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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns and restrictions on non-essential travel, the number of international tourists arriving in Canada has dropped more
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On March 3, 2021, Nova Scotia published the results of the new draw in the Entrepreneur Stream of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) that
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On March 3, 2021, Alberta published a new update of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). On February 16, 2021, the province conducted a new
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On March 3, 2021, the Quebec government officially announced the launch of three pilot programs whose goal is to meet the need of the specific
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On March 2, 2021, British Columbia conducted two draws in the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry British Columbia (EEBC) categories of the British Columbia
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On March 3, 2021, the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) conducted the second draw in the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (FSSW) in 2021. In this
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The acquisition of the French language by newcomers in Quebec has been hampered by the pandemic. Director of the settlement organization Bienvenue à Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG)
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Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released the final Express Entry Permanent Residence admissions data for 2020. Despite the COVID-19, IRCC finalized 63,925 PR
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On March 2, 2021, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) held a new draw in the Human Capital Priorities Stream. In this round, OINP issued
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COVID-19 has spotlighted an urgent demand for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) and Development Services Workers (DSWs), spurring investment into the home and community care by
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According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), in 2020, Canada admitted 106,425 immigrants in the economic class. This number includes 66,025 immigrants under the
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On March 1, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) officially opened the International Experience Canada program. Unfortunately, due to some technical difficulties, some IEC
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Statistics Canada and IRCC released a joint survey report on February 24, 2021, stating that international students earned less income than their Canadian classmates in
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On February 26, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) updated program delivery instructions for assessing the applicants’ ability to establish themselves in Canada during
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On February 26, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released updated instructions in the Operational Bulletin 633. The new instructions are related to requests
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On February 26, 2021, Manitoba conducted the fourth draw in 2021 in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). In round #109, Manitoba invited 158 candidates
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On February 24, 2021, the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) released an updated official guide to the Skilled Worker Stream. The new guide includes
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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Stanford University’s Immigration Policy Lab have developed the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration (CIMI). This online tool allows
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On February 25, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) published an update to the COVID-19 travel restriction instructions regarding the extended family member exemption.
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As Canada is currently experiencing a public health emergency, IRCC made an update regarding students travelling to Canada. Beginning February 4, 2021, international students who