British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues At Least 353 Canada Immigration Invitations

British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues At Least 353 Canada Immigration Invitations
British Columbia issued at least 353 Canada immigration invitations in new draws through multiple streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The September 21 draws were targeted at tech, teaching and health occupations. The first draw, aimed specifically at regions outside Metro Vancouver, included tech occupations.  It saw 341 invitations issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international...

Canada’s Start-Up Visa Seeing Record-Breaking Number Of New Immigrants

Canada’s Start-Up Visa Seeing Record-Breaking Number Of New Immigrants
Canada’s Start-Up Visa (SUV) program is skyrocketing in popularity in 2022, projected to welcome a record number of foreign nationals setting up new businesses here. In the first five months of this year, the SUV has seen 250 new permanent residents settle in Canada.  That puts Canada on track to welcome 600 new permanent residents through the program in 2022, the...

ArriveCAN To Become Optional, Vaccine Requirements To Be Scrapped For Travellers To Canada

ArriveCAN To Become Optional, Vaccine Requirements To Be Scrapped For Travellers To Canada
Canada immigration news: Canada is to scrap the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for visitors, make using the ArriveCAN optional and stop random tests at the end of September. Travellers will still have to wear face masks on planes for domestic flights and on trains. Anonymous sources have reportedly told the Globe and Mail, one of Canada’s national newspapers, that the controversial measures...

Largest-Ever Masters Graduate Draw Sees Ontario Issue 823 Canada Immigration Invitations

Largest-Ever Masters Graduate Draw Sees Ontario Issue 823 Canada Immigration Invitations
Ontario has issued 823 Canada immigration invitations in a new Expression of Interest draw through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Masters Graduate stream. The mammoth draw, the largest since invitations began being issued through the Masters Graduate stream, was conducted on September 20, 2022. Candidates required a score of 33 or above and needed to have submitted their profile within the...

Canada’s Could Land More Than 470,000 Newcomers In 2022 At Current Rate Of Immigration

Canada’s Current Rate Of Immigration Could See It Land More Than 470,000 Immigrants In 2022
Canada immigration news: Canada’s rate of immigration is skyrocketing this year even beyond the dreams of the Century Initiative, a non-profit organization which wants the country to more than double its population to 100 million by the year 2100. The latest data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals the country welcomed 274,980 new permanent residents in the first...

Canada’s Temporary To Permanent Residence Immigration Plan Unveiled

Canada’s Temporary To Permanent Residence Immigration Plan Unveiled
Canada’s strategy for improving pathways for the transition from temporary to permanent residency has been outlined by Immigration Minister Sean Fraser. Fraser presented details of his five-pillar approach, which will benefit temporary workers and international students, in the Canadian parliament’s routine proceedings on Tuesday, September 20. It followed a motion introduced in May urging Ottawa to “publicly release a plan to...

Manitoba PNP Draw: Province Invites 436 Canada Immigration Candidates

Manitoba PNP Draw: Province Invites 436 Canada Immigration Candidates
Manitoba has conducted a new draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, issuing 436 Letters of Advice to Apply to Canada immigration candidates. The September 8 draw saw LAAs issued through three MPNP streams. Skilled Workers in Manitoba received 388 LAAs, with the lowest ranked candidates scoring 613 points. International Education Stream candidates received 41 LAAs. The remaining 7 LAAs went to Skilled...

Prince Edward Island PNP Draw: Province Issues 147 Canada Immigration Invitations

Prince Edward Island PNP Draw: Province Issues 147 Canada Immigration Invitations
Prince Edward Island has conducted a new provincial draw, issuing invitations to apply to 147 skilled workers and entrepreneur Canada immigration candidates. The September 15 draw saw invitations issued through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) streams. It saw 142 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates, while Business...

Candidates Can Apply Online For Canada Permanent Residence Starting Soon

Online Applications For More Canada Immigration Programs Starting Soon
Online applications start Friday for sponsorship and adoption programs, non-Express Entry Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP), Quebec Skilled Worker programs and the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP)  – but other programs for permanent residence are going to be phased in later.  “Immigration is about people. It’s about starting a new job, reuniting a family and creating a new life in...

Thousands Protest To Support Canada Permanent Residence For Undocumented Migrants

Thousands Protest To Support Canada Permanent Residence For Undocumented Migrants
Canada immigration news: Thousands of migrants and their supporters took to the streets in Canadian cities throughout the country over the weekend to keep up pressure on Ottawa as it develops a new pathway for undocumented migrants to become permanent residents. In Canada’s biggest city, hundreds protested in the rain on Saturday.  "We have a historic opportunity right now to fix...