Canada offers free settlement services but many immigrants do not know about them

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 09:00:59 +0000

Canada’s government-funded settlement services have so far been proven to help the majority of the newcomers they serve, yet many do not know how to benefit from them. Starting even before arrival, immigrants can access settlement services by both Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI) for […]

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Canada allocates $100 million to support integration of newcomers during pandemic

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2021 09:00:15 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced $100 million in funding to ensure settlement services for newcomers meet their needs during the pandemic. The funding will be rolled out over the next three years and is aimed at adapting the delivery of settlement services to newcomers so they reflect the pandemic and post-pandemic context. […]

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How to find a job if you are a new immigrant to Canada

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:28:37 +0000

Are you moving to Canada? Finding a job is now likely one of your top priorities. Landing your dream job in Canada can be difficult, but fortunately there are a lot of resources and supports in place to assist you. For instance, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) spends some $2 billion each year on […]

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How Canada Day is being observed in 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:18 +0000

As the pandemic continues to shape our daily lives, and Canadians are reckoning with the country’s relationship with Indigenous people – this Canada Day is going to look very different. Canada Day celebrations on July 1 are likely to be quieter and more modest as people continue to distance themselves in an effort to contain […]

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Canada celebrates diversity in June

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:00:23 +0000

In Canada, June is National Indigenous History Month, Italian Heritage Month, Portuguese Heritage Month, Filipino Heritage Month, LGBTQ2+ Pride, and others. There is no central Canadian authority that decides what is a nationally-recognized commemorative day, week, or month. Essentially any group from inside or outside Canada can call for recognition during a certain timeframe, and […]

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Job vacancies in Canadian health care reach all-time high amid pandemic

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 09:00:52 +0000

Despite increased demand due to COVID-19, Canada is still short thousands of health-care workers. Vacancies reached an all-time high in the Canadian health-care and social assistance sector. By the end of 2020 there were 100,300 vacant positions in these sectors, according to a study by Statistics Canada. Labour shortages in health care has been a long-standing […]

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Cold winters, warm welcomes: How newcomers can settle in Canada

Credit to Author: IELTS| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 09:00:45 +0000

It’s well known that immersing yourself into the local community and culture is a great way to become fluent in a country’s language. So, it also makes sense that the more welcoming the destination, the sooner you’ll master the language. That’s why Canada, with its immigration-friendly policies and people, is such a wonderful place to […]

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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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