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Immigrating to Canada from Turkey
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Immigrating to Canada from Turkey

Deciding to leave your home country and immigrate to another is a life-altering decision. If you chose Canada as your new home, there are several immigration pathways to choose from.   Canada is always seeking the best and brightest talent from around the globe, with a particular emphasis on skilled workers. It follows that Express Entry programs, […]

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How to maximize your Express Entry CRS score if you’re aged 30 or over
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How to maximize your Express Entry CRS score if you’re aged 30 or over

Express Entry is Canada’s largest source of immigration.   When applicants apply to immigrate to this country through Express Entry, eligible Express Entry applicants are scored through a point-allocation grid called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Introduction to Express Entry and the CRS The CRS is a points grid that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) uses to rank Canadian […]

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The traits of Canada’s most successful immigrants—Study
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The traits of Canada’s most successful immigrants—Study

Recently, Statistics Canada released their report “Immigration selection factors and the earnings of principal applicants”. The report was an update of the 2015 investigation that helped guide development of Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS); the main way that skilled foreign workers are assessed by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).   Get a Free Canadian Immigration Assessment Analyzing the 2005-2015 immigration cohort […]

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Examining what a Labour Market Impact Assessment is
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Examining what a Labour Market Impact Assessment is

Canadian employers may need to get a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) before hiring a foreign worker.   An LMIA is an employer-requested document that companies looking to hire temporary foreign workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) — a program designed to employ foreign nationals and temporarily address labour shortages at times when no qualified Canadians are […]

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Canadian immigration for NOC C and D occupations
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Canadian immigration for NOC C and D occupations

Yes, you can get PR with work experience in a job that is classified under NOC C or D. There are many options to immigrate to Canada if you are working in an NOC C or D occupation. One of the functions of economic immigration is to fill gaps in the Canadian labour market. When […]

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Nova Scotia PNP invites 330 Express Entry candidates
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Nova Scotia PNP invites 330 Express Entry candidates

Carpenters and other skilled workers were among those invited in the October 7 draws. Nova Scotia held two draws on October 7, inviting a grand total of 330 Express Entry candidates with skilled work experience. In the largest of the two draws, 286 people were invited. This group had a job offer in Nova Scotia, […]

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Why Canada is focusing on immigration candidates living in the country

With international travel low and immigration targets high, Canada has been opening pathways for domestic immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence. The Canadian government is depending on foreign nationals who are likely already living in Canada to meet its immigration targets for the year. Canada has set out to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents by the […]

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Spousal open work permit pilot to become permanent

The pilot that has allowed foreign spouses and common-law partners to work in Canada is going to be a permanent program. Canada is making the Open Work Permit Pilot (OWPP) a permanent program, so the spouses and common-law partners of Canadians can continue to work while waiting on their permanent resident status. The program began in December […]

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Canada expands special measures to include visa applicants affected by coronavirus outbreak in Iran and South Korea

Canada’s immigration department is working to accommodate those whose visa applications are being hindered by COVID-19 containment measures in China, Iran, and South Korea The Canadian immigration department is working to accommodate visa applicants from China, Iran and South Korea as the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) causes service disruptions and travel restrictions. Nationals of these […]

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