Category: Canada

British Columbia and Manitoba issue provincial nominations in latest PNP results
Canada

British Columbia and Manitoba issue provincial nominations in latest PNP results

This week both the British Columbia (B.C.) and Manitoba Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) issued nominations to newcomers interested in subsequently applying for Canadian permanent residence (PR). Candidates were invited to apply through skills immigration, and family reunification streams. Read on for a full breakdown of this week’s provincial immigration news. Note: Different PNPs use distinct scoring criteria when assessing immigration […]

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IRCC now accepting community applications for two new pilot programs
Canada

IRCC now accepting community applications for two new pilot programs

In the latest phase of two previously announced immigration pilot programs, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now accepting community applications for the Rural Community Immigration Pilot and the Francophone Community Immigration Pilot. The two pilot programs are officially set to begin onboarding and training selected communities this fall. They both aim to support Canada’s “long-term […]

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How to be considered for jobs in Canada while still in the Express Entry pool
Canada

How to be considered for jobs in Canada while still in the Express Entry pool

Canada’s economic immigration programs are integral to the country’s labour market growth, accounting for close to 100% of all increases in the national workforce in recent years. Due to the integral role that immigration plays in Canada’s economy, employment initiatives are often connected to immigration programs to help Canada’s employers fill vacant positions that they may not […]

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How to improve your IELTS Score?
Canada

How to improve your IELTS Score?

In this article, we will discover what awaits you on your test day. From section breakdown to timing, get insights to excel and achieve your desired score confidently. How to improve your IELTS Score? Securing an impressive result on the IELTS test is crucial for individuals aiming to settle permanently in Canada. With its reputation […]

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Parents and Grandparents Program invitations will be sent out starting today
Canada

Parents and Grandparents Program invitations will be sent out starting today

Starting today, May 21st, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will begin issuing invitations to apply (ITAs) to sponsors who submitted “Interest to Sponsor” forms through the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). IRCC will send out 35,700 invitations for a two-week period starting today, with the hopes of approving 20,500 complete applications for permanent residence (PR). ITAs will be sent out to the […]

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What should I do if I want to extend my expiring work permit but do not have my new LMIA or CAQ yet? 
Canada

What should I do if I want to extend my expiring work permit but do not have my new LMIA or CAQ yet? 

Many foreign workers are unaware that it is possible for most people to apply for an extension of their expiring work permit even if they have yet to receive their new Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) and a new Certificat d’Acceptation du Quebec/Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ), when required. What are LMIAs and CAQs? Generally speaking, LMIAs and CAQs are […]

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How IRCC checks if your offer of employment is genuine
Canada

How IRCC checks if your offer of employment is genuine

An offer of employment can be a substantial support to a Canadian immigration application. Offers of employment and gaining Canadian work experience are often prerequisites for eligibility to many economic immigration pathways. Additionally, having a Canadian offer of employment can help secure a work permit, which in turn can allow individuals to live and work in […]

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