Who is New Canadian Immigration Minister, and What To Expect of Him

The new immigration minister will follow the course of the Liberal Party, which means that the level of immigration will increase in the coming years. What else is planned for immigrants? Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Marco Mendicino Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Mendicino is replacing Ahmed Hussen, who was the Read More …

The Number of International Students in the Atlantic Provinces Has Risen by 20%

Currently, more than 19,000 international students are studying in Atlantic provinces of Canada. And their number is growing. According to a new report, more international students prefer to study in Canada in universities of the Atlantic provinces. In Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, the number of full-time international students Read More …

Immigration to the Atlantic Provinces Has Grown by Almost Fivefold Over the Past 20 Years

Since the beginning of the 2000s, the number of newcomers in the Atlantic provinces of Canada has grown from 3 thousand to over 14 thousand. However, to maintain economic growth, this region needs to increase the annual influx of foreigners to 20 thousand. From 2011 to 2016, the Atlantic provinces of Canada showed the weakest Read More …

Canada is Planning to Introduce a Municipal Immigration Program

Not only provinces but also municipalities will be able to select the candidates they need, invite them and offer permanent residence. The Liberal Party of Canada has taken the initiative to introduce a municipal immigration program and abolish citizenship fees. The party, led by current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, will allow local communities, chambers of Read More …

New Brunswick to Hold Job Fairs in Mexico and the Philippines

In October, immigration officers and employers from the Canadian province of New Brunswick will hold six job fairs with a large list of occupations. In October 2019, the province of New Brunswick will hold job fairs in Mexico City, Guadalajara (Mexico), and Manila (the Philippines). The job fairs will be held on: October 22 and Read More …

New Brunswick Will Significantly Increase Immigration over the Next Five Years

The Government of New Brunswick has announced a plan to attract several thousand immigrants every year. The New Brunswick government has announced a plan to significantly increase immigration to the province over the next five years to address the economic and social problems associated with its aging population. Under the government population growth strategy, the Read More …

New Brunswick Transitioning to Online Immigration Application System

New Brunswick will no longer accept paper-based immigration applications. Starting September 16, 2019, the Atlantic province of New Brunswick is transitioning to an online immigration application system. Applications under the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program and the Atlantic Immigration Pilot will only be accepted online. According to the official statement, ‘the modernized system will allow Read More …

New Brunswick to Hold Job Fairs in Three European Cities

This summer, immigration officers and employers from the Canadian province of New Brunswick will hold three job fairs in Europe.  In August 2019, New Brunswick is planning to hold job fairs in three European capitals — Kyiv, Warsaw, and Amsterdam. The job fairs will take place:  August 10, 2019, in Kyiv (Ukraine)  August 12, 2019, Read More …