Manitoba Targets Ukrainians With New Canada Immigration Invitations

Manitoba Targets Ukrainians With New Canada Immigration Invitations
Canada immigration news: As part of Manitoba’s special immigration measures to aid those impacted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the province has conducted a fourth targeted draw. The draw took place on May 20 through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. It saw Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) issued to 13 candidates, requiring a minimum score of 60 points. To be...

New Alberta Express Entry Draw Sees Province Invite 100 Canada Immigration Candidates

New Alberta Express Entry Draw Sees Province Invite 100 Canada Immigration Candidates
Canada immigration news: Alberta has conducted a new draw through the Express Entry-linked stream of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program, inviting 100 candidates. The May 19 draw required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 382, 26 higher than the previous draw. Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that candidates have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to...

Canada Express Entry: Significant Changes To Allow Occupation-Based Invitations

Canada Express Entry: Significant Changes To Allow Occupation-Based Invitations
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is proposing significant changes to the Canada Express Entry system that will allow occupation-based invitations in amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. The amendments, proposed under Bill C-19, flesh out some of the detail first reported by immigration.ca in November 2021, giving the immigration minister more flexibility on who can be invited from the Express...

New British Columbia Draw Sees Province Issue 137 Canada Immigration Invitations

New British Columbia Draw Sees Province Issue 137 Canada Immigration Invitations
Canada immigration news: A new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program saw the province issue invitations to 137 candidates. The May 24 draw saw invitations issued in three different categories. Skilled workers and international graduates with a minimum score of 85 points received 115 invitations through the BC PNP Tech stream. A draw targeted at Healthcare workers saw 11 invitations...

Canada’s First Chartered Flight Brings In 328 Ukrainians

Canada’s First Chartered Flight Brings In 328 Ukrainians
Canada immigration news: Immigration Minister Sean Fraser says the first of three federally-chartered planes to bring Ukrainian refugees to the safety of Canada landed in Winnipeg on Monday afternoon with 328 of them. “Winnipeg has a proud history of welcoming Ukrainians and we know that these 328 newcomers will be embraced by their new communities,” said Fraser. Read More Canada Immigration...

Prince Edward Island Issues 153 Canada Immigration Invitations In New Provincial Draw

Prince Edward Island Issues 153 Canada Immigration Invitations In New Provincial Draw
Canada immigration news: Prince Edward Island has issued invitations to apply to 153 skilled worker and entrepreneur Canada immigration candidates in a new provincial draw. The May 20 draw saw invitations issued through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) streams. It saw 137 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry...

Canada’s Start-Up Visa: Business Program On Track For Record Number Of Immigrants In 2022

Canada’s Start-Up Visa: Business Program On Track For Record Number Of Immigrants In 2022
Canada immigration news: The popularity of Canada’s Start-Up Visa continues to rise, with the program on track for its best year yet in terms of welcoming new permanent residents in 2022. In the first quarter of 2022, 160 newcomers were welcomed through the SUV. If this trend continues for the next three quarters, Canada will welcome 640 new permanent residents...

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program: New Immigrants More Than Double In First Quarter

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program: New Immigrants More Than Double In First Quarter
Canada immigration news: New immigrants to Canada through the Parents and Grandparents Program have increased by more than double in the first quarter of 2022, compared with last year. Official figures show that 5,235 new permanent residents arrived in Canada’s 10 provinces via the PGP between January and March, a 148 percent increase from the 2,110 arrivals in 2021. The figure...

Quebec International Students At Universities In Outlying Regions To See Tuition Fees Slashed

Quebec International Students At Universities In Outlying Regions To See Tuition Fees Slashed
Canada immigration news: International students are to get a huge break on tuition fees provided they study in one of six fields at Quebec French-language colleges and universities outside of Greater Montreal. That’s a difference of roughly $21,000 per year in tuition per student, with the average tuition paid by Quebec international students with a study permit plummeting from $24,000...

Canada Immigration Could Break Through Record-Setting 2022 Target Of 431,645

Canada Immigration Could Break Through Record-Setting 2022 Target Of 431,645
Canada immigration news: Immigration to Canada surged in March this year, pushing the number of new permanent residents during the first quarter to a level that could see the country bust through its record-breaking target. The country welcomed 40,785 new permanent residents in March, up more than 9.2 per cent from the 37,335 the previous month and almost 15.2 per...