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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…

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…

The Third Quarter of 2018 Sees Records for the Express Entry Scheme

Published on: Oct 22, 2018 | Tags: Invitations to Apply (ITA), Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction 22,800 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) was the pinnacle achieved in 2018's 3rd quarter, with July and September producing the record high points. As part of Canada Immigration between July and September 2018, the Express Entry economic immigration system enjoyed a record number of invitations to those non-Canadians wishing to apply for Canada permanent residency. The Express…

Bright Prospects for Parents and Grandparents Looking to Settle in Canada

Published on: Sep 10, 2018 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA

Introduction Every year in Canada, families wishing to bring their parents and grandparents into the country under Canada immigration laws are looking to sponsor these family members so they can be accepted into the country. The Canadian government is currently aiming to improve the application intake system for parents and grandparents to endorse a greater number of applications in this…

What are the rules of using a Canada eTA?

Published on: Sep 06, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA Rules, Canada Immigration

Introduction Obtaining a Canadian eTA gives travelers freedom to travel to Canada with ease compared to applying for a visa. However, there are still rules that must be followed if you want to keep your eTA valid. Although most of these are fairly straightforward, there are a few…

Canada Immigration and World Refugee Day

Published on: Jun 27, 2018 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canadian Refugee

Introduction Every year, World Refugee Day takes place on June 20 and this gives the Canadian government and citizens the opportunity to reflect on the world refugee crisis and the Canada immigration situation. Canada offers significant help to displaced and persecuted individuals who are in need of protection, housing and employment. The country has a well-established tradition of success…

The Canadian Intergovernmental Task Force Meets for the Ninth Time

Published on: May 01, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Visa, Canada Immigration

Introduction The ninth meeting of the Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration has recently taken place to discuss Canada Immigration and new ways to collaborate and tackle Canada immigration developments. Marc Garneau, the Chair of the Task Force, told the meeting's members that continued collaboration at national and provincial level was vitally…

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