Quebec announces additional $2.1 million to help companies recruit temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:40:45 +0000

The province of Quebec is pledging an additional $2.1 million to assist employers in their efforts to recruit temporary foreign workers. The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Jean Boulet, announced the funding on October 16. Boulet said the additional funds will be used to reimburse up […]

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Federal leaders debate more immigration powers for Quebec

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:40:51 +0000

The six leaders of Canada’s main political parties squared off on immigration to Quebec and the influx of thousands of refugees at its border with the United States in their last debate before the October 21 federal election Thursday night.   All leaders were asked during the French-language debate where they stand on giving Quebec more […]

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New documentary film focuses on immigrants learning French in Quebec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:00:21 +0000

Argentinean-born filmmaker Andrés Livov says the idea of making a film that tells the story of adult immigrants learning French in Montreal came to him when he was sitting in one such class himself around 10 years ago. “My experience was really special. I knew at the time it could be made into a film,” […]

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Canada’s provinces benefited from immigration levels ‘rarely seen’ between April and July

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:32:27 +0000

Immigration continued to drive population increases in Canada’s provinces between April and July of this year — a three month period that saw one of Canada’s largest quarterly population gains ever recorded.  Overall, Canada’s population grew by 181,057 during those three months and was estimated to be at 37,589,262 on July 1, 2019. Statistics Canada […]

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Canada’s provinces benefited from immigration levels ‘rarely seen’ in a three month period

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:32:27 +0000

Immigration continued to drive population increases in Canada’s provinces between April and July of this year — a three month period that saw one of Canada’s largest quarterly population gains ever recorded.  Overall, Canada’s population grew by 181,057 during those three months and was estimated to be at 37,589,262 on July 1, 2019. Statistics Canada […]

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Quebec invites 32 immigration candidates in latest skilled worker program selection round

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:28:23 +0000

Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration has released details of an invitation round held September 4 in which 32 candidates with an Arrima profile were invited. The invitations went to candidates who had an Expression of Interest profile and a valid job offer, as well as foreign nationals working as diplomats, consular officers, or representatives of an […]

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Quebec invites 444 foreign workers to apply for permanent selection certificate

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:19:02 +0000

Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. Quebec has invited 444 foreign workers to apply for a Quebec Selection Certificate in a draw held August 19.   The draw targeted Quebec Skilled Worker Program candidates with an Expression of Interest (EOI) in the province’s Arrima system who had their previous applications cancelled under immigration reforms passed […]

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Quebec government pledges new funding to help businesses recruit temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 19:06:15 +0000

The Government of Quebec has announced nearly $55 million in funding to help in the recruitment and integration of temporary foreign workers. The government’s labour minister, Jean Boulet, said $20.9 million of that total will assist international recruitment efforts by businesses in the province. Quebec is facing a labour shortage unseen in more than 40 […]

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Quebec introduces new personalized integration program for newcomers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 17:28:02 +0000

As a part of Quebec’s new integration services, prospective immigrants will be assigned an immigration assistant officer that will follow their case through a step-by-step process. Details on the Parcours d’accompagnement personnalisé (personalized support program) were announced on August 8 by Quebec’s Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion, Simon Jolin-Barrette. The new personalized support program, […]

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Planification de l’immigration au Québec : l’ABC-Québec dénonce le manque de transparence du MIDI

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 13:00:35 +0000

La division Québec de l’Association du Barreau canadien (l’ABC-Québec) dénonce le manque de transparence et de cohérence du gouvernement de François Legault dans le processus de décisions en matière d’immigration. L’ABC-Québec a envoyé un mémoire à la Commission des relations avec les citoyens (CRC), un groupe de travail parlementaire composé de députés chargés d’examiner des […]

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