Canada's decision land over 400000 immigrants in 2021

Canada’s decision to land over 400,000 immigrants in 2021 has come at a cost

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ANALYSIS: While the decision has helped many immigrants, it has also hurt many others. Here are some suggestions to get the immigration system back on track. The Canadian government entered 2021 with an ambitious immigration goal. Despite all the challenges being caused by the pandemic, it wanted to land 401,000 new immigrants, the highest total since […]

Canada’s PNP immigration results of December 2021

Canada’s PNP immigration results for January 2022

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A look back at last month’s Provincial Nominee Program updates from across the country. Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) are off to a strong start in 2022 with more than 4,500 invitations to apply for provincial nomination issued last month. The PNP is an immigration program jointly administered by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. It offers […]

A Study says Interest in Canadian Immigration remains high

A Study says Interest in Canadian Immigration remains high

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Nearly 93 per cent of respondents said the pandemic would either have “no impact” or make them “more interested” in gaining Canadian permanent resident status. A new survey of over 13,000 prospective immigrants shows that interest to move to Canada remains strong. The survey was conducted by World Education Services (WES) Canada, a designated provider […]

Canadian immigration minister talks backlogs international students

Canadian immigration minister talks backlogs, international students and PGP in TV interview

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Immigration Minister Sean Fraser appeared on Prime Asia TV Canada to discuss topical issues in Canadian immigration. Canada’s minister of immigration, Sean Fraser, sat down to talk about Canadian immigration with Prime Asia TV business head, Deepinder Singh. The interview covered a number of topics relating to challenges brought on by the pandemic and possible solutions for the […]

Manitoba PNP invites 315 candidates for Immigration

Manitoba PNP invites 315 candidates for Immigration

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Manitoba has now invited 758 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in 2022. Manitoba released details of a new immigration draw held on January 27. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited candidates across three Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Here are the number of invitations issued for each program as well as the minimum score cut-off according […]

Ontario holds first PNP draw of 2022

Ontario invites 1,032 PNP candidates in PNP draw

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Ontario held its first Express Entry Skilled Trades stream draw of 2022. Ontario invited 1,032 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on January 27. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invited candidates who may be eligible for a provincial nomination through the Ontario Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream. In order to be invited, candidates needed […]

British Columbia PNP issues 351 invitations to apply

British Columbia invites 289 in latest PNP draws

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The BC PNP is designed to attract foreign workers in high demand and who want to become permanent residents. British Columbia invited 289 immigration candidates through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on January 25. The province held two draws through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) and invited candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams. […]

Invitations to FSWP and CEC candidates

Express Entry: The case for resuming invitations to FSWP and CEC candidates

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ANALYSIS: Getting Express Entry back on track is key to Canada’s economic recovery. Last week an internal IRCC briefing memo was made public, creating speculation and confusion on how Canada’s immigration department will manage Express Entry in 2022 and beyond. Signed on November 24, 2021, the IRCC briefing provides background information on why Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

PGWP holders entering Canadian workforce on the rise

PGWP holders entering Canadian workforce on the rise

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A Statistics Canada study shows that international students have been a growing source of labour in the Canadian economy over the past decade. The significant increase in the number of international students arriving in Canada in recent years has resulted in increased participation in the PGWPP, according to a recent Statistics Canada study. Over the […]