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Canada's Global Talent Stream is to Become Permanent

Published on: Apr 08, 2019 | Tags: Canada Work Permit, Canada Visa, Canada Visa Application

Introduction Canada’s pilot scheme for the Global Talent Stream has been heralded as game changing for startups in the country. The federal government has proposed that it should be made permanent, which is a move welcomed by many, according to a statement by the Council of Canadian Innovators. Employers in certain industries will benefit The Global Talent Stream was…

Canada is closing the Safe Third Country Agreement loophole

Published on: Mar 20, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada Entry Requirements, Canadian Refugee

Introduction Canada's Bill Blair, Border Security Minister, has been in discussions with U.S. policymakers about closing a loophole in the border arrangement between the U.S. and Canada, known as the Safe Third Country Agreement. Access to Canada via unofficial border crossings According to the Safe Third Country Agreement, those seeking asylum are not able to ask for…

Canada's Caregivers to be Given the Opportunity for Permanent Residence

Published on: Mar 05, 2019 | Tags: Canada Work Permit, Canada Visa

Introduction Care workers in Canada will soon be able to take advantage of two five-year pilot schemes focusing on caregivers in the country. Replacing schemes that have expired or proven to be ineffective, these new programs are called the "Home Child Care Provider Pilot" and the "Home Support Worker Pilot". They will enable carers to enter Canada along with their family members. In the…

New Funding for Pre-settlement Services to Welcome Newcomers

Published on: Feb 19, 2019 | Tags: Canada Visa, Canada eTA, Canada Immigration

Introduction The Canadian government has announced new funding for immigrants and refugees waiting to come to Canada, with over $18 million earmarked for this purpose. The funds will help various Canadian bodies to provide learning and support services to newcomers and is part of an already effective Canada immigration program. These funds are allocated within the government's four-year…

New Immigration Pilot Shines a Light on Canada's Smaller Communities

Published on: Jan 30, 2019 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Immigration, Canada Visa, Canada eTA

Introduction Ahmed Hussen, Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has recently announced a new immigration pilot scheme named the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. This is a five-year scheme that will work with communities and some provincial and territorial governments to access support services for immigrants. The aim is to help new arrivals to integrate into…

A promising outlook for Canada's Provincial Nominee Program

Published on: Jan 12, 2019 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) was one of the top Canada immigration programs of 2018 and is likely to be just as important in 2019. The PNP gives provinces and territories the opportunity to welcome a set number of economic immigrants every year by offering them permanent residency. Different nomination methods Some economic immigrants are accepted…

Women Are the Focus of the IRCC's Pilot Scheme

Published on: Dec 29, 2018 | Tags: Canada Visa, Canada eTA, Canadian Refugee

Introduction The many barriers that newcomer women from the visible minority may face in Canada’s job market are now being addressed in a new pilot scheme. This really shows the Canadian government is fully committed to ensuring that newcomer women are sufficiently supported and receive the help they need. As a result, individuals will be able to use their experience and particular talents…

Canada Joins 160 Other Countries in a UN Global Compact on Migration

Published on: Dec 12, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Visa, Canada Visa Processing

Introduction On December 10 in Marrakech, Morocco, world leaders gathered to adopt a program on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. This 'Global Compact' is the first cooperation framework to puts in place a means of protection for the 258 million refugees and displaced persons in the world. Indeed, 258 million is the current figure and 49% higher than in the year 2000, highlighting the…

The Express Entry Category B for Nova Scotia: Back by Popular Demand

Published on: Nov 27, 2018 | Tags: Canada Visa, Canada eTA, Canada Electronic Travel Authorization, Canada Immigration

Introduction In Nova Scotia, new applicants for permanent residency have recently benefitted from the reopening of an Express Entry category. This category is one of four that migrants can use to enter Nova Scotia, allowing the province to nominate candidates within the Express Entry system for permanent settlement in Canada. However, this opportunity is only temporary. In fact, it began…

Developments for Canada's Biometrics Program and the Multi-Year Immigration Levels Plans

Published on: Nov 12, 2018 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements, Canadian Visa

Introduction Canada is embarking on an expansion program for biometric data in preparation for December 31, 2018. This is the date when people from certain countries, including the Americas, Asia and the Asia Pacific will be required to provide biometric data if they apply for a Canada visa to visit the country or apply for a work or study permit. It's important to note that biometric…

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