Quebec issues 83 invitations in new Arrima draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 14:51:18 +0000

Quebec invited 83 immigration candidates to apply for permanent selection on April 29. The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) invited candidates under the Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) who had filed an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Quebec’s online registration portal, Arrima. There were two categories of candidates invited in the latest round: those […]

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Québec lance 83 nouvelles invitations via Arrima

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 14:50:13 +0000

Québec a invité 83 personnes à présenter une demande de sélection permanente le 29 avril 2021. Le ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) a invité les personnes candidates dans le cadre du Programme régulier des travailleurs qualifiés (PRTQ) qui avaient déposé une déclaration d’intérêt (DI) via la plateforme Arrima. Deux catégories […]

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Make Canadian experience count: Pathways to PR for workers and graduates in Canada

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 11:00:08 +0000

Canadian experience has always been valuable toward an application for permanent residence. Recently, it has become even more important. Coronavirus has caused Canada to shut its border to non-essential international travel. Which means, until regular travel resumes, Canada is focusing much of its immigration energies on temporary residents who are already physically present in the […]

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Québec s’apprête à revoir ses seuils d’immigration à la hausse

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 10:59:19 +0000

La pandémie de coronavirus a entraîné une baisse significative du nombre déjà faible d’admissions d’immigrants au Québec et la province cherche maintenant des moyens de remédier à cette situation. La ministre de l’immigration du Québec, Nadine Girault, a déclaré jeudi dernier, lors d’une conférence de presse virtuelle, qu’il y a un manque à gagner de […]

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Quebec to set higher immigration targets

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 11:00:51 +0000

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a significant drop in the already low number of immigrant admissions to Quebec and the province is now actively seeking ways to reverse the situation. Quebec immigration minister Nadine Girault said Thursday at a virtual press conference that there is a shortfall of nearly 17,000 or 18,000 people, and […]

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Quebec’s new immigration pilot for AI, tech workers now accepting applications

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 20:07:09 +0000

Quebec has launched an economic immigration pilot project for foreign workers employed in AI, IT and visual effects on April 22. The five-year pilot project will allow for a total of 550 principal applicants and their family members to be selected per year. Applicants must intend to settle in Quebec to work. This program aims […]

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Douglas Todd: Quebec to get 10 times more than B.C. and Ontario to settle immigrants

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 15:35:48 +0000

Opinion: The pandemic is further distorting an already lopsided and increasingly bizarre three-decade-old Quebec accord with Ottawa, which dramatically shortchanges the other provinces.

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Quebec commits $246 million to help attract and integrate immigrants

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Quebec’s new budget includes a significant increase in immigration spending to stimulate economic recovery. Quebec Finance Minister, Eric Girard, tabled the 2021-2022 provincial budget on March 25. This new budget provides an additional $246 million over the next three years to help the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) increase its […]

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Québec injecte 246 millions pour attirer et retenir les immigrants

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 08:58:38 +0000

Le nouveau budget du Québec prévoit une augmentation des dépenses en immigration afin de stimuler la reprise économique. Le ministre des Finances du Québec, Eric Girard, a déposé le 25 mars le budget provincial 2021-2022. Ce nouveau budget prévoit 246,1 millions de dollars supplémentaires au cours des trois prochaines années pour aider le Ministère de […]

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Immigration will support Ontario and Quebec economies during the pandemic and beyond

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 09:00:41 +0000

Immigration will drive long-term economic prosperity in Ontario and Quebec despite the downturn caused by the pandemic, according to a recent report. Even though job market conditions have not fully recovered, a Scotiabank report suggests that billions could be added to the two provinces’ economies if Canada meets its new immigration targets. The increase in newcomers […]

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