Poll shows more people than ever want to immigrate to Canada

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 12:00:31 +0000

For the first time, Canada has polled as the second most popular destination for potential newcomers after the United States in the most recent poll by Gallup, a global analytics and advice firm. This is the first time Gallup has released data on this topic since 2018. The poll says that in 2021, 900 million […]

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Provinces working to make it easier for internationally educated nurses to work in Canada

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 10:19:35 +0000

British Columbia has recently announced that it is removing some of the barriers for internationally educated nurses (IENs) to register with the province. It will do so by removing application fees and providing new financial support to nurses returning to practice after a period of absence. The province says it will now cover application and […]

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Canada breaks record by welcoming over 437,000 new immigrants in 2022

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 18:29:32 +0000

Today, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that Canada exceeded a record-breaking target for admissions of permanent residents in 2022. In a Tweet, IRCC stated that Canada welcomed over 437,000 new immigrants last year. This is higher than the target they had set at 431,645 new immigrants and marks an all-time record for Canadian […]

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Canada reached highest-ever target for admissions of permanent residents in 2022

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 18:29:32 +0000

Today, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that Canada reached a record-breaking target for admissions of permanent residents in 2022. The target, set to 431,645 new permanent residents in one year, surpasses the 2021 record of 401,000 and is the highest number of new permanent residents to arrive in one year recorded in Canadian […]

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Toronto to hold election for mayor and city council

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 12:00:50 +0000

Toronto will hold a municipal election on October 24 this year. Municipal (city) government oversees things such as property taxes, public transit, public spaces such as parks, and garbage collection. It is the level of government closest to day-to-day life. This election will decide who becomes mayor, and who will represent each ward (neighbourhood) at […]

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International students in Canada to be allowed more off-campus work hours

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2022 20:47:38 +0000

From November 15, 2022, until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and who have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will be allowed to work over 20 hours per week.

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Canadian job vacancies have reached another all-time high

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:00:11 +0000

Statistics Canada has released results of the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey report for the second quarter of 2022. Overall, vacancies were up 4.7% from the first quarter of 2022 and 42.3% higher than the second quarter of 2021. There are nearly one million job vacancies in Canada across all sectors, or an overall rate […]

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Canadian job vacancies continue climbing to new record heights in June

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 12:00:47 +0000

Statistics Canada recently released its monthly update on payroll employment, earnings and hours, and job vacancies for June 2022. The job vacancies portion of this update revealed that Canada had over 1,000,000 job vacancies in May of this year. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The number of vacancies continues to climb to record […]

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Study: Immigration to drive Canada’s population increase into 2068

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 12:00:55 +0000

Statistics Canada has released its projections for Canada’s population growth spanning the next 47 years. The report states that by 2068, in a medium growth scenario, Canada’s population could reach up to 57 million people, largely driven by increased immigration. During this period between 2016 and 2021, Canada experienced a boom in population growth and […]

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Delays in work visas negatively impacting Canadian business, survey says

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 12:00:23 +0000

Canadian companies, academic institutions, and government-funded organizations that access immigration are being negatively impacted by delays at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC), a not-for-profit that is particularly interested in workforce mobility matters, conducted a survey during the month of June 2022. A total of 33 organizations that regularly […]

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