Visa Application Centres are re-opening in India

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:12:44 +0000

The Canadian government has just announced that its Visa Application Centres (VACs) in India will resume services tomorrow, on November 20, 2020. In a new tweet, the government stated it will schedule limited biometrics appointments in Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. It will prioritize international students and family class applicants. Resuming biometrics is […]

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Canada to offer more immigration pathways to temporary residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:30:47 +0000

Canada is looking at offering more permanent residence pathways to foreign nationals who are already in the country. Following the announcement that Canada would welcome over 400,000 immigrants per year over the next three years, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino told Bloomberg that the federal government will make an announcement on this soon. Find out if […]

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Canada’s labour market gained 84,000 jobs in October

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 15:13:48 +0000

Canada added another 84,000 jobs in October, which is significantly slower employment growth compared to the month before Between August and September there were 378,200 jobs created in Canada’s labour market. Throughout October, restrictions were re-imposed across Canada in response to the increase in COVID-19 cases, leading to slower employment growth. At the same time, […]

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How to sponsor your wife, husband, or partner for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Kara Crudo| Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000

Canada will continue to expedite up to 6,000 spousal sponsorship applications per month until the end of 2020. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) made this major announcement in late-September, as it detailed how it aims to bring loved ones together as quickly as it can amid the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, Canada […]

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The Parents and Grandparents Program 2020 closes next week

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 09:00:10 +0000

Canadian citizens and permanent residents have until next Tuesday to notify Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada about their desire to sponsor their parents and grandparents. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) expression of interest window opened on October 13 and closes on November 3 at 12 PM EST. Through the PGP, parents and grandparents can obtain Canadian […]

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Le programme « parrainage parents et grands-parents » ouvert jusqu’au 3 novembre

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 08:55:51 +0000

Le gouvernement fédéral a ouvert le Programme de parrainage des parents et des grands-parents (Programme des PGP) 2020 le 3 octobre, s’appuyant sur son engagement à réunir les familles. Grâce au Programme des PGP, les parents et les grands-parents peuvent obtenir la résidence permanente au Canada, et ensuite la citoyenneté. Les Canadiens et les résidents […]

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How to sponsor your parents and grandparents for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2020 09:00:30 +0000

Canadian citizens and permanent residents can now apply to sponsor their parents and grandparents for Canadian immigration. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) expression of interest window began on October 13 and will remain open until November 3rd. The PGP enables sponsors to bring their parents and grandparents over to Canada. Parents and grandparents obtain Canadian permanent […]

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How early Express Entry immigrants fared in the labour market: study

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:08:35 +0000

Express Entry immigrants, generally, outperformed immigrants who came through the previous application system, with nearly all finding employment in the first year after landing. A recent report by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) looked at how Express Entry immigrants were faring in the Canadian labour market between 2015 and 2018. They compared results of the groups of people who […]

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Parents and Grandparents Program 2020 is now open

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:00:07 +0000

Those who wish to sponsor their parents or grandparents to immigrate to Canada can begin the process by applying online. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) expression of interest period starts today, October 13th and lasts 3 weeks until November 3rd. The PGP allows eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents and those with First Nations status over the age of 18 to […]

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Parents and Grandparents Program 2020 opens today

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:00:07 +0000

Those who wish to sponsor their parents or grandparents to immigrate to Canada can begin the process by applying online. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) expression of interest period starts today, October 13th and lasts 3 weeks until November 3rd. The PGP allows eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents and those with First Nations status over the age of 18 to […]

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