Month: July 2022

British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario release PNP draw results

British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario release PNP draw results

CIC News > Latest News > Immigration > Express Entry > British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario release PNP draw results Western Canada invites hundreds of candidates to apply for provincial nomination. Published on July 30th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT This past week, four Canadian provinces released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. Most Canadian …

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Why Canada is yet to introduce an open work permit for expired PGWP holders

Why Canada is yet to introduce an open work permit for expired PGWP holders

Published on July 29th, 2022 at 12:11pm EDT Updated on July 29th, 2022 at 12:12pm EDT Months after introducing a special measure to allow certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders to apply for a new open work permit that would allow them to keep working in Canada, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser is blaming technical issues …

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Canadian immigration ministers agree on multi-year PNP levels plan

Canadian immigration ministers agree on multi-year PNP levels plan

CIC News > Latest News > Immigration > Express Entry > Canadian immigration ministers agree on multi-year PNP levels plan Immigration ministers from across Canada met in New Brunswick to identify how to best achieve the country’s immigration goals. Published on July 28th, 2022 at 05:12pm EDT Updated on July 28th, 2022 at 05:24pm EDT …

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Canada temporarily making distance learning eligible for Express Entry points

Canada temporarily making distance learning eligible for Express Entry points

CIC News > Latest News > Immigration > Express Entry > Canada temporarily making distance learning eligible for Express Entry points IRCC is recommending Express Entry candidates update their profiles by August 2 to benefit from a new measure to count online, out of Canada, and part-time studies for points. Published on July 28th, 2022 …

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Four provinces calling on Canadian government for greater say over immigration

Four provinces calling on Canadian government for greater say over immigration

CIC News > Latest News > Immigration > PNP > Four provinces calling on Canadian government for greater say over immigration Citing labour shortages across the country, the immigration ministers of Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba want to select more immigrants. Published on July 28th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT Provincial immigration ministers from Ontario, Alberta, …

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IRCC reveals how many FSWP and CEC candidates were invited in recent all-program draws

IRCC reveals how many FSWP and CEC candidates were invited in recent all-program draws

Published on July 27th, 2022 at 12:15pm EDT Updated on July 27th, 2022 at 12:17pm EDT Canada’s federal immigration department has released preliminary data on how many Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates were invited in the two most recent Express Entry draws. On July 6, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship …

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Ontario’s immigration minister wants more control over economic class selection

Ontario’s immigration minister wants more control over economic class selection

Published on July 27th, 2022 at 06:35am EDT Ontario’s immigration minister, Monte McNaughton wants the province to get twice as many immigrants through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and have more authority over economic immigration. “As it stands, over 211,000 immigrants are coming to Ontario this year. Ontario chooses less than 5% of those immigrants,” …

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A look at international tuition fee exemptions in Quebec

A look at international tuition fee exemptions in Quebec

Published on July 26th, 2022 at 01:00pm EDT To encourage international students to undertake post-secondary studies in the province, Quebec offers special international tuition exemptions for students coming from abroad. In general, international students who come to Quebec on a study permit to attend a public college and obtain a degree must pay tuition fees …

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What Canada is doing to reduce delays for air travellers

What Canada is doing to reduce delays for air travellers

Published on July 26th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT The Canadian government is making efforts to reduce traveller wait times and other issues at Canadian airports. A combination of increased demand to travel and decreased airport staff has left many air travellers facing delays, cancellations, lost baggage and a host of other problems. On July 22, …

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Waterloo Region immigration report outlines experiences and challenges faced by new arrivals

Waterloo Region immigration report outlines experiences and challenges faced by new arrivals

Published on July 25th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT Every two years, the Waterloo Region conducts a survey of immigrants, refugees, international students, temporary workers, and their families to gain insight into their experiences settling into the Waterloo region after moving to Canada. The survey provides a snapshot of the contributions newcomers make to the region, …

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