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When to inform IRCC about changes to your family after submitting a family class application
Canada

When to inform IRCC about changes to your family after submitting a family class application

There are many ways that family-class immigration applicants can experience a material change in circumstances after submitting their application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). For instance, the sponsor’s financial situation may change, or there may be a new birth in the family. In these situations, and others like it, IRCC has specific procedures for how sponsors and […]

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More jobs now eligible for Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Occupations Stream of Ontario’s PNP
Canada

More jobs now eligible for Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Occupations Stream of Ontario’s PNP

More newcomers may now be eligible to apply for provincial nomination through the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). On July 4, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development announced that it has added occupations under 35 National Occupation Classification (NOC) codes  to the list of jobs that will be considered when […]

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How to take a break from your studies and maintain eligibility for a work permit
Canada

How to take a break from your studies and maintain eligibility for a work permit

The Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is an important document for international students looking to gain work experience and build eligibility for certain permanent residence (PR) pathways. Eligibility for this document is contingent on a few factors, one of the most important of which is maintaining full-time status* for each semester of the entire duration of a student’s studies. Taking […]

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IRCC invites 3,200 candidates in category-based Express Entry draw for French language proficiency
Canada

IRCC invites 3,200 candidates in category-based Express Entry draw for French language proficiency

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to apply (ITAs) in the fourth Express Entry draw this month. The department issued 3,200 ITAs in a category-based selection draw for French language proficiency. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 420 to be considered. Today’s draw closely follows three draws from last week between July 2-5. The July […]

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Why IRCC may refuse your application for a post-graduation work permit
Canada

Why IRCC may refuse your application for a post-graduation work permit

Post-graduation work permits (PGWPs) are a popular way for international students to obtain Canadian work experience after graduating from a designated learning institution (DLI). This work experience can be valuable for many reasons, including how it helps international students build eligibility for many permanent residence programs. Lately, PGWPs have been in the spotlight in Canadian immigration news due […]

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Debunking four myths about life in Canada 
Canada

Debunking four myths about life in Canada 

There is a lot of misinformation online about what it’s like to live in Canada. As one of the world’s most popular immigration destinations, many people create a picture of life in Canada that either focuses too intently on the positives of living here or only spotlights the negative aspects of life in this country. […]

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British Columbia and Manitoba invite PNP candidates in latest draws
Canada

British Columbia and Manitoba invite PNP candidates in latest draws

British Columbia and Manitoba have invited candidates in Canada’s latest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws. Provincial Nominee Programs are immigration programs run by each of Canada’s provinces and territories (except Quebec and Nunavut). They are able to exist because immigration is a shared responsibility between the federal government and provincial governments. Every year, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) creates an Immigration […]

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IRCC invites 3,750 candidates in third Express Entry draw of the week
Canada

IRCC invites 3,750 candidates in third Express Entry draw of the week

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to apply (ITAs) in the third Express Entry draw of the week. The department issued 3,750 ITAs in a category-base selection draw for healthcare occupations. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 445 to be considered. This was the second category-based draw of the week. It follows a draw on […]

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