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Canada Reopens Parents and Grandparents Program in 2023 to Reunite Families

Family reunification is a central part of Canada’s immigration system. The government is determined to assist Canadian citizens and permanent residents in bringing their loved […]

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New Measures to Strengthen Family Reunification Announced

Today Immigration Minister Sean Fraser made an announcement about changes to strengthen family class immigration in Canada. 

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Families of Some Work Permit Holders are Now Eligible for OWP

It was announced on December 2nd by Canada’s immigration minister Sean Fraser, that IRCC will begin to extend Open Work Permits (OWP) to the spouses […]

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PGP 2022 Lottery Has Been Completed

The IRCC has announced that it has finished issuing invitations for the 2022 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). About 23,100 invitations to apply were issued […]

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15,000 Applications to be Accepted Under the Parents and Grandparents Program

The IRCC has announced the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) application process for 2022. Another PGP lottery will be held which will draw from the […]

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IRCC Begins Inviting Potential Parent and Grandparent Sponsors

Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has begun randomly inviting applicants who had submitted their interest to sponsor their parents and grandparents. IRCC will be issuing […]

TRV Refusal Rate at 70% for Overseas Spousal Sponsorship Applicants

Numbers from November 2020 have revealed an extraordinarily high refusal rate of temporary resident visas (TRV) to applicants with ongoing overseas spousal or partner sponsorship […]

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