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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Temporary residents now have until summer 2021 to restore their status

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2021 14:22:08 +0000

The Canadian immigration department is giving temporary residents another chance to extend their stay in Canada. Temporary residents who had valid status on or after January 30, 2020 but whose status expired on or before May 31, 2021 will have until August 31, 2021 to apply to restore their status, according to the Canadian government’s webpage. […]

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British Nationals will temporarily need LMIAs to work in Canada

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 20:31:25 +0000

British citizens will need a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) if they wish to work in Canada starting January 1, 2021. Nationals from the United Kingdom will continue to be processed under the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) until the end of 2020. This means they will continue to be LMIA-exempt until […]

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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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Quebec updates salary requirements for hiring temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:00:20 +0000

Quebec employers seeking to hire temporary foreign workers will have to refer to a new salary guide, the province’s Ministère de l’Immigration de la Francisation et de l’Intégration has announced. The change will come into effect on December 1. Quebec employers will have to refer to the 2020 edition of the salary guide (Édition 2020 du […]

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Québec met à jour les exigences salariales pour l’embauche de travailleurs étrangers temporaires

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:59:58 +0000

Les employeurs québécois qui souhaitent embaucher des travailleurs étrangers temporaires devront se référer à un nouveau guide salarial a annoncé le ministère de l’Immigration de la Francisation et de l’Intégration. Ce changement entrera en vigueur le 1er décembre 2020. À compter de cette date, les employeurs québécois devront se référer à l’Édition 2020 du Guide […]

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Some IEC participants outside Canada granted LOI extensions

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 09:00:19 +0000

Participants in the International Experience Canada (IEC) program who have a letter of introduction (LOI) that is about to expire are now able to apply for an extension. Earlier this year, Canada introduced travel restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19. Applicants of the Working Holiday, Young Professional or International Co-op categories of the IEC […]

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Québec lance un portail pour aider les entreprises à recruter des immigrants

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:01:18 +0000

Une nouvelle fonctionnalité du Portail des employeurs permet aux entreprises de recruter des demandeurs d’emploi immigrants au Québec et à l’étranger qui ont un profil dans Arrima. La ministre québécoise de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration, Nadine Girault, en a fait l’annonce le 5 novembre dernier. C’est également à cette date que la […]

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Quebec launches direct employer-immigrant recruitment portal

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:00:15 +0000

A new feature of the Employer Portal allows businesses to recruit immigrant job seekers in Quebec and abroad using data from the Arrima system. Quebec’s Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration, Nadine Girault, made the announcement on November 5. It was also on that date that the new functionality of the Employer Portal, a service […]

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Canada to offer more immigration pathways to temporary residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:30:47 +0000

Canada is looking at offering more permanent residence pathways to foreign nationals who are already in the country. Following the announcement that Canada would welcome over 400,000 immigrants per year over the next three years, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino told Bloomberg that the federal government will make an announcement on this soon. Find out if […]

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