Tag: Refugees and Citizenship Canada

New Online Platform Sees Canadian Citizenship Knowledge Tests Resume

Canada is resuming citizenship knowledge tests online, eight months after they were suspended due to the coronavirus crisis. A new online platform was launched by...

Canada Immigration Limited to 15,000 in September Due to Coronavirus Restrictions

Travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic continued to dramatically impact Canada’s permanent resident arrivals in September. The 15,000 newcomers arriving in September...

Canadian Citizenship Knowledge Tests: When Will They Resume Amid Coronavirus?

Applicants for Canadian citizenship are calling for knowledge tests placed on hold since March because of the coronavirus pandemic to resume. Many permanent residents applying...

New Figures Show Canada Permanent Resident Numbers Dropped Again in August

The recovery seen in the aftermath of the first wave of coronavirus stuttered for a second consecutive month in August, as Canada immigration numbers...

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...

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...

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...

Ontario Receives 700 Extra Spaces After Reaching 2019 Nomination Allocation

Ontario immigration has received an increase of 700 nominations from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada after reaching its 2019 allocation. Canada’s most populous province had...

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