How to apply for permanent residence if you live in Quebec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 11:00:07 +0000

The month of April saw an important number of new immigration-related announcements from both the federal and Quebec governments. The most significant announcement was made on April 14, 2021, by Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino, who stated that temporary foreign workers in essential services and Canadian graduates already in the country will have access to a […]

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Canada’s new PR streams launch next week

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:00:45 +0000

Canada’s six new immigration streams for essential workers, international graduates, plus an unlimited number of French speakers are set to launch next week. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the pathways on April 14. Three of the streams will allow 90,000 essential workers and international graduates to get permanent residency status. The other three […]

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Extend your stay in Canada as an international graduate

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 09:00:38 +0000

Canada is introducing two permanent residence pathways for international student graduates who are likely to have the skills required to accelerate Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery. The new policies will be in place between May 6, 2021 and November 5, 2021. Candidates must be residing outside Quebec, or intend to reside outside Quebec to be eligible. […]

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New tool could help immigrants decide where to live in Canada

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:00:47 +0000

Researchers are working on a new tool that will help newcomers identify which Canadian city they are most likely to be successful in. Most immigrants end up choosing to live in one of Canada’s major cities. In fact, more than half of all immigrants and recent immigrants to Canada currently live in Toronto, Montreal or […]

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How you can prepare for and settle in Canada if you’re arriving during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:00:22 +0000

While moving to a new country can be both an exciting and somewhat stressful process on its own, moving during the pandemic comes with its own set of unique circumstances. With the right resources and planning, you will soon be able to successfully call the vibrant cities and stunning scenery in Canada your home. Research […]

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6 things Canadians love to do for Christmas

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2020 09:00:15 +0000

There are a few Christmas traditions you’re likely to encounter no matter where you find yourself during the holiday season in Canada. Officially, Christmas is a religious observance of the birth of Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity. But these days, more than half of Canadians celebrate Christmas as a secular holiday. Canada does […]

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10 Ontario communities that have “Good Ideas” for immigrants

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:00:53 +0000

Success stories out of Ontario provide glimpses into how small communities can attract and retain newcomers. Immigrants tend to go to big Canadian cities, which creates a challenge for rural communities to fill their labour markets through immigration. The Immigrant Futures project offers ideas on how to attract and support newcomers in Canadian rural communities. […]

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Latest guidelines for permanent residence applicants

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 08:00:08 +0000

Immigrating to Canada during a pandemic can be a challenge for new permanent residents and many may be wondering how the government is addressing the situation. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has issued guidelines for permanent residence applicants who were planning to arrive and settle in Canada in the coming months and who may have […]

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How Canada is encouraging newcomer women to play sports

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:29:43 +0000

Kruti Bhadarka has been a regular participant at the Moosejaw Newcomer Welcome Centre, since she immigrated to Saskatchewan in 2013. The community organization offers a variety of services to immigrants including sports programming that is tailored to newcomer women. “They have [events] twice a month,” Bhadarka said. “I try to attend both if possible because […]

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Newcomers buy 1 in 5 homes in Canada, Royal Lepage survey finds

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:58:05 +0000

Newcomers represent one in every five homebuyers in Canada and are projected to purchase 680,000 homes over the next five years if immigration levels to the country are maintained, a new survey commissioned by Royal Lepage shows.  The online survey queried 1,500 newcomers who arrived in Canada within the last 10 years. Respondents included immigrants, […]

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