Starting today, international students can temporarily work more than 20 hours per week

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 11:00:03 +0000

As of today, international students in Canada are temporarily able to work more than 20 hours per week during the academic year. Last month, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that students would now be allowed to work more than 20 hours a week between November 15, 2022, and December 31,2023. This is a […]

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Canada’s immigration backlog decreases to 2.4 million people

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 11:28:02 +0000

Canada’s immigration backlog has dropped to just over 2.4 million according to new data obtained from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). In an email to CIC News, IRCC provided updated data, which is current as of November 3. The inventory across all lines of business has progressed as follows since July 2021: November 3, […]

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Staying in Canada after graduation with a PGWP

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2022 12:00:29 +0000

International students bring a vibrant, new, and fresh perspective to the academic landscape in Canada when they arrive from their home countries to study at a Canadian designated learning institution (DLI). Canada takes immense pride in being a preferred destination for international students looking to further their lives and educations. Beyond their institutional education, however, […]

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Canada’s immigration backlog remains at 2.6 million people

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2022 11:35:41 +0000

Canada’s immigration backlog remains at 2.6 million people according to new Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data. IRCC released updated data, which is current as of September 30, on its website on October 14. The inventory across all lines of business has progressed as follows since July 2021: September 30, 2022: 2,600,000 persons (figure […]

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How to get a significant benefit work permit

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 17:00:36 +0000

Canadian government officers must consider the impacts on Canadian workers when deciding whether to admit foreign workers into the country. As a result, a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is generally required. The LMIA requirement, however, can be waived under a ‘significant benefit’ exemption. In such cases, the positive effects of the issuance of a work […]

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Canada’s immigration backlog decreases slightly to 2.6 million

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 12:00:12 +0000

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is reporting a decrease in its August 31 inventory. A spokesperson from IRCC sent CIC News inventory data suggesting the backlog has been reduced by 95,204 persons in a matter of six weeks. The inventory across all lines of business has progressed as follows since last July: August 31, […]

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How to study in Canada as an Indian student

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2022 05:00:46 +0000

According to a recent study by the Canadian Bureau of International Education, Canada is a top choice for international students due to its reputation as a safe, stable, and tolerant country in addition to the quality of its educational institutions. This is especially true for Indian students who often choose Canada as a destination to […]

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IRCC officials discuss study permit backlog and new recommendations at CBIE symposium

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:00:37 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is reporting an unprecedented surge in demand for study permits from international students. According to ICEF Monitor, the numbers are continuing to increase as pandemic restrictions are loosen around the globe and students are returning to Canada to begin or complete their post-secondary education. The increase in applications for […]

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PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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BREAKING: PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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