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New Immigration Priorities Revealed By Canadian Government

Immigration will remain the primary point of focus to improve Canada’s society and economy. This was clarified by Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada. This clarification was in the new supplementary mandate letter that he handed to immigration minister Marco Mendicino. This mandate letter is the most crucial policy document for the immigration department

Quebec Is All Set To Restart the Processing Of CAQ Applications Suspended Recently

The ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) of Quebec is all set to resume processing of CAQ applications. These were suspended recently by a suspension order. MIFI issued a ministerial order to suspend CAQ applications’ processing on December 30, 2020. This suspension was applicable for international students attending ten specific private

Ontario Issues Invitations to New Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Workers

Ontario issues 484 invitations to Express Entry (EE) candidates through two provincial immigration streams. This was the first draw of the year for Ontario. On January 13, OINP issued Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to several candidates. These candidates were in the Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Worker streams. These two intensified PNPs are quite similar

Canada Is Done Sending Out Invitations for PGP 2020

The process of sending out invitations by the Government of Canada to apply for the 2020 PGP is now complete. All the invitations were issued to possible sponsors of grandparents and parents. These people had submitted their Interest to Sponsor form last year. Almost 2 weeks ago, IRCC organized its 2020 PGP lottery. After this,

Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2021: What to Expect

Canada is issuing up to 10,000 sponsorship invitations for the 2020 PGP. It is also looking to open up a new PGP window in 2021 to process up to 30,000 applications. Canadians and permanent residents who showed interest to sponsor forms for the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) last year are now receiving invitations from

Nova Scotia Is Prepared For Economic Recovery with Enhanced Immigration Levels

There was approval by Nova Scotia for an increasing number of immigrants last year. This will pave way for the province to contribute to Canada’s mission of economic recovery. In 2020, a total of 3,517 immigrants were approved by Nova Scotia. Out of those, many were either already living in Canada or skilled in essential

Covid-19 Screening Test Starts at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Ontario now offers free, voluntary Covid-19 testing to all foreign travelers arriving and staying for a minimum of 14 days. This testing facility is for those who will stay in the province for 14 days. This announcement was made at Pearson Airport, which is Canada’s leading airport, according to Premier Doug Ford. This is a

Immigration Freeze Extended By Trump until March End

With just a few weeks remaining in Donald Trump’s presidency, he has extended the previous immigration freeze. This shall be until March 31, 2021. He raised a moratorium on temporary work visas for tech and other companies. This will drastically impact the foreign workers who enter the U.S. Several sectors, such as tech, tourism, and