Municipal Nominee Program: IRCC memo reveals stakeholder consultation findings

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 13:00:17 +0000

A recent internal memo by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals highlights from its 2020 stakeholder consultations on the Municipal Nominee Program (MNP). The Liberal Party of Canada initially promised to introduce the MNP during Canada’s 2019 federal election campaign. The MNP was outlined as a key priority in the two mandate letters provided […]

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Canada landed almost 38,000 new immigrants in August 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 19:55:30 +0000

Canada’s new immigrant landings remain high. CIC News has obtained new data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada that shows Canada landed some 37,780 new permanent residents in August. This marks the third month in a row that Canada’s immigration levels were higher than usual. Canada landed nearly 40,000 new permanent residents in July, and […]

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IRCC: Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 immigration lottery is complete

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 18:24:52 +0000

Canada’s PGP 2021 lottery has been completed. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has confirmed on its website that it finished the process of issuing 30,000 invitations for this year’s lottery yesterday. The lottery took place between September 23 and October 4. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2021 lottery was the largest ever, due […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 13:26:23 +0000

Do you want to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker? In 1967, Canada introduced the world’s first ever objective points system to assess whether immigration candidates could successfully integrate into the Canadian labour market. This was done through the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) which continues to be one of Canada’s most prominent immigration […]

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IRCC’s immigrant settlement funding by province/territory for 2021-22

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 12:11:00 +0000

An internal memo reveals how IRCC is spending its $1.7 billion settlement budget during the 2021-22 Canadian government fiscal year (April 1 until March 31). CIC News obtained the memo via an access to information request to the Canadian government. One of the more noteworthy aspects of the memo is how the Department of Immigration, […]

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An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results for September 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 13:00:20 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued nearly 6,500 invitations to apply for provincial nomination during the month of September. Nearly every Canadian province and territory, except Quebec and Nunavut, operates its own Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Having their own immigration programs allows provincial governments to select the most suitable candidates to meet their local labour […]

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One wrong selection cost them Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 13:00:46 +0000

Himanshu swears he applied for the English stream of the International Student Graduate immigration pathway, so he was shocked when his application came back refused for the French stream. On May 6 this year, he was among tens of thousands of English-speaking international student graduates across Canada racing against the clock to fill out their […]

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How to submit your Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2021 immigration application

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:43:38 +0000

Canada began to issue Parents and Grandparents Program (2021) invitations on September 23. Over a two-week period ending on October 7, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will issue some 30,000 sponsorship invitations to eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Sponsors have 60 days from the date of their invitation to submit their applications to […]

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IRCC holds Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 sponsorship lottery

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:25:26 +0000

IRCC has just announced it is beginning to issue Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 invitations. A total of 30,000 Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be invited to sponsor their parents and grandparents. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will issue the invitations over the coming two weeks, between today and October 7. Invited sponsors […]

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Should I enter Canada’s Express Entry pool now?

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 13:05:16 +0000

“Should I enter the Express Entry pool now?” This is a valid and excellent question you may be asking yourself. If so, you are not alone. Canada is aiming to welcome the highest levels of immigration in its history to support its post-COVID economic recovery. Under its 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan, Canada is seeking to […]

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