Canada Labour Shortage: Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs in Nova Scotia

Canada Labour Shortage: Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs in Nova Scotia
Canada immigration news: Nova Scotia is looking to fill jobs with skilled workers through economic immigration programs for occupations in the healthcare, hospitality, finance and other sectors as it rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic. TD Economics is projecting growth in Maritime province’s real GDP of 4.2 per cent this year, more than reversing its slump due to the COVID-19 global...

First Privately-Sponsor Afghan Refugees Arrive In Canada

First Privately-Sponsor Afghan Refugees Arrive In Canada
Canada immigration news: The first group of privately-sponsored Afghan refugees arrive in Canada on Thursday, with a plane carrying 250 people landing at Toronto’s Pearson Airport. The group arrives under Canada’s world-renowned Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program, which sees Canadians or organizations such as faith groups and cultural associations support their arrival in host communities. “In the coming days, this group...

Stellar Month For Canada Jobs Sees Unemployment Drop To 6%

Stellar Month For Canada Jobs Sees Unemployment Drop To 6%
Canada immigration news: Canada saw unemployment drop to 6 percent in November  – within 0.3 percent of pre-COVID levels – after adding nearly 154,000 jobs. In a stellar month for Canada jobs, every single Canadian province saw employment increases, with Quebec’s unemployment plummeting to 4.5 percent, according to the latest Labour Market Survey from Statistics Canada. Demographically, women aged 25 to...

New Manitoba Draw Sees Province Invite 438 Canada Immigration Candidates

New Manitoba Draw Sees Province Invite 438 Canada Immigration Candidates
Canada immigration news: A new Canada immigration draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program saw the province issue 438 Letters of Advice to Apply to skilled workers and international graduates. The December 2 draw saw LAAs issued through three MPNP streams. Skilled Workers in Manitoba received 358 LAAs, with the lowest ranked candidates scoring 449 points. International Education Stream candidates received 29...

All You Need To Know To Immigrate To Canadian Province Of Prince Edward Island

All You Need To Know To Immigrate To Canadian Province Of Prince Edward Island
Canada immigration news: A TD Economics forecast says the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island is poised to grow its real GDP by three per cent in the coming year after managing roughly four per cent growth this year. COVID-19 public health restrictions in the province were more relaxed than in many other regions of Canada due to Prince Edward...

Here Are Newfoundland & Labrador’s Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs

Here Are Newfoundland & Labrador’s Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs
Canada immigration news: Newfoundland & Labrador is a great place for foreign nationals looking to immigrate to Canada due to major labour shortages – but only if they are looking for work in the right sectors. While the housing market is very strong in Newfoundland and Labrador and restaurants, bars and hotels are desperately looking for staff – as are...

New BC PNP Tech Draw Sees British Columbia Issue 89 Canada Immigration Invitations

New BC PNP Tech Draw Sees British Columbia Issue 89 Canada Immigration Invitations
Canada immigration news: A new BC PNP Tech draw saw British Columbia issue 89 Canada immigration invitations to skilled workers and international graduates. The November 30 draw featured invitations through four streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. Minimum scores were 78 for all four streams. The featured streams were: SI – Skilled Worker SI – International Graduate EEBC –...

Omicron: Canada Expands Travel Ban List, To Require COVID-19 Test For Air Arrivals

Omicron: Canada Expands Travel Ban List, To Require COVID-19 Test For Air Arrivals
Canada immigration news: In a bid to stop the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant, Canada is to require all arrivals by air except those coming from the U.S. to take a COVID-19 test, it was announced on Tuesday. Ottawa is also adding three new countries to its southern Africa travel ban list – Nigeria, Malawi and Egypt – bringing...

International Students: Online Studies Until August 2022 Now Count Towards Canada PGWP

International Students: Online Studies Until August 2022 Now Count Towards Canada PGWP
Canada immigration news: The period international students can complete their studies online and still qualify for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) has been extended. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says 100 percent of online studies between March 2020 and August 31, 2022 can count towards the PGWP. Read More Canada Immigration News International Student Enrolment To Rise Above Pre-COVID Levels For...

Canada’s New COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements Come Into Force

Canada’s New COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements Come Into Force
Canada immigration news: All those travelling within and out of Canada are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 from today. The change, announced earlier in November, means a negative PCR test is no longer accepted as an alternative to vaccination unless travellers are covered by an exemption. Further changes also coming into force include the removal of the negative test requirement...