Quebec launches direct employer-immigrant recruitment portal

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:00:15 +0000

A new feature of the Employer Portal allows businesses to recruit immigrant job seekers in Quebec and abroad using data from the Arrima system. Quebec’s Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration, Nadine Girault, made the announcement on November 5. It was also on that date that the new functionality of the Employer Portal, a service […]

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Quebec extends immigration targets into 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:50:47 +0000

Quebec could welcome between 44,500 and 47,500 immigrants in 2021. The immigration targets for 2021 were announced as part of the Plan d’immigration du Québec 2021, released on October 29. This report coincides with IRCC’s announcement of its multi-year plan, which is expected this week to guide Canada’s immigration planning for 2021 to 2023. In […]

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Québec introduit de nouveaux projets pilotes et des modifications aux programmes d’immigration

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 18:00:01 +0000

Le gouvernement du Québec a publié des détails de trois programmes pilotes d’immigration permanente qui devraient entrer en vigueur au début de 2021. Le projet de règlement qui vise la mise en œuvre de trois nouveaux programmes pilotes d’immigration permanente a été publié le 28 octobre 2020 dans la Gazette officielle du Québec. Au cours […]

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Quebec holds biggest immigration draw in over a year

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 14:31:14 +0000

Quebec held its biggest draw of the year, inviting 365 immigration candidates to apply for permanent selection on September 24. Invitations went to people who had filed an expression of interest through the Arrima portal, which manages applications for Quebec’s Regular Skilled Worker Program. Candidates invited by Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration, Francization, and Integration (MIFI) […]

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Quebec Experience Program: changes come into effect

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 19:04:26 +0000

The new eligibility criteria for the Quebec Experience Program (or PEQ) introduced by the provincial government on July 9 take effect today, July 22. Launched in 2010, the PEQ is a popular immigration stream that provides a fast-track to permanent residence for temporary foreign workers and international students that have resided in Quebec. On July […]

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Québec lance les premières invitations dans Arrima depuis janvier

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 15:09:17 +0000

Le ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration du Québec (MIFI) vient de publier les détails du deuxième exercice d’invitations qui s’est tenu cette année. Cette nouvelle série d’invitations a eu lieu six mois après la dernière qui remonte au mois de janvier 2020. Ainsi le 18 juin, Québec a invité sept personnes […]

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Programme de l’expérience québécoise : assouplissement des règles annoncées en mai

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:48:41 +0000

Les diplômés de cette année pourront profiter des règles actuellement en vigueur pour accéder au Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ), a annoncé la nouvelle ministre de l’Immigration du Québec, Nadine Girault. Les étudiants déjà au Québec et qui auront obtenu d’ici le 31 décembre 2020 un diplôme admissible au PEQ, pourront présenter une demande au […]

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Quebec easing PEQ rules announced in May

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:27:16 +0000

This year’s graduates will be able to take advantage of the rules currently in effect to access the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ), announced Quebec’s new immigration minister, Nadine Girault. Students already in Quebec,  who will have obtained a diploma eligible for the PEQ, or who will obtain it by December 31, 2020, will be able […]

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Nadine Girault devient ministre de l’Immigration du Québec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 20:17:50 +0000

Nadine Girault, élue députée sous les couleurs de la Coalition Avenir Québec, d’origine haïtienne et arrivée des États-Unis au Canada, a été nommée ministre de l’Immigration de la province. Elle est également ministre des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie. Elle remplace Simon Jolin-Barrette, qui occupe le poste de ministre de l’Immigration depuis l’arrivée au […]

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Quebec prioritizing work permit processing in 24 occupations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 07:00:59 +0000

Quebec is giving priority to temporary work permit applications in certain occupations that are in-demand during the coronavirus pandemic. The province is also waiving minimum recruitment requirements for 23 of the 24 priority occupations. Normally Quebec employers must demonstrate that they have attempted to fill open positions with local talent as part of a Labour […]

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