Major Demand For Canada Jobs In Nursing, Manufacturing, Hospitality After COVID-19

Major Demand For Canada Jobs In Nursing, Manufacturing, Hospitality After COVID-19
Canada immigration news: As Canada gradually emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and public health restrictions are eased, jobs for nurses are going begging and so too are many in hotels, restaurants, stores and lumberyards.  In its latest Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada reports the job vacancy rate, which measures the number of vacant positions as a proportion of all jobs...

Canada Urged To Look To Immigrants To Solve Severe Skilled Trades Labour Shortage

Canada Urged To Look To Immigrants To Solve Severe Skilled Trades Labour Shortage
Canada immigration news: An RBC Economics and Thought Leadership report says Ottawa needs to work harder to recruit immigrants to resolve the severe labour shortage as tradespeople retire. “The federal government and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) should close the gap between the target and actual intake of immigrants in the skilled trades by more aggressively promoting Canadian trades...

New Pathways Job Matching Program For Immigrants To Newfoundland & Labrador

New Pathways Job Matching Program For Immigrants To Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada immigration news: Newfoundland and Labrador employers are getting a new tool to help them hire immigrants, temporary foreign workers and international students: the Pathways Job Matching program. Under the new program, employers will be able to fill full-time jobs and newcomers will be able to find work more easily. “By directly matching employers in need with people wanting to live...

Confirming Your Canadian Permanent Residence Online: All You Need To Know

Confirming Your Canadian Permanent Residence Online: All You Need To Know
Canada immigration news: New permanent residents to Canada can now quickly and easily confirm their status online without any need for an in-person interview in most cases simply by going to the secure Permanent Residence Portal of the federal government. The first step in doing that, though, is to ensure the received email asking the permanent resident to do that...

Canadian Employers Start Salary Bidding War to Attract Workers 

Canadian Employers Start Salary Bidding War to Attract Workers 
Canada immigration news: The new year is starting to look like a very good one for workers hoping to get a raise as employers throughout Canada plan to bump up salaries. “Canadian employers are walking a tightline as they juggle and balance a number of factors when it comes to making decisions about their 2022 salary and workforce planning,” says...

Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Draw: Province Issues 30 Invitations Through 2 Streams

Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Draw: Province Issues 30 Invitations Through 2 Streams
Canada immigration news: Nova Scotia immigration has issued 30 invitations through two streams in a new business immigration draw through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. The September 13 draw saw 28 invitations issued through the Entrepreneur stream, with a minimum score of 120. It also saw two invitations issued through the International Graduate Entrepreneur stream, this time with a minimum score...

New Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Stream Draw Sees 41 Invitations Issued

New Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Stream Draw Sees 41 Invitations Issued
Canada immigration news: Saskatchewan immigration has issued 41 invitations with a minimum score of 110 in a new Entrepreneur stream draw. The September 2 draw is the second since they resumed for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) suspended draws as of March 2020, the month the deadly virus first swept through...

New Ontario In-Demand Skills Stream Draw Sees 72 Immigration Invitations Issued

New Ontario In-Demand Skills Stream Draw Sees 72 Immigration Invitations Issued
Canada immigration news: A new draw under Ontario immigration’s Employer Job Offer In-Demand Skills stream saw the province issue 72 Invitations To Apply (ITA) through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The September 22 draw saw the province target 19 National Occupational Classification codes with 65 invitations through its Expression of Interest system.  It also targeted Regional Immigration Pilot candidates with 7...

New BC PNP Tech Draw Sees 74 Immigration Invitations Issued

British Columbia Draw: Province Invites 409 Immigration Candidates Through BC PNP
Canada immigration news: British Columbia immigration has conducted a new BC PNP Tech draw, issuing 74 invitations to skilled workers and international graduates. The September 21 draw featured invitations through four streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program.  Minimum scores were 80 for all four streams. The featured streams were: SI – Skilled Worker SI – International Graduate EEBC –...

International Experience Canada: Fully-Vaccinated Applicants Do Not Need Job Offer

International Experience Canada: Fully-Vaccinated Applicants Do Not Need Job Offer
Canada immigration news: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says fully-vaccinated foreign nationals who want to come to Canada for working holidays do not need to have job offers. Under the International Experience Canada (IEC) program, the fully-vaccinated need only have their port of entry letter – and their negative pre-entry COVID-19 test result – to enter Canada. Read More Canada...