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Median hourly wages have gone up in most Canadian provinces and territories. Canadian employers who are hiring foreign employees use the provincial and territorial median hourly wage to know which requirements they have to meet for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The wage they are offering, and the location for the position determines if […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has stated that Canada is exploring easing travel restrictions that currently prevent some individuals from crossing the U.S. border to enter Canada to reunite with their family. Trudeau made the remarks during his daily coronavirus briefing to the Canadian public on Friday May 29. The Canada-U.S. border was first closed to […]
With the fall 2020 semester just around the corner, prospective international students around the world are preparing their applications to study in Canada. Each Canadian designated learning institution (DLI) sets their own admissions policies. DLIs are colleges, universities, and other educational institutes that are allowed by the government to welcome international students. DLIs assess criteria […]
Grade 3 students in a social studies class in Toronto have created comic strips about immigration using an online tool. The stories were gathered through online personal interviews, and the comic background was designed using Pixton, an online comic-maker. One of the students, Adya Bhartia, interviewed a close family friend she calls Aunt Ludivine, and […]
Candidates who are in the process of applying for Quebec’s international student program will be able to submit supporting documents online. The Government of Quebec moved to an online application system for its international student program in 2008. The majority of applications for temporary selection for studies are now already being submitted through an online […]
Saskatchewan’s latest draw on May 28 issued invitations for 252 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) invited candidates from the International Skilled Worker category through two subcategories: Express Entry, and Occupations In-Demand. This is the first Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw out of […]
Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. Following public consultations, the Quebec government announced today long-awaited reforms to its Quebec Experience Program. It will also launch two new pilot programs. Quebec expects that changes to the Quebec Experience Program ( or “PEQ” in French) will come into force through its immigration regulations “in the coming […]
À la suite de consultations publiques, le gouvernement du Québec a annoncé aujourd’hui les réformes tant attendues de son Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ). Il lancera également deux nouveaux programmes pilotes. Le Québec prévoit que les changements proposés dans le cadre du PEQ (PEQ) entreront en vigueur au cours des prochaines semaines. Lancé en 2010, […]
Alberta has released the details of the Alberta Express Entry Stream draw held on May 13. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) invited 191 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. Candidates only needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 300 in order to receive a Notification of Interest […]
Today’s Express Entry round issued 3,515 invitations to Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 440 or higher. Express Entry draw cut-offs continue to plummet as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invites a larger number of CEC-specific candidates. Today’s draw was the largest CEC-specific Express Entry draw since May 1st, […]

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