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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...

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...

IRCC to Resume Limited In-Person Canada Immigration Services From Monday September...

Canada’s immigration authorities are taking the first tentative steps towards in-person services suspended since March due to the coronavirus crisis. An announcement on September 17...

Canada’s July Permanent Resident Admissions Drop 30% to 13,645

Canada’s new permanent admissions dropped off in July, halting the immigration recovery seen since the start of the coronavirus crisis. The latest federal government figures...

Temporary Foreign Workers More Likely to Get Jobs, Earn More Money Than...

Immigrants who land a job and work in Canada before making a permanent move earn more money and are more likely to remain employed...

Special Canada Immigration Measures For Those Affected By Lebanon Explosions

Ottawa is introducing special immigration measures for Lebanese citizens and Canadians impacted by the two explosions that rocked Beirut and left hundreds of thousands...

Parents and Grandparents Program Delayed For Development Of New Intake Process

The intake process for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) has been delayed by Canada’s federal government. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says...

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