Canadian Immigration News – Weekly Roundup

This week in Canadian immigration news, a new public policy allows for certain visitors in Canada to apply for a work permit; two Express Entry draws took place, one targeting PNP candidates, one targeting CEC; the province of Alberta selected 300 Express Entry applicants and invited them to apply for nomination and International students studying in Atlantic Provinces, can expect to be able to be a part of the Atlantic Growth and Strategy Program.

In partnership with ITC News, here are the top stories in Canadian immigration news for the week of March 29, 2021.

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PUBLIC POLICY ALLOWS FOR CERTAIN VISITORS TO APPLY FOR A WORK PERMIT

Effective April 1st 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will accept work permit applications from foreign nationals in Canada on a valid visit visa who have a Canadian job offer [read more]

NOVA SCOTIAS INTERATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT AND INTEGRATION PROGRAM LAUNCHES

International students studying in Atlantic Provinces, can expect to be able to be a part of the Atlantic Growth and Strategy Program. An example of one school being; Cape Breton University, whereby students can expect to receive the support needed to feel a part of the community [read more]

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #180 | 284 PNP CANDIDATES SELECTED

In the 180th Express Entry draw, Canada issued284 invitations to Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. This draw was specific to Provincial Nominee Class candidates. The minimum CRS cut-off score for this draw was 778 [read more]

ALBERTA SELECTS 300 EXPRESS ENTRY CANDIDATES WITH CRS AS LOW AS 301

On March 26, 2021, The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) issued 300 Notification of Interest letters through the Alberta Express Entry Stream. Unlike most Federal Express Entry draws with the CRS cut off upwards of 460, applicants selected under the Express Entry stream were required to have a CRS of at least 301 [read more]

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #181 | 5000 CEC CANDIDATES SELECTED

In the 181st Express Entry draw, IRCC issued 5000 invitations to Express Entry candidates. This draw was specific to Canadian Experience Class candidates with a minimum CRS cut-off score of 432 [read more]

 

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Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Saskatchewan Invites 391 in Latest Expression of Interest Draw

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has invited a total of 391 candidates under the Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry sub-categories. The lowest ranking candidate invited in the September 27th round […]

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Manitoba Invites 650 Candidates to Apply for Nomination in Latest Draw

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) has released details from their September 23rd Expression of Interest draw. The results revealed that the province issued 650 […]

Family Sponsorship

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 […]

Jobs in Canada

Restauranteurs Want More Immigration Options for Foodservice Workers

In response to Canada’s foodservice labour shortage, Restaurants Canada is calling on the government to implement a strategy on the national level that would help […]

Visiting Canada

Canada to Lift India Flight Ban Next Week with New COVID-19 Measures

Transport Canada has announced that the flight ban from India will be extended until September 26, 2021. After the restriction has expired, travelers may enter […]

Living in Canada

Canadian Job Vacancies at Record High in Second Quarter of 2021

Statistics Canada has recently released the Job Vacancies report from the second quarter of 2021, revealing job vacancies are at a record high. As a […]

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