Canada

Under Canada’s Start-Up Visa program, entrepreneurs need to get both commitment certificates and letters of support from business groups approved to invest or support their start-ups. Certificates of commitment and letters of support are similar since both are provided by designated entities which invest or support start-ups, but these are different documents and it is
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Skills that allow workers to take jobs in multiple industries – rather than being limited to only one – are in hot demand and letting some employees in key positions command top dollar for their expertise. Human resources giant Randstad notes the COVID-19 pandemic and acute labour shortages throughout much of Canada are creating a
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Hundreds of thousands of Canadian citizens and permanent residents are lining up to bring their parents and grandparents to Canada. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) – through which citizens and PRs can sponsor their loved ones for permanent residence – is always dramatically oversubscribed, leaving many wondering if they will ever succeed in the
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British Columbia has conducted new draws, issuing more than 167 invitations through multiple streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The May 31 draws were split into two categories: general and targeted. In the general draw, which included tech occupations, 147 invitations were issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international
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NOC Code Occupation 0111 Financial managers 0112 Human Resources Managers 0113 Purchasing Managers 0121 Insurance, Real Estate and Financial Brokerage Managers 0122 Banking, credit and other investment managers 0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 0131 Telecommunication carriers managers 0211 Engineering managers 0212 Architecture and Science Managers 0213 IT system managers * 0311 Managers in health
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It’s never been easier for Hong Kongers to immigrate to Canada with new pathways open and the country welcoming record numbers of new permanent residents from the former British protectorate suffering from China’s anti-democracy stance. Last year, unions and other independent organizations were closed in Hong Kong. Pro-democracy activists unable to flee or hide were
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Canada’s overhaul of the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system will see 16 new occupations become eligible for Express Entry. A ministerial memorandum, dated February 21, 2022 and seen by immigration.ca, shows jobs including truck and bus drivers, orderlies, teaching assistants and dental assistants are to be included under the selection system. A full list is
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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now taking applications for open work permits from skilled workers in foreign countries who already have nomination certificates from Quebec and want to work in the francophone province. The open work permits to be given out through the International Mobility Program Plus (IMP+) will allow applicants for permanent
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