Monthly Archives: October 2020

Canada Beating Immigration Targets For 2021, Welcomes 26,600 Permanent Residents In January

Canada To Welcome 400,000 Immigrants Per Year to Fuel Post-Coronavirus Economic Recovery

Canada is to welcome more than 1.2 million newcomers between 2021 and 2023, dramatically increasing immigration to boost its economic recovery from the coronavirus...
British Columbia Immigration Draw Targets 354 Skilled Workers and International Graduates

British Columbia Immigration Draw Targets 354 Skilled Workers and International Graduates

British Columbia immigration issued 354 invitations to apply to skilled workers and international graduates in a new provincial draw.  The October 27 draw saw British...
Quebec Pumps $246m Into Immigrant Recruitment and Retention

Quebec Immigration Plan: More Newcomers in 2021 to Boost Coronavirus Recovery

The Quebec provincial government announced on Thursday that the province expects to welcome between 13,000 and 18,000 fewer immigrants than planned in 2020, a...
Quebec Opens Consultation Period for 3 New Immigration Pilot Programs

Quebec Opens Consultation Period for 3 New Immigration Pilot Programs

Quebec has offered more details of three new Quebec immigration pilot programs targeting specific occupations in a draft regulation. The details were put forward in...
Quebec Business Immigration Programs: Application Limits Published

Quebec Business Immigration Programs: Application Limits Published

Quebec has published details of the number of applications to be received under its business immigration programs. The announcement from the Ministry of Immigration, Francization...
Safe Third Country Agreement: Federal Court of Appeal Stays Decision to Strike it Down

Safe Third Country Agreement: Federal Court of Appeal Stays Decision to Strike it Down

A Trudeau government request to stay a ruling to strike down the Safe Third Country Agreement has been granted by Canada’s Federal Court of...
Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot: Moose Jaw Publishes First Details

Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot: Moose Jaw Publishes First Details

Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan has become the latest to launch details of its participation in the Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). In a statement...
Nova Scotia Immigration Draw Targets Programmers and Developers Under NOC 2174

Nova Scotia Immigration Draw Targets Programmers and Developers Under NOC 2174

Nova Scotia immigration has conducted a new draw through the province’s Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream, targeting programmers and interactive media developers (NOC...
Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program: Serious Alternative for U.S. H-1B Visa Candidates

Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program: Serious Alternative for U.S. H-1B Visa Candidates

U.S. President Donald Trump’s overhaul of the H-1B visa program in October made it more expensive and difficult to get highly-skilled immigrant workers into...
New Manitoba Immigration Draw Sees 206 LAAs Issued

New Manitoba Immigration Draw Sees 206 LAAs Issued

Manitoba immigration’s latest provincial draw saw the majority of 206 Letters of Advice to Apply go t Skilled Workers in Manitoba candidates. The October 22...

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