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Is Canadian immigration returning to normal?

Published on: Nov 11, 2021 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Travel Restrictions

The disruptions to global travel needed to combat the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic had a serious effect on Canada's immigration system. Travel from other countries was restricted, in-person appointments became unavailable, and for over a year that immigration landscape looked completely different. However, some recent news stories in the world of Canadian immigration suggest that immigration…

USA announces border restriction relaxation

Published on: Oct 19, 2021 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, COVID-19

After over 18 months of closure, the land border between Canada and the United States will be partially reopened beginning on November 8, 2021. This reopening represents a significant change in the relationship between Canada and its closest neighbour. A year of restrictions In March 2020, in response to the growing spread of the novel coronavirus, the United States and Canada…

Liberal election victory heralds immigration continuity

Published on: Sep 27, 2021 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

The 2021 Canadian general election took place on September 20, with results that represented only minor changes from the 2019 election results. While immigration was a central issue for many of the parties participating in the election, the results are likely to herald continuity in Canada's immigration policy. Election background Since the 2019 general election, the Liberal Party…

Canada's increased immigration numbers approach annual targets

Published on: Aug 21, 2021 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, recent immigration statistics suggest that Canada has a chance of achieving its ambitious annual immigration targets for 2021. Historic lows for immigration to Canada The global Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on Canada's immigration system, making it more difficult for overseas travellers to arrive in the country and for existing…

Travel restrictions may lessen as new CEC offers continue

Published on: Jul 15, 2021 | Tags: Canada Travel Restrictions, Canada Immigration

When the Covid-19 crisis hit in the spring of 2020, Canada and the United States mutually agreed to close their shared border to all but essential travel, slashing the number of people entering Canada to a fraction of its former total. At the time, few could have foreseen that these restrictions, reviewed on a monthly basis, would be renewed once again in June 2021, leaving…

First signs of travel restrictions easing appear

Published on: Jun 16, 2021 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Travel Restrictions, Express Entry

Since the spring of 2020, travel restrictions have been an important part of Canada's struggle against the global Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions on who can enter the country, quarantine requirements for those who do, and the closure of the border between Canada and the United States have all led to dramatic reductions in the numbers of travellers visiting…

Canada renews travel restrictions with a focus on internal applicants

Published on: May 31, 2021 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Travel Restrictions

In 2020, as awareness of the threat of Covid-19 began to grow, Canada imposed travel restrictions intended to slow the spread of the disease. This week, Canada confirmed that travel restrictions, both long-standing closures and more recent ones, will continue to be part of Canada's plan for fighting Covid into the summer. India and Pakistan travel ban extended One of the most significant…

Travelling with a medical device to Canada

Published on: May 16, 2021 | Tags: Flight Safety, Border Security, Flying to Canada

Travellers with medical devices need to be aware of rules and regulations when travelling to Canada by aircraft. The first step in the planning process, is for such travellers to contact their doctor or physician. Make inquiries on whether it will be safe for you to travel and to pass through the security metal detectors in use at various checkpoints. Travellers should also gather their medical…

Canada opens six new pathways for permanent residence

Published on: May 07, 2021 | Tags: Canada Work Permit, Canada Immigration

Beginning on May 6 and lasting until November 5, people studying or working in Canada will have six new pathways through which to apply for permanent residence. These new pathways reflect the nation's need for workers in a number of vital economic sectors and could smooth the path to permanent residence for tens of thousands of workers, students, recent graduates and their families. Facing…

In-flight safety when flying to Canada

Published on: Apr 30, 2021 | Tags: Flight Safety

The flight crew and attendants have a significant role in ensuring your safety during air travel. The crew ensures that you get to your destination safely while the attendants keep the environment safe and sure that passengers are quickly evacuated from the airplane if necessary.  Whether in a local Canadian flight or an international flight, it’s important to make sure that you understand all the…