Month: January 2024

Are you a candidate with skills and qualifications in one of Canada’s 82 jobs for occupation-specific Express Entry draws? We want to help you move to Canada. Please submit your CV here. Canada has conducted the third Express Entry draw for the new year, issuing 730 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under the General category. The January 31 draw saw
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Small cities in Quebec and New Brunswick are being ranked as this year’s most affordable places for housing in Canada by University Magazine, a student-operated publication. Six communities in the francophone province of Quebec and four in New Brunswick were deemed by the publication to be The Best Canadian Cities For Affordable Housing 2024. Those
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Reducing immigration to tackle Canada’s housing crisis would be a mistake, says Desjardins Group chief economist Jimmy Jean. His comments came amid claims Canada’s historic immigration levels targets were contributing to the crisis – and in light of Immigration Minister Marc Miller announcing a 360,000 annual cap on international student numbers. “If we just reduce
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Are you a candidate with skills and qualifications in one of Canada’s 82 jobs for occupation-specific Express Entry draws? We want to help you move to Canada. Please submit your CV here. A growing shortage of respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists in Canada is expected to provide even more opportunities for foreign nationals to gain their permanent residence here through occupation-targeted Express
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Statistics Canada’s latest Economic and Social Reports publication evaluated the earnings of one-step and two-step economic immigrants in comparison to their year of arrival in the country. The January 24 report found that two-step immigrants have consistently higher annual earnings than one-step immigrants within the same admission class when the comparison started from their initial
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Faced with the spectre of greatly reduced numbers of new international students coming to Canada, provinces pledged to improve their oversight of the treatment of international students but also warned Ottawa’s proposed cap on study permits could lead to the closure of some colleges and universities. Immigration Minister Marc Miller announced earlier this week he is
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Immigration officials in Canada handed out more than one million study permits to international students last year alone, the latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals. “We continue to break records in processing temporary residence applications,” the IRCC website boasts. “We’ve finalized about 1,025,000 study permit applications (including extensions) in 2023, up
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More than 355,000 international students in Canada gained their permanent resident status in 2021-23, according to the latest reports by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This is part of a larger set of figures. Blacklock’s Reporter talked about the Immigration Department’s communication with the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee, in which it said
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Mexicans coming into Canada could soon have to get visas or be subjected to other measures as part of Canada’s bid to prevent so many refugees from arriving by plane, reports the Reuters news agency. “We’re looking at a number of measures that would, in fact, put us in a position to have done what’s necessary
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Canada is investing an extra $86 million into 15 projects across the country to boost Canada’s capacity to recognize the foreign credentials of roughly 6,600 internationally-educated health professionals. “Healthcare workers deliver the care that Canadians need. By bringing in new workers and retaining those who are already there, we can help relieve the labour challenges
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