How Canada Day is being observed in 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:18 +0000

As the pandemic continues to shape our daily lives, and Canadians are reckoning with the country’s relationship with Indigenous people – this Canada Day is going to look very different. Canada Day celebrations on July 1 are likely to be quieter and more modest as people continue to distance themselves in an effort to contain […]

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Ontario PNP Tech Draw: 528 Express Entry candidates invited

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:10:02 +0000

Ontario invited 528 Express Entry candidates with tech experience to apply for a provincial nomination on April 13. Invitations went to candidates who may be eligible for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. They needed to have a profile in the Express Entry system with a Comprehensive Ranking System score between 456 and 467. […]

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Express Entry: 284 PNP candidates invited in new draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 14:57:14 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on March 31, inviting 284 hopeful new immigrants to apply for permanent residence. Invited candidates needed to have a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA). For this reason, the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cutoff score was 778. The new score […]

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Ontario PNP nominated high numbers of tech and skilled trade workers in 2020

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 09:00:19 +0000

Despite the pandemic, Ontario still surpassed its original allocation for the number of new immigrants it was allowed to accept in 2020. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) nominated 8,054 principal applicants in 2020, who came with 7,249 spouses and children for a total of 15,303 new Ontarians. The original allocation from the federal government […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador to open new immigration program for skilled workers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 00:00:03 +0000

Newfoundland and Labrador will start accepting applications for a new program on January 2. The Priority Skills Newfoundland and Labrador is a new immigration program for highly educated, highly skilled newcomers with specialized experience in areas where demand has outpaced local training and recruitment, such as technology and ocean sciences occupations. The Newfoundland and Labrador […]

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Canadian immigration options for Hong Kong residents

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 06:00:50 +0000

Canada recently announced immigration measures to assist Hong Kong residents and Canadians in Hong Kong. The new immigration initiatives have been launched to attract Hong Kong students and youth to Canada, offering them the opportunity to obtain a new work permit that opens the door to permanent residence. In addition, improvements have been made to […]

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How you can move to Canada from the U.S.

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 09:00:30 +0000

Every year, many people come to Canada from the U.S., whether it is for school, family, work, or the opportunity to start a new life. In 2019 alone, the U.S. was the fifth most popular country of origin of new Canadian immigrants. Those in the U.S. are well-positioned to immigrate to Canada through an economic-class […]

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Toronto Raptors NBA championship a big win for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:22:24 +0000

A Canadian team made up mainly of foreign players and cheered on by thousands of immigrants is now the best in professional basketball.  Last night saw the Toronto Raptors take their first National Basketball Association (NBA) title by defeating the six-time champion Golden State Warriors in six games. The Raptors’ championship run garnered almost as […]

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