Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Organizations in Quebec will once again be allowed to sponsor refugees over a roughly one-month period starting Jan. 18 and running through to Feb. 16, says Nadine Girault, the francophone province’s minister responsible for the Ministre de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI). In November, 2020, the
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Countries throughout the world have their arms open to entrepreneurs, including Canada whose Start-Up Visa Program offers both the flexibility to start a wide variety of businesses and the opportunity to gain permanent residency. Read More Canadian Business Optimism Improves, Highlighting Opportunity For Start-Up Visa EntrepreneursCanada’s Start-Up Visa: What
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Alberta immigration has issued 293 invitations in a new draw through the province’s Express Entry– linked stream. The October 12 draw saw Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program candidates require a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300. Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that candidates have stated
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Quebec will welcome up to 70,500 new immigrants in 2022, according to the new Immigration Levels Plan tabled in the National Assembly on Thursday. The figures, announced by Deputy Immigration Minister Jean Boulet, include 52,500 newcomers under the previously announced plan, and 18,000 intended to make up the deficit
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Ontario immigration has conducted its largest Tech Draw of 2021, issuing 1,408 Notifications of Interest through the province’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) draw took place on October 27, with the invited candidates scoring between 455 and 467 Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Quebec’s immigration minister unveiled Wednesday the number of applications the province will accept under its Entrepreneur, Self-Employed and three permanent immigration pilot programs during the coming year. “Our government is taking all necessary measures to modernize our immigration processes and better receive immigrants who have chosen to settle in
Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Quebec immigration has issued 23 invitations in a new draw through the Arrima Expression of Interest system. The October 21 draw saw invitations issued to candidates who met one of two criteria: Quebec has now issued 2,678 invitations since August 12, having previously issued only 545 invitations in the whole of 2021.
Last Updated on October 27, 2021 Canada has conducted a new Express Entry draw targeting Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates, issuing 888 Invitations to Apply (ITAs). The October 27 draw featured a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 744 points. With the latest PNP draw, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has now issued
Last Updated on October 27, 2021 British Columbia immigration has conducted two new draws, issuing invitations to a total of 358 candidates through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The October 26 draws featured a general draw, and a second draw targeting two NOC codes: 0621 for Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers and 0631 for
Last Updated on October 26, 2021 Six years almost to the day after being first elected to the House of Commons, Nova Scotia’s Sean Fraser was sworn in as Canada’s minister responsible for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on Tuesday. He replaces Marco Mendicino who was moved over to the now much leaner Department
Last Updated on October 26, 2021 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Nova Scotia MP Sean Fraser as Canada’s new minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on Tuesday during a Cabinet reshuffle roughly a month after the last federal election. First elected to Parliament only five years ago, Fraser was sworn in Tuesday. A
Last Updated on October 26, 2021 Quebec Premier François Legault ruled out any large increases in immigration in his inaugural speech before the legislature as the francophone province rebuilds its economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the premier set his sights squarely on Quebec healing itself and building a brighter future. “Now
Need another reason to make the move to Ontario? Canadian officials have recently announced their plan to help immigrant workers living or looking to work in Ontario. Considering thousands of immigrants are making the move every month through various pathways to showcase their skills, we think this new policy could help a lot of individuals!
Last Updated on October 25, 2021 Thousands of additional international students would study at private career colleges every year and help resolve Canada’s labour shortages if Ottawa made these students eligible for Post-Graduate Work Permits (PGWP), says the chair of a national organization. “We don’t have enough Canadians to fill the demand for personal support
I began working with Nadia and her team at the beginning of 2020 right before my husband and I got married. (He’s Canadian and I’m American.) Nadia helped us choose the best immigration route for our situation- spousal sponsorship and made a very tough process, very easy for us. Nadia and her team worked diligently
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