Fact check: IRCC has not removed police certificate requirements for temporary residents

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2024 12:00:00 +0000

A number of news outlets have recently reported on changes to police certificates for temporary residents, with some outlets claiming that Canada has eliminated the police certificate requirement for temporary residents. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has made no changes to its policy regarding police […]

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How can I improve the chances that the processing of my application is not delayed?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 18 May 2024 13:00:56 +0000

A primary goal for all Canadian newcomers is to find their way to Canada as fast as possible. Unfortunately, some newcomers face application processing delays that slow down their journey to Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration While it is impossible to guarantee that your immigration application will not face processing delays, […]

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IRCC approves Manitoba’s request to extend work permits for some PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 18:19:10 +0000

Canada’s Immigration Minister, Marc Miller, has approved a request by the government of Manitoba to extend temporary resident status for some nominees identified in the province’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says the nominees all have work permits that are set to expire in 2024 and are mainly Post Graduation […]

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Will I need to submit a provincial attestation letter as part of my Canadian study permit application?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2024 12:00:17 +0000

A recent notice published by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has clarified exactly who is required to submit a provincial attestation letter (PAL) when they apply for a Canadian study permit. In late January this year, the federal government announced that most new post-secondary international students at the college or undergraduate level would now […]

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Special immigration measures extended for Iranian nationals in Canada as temporary residents

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:00:25 +0000

Canada has announced that it will extend the special measures put in place for Iranians in Canada as temporary residents. The measures were originally announced in February 2023 as a means of supporting Iranians in Canada during a time of turmoil in Iran and set to expire last week. They will now expire as of […]

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Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) 101: What you need to know if you want to visit Canada

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2023 13:00:04 +0000

Canada welcomes millions of temporary residents each year. Unless an individual is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or from a visa-exempt country, an individual who wants to enter Canada for a temporary purpose must apply for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV). Get a Free Legal Consultation A temporary purpose includes tourists, temporary foreign workers […]

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Experiencing delays in your Canadian immigration application? A writ of mandamus may be helpful

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 12:00:17 +0000

The Canadian federal courts have recently ruled on two cases concerning processing delays in immigration and study permit applications. In both cases, the applicant asked the court to issue a writ of mandamus to compel Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to process their application. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration A writ […]

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Top 10 Things to Do as a Newcomer to Canada this August 2023 

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2023 12:00:56 +0000

Canada’s summers provide a great opportunity for newcomers to this country to travel and experience everything this country has to offer. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Summer in Canada officially begins this year on June 21, 2023. August is midsummer in Canada. It is usually slightly cooler than July, but still warm. […]

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Is it illegal for employers to ask newcomers about their lack of Canadian work experience?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2023 13:00:08 +0000

A lack of Canadian experience is a common barrier identified by newcomers as they pursue meaningful work in their new country. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The Ontario Human Rights commission identified other barriers that immigrants experience when finding jobs that correspond with their education, skills and experience. These can include: Employers […]

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Most popular ways to immigrate to Canada from Pakistan

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2023 13:13:21 +0000

In 2023, Canada aims to welcome 465,000 new permanent residents. By 2025, this target is increased to 500,000. Pakistan is one of the top source countries of new immigrants to Canada, which is currently home to over 300,000 Pakistani people. The largest share of Pakistani people live in Ontario, especially in Toronto, Mississauga and Milton. […]

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