Budget 2024: How will it impact Canadian immigration?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 13:00:17 +0000

Canada’s Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland has tabled federal Budget 2024 to Parliament. Canada releases a budget annually that sets the tone for spending in the upcoming fiscal year. It plays a major role in how life will be managed for all people in Canada, including newcomers. For example, the Budget outlines the national plan […]

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10 frequently asked questions by visitors to Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2024 13:00:08 +0000

Recent changes to visitor visa requirements for some Mexican nationals may leave some foreign nationals looking to visit Canada with questions about their own situation. To assist, CIC News has compiled a list of frequently asked questions that may be helpful to review before expending the time, energy and money necessary to come to Canada. […]

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I am a Canadian permanent resident, how long do I actually need to stay in Canada?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2024 13:00:02 +0000

A permanent resident has many of the same benefits of Canadian citizens. However, unlike citizens, they must maintain their status by meeting certain requirements like the residency obligation. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration To maintain your permanent resident status, you must have been physically present in Canada for at least 730 days […]

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IRCC updates eligibility requirements for Spousal Open Work Permits

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 14:56:45 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released more details surrounding changes to eligibility for Spousal Open Work Permits (SOWP). On January 22, 2024, the department introduced several changes to Canada’s international student program. Among them, IRCC said that the spouses of international students in undergraduate and college programs will no longer be eligible for […]

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BREAKING: IRCC updates eligibility requirements for Spousal Open Work Permits

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 14:56:45 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released more details surrounding changes to eligibility for Spousal Open Work Permits (SOWP). On January 22, 2024, the department introduced several changes to Canada’s international student program. Among them, IRCC said that the spouses of international students in undergraduate and college programs will no longer be eligible for […]

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What should be included in your Letter of Acceptance as an international student

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 13:00:30 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has recently updated the guidelines for what they recommend Canadian Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) include in an international student’s Letter of Acceptance (LOA). Canadian international students can make sure their LOA is genuine and legitimate by ensuring that their LOA includes all the recommended information. Alongside newly mandated provincial […]

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Express Entry inviting Francophone candidates at a faster rate than Quebec’s Arrima

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 12:00:05 +0000

In the eight months leading up to March 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 18,200 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence (PR) to eligible candidates who met the criteria for category-based Express Entry draws in the department’s French language proficiency category. Over the same period, between July 1, 2023, and March 1, […]

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Three provinces nominate candidates in this week’s PNP results

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2024 12:00:05 +0000

Ontario, British Columbia, and Manitoba have invited candidates to apply for provincial nomination this week. Each Canadian province and territory (with the exceptions of Quebec and Nunavut) has a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) through which they can nominate economic immigration candidates who are likely to successfully integrate into the provincial workforce and economy. Provinces often […]

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Eight ways to show proof of financial sufficiency as an international student in Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2024 13:00:51 +0000

As an international student pursuing post-secondary education in Canada, there are multiple ways Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allows you to prove you have enough money to come to Canada. As part of the Canadian study permit process, applicants must prove they have enough money to support themselves, as well as any family members […]

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IRCC invites 975 Express Entry candidates in first transport occupation draw of 2024

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2024 19:09:00 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to candidates in the second  Express Entry draw this week. The department issued 975  invitations to apply (ITAs) in a category-based draw for transport occupations. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 430. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment IRCC also issued ITAs […]

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