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Canada sets record-breaking new immigration targets with international graduates a priority

CIC News Canada has set record-breaking new targets for immigration, aiming to welcome more than 450,000 permanent residents in 2024 aloneFrom now through 2024, more than a million people from all over the world will become CanadiansInternational students are a top priority in the new targets, and the immigration streams [...]

By |2022-03-07T15:01:17+00:00March 7, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opening On Sunday: Canada’s Newly-Permanent Atlantic Immigration Program

CIC News Canada immigration news: Canada’s newly-announced Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) is going to start taking applications this Sunday from skilled foreign workers and international graduates hoping to get their permanent residence in one of the four Atlantic Canadian provinces.The permanent pathway to immigration for the Atlantic Canadian provinces on [...]

By |2022-03-07T14:54:55+00:00March 7, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Canadian border measures now in effect Travellers may now enter Canada with an antigen test, and other COVID-19 measures in effect as of February 28

CIC News As of February 28 at 12:01 a.m., Canada is allowing travellers to enter the country with a pre-arrival antigen test. Before, travellers needed to have a molecular test, such as a PCR test, taken within 72 hours before their scheduled flight or arrival at the border. [...]

By |2022-03-07T14:46:11+00:00March 7, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Canada increases target to 432,000 immigrants in 2022 under Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024

CIC News The Canadian government has just announced its Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024.Canada is increasing its immigration targets yet again. It will look to welcome almost 432,000 new immigrants this year instead of its initial plan to welcome 411,000 newcomers.The announcement came today at approximately 3:35 PM Eastern Standard Time.Over [...]

By |2022-02-15T18:10:48+00:00February 15, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Immigration — not fertility — driving Canada’s population growth

CIC News Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Minister Sean Fraser is expected to announce Canada’s new 2022-2024 immigration intake levels plan by the end of the month, which will also outline the programs under which these newcomers will be admitted.Immigration, not fertility, drove Canada’s population growth over the past [...]

By |2022-02-15T17:54:57+00:00February 15, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canada fastest growing country in G7 thanks to immigration

CIC News The newly-released findings reveal Canada grew about twice as fast as other G7 countries, which include France, Germany, Italy, Japan, U.K. and U.S. Canada’s population growth over the the past half decade has been largely driven by immigration, according to 2021 census data. Statistics Canada captured the [...]

By |2022-02-15T18:04:28+00:00February 15, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s behind the rapid population growth in regions in B.C. and the Maritimes?

CIC News The first findings from the 2021 census paint a picture of how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is changing population growth habits in this country, shedding light on what Canadians are more commonly choosing when it comes to the communities they call home.Canada added 1.8 million people to its [...]

By |2022-02-15T17:45:24+00:00February 15, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canada announces measures to improve immigration processing times

CIC News Immigration Minister Sean Fraser has brought forth Canada’s plans to get the immigration system back on track.In the 2021 Budget, Canada allocated $85 million to reduce processing times across all IRCC lines of business. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also called on Fraser to reduce processing times in the [...]

By |2022-02-02T14:05:44+00:00February 2, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canada’s Passport Power Increases In New Index

CIC News A new index reveals the Canadian passport is now an even better deal compared to the passports of other countries for those who like to travel visa-free.In the organization’s first-quarter ranking of the passports of countries all over the world, Henley & Partners put the Canadian passport in [...]

By |2022-02-02T13:58:28+00:00February 2, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ontario nominated 9,000 for permanent residence in 2021

CIC News Ontario nominated 9,000 immigration applicants for permanent residence in 2021, hundreds more than planned.Last May, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) announced that it was allowed to welcome 8,600 newcomers in 2021. Of these, 250 could be working in National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level C occupations, which [...]

By |2022-02-02T13:51:32+00:00February 2, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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