Month: December 2022

Payroll administrators from countries throughout the world can now immigrate to Canada through the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program of the Express Entry system. Read more: The change to the FSW which made that possible came on Nov. 16 when Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) added 16 new jobs to its list of eligible occupations under that worker immigration
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Atlantic Canada is retaining more of its immigrants since launching the pilot program five years ago that became the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) in 2022, reveals Statistics Canada data. Read more: “Three years into the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP), the one-year retention rate of skilled workers and skilled trades categories had risen substantially in
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The slow pace of Canada’s economic growth has made it difficult for business owners, particularly those in the tourism industry, to find the workers they require. Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, and Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, announced that Canada is extending work permits to family members
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It has been the most unique year in the history of Canada’s Express Entry immigration system.  Starting with all-program draws on hold for the first six months, they then returned for five months, before being suspended again due to a computer problem. A massive backlog of applications at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) only showed
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Ottawa is plunking down $6.2 million to help partner organizations run six projects and bring more skilled refugees to Canada under the Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP). “Resettlement provides refugees with the opportunity to live in safety and rebuild their lives but it shouldn’t mean their career experience gets overlooked in the process,” said Immigration
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Thousands of young adults are coming to Canada each year for higher education. A huge benefit to this and a reason many immigrants choose this route is the opportunity to gain permanent residency after their studies. What’s better than knowing you could come to Canada for education and then have a good chance of making
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A record-breaking number of foreign nationals are working in Canada through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program  (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP) this year, the latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals.  In the first 10 months of this year alone, those two programs resulted in almost half a million foreign nationals, exactly 498,435,
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Immigrants and temporary residents are increasingly settling in Prince Edward Island and helping employers there deal with labour shortages, the latest data from the Canadian census reveals. In its Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population released last month, the statistical and demographic services agency shows more than three times as many residents settled on the
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According to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), nearly a million immigrant adults were naturalized as American citizens in the fiscal year 2022, the third-highest annual tally in US history. Naturalizations have reached a 14-year high, a year after President Biden directed federal agencies to promote naturalizations by removing bureaucratic barriers in the citizenship process,
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