What to do if you receive a Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 invitation

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 12:00:37 +0000

Canada intends to hold its Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2021 lottery this week, and as soon as beginning today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) plans to draw some 30,000 candidates from the lottery over a two-week period. IRCC will only consider those who submitted an Interest to Sponsor form on its website between […]

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How to submit a Super Visa application for your parents and grandparents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:00:01 +0000

The Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadians to come to Canada. Initially, they can come for up to two years without having to renew their status, and can enter multiple times over a 10 year period. This visa is available all year, and is an alternative to the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) […]

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Ideas to improve Canada’s immigration system

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 11:00:57 +0000

The upcoming Canadian federal election on September 20 is an opportunity to think about the future of Canada’s immigration system. Political parties are currently campaigning across the country outlining their vision on how Canada should be governed. The next government will then have a four year mandate to lead the country. One of the most […]

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Canada announces details of Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will feature a lottery once again. The lottery will take place the week of September 20, 2021, after which invitations will be sent over the course of two weeks. Those invited will have 60 days to submit their sponsorship applications to the Canadian government. This and other details of […]

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Update: Canada announces details of Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will feature a lottery once again. The lottery will take place the week of September 20, 2021, after which invitations will be sent over the course of two weeks. Those invited will have 60 days to submit their sponsorship applications to the Canadian government. This and other details of […]

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IRCC to unveil Parents and Grandparents Program 2021 today

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

Details of the 2021 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will be available at 2 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) today. Note: This is a developing story that CIC News will update throughout the day. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino is expected to outline the format and application period of this year’s PGP, under which some 30,000 candidates […]

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PGP 2021: Canada to share Parents and Grandparents details tomorrow

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:37:38 +0000

Canada will announce the details of the 2021 Parents and Grandparents Program tomorrow, Tuesday July 20, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has scheduled a press conference in Surrey British Columbia featuring immigration minister Marco Mendicino who will provide an overview of the format of the PGP 2021 […]

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Canada holds 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program immigration lottery

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 19:53:22 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has held its 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) lottery. The lottery was set to take place by the end of 2020, but was delayed due to the global coronavirus pandemic, among other reasons, according to IRCC. Those who have been drawn from the lottery have 60 days to […]

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Canadian immigration in 2021: What can we expect?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:00:15 +0000

2020 was the year of the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to have a significant impact on Canada’s immigration system. After welcoming 341,000 new immigrants in 2019, Canada continued to accept high levels of new immigrants at the start of last year but the immigration system was completely upended when COVID-19 emerged as a global crisis […]

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Canada to delay parents and grandparents 2020 immigration lottery

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 02:33:10 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is delaying its Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2020 immigration lottery until early 2021. The lottery was planned to take place by the end of this month, but a number of factors including the global coronavirus pandemic will cause a delay. IRCC opened the PGP 2020 expression of interest […]

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