British Columbia and Prince Edward Island issue invitations to latest PNP draw

British Columbia and Prince Edward Island have invited candidates for the most recent round of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw. Immigration is a shared responsibility between the federal government and the provinces, and both types of government view the PNP as an efficient method of selecting candidates who will fulfill the Minister of Immigration’s […]

How can people whose PGWP expire apply for an Open Work Permit Canada Immigration News

[ad_1] From April 6, 2023, some current and pre-graduation work permit (PGWP) holders may be eligible for an 18-month open work permit. More information can be found on the IRCC website. The application window will remain open till December 31, 2023. The advantage of obtaining this open work permit is that qualified individuals will be […]

Ontario plans to double its skilled immigration intake

[ad_1] Ontario is investing an additional $25 million over the next three years, building on the $15 million announced in the 2022 budget, to double Ontario’s hiring of skilled immigrants. The investment will serve to address the labor shortage and promote economic development in the province. Ontario is Canada’s most popular landing destination, and the […]

What are the language test requirements for Canadian Immigration?

[ad_1] Canada’s federal and provincial skilled worker immigration programs require that you complete a language test. The language test requirement applies to the federal Express Entry system, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), and Canada’s various other skilled labor streams. It is necessary to complete a language test to demonstrate that you meet the language requirements […]

IRCC conducts first Express Entry draw of April

[ad_1] IRCC has conducted another Express Entry draw. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued a total of 3,500 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to candidates in an all-program draw. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score was 486. In an all-program draw, candidates are considered from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), the Federal Skilled […]

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IRCC launches public survey to reform immigration system

[ad_1] Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has launched its initiative “An Immigration System for Canada’s Future”. The initiative provides an opportunity for Canadians and other stakeholders to share their ideas and perspectives on how Canada can build a stronger, more adaptive immigration system. The IRCC website states that in order to support Canada’s economy […]

Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba held PNP draws this week

[ad_1] Four provinces held Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) this week. The PNP (Per Last Immigration Level Plan) is the main route for economic immigrants to enter Canada. The program exists to help spread the benefits of immigration across Canada, and to assist provinces address specific labor and demographic challenges. PNP also has express entry aligned […]

How immigration helped Canada set a new population growth record in 2022

[ad_1] According to the most recent data from Statistics Canada, the country’s total population is estimated to be 39.5 million (as of January 1, 2023). This means that, for the first time, Canada’s population has increased by more than one million in a single year. It comes as Canada experiences a record-high population growth of […]

Canada invites 7,000 candidates to Surprise Express Entry draw

[ad_1] IRCC has invited candidates for the 8th Express Entry Draw of 2023. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued Invitations to Apply (ITA) to 7,000 candidates in an all-program draw with a minimum CRS score of 484. An all-program draw means that candidates are considered from the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Canadian […]

Exploring the Benefits of a Spouse’s Open Work Permit

Canada is expected to welcome 82,000 new permanent residents to Canada per year under the spousal partner and child sponsorship programs. However, it can take more than a year for Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to process an application under this program. In the meantime, your spouse or partner may be able to obtain […]