Monthly Archives: September 2020

Ontario Immigration Receives 1,215 Registrations for Masters Graduate Stream

Ontario Immigration Receives 1,215 Registrations for Masters Graduate Stream

Ontario immigration opened an application window for the Masters Graduate Stream on September 29, with 1,215 registrations received. The popular Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program stream...
Impact of Coronavirus Crisis on Canada Immigration Laid Bare By Provincial Figures

Impact of Coronavirus Crisis on Canada Immigration Laid Bare By Provincial Figures

The first seven months of 2020 saw nine out of 10 Canadian provinces record a drop in immigration above 40 percent, the latest figures...
Canada Adds Another Month to COVID-19 International Travel Restrictions

Canada Extends Coronavirus-Related International Travel Restrictions

Canada’s international travel restrictions, in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus, have been extended by another month, to October 31, 2020. The decision was...
Nova Scotia Immigration Draw: Province Targets Mechanics Through Labour Market Priorities Stream

Nova Scotia Immigration Draw: Province Targets Mechanics Through Labour Market Priorities Stream

Nova Scotia immigration has conducted a new draw through the province’s Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream, aimed at automobile mechanics. The September 24 draw...
Saskatchewan Immigration Draw Targets 81 Occupations with 535 Invites

Saskatchewan Immigration Draw Targets 81 Occupations with 535 Invites

Saskatchewan immigration has targeted 81 occupations with 535 invitations in the province’s latest Expression of Interest draw. The September 24 Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program draw...
Spousal Immigration Application Processing Boosted to 6,000 Per Month: IRCC

Spousal Immigration Application Processing Boosted to 6,000 Per Month: IRCC

Canadian immigration authorities have vowed to cut waiting times for families by processing 6,000 spousal applications per month from October to December. Immigration Minister Marco...
Canada Rated No 1 in World For Welcoming Immigrants

Canada Rated No 1 in World For Welcoming Immigrants

Canada is the most welcoming place on Earth – and far more tolerant than the United States – for immigrants, a newly-released Gallup poll...
Canada’s Throne Speech: Ottawa Reaffirms Commitment to Immigration

Canada’s Throne Speech: Ottawa Reaffirms Commitment to Immigration

Canada’s federal government says immigration will be an important ‘driver of economic growth’ during the COVID-19 crisis recovery, reaffirming its commitment to bringing in...
British Columbia Immigration Issues 74 Invitations Targeting 29 Tech Occupations

British Columbia Immigration Issues 74 Invitations Targeting 29 Tech Occupations

British Columbia immigration has targeted 29 technology occupations with 74 invitations in a new draw through the BC PNP Tech Pilot. The September 22 draw...
Biometrics Exemption for Certain Canada Permanent Residence Applicants

Biometrics Exemption for Certain Canada Permanent Residence Applicants

Certain applicants for Canada permanent residence have been exempted from providing biometrics in a new measure designed to mitigate the impact of coronavirus restrictions. The...

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