New parents grandparents sponsorship process

How will the new parents and grandparents sponsorship process work?

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The Government of Canada has listened to feedback from clients, stakeholders and the public to identify improvements needed in the Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program – specifically, the application process. That is why the government is streamlining the intake process to enhance client experience. Here’s how the new process will work:   Step 1: Potential […]

Canada conducts largest first draw of the year in Express Entry history

Canada conducts largest first draw of the year in Express Entry history

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IRCC starts 2019 with 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence The Government of Canada kicked off the new Express Entry year in impressive style Thursday, issuing 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with scores as low as 449. This was the highest number of invitations issued in a first […]

Canada ranked 6th out of 167 countries in latest Democracy Index

Canada ranked 6th out of 167 countries in latest Democracy Index

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Canada scored 10 out of 10 for civil liberties Canada earned a 10 out of 10 for civil liberties and was ranked sixth overall among the world’s democracies in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s updated Democracy Index.   The index provides a snapshot of the state of democracy in 167 countries based on scores in five categories: electoral […]

Employers in New Brunswick hiring foreign workers to fill labour needs

Employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, turning to foreign workers to fill labour needs

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City-organized job fair for immigrants will be held January 25 The need for skilled labour is the biggest challenge facing employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, a new survey suggests, and increasing the number of foreign workers is seen as key to solving the problem.   The survey by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Moncton (CCGM) […]

Sponsorship of parents and grandparents to launch on January 28 2019

New and improved intake process for sponsorship of parents and grandparents to launch on January 28, 2019

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Today, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, announced the Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program interest to sponsor form will be available to potential sponsors starting at noon on January 28, 2019. The launch of the 2019 PGP Program will include a new and improved intake process. Since the Government of Canada […]

CETA: Intra-Company Transferees

Increase in Job vacancies for Canadian provinces in 3rd quarter of 2018

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Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia reported the largest year-over-year increases Job vacancies increased in every Canadian province in the third quarter of 2018, according to a new report by Statistics Canada. Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia reported the largest year-over-year increases during the three-month period spanning July 1 to September 30, 2018. Statistics Canada said […]

Canada’s new improved provincial pathways to immigration

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program Key 2018 changes

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Three new Express Entry-linked PNP streams were created in 2018 and others were improved Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead. The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces […]

B.C. holds weekly Tech Pilot draw

BC issues first invitations of 2019

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The province of British Columbia issued new invitations January 2 to Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates. A total of 151 invitations were issued in this latest draw to candidates in the Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories of both the Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC streams and Skills Immigration — Entry Level and Semi-Skilled candidates. The minimum score was […]