B.C. Issues 92 Invitations in Its Latest Tech Pilot Draw

British Columbia (BC) issues invitations to 92 immigration candidates. This was through the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams on December 15. The EEBC stream is for those applicants who have a valid profile in the EE system of the federal government. The EE system is Canada’s primary pathway for skilled immigrants

Canada Announces Two New Changes to the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP)

Marco Mendicino, Canada’s immigration minister, has made an announcement on two changes to the RNIP on December 14. Applicants need not have assembled work experience for a continuous period. Rather, Canada will consider the work experience requirement if it ended within the last 3 years right before applying. However, one year of suitable work experience

15,000 More Newcomers Welcomed By Canada in October

In October 2020 Canada welcomed another 15,000 new immigrants. This is about the same number that the country welcomed in September 2020. The new IRCC data reveals that October was the second biggest month for newcomers arriving in Canada. This is since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, the immigration levels of Canada remain

Canada One of the Top ‘Safe and Stable’ Countries for Foreign Students

A recent survey suggests that Canada is one of the most popular education destinations. The survey also states that it is one of the top “safe and stable” countries for foreign students. There has been further improvement in the position of the nation as the “go-to” education destination. This is due to the efficient handling

25,000 Syrians in Just 100 Days Marks the Prime of Canadian Immigration

December 10 was the 5-year jubilee of the first flight from Syria to Canada. The flight carried Syrian refugees under Canada’s 2015-16 Syrian refugee operation. In November 2015, Canada started an aspiring effort. It was to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees within a period of a month. This initiative was mostly supported by Canadians. Since it

Canada Approves Covid-19 Vaccine While Increasing Immigration Levels

Health Canada made its first approval towards a Covid-19 vaccine on December 9, 2020. This signifies that Canada now has the go-ahead signal to start its largest vaccination campaign in the history of the country. Canada gave its approval to the Covid-19 vaccine that was developed by BioNTech Manufacturing and Pfizer. Health Canada made a

International Students Driving Enrolment Growth in Canada

This pandemic had a significant impact on various sectors. Before this pandemic, it was observed that international students were enrolling in higher education three times more than domestic students. Researchers used the 2018/2019 academic calendar to understand how international students’ enrolment has been affected. More than 2.1 million students were enrolled at Canadian universities/colleges. The

Canada Will Launch Immigration Programs for Refugees in Healthcare Profession

Canada will start special immigration programs on December 14. These programs will be for refugee claimants who have directly worked in the healthcare profession during the recent viral outbreak. Marco Mendicino, the Canadian immigration minister, made the announcement of introducing two new immigration programs. These programs will be temporary in nature and are: Immigration programs

Employment Growth Rate of Canada Slows Down In November

In November, Canada’s labor market saw some improvements. Despite this fact, the rate of recovery of the market seemed to slow down in November. There was a recent release of a Labour Force Survey by Statistics Canada. It looked at the labor market conditions of the country from November 8 to November 14. In general,

Canada Introduces New Online Portal to Quicken the PR Status Confirmations

Canada will now be able to confirm the PR status of applicants without in-person interviews. This is possible through a new online portal. The application of this new system is a part of a Covid-19 measure by the country. The immigration minister of Canada, Marco Mendicino, has said that the new process will effectively reduce