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Articles in Category - Temporary Residence
Syrian Refugees in Canada, Three Years Later
According to a recent Maclean’s article, 58,650 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada since the 2016 election.
A Newcomer’s Guide to Fredericton
Known as Atlantic Canada’s Riverfront Capital, Fredericton is one of the most charming and quaint cities in the country.
Provincial Nominee Program Draws: May 1 - 15
Several PNP draws have been held over the last few weeks, inviting candidates in Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba to their province of choice.
Express Entry Draw #117
Another Express Entry draw was held on May 15, inviting 500 candidates to apply through the Federal Skilled Trades program.
Minister Hussen Announces Plans for Immigration Consultant Legislation
New details of the government’s plan to crack down on unauthorized immigration consultants were recently released, following their initial Budget 2019 announcement.
Survey Shows Dip in Canada’s Unemployment Rate
Released on Friday, the April StatsCan Labour Force Survey indicates a 0.1% decline in Canada’s overall unemployment rate, which now stands at 5.7%.
Barriers to Permanent Residence for Caregiver Newcomers
Newcomer caregivers organized a demonstration in Toronto on Mother’s Day to protest the barriers they face under the current immigration caregiver program.
Some Students Face Difficulty Getting Canadian Visas
Students in countries such as Pakistan and Nigeria often face such stringent visa security screenings that it becomes difficult for them to come to Canada.
Crandall University to Launch Business Program for International Students
With the recent influx of international students in Canada, Crandall University in New Brunswick has developed a business program specifically tailored to them.
Atlantic Immigration Pilot: Spouses Can Now Apply for Work Permits
New changes to the Atlantic Immigration pilot will make it possible for spouses of newcomers accepted through the program to apply for a larger variety of work permits.
Minister Hussen Responds to Auditor General’s Report
A recent report by the Auditor General of Canada highlighted a large backlog in refugee claims that has affected wait times on decisions.
The Provincial Nominee Programs of the Northern Territories
Provincial Nominee Programs are one of the most popular channels for skilled newcomers who want to work or study in Canada.
Parents and Grandparents Program Deadline is June 28
The PGP program helps immigrants unite their families by allowing them to sponsor a parent or grandparent to immigrate to Canada.
Saskatchewan PNP Draw
Saskatchewan held its fifth PNP draw this year, with 121 candidates invited through the Occupations In-Demand program and 81 through the Express Entry program.
Queen’s University Developing Immigration Consulting Diploma
Queens University and Université de Sherbrooke are currently developing a diploma program for immigration consultants, set to launch in 2021.