC data previously showed that Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January. All told, Canada has already welcomed 48,000 new […]

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IRCC no longer automatically extending deadlines for incomplete immigration applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:38:38 +0000

As immigration services start to reopen around the world, Canada’s immigration department is scaling back a coronavirus measure that automatically extends deadlines for incomplete immigration applications. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will still provide deadline extensions to people who cannot produce all the required documents for their application, as long as it is […]

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Canada to relax medical inadmissibility rules

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 09:00:57 +0000

Canada is making a 2018 pilot into a permanent policy, relaxing the restrictions on certain foreign nationals with disabilities from getting permanent residence. The federal government announced its plan to permanently change medical inadmissibility rules in the Canada Gazette on March 16. Under the old rules, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) could deny entry […]

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