Canada Express Entry Returns: What is the Comprehensive Ranking System?

Canada Express Entry Returns: What is the Comprehensive Ranking System?
Canada immigration news: Foreign nationals who are hoping to immigrate to the country through the Express Entry system have their profiles scored using the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The CRS is a points-based system used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to assess and score every foreign national’s profile submitted to the Express Entry pool. Read More Canada Immigration News Canada...

Canada Express Entry Returns: How To Get In The Express Entry Pool

Canada Express Entry Returns: How To Get In The Express Entry Pool
Canada immigration news: Foreign nationals who want to immigrate to Canada as skilled workers can use a fast-track system called Express Entry by creating an online profile and applying – if they are eligible - under one of three federal immigration programs. Those programs, the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and Canadian Experience Class all draw on...

Ontario Immigration: Ottawa Increases 2022 PNP Nomination Allocation

Ontario Immigration: Ottawa Increases 2022 PNP Nomination Allocation
Canada immigration news: Canada’s federal government has increased the number of immigrants Ontario can nominate through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The OINP’s nomination allocation was boosted to 9,750 this year, up more than 8 percent on the 9,000 candidates it nominated in 2021. The 2021 figure included an initial allocation of 8,600, before adding a further 400 when...

New British Columbia Draw Sees 182 Canada Immigration Invitations Issued

New British Columbia Draw Sees 182 Canada Immigration Invitations Issued
Canada immigration news: A new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program saw the province issue invitations to 182 candidates. The June 28 draws were split into two categories: general and targeted. In the general draw, which included tech occupations, 159 invitations were issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged from 75...

New Task Force To Tackle Canada’s Immigration Application Backlog

New Task Force To Tackle Canada’s Immigration Application Backlog
Canada immigration news: A task force to tackle the growing immigration application backlog at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has been set up by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The task force’s goal is to reduce wait times, clear backlogs, and improve the overall quality of services provided to Canadians. As labour shortages continue to lead to air travel delays...

Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto Among Most Livable Cities In The World

Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto Among Most Livable Cities In The World
Canada immigration news: Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto are among the top 10 most liveable cities in the world, says a new ranking by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).  “The top 10 of our rankings remains dominated by western European cities, along with several from Canada,” notes the EIU. “In the second place, behind Vienna, is Copenhagen, while Calgary has jumped...

How Americans Angry With Abortion Ruling Can Immigrate To Canada

How Americans Angry With Abortion Ruling Can Immigrate To Canada
Canada immigration news: The USA is lurching to the right on a number of important issues, with the latest example the highly controversial move by the Supreme Court to end women’s right to abortion. With the decision leaving many Americans feeling disenfranchised and frightened about the direction their country is headed, Canada could be an ideal destination for those who...

Canada Increasingly Reliant On Temporary Workers, International Students

Canada Increasingly Reliant On Temporary Workers, International Students
Canada immigration news: Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) and international students are being increasingly relied on by Canadian businesses to fill vacant jobs, and that’s helping a growing number get their permanent residency here. In its latest Research to Insights: Immigration as a Source of Labour Supply report, Statistics Canada says the number of temporary foreign workers in Canada was seven...

Canada Immigration Drives Fastest First Quarter Population Growth For 30 Years

Canada Immigration Drives Fastest First Quarter Population Growth For 30 Years
Canada immigration news: Canada's immigration fuelled population growth in the first three months of this year the likes of which it has not seen for a first quarter in more than 30 years. “Canada's population was estimated at 38,654,738 on Apr. 1, 2022, an increase of 127,978 people up three-tenths of one per cent from Jan. 1, 2022,” reports Statistics...

International Tech Start-Ups In Ontario Get $3m Boost

International Tech Start-Ups In Ontario Get $3m Boost
Canada immigration news: An Ontario business incubator’s network received a $3 million boost from Ottawa last week to help international entrepreneurs start-up businesses and get their permanent residence in Canada. “Our government recognizes the importance of global business attraction and the role it plays in Canada’s economic development recovery,” said Helena Jaczek, the minister responsible for the Federal Economic Agency...