IRCC to target a reduction in the temporary resident population over the next three years

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2024 12:00:51 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller has announced that temporary resident targets will be added to the annual Immigration Levels Plan starting in fall 2024. The Immigration Levels Plan sets targets for the number of new permanent residents who will be welcomed to Canada each year, for the upcoming three years. Until now temporary resident levels have […]

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Canada to soon launch Recognized Employer Pilot for temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2023 00:04:06 +0000

In order to help address labour shortages, the Canadian government has announced it will launch the Recognized Employer Pilot in September. The Recognized Employer Pilot will operate under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and will aim to reduce the administrative burden for repeat employers who have a history of demonstrating compliance with the TFWP’s […]

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BREAKING: Canada to soon launch Recognized Employer Pilot for temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2023 00:04:06 +0000

In order to help address labour shortages, the Canadian government has announced it will launch the Recognized Employer Pilot in September. The Recognized Employer Pilot will operate under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and will aim to reduce the administrative burden for repeat employers who have a history of demonstrating compliance with the TFWP’s […]

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Work permit options for TV and film productions in Canada

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

The Canadian government has recognized the importance of allowing TV and film personnel to enter Canada quickly and efficiently, since their entry is vital in creating jobs in the country and attracting significant investments. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm TV and film productions can bring essential personnel to […]

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IRCC application backlog increased slightly in May

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 12:00:25 +0000

The latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) shows that the number of applications in inventory has increased since April. As of May 31, there were 2,248,000 applications in inventory across all lines of business. This is higher than the 2,006,000 recorded on April 30. The backlog of applications (those not meeting service […]

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IRCC inventory stands at 2 million applications

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 27 May 2023 12:00:16 +0000

Data from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) shows that the backlog of applications in inventory, across all lines of business, is now just slightly over 800,000. The numbers are current as of April 30. There are 2,006,000 million applications in inventory in total. IRCC defines its inventory as applications that have not been finalized. […]

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IRCC considering new method of processing work permits for TFWP participants

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 11 May 2023 18:27:33 +0000

A recent Access to Information Request (ATIP) to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) obtained by CIC News shows that the department is considering a new method of processing work permits for some foreign workers. The measure, which was proposed in December 2022, would apply to foreign workers who already have a Canadian work permit […]

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IRCC considering new method of processing work permits for TWFP participants

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 11 May 2023 18:27:33 +0000

A recent Access to Information Request (ATIP) to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) obtained by CIC News shows that the department is considering a new method of processing work permits for some foreign workers. The measure, which was proposed in December 2022, would apply to foreign workers who already have a Canadian work permit […]

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Canada to extend Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 14:44:11 +0000

Immigration minister Sean Fraser has announced that the Government of Canada will be extending the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) for Ukrainians overseas until July 15, 2023. ¬† Current CUAET holders will now have until March 31,2024 to travel to Canada and those who are already in Canada¬†have until the same date to extend […]

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IRCC to announce updated Ukrainian immigration measures today

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 14:44:11 +0000

Immigration minister Sean Fraser will make an announcement this afternoon regarding updates to Canada’s Ukraine immigration measures. Note: This is a developing story. CIC News will update it as more information becomes available. The announcement will be available on YouTube in the link below. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The Canada Ukraine […]

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