Canada Will Use Randomized Selection Process Again For PGP In 2021

Canada has said that it will accept 10,000 PGP candidates this year and another 30,000 the next year. However, the immigration department of Canada has decided to use the PGP lottery process in 2021. IRCC made an announcement that there will be a single round of invitation for the PGP. This will be a part

Canada Witnesses Record Low-Fertility Rates and Record-Breaking Immigration Levels the Same Year

According to new Statistics Canada data, the country witnessed a record-low fertility rate last year. The low fertility rate is the prime reason behind Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan 2021-2023 announcement on Friday. The plan states that the country will aim at more than 400,000 newcomers every year. In 2019, the total fertility rate was 1.47

Canada Clarifies the Concept of Dual Intent for Foreign Spousal Sponsorship Applicants

It is feasible to apply for spousal sponsorship while applying for a visitor visa. This is possible due to the concept of dual intent. Some couples while applying for common-law or spousal sponsorship, wish to apply for a TRV first and visit Canada to apply for inland sponsorship. The other choice is to apply for

Reason behind Canada Failing To Hold Its Express Entry Draw This Week

There were some recent changes in the CRS score made by the federal government. Due to this, Canada failed to hold its Express Entry (EE) draw this week. The website of the IRCC explains that the absence of the draw this week was due to an announcement made by IRCC on Tuesday. The announcement was

French – Speaking Express Entry Applicants Suitable For Higher CRS Points

Express Entry (EE) applicants who can speak French are in for a pleasant surprise. They can now gain more CRS points towards their immigration application. Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino, made the announcement stating this new benefit for French-speaking and bilingual EE applicants. EE applicants, who can speak French, will receive an additional 25 points

Canada Targets More Than 400,000 Immigrants Every Year

Canada reveals its 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan. The country is set to target the highest level of immigration in the history of the nation. In the next three years, Canada seeks to welcome different levels of new permanent residents: 2021: 401,000 immigrants 2022: 411,000 immigrants 2023: 421,000 immigrants To date, Canada has welcomed more than

Alberta Is Going To Launch Two New PNPs for Foreign Students

The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) is all set to launch two new immigrant pathways. These will encourage foreign students to start their businesses in Alberta Starting new businesses will give rise to new job prospects and assist in diversifying the economy. The International Graduate Entrepreneur Immigration Stream has started from October 26, 2020. This

Few More Days Before the Parents and Grandparents Programs Closes

All the citizens and permanent residents of Canada have till next Tuesday to notify IRCC of their desire to sponsor their parents and grandparents. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) expression of interest started on October 13. It is scheduled to close on November 3 at 12 pm EST. This program will help parents and

Nova Scotia PNP Sends Invitations To Media Developers And Programmers

On November 22, 2020, Nova Scotia has sent invitations to the immigration candidates for applying for provincial nomination. NSNP or Nova Scotia Nominee Program releases the eligibility criteria of the draw for different Express Entry. Candidates who receive the invitation have the prerequisite chance for getting the provincial nomination via Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities