Month: August 2022

Frequently Asked Questions on Inadmissibility to Canada

Frequently Asked Questions on Inadmissibility to Canada

Published on August 14th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT Before entering Canada, the country has admissibility requirements that each foreign national must meet. Such requirements include passing a criminal background check and undergoing medical examinations. If you are a foreign national who has been arrested or convicted of a criminal offence, you may be considered criminally …

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British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan issue ITAs under PNPs

British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan issue ITAs under PNPs

CIC News > Latest News > Immigration > PNP > British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan issue ITAs under PNPs All provinces issued over 100 ITAs to Express Entry candidates. Published on August 13th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT This past week British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. All Canadian provinces …

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IRCC officials discuss study permit backlog and new recommendations at CBIE symposium

IRCC officials discuss study permit backlog and new recommendations at CBIE symposium

Published on August 11th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is reporting an unprecedented surge in demand for study permits from international students. According to ICEF Monitor, the numbers are continuing to increase as pandemic restrictions are loosen around the globe and students are returning to Canada to begin or complete …

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Analysis: Factors that may affect Express Entry CRS scores

Analysis: Factors that may affect Express Entry CRS scores

Published on August 10th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT Updated on August 10th, 2022 at 10:19am EDT Canada has resumed all-program Express Entry draws as of July 6. Since then, the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued in each draw has grown by 250 each week, causing the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirements to …

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Get ready for your CELPIP Canadian immigration test with these free resources

Get ready for your CELPIP Canadian immigration test with these free resources

Published on August 9th, 2022 at 07:59am EDT Preparing for any test can be daunting, but our CELPIP experts have put together a wide range of resources to help you on your journey to work and live in Canada. The CELPIP is one of two English language tests designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada …

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Delays in work visas negatively impacting Canadian business, survey says

Delays in work visas negatively impacting Canadian business, survey says

Published on August 9th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT Canadian companies, academic institutions, and government-funded organizations that access immigration are being negatively impacted by delays at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC), a not-for-profit that is particularly interested in workforce mobility matters, conducted a survey during the month of June …

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IRCC sent work permit extension instructions to wrong e-mail addresses

IRCC sent work permit extension instructions to wrong e-mail addresses

Published on August 8th, 2022 at 12:01pm EDT Expired and soon-to-expire Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders and Temporary Residence to Permanent Residence (TR2PR) applicants were told to wait for an email with instructions on how to extend their status. One day later, several reports surfaced on social media that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) …

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Canada opens new PR pathway for overseas family members of air disasters

Canada opens new PR pathway for overseas family members of air disasters

Published on August 8th, 2022 at 08:00am EDT Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has created a new permanent residency program for families of the Canadian victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. The new permanent residency pathway applies to those who wish to come to Canada to settle and …

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