Quebec announces sponsorship, settlement, application fee increases for 2020

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:33:12 +0000

Quebec will be increasing its financial support requirements and application fees for 2020 to reflect changes in the province’s average Consumer Price Index. The required settlement funds and financial capacity amounts for sponsors in Quebec will increase on January 1. Application processing fees will also go up on the same day. The change in consumer […]

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Quebec invited 162 skilled worker candidates over two Arrima draws

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 21:54:25 +0000

Quebec issued a total of 162 invitations to apply for selection under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program, after holding two draws in October. Details of the October 23 and October 29 draws have been released. On October 23, Quebec invited 89 people to apply for permanent selection. These candidates were chosen based on Quebec’s labour […]

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Douglas Todd: How Quebec’s religious restrictions compare to harsh regimes

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:00:03 +0000

Opinion: Compared to beheadings in Egypt and religious ‘re-education’ camps in China, Quebec’s restrictions on head scarves are mild. Yet they’re still worth debating.

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Les diplômés du Québec sont à nouveau admissibles au Programme de l’expérience québécoise

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 16:03:27 +0000

Les étudiants étrangers diplômés au Québec peuvent à nouveau présenter une demande de sélection permanente au Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ). Le ministère de l’Immigration du Québec (MIFI) a rouvert le volet des diplômés du PEQ le 1er novembre. Ce volet avait été suspendu en juillet. Les travailleurs étrangers temporaires ayant une expérience de travail admissible […]

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Quebec Experience Program reopens for graduate applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 16:07:05 +0000

International graduates can once again submit applications for a permanent residence selection certificate through the Quebec Experience Program (Programme de l’expérience du Québec, PEQ). Quebec’s Immigration Ministry (MIFI) reopened the PEQ’s graduate stream November 1 after suspending it in July. Temporary foreign workers with eligible work experience in Quebec can continue applying to the PEQ […]

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New requirements added to Quebec Experience Program

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:27:42 +0000

Quebec has introduced major changes to the requirements that international students and those with work experience in Quebec must meet in order to obtain permanent residence. The changes affect the Quebec Experience Program (Programme de l’expérience québécoise, or PEQ). Some changes take effect on November 1, 2019, while others only start in the new year. […]

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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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