Winnipeg has been called an “extraordinary example” of successful immigration by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He said in an interview with Global News that the large metropolises of Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver are “the three places we think about automatically (about immigration) because they are the largest urban centres.” “But the story of Winnipeg,
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Spouses and common-law partners became Canadian immigrants in far greater numbers last year than in 2022, the latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals. As December came to a close, Canada welcomed 75,185 new permanent residents through the spousal sponsorship program, up 17.2 per cent from the 64,145 in 2022. The immigration program’s
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The Alberta Opportunity Stream application intake has been temporarily paused by the Alberta Advantage immigration Program (AAIP). The AAIP will continue to assess those Alberta Opportunity Stream applications that were submitted prior to the pause’s institution. Those applications in the AAIP portal that were in the draft stage but not uploaded before the pause, including
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A conference was organized in Yellowknife to promote pathways for Canadian businesses to hire French-speaking workers to fill vacancies and bolster diversity. The conference – which was the joint effort of two groups, namely Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CDÉTNO) and La Communauté francophone accueillante (CFA) – featured staff from Immigration, Refugees and
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Since Canada does not financially support immigrants under the Start-Up Visa (SUV) program, applicants under that immigration program need to have a minimum amount of settlement funds and monies to fund their business. This money cannot be borrowed. Under the SUV, entrepreneurs who want to benefit by starting businesses in Canada can get their Canadian permanent residence
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Prince Edward Island has issued invitations to apply to 122 skilled worker and entrepreneur Canada immigration candidates in a new provincial draw. The February 15 draw saw invitations issued through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) streams. It saw 121 invites issued to Labour Impact
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Canada needs to let in more foreign nationals through its immigration programs to help in the construction of new housing for Canadians, says the president of a British Columbia business group. “The government’s solution to prioritize construction workers for permanent residency solely hinges on the new category-based selection process to expedite entry for permanent residency
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The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) closed last year up by 3.7 per cent, less than half the rate of growth for overall immigration to Canada, the latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals. By the end of December last year, 28,280 parents and grandparents had become new permanent residents of Canda through that family sponsorship program, up from
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Immigration Minister Marc Miller is reportedly mulling over cuts to the number of hours international students will be allowed to work off campus in a bid to curb what he is calling Canada’s addiction to temporary foreign workers.  “We have gotten addicted to temporary foreign workers,” Miller reportedly told Bloomberg News “Any large industry trying
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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. Canada has conducted another occupations-based Express Entry draw, issuing 150 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under the agriculture and agri-food occupations category. The February 16 draw saw a minimum Comprehensive
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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.   Canada has conducted its first occupations-based Express Entry draw for the new year, issuing 3,500 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under the Healthcare occupations category.   The February 14 draw
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