Canada Immigration News

startupsRead more +26 October 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration

Talent finds a fast track to Canadian startups

A pilot project that allows high-growth companies to bring in foreign talent more easily has been working remarkably well since its June launch, say firms and applicants who have taken advantage of the federal initiative. Toronto startup founder Yishay Waxman, for example, calls the federal government’s global skills visa program the “best thing that happened to my
DependentsRead more +25 October 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration

Children Under 22 Now Considered Dependents on Canadian Immigration Applications

As of October 24, 2017, children under the age of 22 are considered as dependents on all immigration programs administered by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), including for economic migrants and refugees. For the past three years, only children under the age of 19 were considered as dependent. Children who are 22 years of
Canada VisaRead more +25 October 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration

How the provinces offered Canada Visa ITAs to immigrants in Mid-Fall 2017

Below is the brief of how the provinces offered Canada Visa ITAs to immigrants even as the Canadian provinces welcomed diverse applications from entrepreneurs, professionals, and students. Saskatchewan This province enhanced its yearly intake of applications for Canada Visa ITAs to 2, 600 from 1,700 for its Express entry sub-category. There was also a minimal
Graduate StreamRead more +17 October 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration

Ontario Accepting Applications for Masters and PhD Graduate Streams

The Canadian province of Ontario has reopened two popular immigration streams for international post-graduates who studied in the province: the Masters Graduate stream, and the PhD Graduate stream. Both of these streams are connected with the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). (Update: Since this article was first published, the OINP Masters Graduate
Canadian CitizenshipRead more +16 October 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration, Permanent Residence Visa

New Regulations Now in Effect, Making Canadian Citizenship Easier to Obtain

As of October 11, permanent residents in Canada can apply for Canadian citizenship — a process known as naturalization — more easily and sooner than before, following the implementation of key measures contained in Bill C-6, which was passed into law last June. Whereas previously permanent residents had to accumulate at least four years of residency days
Nova Scotia’s Express EntryRead more +16 October 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration, Permanent Residence Visa

Nova Scotia’s Express Entry Stream to Reopen for More Applications

The government of Nova Scotia has announced that it will accept up to 300 more applications through the Nova Scotia’s Express Entry immigration stream, starting at 9 a.m. local time (8 a.m. EST) on Wednesday, October 11. These applications will be accepted under Category B of the stream. A job offer is not required, but eligible
Manitoba invites 349 skilled workersRead more +02 October 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration

Manitoba Invites 349 Skilled Workers to Apply for Provincial Nomination

The province of Manitoba invites 349 skilled workers to settle in the province as permanent residents in a draw that took place on September 26. These candidates, plus their family members, are now in a position to apply for a provincial nomination through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). With a nomination, invited persons may then
Read more +24 September 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration, New Zealand Immigration, U.S.A (America) Immigration

Visa Requirements for work and travel visas in Australia, USA, Canada and New Zealand

The thought of getting on a crowded train each morning and sitting in an office, watching the rain pour down outside, may be enough to make some Brits want to jump ship and live abroad. Whether it’s sunny Australia or the stunning landscapes on offer in Canada, there are options for people to work and travel abroad,
express-entry-drawRead more +24 September 2017 By Deej in Canada Immigration

September 20 Express Entry Draw Invites 2,871 Candidates to Immigrate to Canada

In the lastest Express Entry draw, which took place on September 20, 2017, a total of 2,871 candidates with a minimumComprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 433 were issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA). Therefore, candidates in the Express Entry pool with a score of 433 or above at the time of the draw may now apply for Canadian