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Fingerprint Verification is Coming to Canadian Airports

The Government of Canada will soon require fingerprint verification in Primary Inspection Kiosks for non-Canadians seeking to enter the country.

IRB Responds to Legal Aid Legislation Change

The Ontario government’s announcement of cuts to refugees’ legal aid funding has caused the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada to update their procedures and available information.

Canada Grants Funding to Help Newcomers Find Jobs

The Canadian government has provided $570,000 in funding to the Association for New Canadians to support the integration of newcomers.

Canadian Government Introduces Agri-Food Immigration Pilot

The Government of Canada is addressing job shortages in the meat processing and mushroom production sectors by introducing the three-year “Agri-Food Immigration Pilot.”

Provincial Nominee Program Draws: July 9—15

This week, British Columbia and Ontario each held provincial draws, issuing a total of 1,841 invitations.

10 National Parks That You Should Visit in Canada

It’s no secret that Canada can claim some of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet.

Entrepreneur Stream Candidates in Ontario Must Re-Register

Recent changes to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program mean that unselected candidates who registered for the Entrepreneur Stream before July 8 must re-apply to be considered for future draws.

Express Entry Draw #121

Canada invited 3,600 newcomers to apply for Express Entry on July 10, the largest such draw since January.

Government Invests $5.4 Billion to Help Solve Quebec’s Labour Shortage

Last month, the federal government confirmed funding of $5.4 billion to create employment skills training programs.

CAPIC Denounces Unethical Immigration Lawyer

The Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) has condemned Winnipeg immigration lawyer Paul Hesse, who misled clients for personal gain, according to a CBC report.

New Caregiver Programs Come with a Catch

The two new caregiver pilot programs announced by Minister Hussen in June come with a surprising new financial requirement.

Provincial Premiers Call on Feds to Bolster Immigration System

Premiers in provinces and territories have called on the federal government to speed up processing times and safeguard economic immigration.

Ontario Government Amends Nominee Program

The Ontario government has updated the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program to include truck drivers and personal support workers as part of its In-Demand Skills list.

Interim Pathway for Caregivers Reopens

Newcomers with Canadian experience as a home care or childcare provider will be able to apply for permanent residence through the Interim Pathway for Caregivers until October 8, 2019.

Provincial Nominee Program Draws: July 1—8

Three new PNP draws have taken place in July, with British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba issuing a total of 441 invitations under various provincial streams.