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Canada welcomes over 300,000 new arrivals so far in 2022

Published on: Sep 27, 2022 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Visa

Over 300,000 people have become permanent residents of Canada in 2022 so far, according to statistics released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This figure puts Canada within reach of its announced target of over 431,000 permanent residents by the end of the year. If Canada is able to reach or even exceed this immigration target in 2022, it will be the highest number of new…

Requirements for COVID-19 vaccinated travellers

Published on: May 28, 2022 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Visa, COVID-19

 With new travel rules for passengers who have been vaccinated against Covid-19, visiting Canada is easier than it's been at any point since the start of the pandemic. There are still rules to follow, though, so if you're planning on travelling to Canada, make sure that you've done everything you need to. You'll need to be able to show Canadian authorities that you have been vaccinated and tested,…

Canadian immigration system adapts regulations to Covid-19 pressures

Published on: Apr 01, 2021 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Visa

The ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has had several significant effects on Canada's immigration system. Most notably, pandemic travel restrictions have made it more difficult for potential new permanent residents to travel to Canada. This decline in new arrivals, together with the death toll of the coronavirus, has caused Canada's population growth rate to plunge to levels not seen in over a century. However,…

Top cities to visit in Canada

Published on: Dec 21, 2020 | Tags: Canada Tourism, Canada Visa, Canada eTA

Whether you’re looking for a vibrant, cosmopolitan city or a quiet, picturesque location, Canada has it all. With the second biggest landmass in the world, and the 38th largest population (36.5 million – just over half that of the UK), it could be described as pretty sparse. The vast majority of people live along the southern border with the United States in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, British…

How to extend your stay in Canada

Published on: Sep 21, 2020 | Tags: Visitor Record, Canada eTA, Canada Visa

When you arrive in Canada as a visitor for the first time, you will need to show one of the following documents before you are allowed to enter: a valid travel document or passport and a visitor visa or temporary resident visa, or an eTA (electronic travel authorization). Should you wish to remain…

Canada's lenient approach to immigration during COVID-19

Published on: May 27, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Immigration, Canada Visa

Mendicino reaffirms support for immigration despite U.S. and Canada border restrictions The United States and Canada have decided to renew the restrictions on travel between the two nations for another month, and the impact of Covid-19 is causing increased unemployment. Despite these circumstances, Canada's federal government remains committed to maintaining its high immigration targets,…

Canadian immigration reacts to coronavirus

Published on: Apr 01, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Visa

Introduction During the global Covid-19 pandemic, many government services, including some immigration services, have been altered or disrupted. However, some aspects of Canada's immigration system continue to function as normal, while others are returning to normal in the wake of earlier restrictions. This article provides a brief overview of the…

Canada Imposes Travel Restrictions

Published on: Mar 19, 2020 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA, Canada Visa

Introduction In response to the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Canadian government is enacting several new restrictions on travel as well as making changes to some important immigration process. The developing situation will affect temporary workers, employers, people planning to travel to Canada, applicants for permanent residence, and many more. As with anything related to…

Updates on US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and family reunification rules for protected persons

Published on: Dec 12, 2019 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Visa, IRCC

What does the new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement mean for Canadian immigration? A year of political deadlock finally ended on Tuesday, December 10 when lawmakers in the US House of Representatives agreed to ratify the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA, although officially Canada calls it the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement or CUSMA). The decision came after some amendments to the deal to…

First 2019 visitor statistics reveal increase in overseas travel

Published on: Sep 25, 2019 | Tags: Canada Arrivals Statistics, Canada Visa, Canada eTA

Introduction Statistics Canada has recently released the first set of data from its Visitor Travel Survey for 2019. This data covers the first quarter of 2019 and includes information on the number of visitors to Canada during this period, where they came from, why they visited, how long they stayed, how much they spent, and more. It's a vital tool for understanding the role of travel…

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