If Ontario’s proposed new immigration system gets the green light, it will abolish the current model of racing seats. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) recently presented a proposal to transform some of its programs into an Expression of Interest (EOI) system. The new system would use scoring criteria to target candidates best suited to
Canada aims to speed up the processing of 18,000 spousal sponsorship applications by the end of this year. IRCC made the important announcement Thursday, outlining the innovative steps it is taking to try to reunite loved ones as quickly as possible. In recent years, Canada has targeted some 70,000 new immigrants for permanent residence each
Two major events in the coming month will shape Canada’s immigration system for years to come. The first will be a new mandate letter to be written by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. This letter will contain Canada’s new immigration priorities and is expected to be released shortly, possibly as early
Different Canada immigration options for tech talent around the world A recent US media report from CGTN America highlights the emergence of Canada as a destination of choice for tech workers around the world amid immigration restrictions imposed by the US government. Indeed, Canada has made a concerted effort to attract more workers to its
An immigrant-focused fiscal stimulus package should be at the forefront of Canada’s post-pandemic goals. This need is highlighted in a recent study conducted by World Education Services (WES). In June, WES surveyed 1,800 permanent residents, international students, and temporary foreign workers in Canada to understand the impact of COVID on their economic health. WES is
An Ontario-based organization places holistic mental health services at the heart of the settlement process for newcomers to Canada. Called the Newcomer Health and Wellness Program and funded by IRCC to the tune of $ 2.2 million, this new initiative is designed to meet the needs of each newcomer in a personalized way. and complete.
Canada continues to implement new measures to help its citizens and stimulate the economy, many of which are accessible to immigrants. Among the most recent measures implemented is the extension of the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) until the end of September, bringing the total duration of benefits to 28 weeks. As a result, many