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When industries in Canada have difficulty finding workers, they turn to immigration. There are more options than you may think when immigrating to Canada if you work in a NOC C or D occupation. Currently, Canada uses the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system to determine an occupation’s skill level. Find your NOC by clicking here. Later this…
On April 4, new measures were put in place in response to a nationwide Canadian labour shortage. According to a government media release, changes coming into effect for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) will help Canada build its workforce. For example, food services employers in Canada will be able to hire up to 30%…
Processing Time Goals IRCC measures processing times based on past processing times. Time begins the day IRCC receives a complete application (either by mail or online, or in-person). Time ends once an immigration officer makes a decision. New processing times reflect the volumes of applications currently being processed. The goal of the new tool is…
What does this mean for immigrants in 2022?
The new way Canada classifies occupations may affect economic class and temporary foreign worker applicants. Canada’s immigration system overhaul is set for fall 2022.
Effective July 26, 2021, essential workers and international graduates who applied for the new pathway to permanent residency may now obtain an open work permit while awaiting the results of their application. Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco E. L. Mendicino revealed this news on July 15, 2021.
2020 was a year full of challenges as a result of the global pandemic. Now, Canada and Quebec are focused on making an economic recovery, which primarily depends on immigration. In April 2021, there were many announcements from both the Quebec and federal governments related to immigration.
Whether you’re looking for opportunities for immigration or you’re already on your way, moving to Canada may prove to be the ultimate dream, and we’ve anticipated some of your questions regarding the process. Questions revolving around immigration requirements, the best city to settle in, and the cost of living in certain provinces may plague you.
The IRCC announced new pathways for permanent residence on April 14, 2021, according to which up to 90,000 francophones, international students, and essential workers may be able to call Canada their permanent home. The pathways came into effect on May 6, 2021.
Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan for 2021-2023 was announced on October 30, 2020. According to this plan, Canada aims to welcome 401,000 immigrants in 2021, 411,000 immigrants in 2022, and 421,000 immigrants in 2023 to support and maintain the country’s high living standards.
Canada has exempted its permanent residence applicants from providing their biometric information if they have submitted their biometrics with another application within the last ten years. The IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) has already given special concessions to applicants due to the coronavirus pandemic. These include allowing delays in biometric submissions if the applicants…
Immigration fraud is on the rise in Canada, stressing foreign workers and immigrants’ need to be cautious. We strongly advise that individuals looking to receive job offers in Canada from recruiters do their due diligence by asking the right questions and performing research as necessary. Bad actors (scammers stand in as mock job recruiters who) offer fake immigration consultations to individuals looking to work in Canada. At times, they may entice immigrants to send them money with a promise to find them work in Canada. Please do not fall victim to such requests.
Quebec Offers New Immigration Pathway for “Guardian Angels:” Asylum Seekers in Quebec on the Front Lines during COVID-19
Quebec extends gratitude to its “guardian angels” by allowing them to live permanently in the province. Quebec’s minister of immigration, Nadine Girault, revealed that the province would be launching a new immigration scheme. The new program will be made available to the asylum seekers who helped provide health care to affected people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada is caring for its caregivers by launching 2 new pilots that will help caregivers who come to this country make it their permanent home.
Canada is one of the safest, most secure, and happiest places on the planet!
From polar bears to the Northern Lights, Canada is a world of its own. And did you know that approximately 20% of Canadians are foreign-born, making Canada one of the world’s most multicultural countries?