Canada’s 2019 federal election: How could it affect immigration and Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 18:08:14 +0000

Canadians will head to the polls in October to elect a new federal government, which could spell changes to Canada’s current immigration policies.  Canada’s three major political parties — the governing Liberals, the Conservative Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party (NDP) — are all on the record as being in favour of economic […]

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Canada saw largest employment gain on record in April

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 15:00:45 +0000

Canada had a banner April when it comes to employment, posting the largest one month gain in net jobs on record. Employment rose by 107,000 in April, with notable gains in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and Prince Edward Island. The unexpected jump in employment far surpassed a widely forecasted increase of 10,000 net jobs and helped […]

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Is your occupation in demand in Canada?

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:19:40 +0000

Immigration candidates with work experience in any skilled occupation may be invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through Canada’s Express Entry system, but experience in a specific line of work can be an advantage at the provincial level.  Canada has both federal and provincial economic immigration pathways, each with its own unique work experience […]

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Full-time work in Ontario drove Canadian employment gains in February

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:40:10 +0000

Employment in Canada was up by nearly 56,000 in February thanks largely to gains in full-time work in Ontario.  Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey for February showed Ontario posted a net employment gain of 37,000 for the month. An increase of 59,000 in full-time work offset the loss of 22,000 in part-time work in […]

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