Will Canada remain appealing to immigrants after the pandemic?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:00:03 +0000

Canada was an extremely attractive destination to global talent prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Over one million new permanent residents, temporary foreign workers, and international students were arriving to Canada each year. The pandemic has, of course, changed a lot of things. Hence, it is worth re-evaluating whether these changes will impact Canada’s appeal to […]

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Immigration: Let’s not forget about the Canadian citizens of tomorrow

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:00:39 +0000

Canada operates the most innovative and adaptable immigration system in the world. It has always come up with unique ways to achieve its immigration goals and solve problems. For example, upon its Confederation in 1867, Canada sought to welcome high levels of immigration to build the country. It failed in this regard for several decades […]

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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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The top 5 Canadian immigration stories of 2020

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 19:03:41 +0000

2020 has been quite the year. The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc around the world, but there is plenty of reason for hope. Numerous coronavirus vaccines have been developed and vaccination campaigns are underway around the world including here in Canada. Explore your Canadian immigration options The start of the year was largely uneventful for […]

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Canada’s immigration minister: 56,000 study permits approved in first stage

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:57:51 +0000

Immigration minister Marco Mendicino provided an international student update during a webinar today. He made two notable revelations. Mendicino stated that Canada has already issued 56,000 first stage approvals for study permit applications. Secondly, as previously reported by CIC News, the minister confirmed that the federal government, led by Health Canada, continues to work with […]

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Students with soon-to-expire Quebec Acceptance Certificates granted extension

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 11:00:11 +0000

The Government of Quebec will automatically extend Quebec Acceptance Certificates (CAQ) issued to foreign students if they were set to expire between April 30, 2020, and December 31, 2020. The Ministry of Immigration, Francization and Integration (MIFI) made the announcement on Thursday, April 30, and said the decision was a response to the concerns of […]

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Canada still processing visa, eTA, study, and immigration applications

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:57:51 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says it will continue to process visa and electronic travel authorization (eTA) applications for those who are exempt from travel restrictions, with a particular focus on temporary foreign worker applications related to essential medical services and food supply chain services. In an announcement made on April 10, 2020, IRCC […]

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642,000 international students: Canada now ranks 3rd globally in foreign student attraction

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:03:59 +0000

Canada is now the world’s third-leading destination of international students, with a staggering 642,000 foreign students. According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data, Canada’s international student population grew by 13 per cent in 2019 compared to the previous year, marking yet another year of double-digit growth. Overall, 404,000 international students saw their study […]

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