How to get a job in Canada as a newcomer

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 09:00:45 +0000

New job opportunities await! If you’re ready to call Canada home, then finding a suitable job for your experience and passions should be your next step. If you are new to the area, gaining employment might look a little different than what you are used to. The pandemic has made searching for a job more […]

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How to manage your finances as a newcomer

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 10:00:51 +0000

If you’ve recently moved to Canada or plan to move here, you’ll need to get your Canadian finances in order. This will help you get settled into your new life and do things like pay rent, get a debit card and a credit card, transfer money, deposit cheques, buy groceries, and other necessities. Depending on […]

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Humanitarian and compassionate considerations for immigration to Canada

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 09:00:54 +0000

Canada’s immigration system, by its very nature, is forced to reconcile many differing values and aspirations. For example, the system attempts to mediate between providing both consistency and certainty on one (metaphorical) hand, but also flexibility and fairness on the other.   The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) is the main statute governing immigration to […]

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How you can prepare for and settle in Canada if you’re arriving during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:00:22 +0000

While moving to a new country can be both an exciting and somewhat stressful process on its own, moving during the pandemic comes with its own set of unique circumstances. With the right resources and planning, you will soon be able to successfully call the vibrant cities and stunning scenery in Canada your home. Research […]

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Quebec immigration application changes for 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:13 +0000

Quebec is increasing its immigration processing fees effective January 1, 2021. These increases take place each year and are based on the annual change in the average all-items consumer price index. The following fee increases are effective on January 1, 2021, in Quebec: The fee for principal applicants who are applying as skilled workers has […]

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2020 was a big year for Canada’s PNPs

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 09:00:06 +0000

Canada’s provinces continued to be actively involved in strengthening Canada’s immigration system in 2020. Over the past year, and despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) have kept the number of provincial nominees constant and continued adding new immigration streams to meet their most pressing and specific needs. The PNP […]

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Express Entry: CRS drops in latest draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:24:54 +0000

The minimum Express Entry cutoff score dipped slightly from the previous two rounds on December 23. Canada invited 5,000 immigration candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 468. The new CRS requirement is just slightly lower than the previous draw on December 9, when candidates needed a minimum score of 469. […]

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Express Entry: Another 5,000 invited in new draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 19:01:50 +0000

Canada has invited 5,000 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held on December 9. Invited candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 469 in order to be invited. This draw brings the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued this year to 102,350, a record […]

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British Columbia invites 72 IT workers in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 20:26:13 +0000

British Columbia invited immigration candidates working in the technology sector to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. A total of 72  invitations were issued through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot on October 6. Candidates in the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories in both the Express Entry BC (EEBC) […]

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How to move to Canada from the U.S.

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 10:00:59 +0000

Google data shows a spike in searches on “moving to Canada” within the U.S. during the first debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Irrespective of this fact and the current political context in the United States, there is always interest among those in the U.S. to move to Canada due to the strong […]

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