Canada’s PNP immigration results for June 2022

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 17:00:17 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued over 3,000 invitations to apply for provincial nomination last month. The PNP is an immigration program jointly administered by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. It offers Canadian provinces and territories the opportunity to create their own immigration streams to better meet their labour market needs and economic development […]

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Immigration minister discusses new PR pathway for temporary residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:00:28 +0000

Details are still scant on the new immigration pathway for temporary residents, however, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser updated CIC News on the current policy considerations. “The challenge that I’m wrestling with right now is that we have more people coming on a temporary basis than we may have spaces for in our immigration levels plan,” […]

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How to move to Canada from the U.S. in 2022

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 15:29:29 +0000

American residents looking to move to Canada have more than 100 immigration pathways to choose from. Canadians are generally welcoming to immigrants. Due to demographic factors such as a shrinking labour force and a low natural birth rate, the government looks to immigration to help grow the Canadian population. Each year, about 1% of Canada’s […]

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Will Canada welcome over 500,000 new immigrants per year?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 11:00:14 +0000

Minister Sean Fraser believes Canada’s immigration levels will surpass 500,000 per year “sooner rather than later”, but the minister cautioned that future increases must be done in a careful manner that supports the needs of communities across the country. The immigration minister was in Toronto last week to speak at Collision, a global technology conference. […]

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Est-il avantageux de connaître le français pour immigrer au Canada?

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 19:30:20 +0000

Le gouvernement canadien considère que l’immigration francophone est essentielle à la préservation du patrimoine bilingue du pays. Afin d’attirer davantage de personnes parlant français au Canada, et ainsi assurer la croissance et le développement continus des communautés francophones, le Canada a mis en place un certain nombre d’initiatives ciblant les immigrants potentiels bilingues et francophones. […]

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Why does Canada welcome over 400,000 immigrants per year?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 12:00:13 +0000

Canada’s immigration goal is to continuously increase immigration levels in order to strengthen the economy, reunite families and provide humanitarian assistance to refugees. Canada has three classes of immigration: economic class, family class and refugee class. The economic class involves immigrants who have been selected for their ability to contribute to Canada’s economy, whether it […]

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A look at the latest PNP draw results in BC and Alberta

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 12:00:28 +0000

Over the last week, BC and Alberta released the results of new Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws. Most Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Although provincial nomination is not in itself the same […]

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Immigration Minister: Applicants can soon expect normal service standards

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 12:00:29 +0000

Canada’s Immigration Minister Sean Fraser believes meaningful steps are being taken to get the immigration system back on track. Fraser acknowledged ongoing application processing and client experience challenges when he sat down with CIC News for an exclusive interview in Toronto earlier this week. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Immigration Minister: Applicants […]

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Immigration Minister Sean Fraser discusses Express Entry reforms

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 12:00:25 +0000

The Canadian government is on track to pass a bill that would allow the immigration minister to invite Express Entry candidates based on an economic goal. Bill C-19 is currently in consideration with the Senate. If passed, it will give the minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) the authority to invite Express Entry […]

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Express Entry: All-program draws set to resume July 6 says Immigration Minister

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:00:50 +0000

In an interview with CIC News, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser said Canada aims to resume all-program Express Entry draws on Wednesday July 6. Special interview series with Minister Fraser CIC News sat down with the minister in Toronto on June 21, 2022 to discuss the future of Canadian immigration. Over the coming weeks, CIC News […]

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