Category Archives: Latest Updates

Manitoba Sends Out Invitations to 335 Applicants in New PNP Draw

Manitoba invites 335 Canadian PNP candidates for provincial nomination application on March 25. This brings the total number of PNP invitees to 1,627 for the province. After receiving provincial nomination through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), these candidates will become permanent residents. Manitoba sends out regular invitations to suitable candidates through one of its

New IRCC Update Provides Processing Timelines to Reflect Its Operational Capacity during Covid-19

Canada’s immigration department, IRCC, has recently come up with its processing timelines. These timelines will talk about their operational capacity during the global pandemic. On their website, IRCC has said that people trying to access immigration services may encounter processing delays. These delays will be due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Applications from people exempt from

Population Growth Rate for Canada Reaches As Low As WW1 Levels In 2020

A decrease in newcomers and an increase in deaths made Canada witness its lowest population growth rate since 1916. Last year, the country’s population went up by barely 0.4%. The population growth for Canada has never been this low since WW1. At that time, it was 0.3% By the end of last year, the population

IRCC Planning To Introduce A Tool That Can Help Newcomers Decide Where to Stay In Canada

IRCC will soon develop a new tool that can help immigrants decide the best Canadian province for them to settle. Researchers are still working on this tool. They claim that the tool can help newcomers identify the Canadian city where they can become successful. Most of the newcomers choose one of the major cities of

British Columbia Extends Entrepreneur Immigration Pilot and Invites 95 in Tech Pilot Draw

British Columbia issues 95 invitation to apply (ITA) for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on March 23. This brings the total of immigration candidates to 2,535 this year. These people can apply for a provincial nomination. BC held its Tech Pilot draw through its British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). This was under

High Number of Skilled Trade and Tech Workers Receive Ontario PNP Nominations Last Year

Despite the recent global pandemic, there were many recipients of Ontario PNP nominations last year. There were a total of 15,303 newcomers through this PNP in 2020. Almost 8,054 principal immigrants received nominations last year through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. These people came with their spouses and kids for a total of 15,303 nominations.

Canada Overshadows the US as the Most Attractive Place for Global Workers

Canada eclipses the US as the most stunning place for a global worker. This is according to a report on international talent. The Network and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) took a survey of 209,000 people from 190 different countries. This report proves that the recent global pandemic played a significant role in affecting where

Canadian Immigration – Politician Seeks Proper Action on Approved PR Holders

A Canadian Member of Parliament (MP), Christine Normandin, has written a letter to Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. In the letter, she expresses the need of the federal government to address the problems of immigrants. These immigrants cannot enter Canada despite having COPRs. In the letter, she expresses her concern over the tough times some recently

Canada – US Border to Remain Closed For another Month, Experts to Meet For Discussion on Re-Opening

Canada announced to continue with the travel restrictions till April 21. Thus, there was a meeting between the leading border experts to discuss ways to re-open the Canada – US border. There was an announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He said all non-essential travel between the two countries would continue for another 30 days.

Canada Invites 5,000 CEC Candidates in Its Latest Express Entry Draw

In its latest Express Entry (EE) draw on March 18, Canada sends out 5,000 invitations to CEC candidates. This proves that the nation is indeed on its way to welcome 108,500 immigrants through the various EE programs. Recipients of the invitation had to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) with a minimum score