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 …

Quebec Has Held a Second Immigration Draw under the New Arrima System

Quebec has published details of the final draw held under the new Arrima immigration system. Who are the candidates who received the invitations? Since the launch of the Arrima system, Quebec has sent 950 invitations to apply for a Quebec Selection Certificate (Certificat de Sélection du Québec, CSQ).  On August 19, new information was published Read More …

These 5 Occupations Are in Demand Under the Saskatchewan Provincial Program

In the immigration draw of June 20, the province of Saskatchewan identified 5 in-demand occupations. The Express Entry draw held June 20, 2019 invited 479 candidates to apply for permanent residency under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)’s Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand Streams. Both streams require to have work experience in one of the Read More …

Canada Will Issue Temporary Resident Permits to Domestic Violence Victims

If you live in Canada without permanent resident status and are subject to domestic violence, you have the right to receive a temporary residence permit and work permit. Canadian immigrants exposed to domestic violence can now apply for a free temporary residence permit, which will give them legal immigration status in Canada. Effective July 26, Read More …

Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program is Now Closed to Submission of New Applications

The program allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their parents and grandparents in order to reunite with them in Canada. Sponsors who have received invitations to apply for the Parent and Grandparent Program should have submitted their applications before June 28, 2019. The updated program was launched at the beginning of this year. Read More …

The Express Entry System’s Pass Mark Has Been Lowered

More than 40,000 invitations were sent since the beginning of the year. The Government of Canada issued 3,350 invitations to apply for permanent residence within the Express Entry draw held on June 26, 2019. Since the beginning of the year, 41,800 ITAs have already been sent, while the goal for this year is 81,400 invitations. 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 …

Saskatchewan Updates In-Demand Occupations List

The list is updated with 13 occupations. Bakers, fitness instructors, accountants, and even milliners are now among them. The province also needs programmers and interactive media developers. You can find the list in this article. Foreign nationals can immigrate to Canada under different programs, including the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). To be eligible for Read More …