New Express Entry draw sizes to be similar to pre-pandemic

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 19:16:46 +0000

When all-program Express Entry draws resume in July, the number of invitations could resemble pre-pandemic figures, according to an internal briefing memo obtained by CIC News through an access to information request. Although the estimated number of invitations issued in each round was redacted, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) memo said the draw […]

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How does Canada’s Express Entry system work?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 24 May 2022 12:00:46 +0000

Anyone trying to become a permanent resident of Canada will no doubt run into the term “Express Entry” more than once. It is easy to assume that Express Entry is its own immigration program but, surprisingly, this is not correct. Understanding what Express Entry is, and how it works, is a vital step before submitting […]

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How does Canada’s Express Entry system work?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 24 May 2022 12:00:46 +0000

Anyone trying to become a permanent resident of Canada will no doubt run into the term “Express Entry” more than once. It is easy to assume that Express Entry is its own immigration program but, surprisingly, this is not correct. Understanding what Express Entry is, and how it works, is a vital step before submitting […]

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Express Entry applications to be processed within 6 months again

Credit to Author: Gabriel Dumitrascu| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 12:15:45 +0000

Prior to the pandemic, the Canadian government aimed to process most Express Entry immigration applications within six months. Due to the pandemic, however, applicants have had to wait much longer. Non-Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Express Entry applicants are waiting well over 20 months on average for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to finalize their […]

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Quebec needs more workers to fill job vacancies: report

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 13:00:17 +0000

Quebec has started off the year with a low unemployment rate and a record number of job vacancies. In an effort to address labour shortages, the provincial and federal governments have put forth a number of measures to support immigrants. The pandemic has transformed Quebec’s labour market. Public health measures have exacerbated previously-existing labour market […]

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How Canada can improve the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Credit to Author: Isaac Kinsella| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 13:00:39 +0000

A recent study from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business titled “Labour shortages are back with a vengeance” found that 54% of businesses could not find all the staff they need, with only 42% reporting being able to fully staff their operations. Some small businesses have made changes to increase their competitiveness in the job […]

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Interest in Canadian immigration remains high: study

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2022 13:00:31 +0000

A new survey of over 13,000 prospective immigrants shows that interest to move to Canada remains strong. The survey was conducted by World Education Services (WES) Canada, a designated provider of Educational Credential Assessments (ECA) for Canadian immigration. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration In 2020, WES surveyed individuals that had submitted an […]

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Energy Groups Make Plans to Deal with Coronavirus; EEI Issues Bulletin

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 17:33:03 +0000

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The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), whose membership includes all investor-owned U.S. power companies, has told its members to prepare contingency plans for their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several U.S. grid operators already have announced measures designed to keep employees as safe as possible, while maintaining the reliability of the nation’s power supply. The […]

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