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

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 09:00:10 +0000

In July, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) issued over 6,000 invitations to apply for provincial nominations. Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec and Nunavut, operate their own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Each province adopts its own criteria for selecting foreign workers eligible for Canadian permanent residence under its respective PNP. Having their own immigration programs […]

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IRCC: Canada welcomed over 35,000 new immigrants in June

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Canada recorded its strongest month for new permanent resident arrivals during the pandemic in June 2021, according to the office of Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. In a recent Globe and Mail article, the minister says “We are going to make good on our commitment to land 401,000 new permanent residents.” Find Out if You’re Eligible […]

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How to find a job if you are a new immigrant to Canada

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:28:37 +0000

Are you moving to Canada? Finding a job is now likely one of your top priorities. Landing your dream job in Canada can be difficult, but fortunately there are a lot of resources and supports in place to assist you. For instance, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) spends some $2 billion each year on […]

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Canada announces details of Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will feature a lottery once again. The lottery will take place the week of September 20, 2021, after which invitations will be sent over the course of two weeks. Those invited will have 60 days to submit their sponsorship applications to the Canadian government. This and other details of […]

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Update: Canada announces details of Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will feature a lottery once again. The lottery will take place the week of September 20, 2021, after which invitations will be sent over the course of two weeks. Those invited will have 60 days to submit their sponsorship applications to the Canadian government. This and other details of […]

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IRCC to unveil Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 today

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

Details of the 2021 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will be available at 2 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) today. Note: This is a developing story that CIC News will update throughout the day. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino is expected to outline the format and application period of this year’s PGP, under which some 30,000 candidates […]

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PGP 2021: Canada to share Parents and Grandparents details tomorrow

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:37:38 +0000

Canada will announce the details of the 2021 Parents and Grandparents Program tomorrow, Tuesday July 20, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has scheduled a press conference in Surrey British Columbia featuring immigration minister Marco Mendicino who will provide an overview of the format of the PGP 2021 […]

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New immigration to Canada falls again in May 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 15:28:17 +0000

Canada welcomed 17,100 new permanent residents in May 2021. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data released this morning shows that Canada’s new immigrant landings slowed for a fourth straight month following a strong start to the year. After welcoming 24,680 new immigrants in January, Canada welcomed 23,395 in February, 22,425 in March, and […]

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Canada updates Express Entry proof of funds for 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 19:06:29 +0000

Canada has updated the amount of funds Express Entry candidates need to immigrate. The changes apply to Express Entry candidates in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). It does not apply to candidates from these programs who have a valid job offer in Canada. FSWP and FSTP candidates who do […]

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Canada temporarily exempting some immigrants from medical exam

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 16:00:58 +0000

Foreign nationals who are in Canada may not have to complete an medical exam as part of their immigration application. When applying for permanent residence or for a permanent resident visa, applicants typically must provide an immigration medical exam or a unique medical identifier number from their previous medical exam. The new public policy applies […]

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