Atlantic Immigration Pilot on the Right Track to Retain Immigrants in the Region

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) seems to be on the right track in retaining immigrants in the east coast provinces. IRCC made a review of the AIP starting from March 2017 till the end of the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Their aim was to check whether the pilot was working as planned. The primary aim of

Covid-19 Turns Out To Be the Primary Cause of Long-Term Unemployment in Canada

There was a steep rise in the number of Canadian residents facing long-term unemployment towards the end of 2020. This means that more long-term unemployment is caused by the pandemic than the 2008 recession. Anybody without any employment for 27 weeks is said to be under long-term unemployment. There was a surge in these numbers

Alberta Invites Express Entry (EE) Candidates with CRS Of 301

On Feb 10th, Alberta sent invitations to Express Entry (EE) candidates for provincial nominations. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program sent invitations to 200 Express Entry candidates to apply to the Alberta Express Entry stream. All invited candidates needed 301 as their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. To secure an invitation in this Provincial Nominee Program

British Columbia Holds Two PNP Draws, Sends 494 Immigration Invitations

British Columbia (BA) sends out 494 invitations to immigration applicants. This was carried out in two different PNP draws. The draws were held on February 16, 2021. 459 invitations in total were sent to candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams. These streams are of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee

Canada Extends Travel Restrictions One Month for US Travelers, Two for Rest

About a year after Canada went into lockdown, border measures have become more stringent. However, more people are now exempt. Canada has extended stringent travel restrictions until March 21 for US travelers. The restrictions are up to April 21 for travelers from any other country. Since travel restrictions were extended in January, Canada has established

Canada Sent Out 27,332 Invitations in Its Latest Express Entry Draw

Canada sent out 27,332 applicants’ invitations to apply for permanent residence. This was the nation’s historic Express Entry (EE) draw ever. IRCC sent out invitations to candidates from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on February 13. There was no match for this EE invitation round. The applicant just had to have a CRS score of

Express Entry: About 654 PNP Applicants Received ITAs

Canada invited 654 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on February 10, 2021. Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates who scored 720 and above. In the latest draw, invited candidates were those who received nominations from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This is the reason why the cut-off of the Comprehensive

Why Hire Canadian Immigration Lawyers?

Becoming Canadian need not be a tedious process. An experienced immigration lawyer can advocate and make things work for you. Hiring an immigration lawyer was never a mandate in the immigration process. There are, however, major benefits of working with an experienced lawyer. Hiring a local immigration lawyer in Canada can bring about a huge

Negative Coronavirus Mandatory for Travelers Crossing the Canada-US Border

Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, announced this new measure to take effect from next week.   Canada has mandated a negative COVID-19 result for travelers. This applies to all those wanting to cross borders before 15th Feb. Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, said that the test should be been done within 72 hours. He has

BC Tech Pilot Draw Welcomed 74 Immigration Applicants

On February 9, British Columbia sent out 74 invitations for provincial nominations for permanent residence. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program or the BC-PNP held a Tech-Pilot draw. This scheme issued invitations under two categories. These are the Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC. Shortlisted candidates from both International Graduate and Skilled Worker subcategories needed