Canada

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 an all-program Express Entry draw, issuing 2,095 Invitations to Apply (ITAs).    The April 23 draw saw a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of
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Canada welcomed three per cent more parents and grandparents as new permanent residents in February than it had the previous month but the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) is still off to a sluggish start this year. The latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals 1,895 parents and grandparents arrived under the PGP in the second month of
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Prince Edward Island has issued invitations to apply to 82 skilled worker Canada immigration candidates in a new provincial draw. The April 18 draw saw invitations issued through the Labour Impact and Express Entry Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) stream. Invitations were issued to individuals working in the Healthcare, Manufacturing, Construction, and
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Canada’s prioritization of francophone economic immigrants is causing higher-ranking Express Entry candidates to be bypassed in the selection process. To pick the French-speaking applicants, the federal government has to reach deeper into the pool of immigration candidates, which reduces the cutoff score for entry in this category compared to others. “What’s the objective here? If
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Start-Up Visa (SUV) entrepreneur immigration to Canada softened somewhat in February from its blisteringly-fast pace in January. The number of new permanent residents arriving to the country dropped by 14.3 per cent month over month, the latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals. That’s a drop in immigrant entrepreneur immigration that’s almost lock-in
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A Quebec employers’ group says a reduction in temporary workers will have negative impact on businesses. Karl Blackburn, president and CEO of the Conseil du patronat du Québec, called the situation “deplorable,” denying an overpopulation of temporary workers, who are instead “working in our businesses producing goods and services.” Their numbers, he said, reflect the
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Prince Edward Island (PEI) has found success in filling its labor shortage in nursing with overseas workers, recruiting more than 100 new hires in the field. The province has recruited 11 new internationally educated health workers and 96 nurses trained abroad, as per Health PEI. They agency’s director of talent management, Ryan White, said that
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British Columbia’s latest draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has resulted in the issuance of over 80 invitations. Conducted on April 16, this draw encompassed five distinct categories. A general draw accounted for the majority of invitations, with 39 candidates selected across five BC PNP streams tailored for skilled workers and
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A political party in Quebec is calling on the provincial government to put a freeze on all temporary immigration over which it has control in a bid to lower rents and other housing costs. Parti Québécois (PQ) leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon claims the high levels of temporary immigration to the province are making housing unaffordable
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Conservative immigration critic Tom Kmiec criticized the sharp increase in the number of temporary residents coming to Canada, instead saying the country should prioritize a policy focused on citizenship as its ultimate goal. Kmiec moderated a panel on the Conservative approach to immigration at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa on April
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A range of benefits and tax credits are available to newcomers to Canada, including both permanent (including people with “approval-in-principle” from IRCC to stay in Canada) and temporary residents (including student, worker, or temporary resident permit holders). Newcomer status under the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) lasts for one’s first year of residence in Canada. The
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