Immigrants Make Up 21.9% of Canada’s Population: StatsCan


The share of Canada’s growing population made up by immigrants has risen to 21.9 percent, up from 20.6 percent in 2011, and the majority of recent immigrants arrived through an economic immigration program. These are just a couple of the many insights published by StatsCan, based on data gathered in last year’s census. The immigrant […]

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Mid-Fall Provincial Nominee Program Update


The past few weeks have witnessed plenty of immigration activity among Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), as provinces across the country continue to welcome applications from a wide range of workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs. The PNPs allow Canadian provinces and territories to nominate individuals for permanent immigration. Some PNP streams, known as enhanced streams, are […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs for Mid-October, 2017


The following is a summary of Canadian immigration and citizenship news events that have taken place over the past couple of weeks. Our Canadian immigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it happens. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Follow on social […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs for Mid-September, 2017


The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian immigration and citizenship that have taken place over the past couple of weeks. Our Canadian immigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it happens. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Follow us […]

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Express Entry Helping to Address Canada’s Need for IT Workers


According to a report published last year by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), Canada needs 182,000 new workers in the Information Technology (IT) sector by 2019. Fortunately for Canadian employers and international workers alike, over the past year Canada’s Express Entry immigration system has helped to address this labour shortage. Critically, provinces across […]

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More than 200 Applicants to Atlantic Immigration Pilot Can Now Apply for Permanent Residence


Federal and provincial political leaders in Canada meeting in Newfoundland have said that the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) is working. More than 200 candidates have been endorsed to apply for Canadian permanent residence since the program opened to receive applications in March. In addition, more than 400 employers in the region have attained designated […]

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