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What are the benefits of becoming a Canadian Citizen?

Compared to major Western countries, Canada has one of the highest percentages of immigrants who obtain citizenship. Citizenship refers to the legal status of a person. Canadian citizenship can be obtained either by birth or through a process called “naturalization”. Immigrants who come to Canada and meet certain criteria may be eligible for Canadian citizenship

Canada planning for immigration future after Coronavirus pandemic

Canada’s immigration ministers see immigration as a crucial step in supporting the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus. Ministers responsible for immigration met online Friday, July 24 to discuss the impacts of the coronavirus on Canada’s immigration system. Canada has ten provinces and three territories. Each province and territory other than Nunavut has a bilateral

What are the ways to apply for a Canada PR Visa as a Tech Worker in 2020?

The Canadian tech sector has been booming in recent years. Even despite the coronavirus pandemic, the industry remains strong with companies actively recruiting talent. Due to its need for more ICT workers, Canada offers many permanent and temporary avenues to support the sector. These include general programs for skilled workers and specific programs dedicated to

Basics for Canada’s Federal Skilled Worker Program – FSWP

Many Canadian would-be immigrants around the world have been delighted to learn that after a four-month hiatus last week, Express Entry invitations are once again being issued under the popular Federal Labor Program. qualified. In recent months, marked by a global pandemic, the federal government has implemented restrictive policies in several areas of its operations,

Major Changes by Canada to help International Students

IRCC has just announced several major changes to help international students continue their studies in Canada. International students offer significant social and economic benefits, which is why Canada seeks to attract them to the country. Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, Canada had over 640,000 international students. In a statement released today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Canada resumes Express entry for Federal Skilled Workers

Last week, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) organized its first Express Entry draw for all programs since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Before Canada imposed travel restrictions to help contain the spread of COVID-19, the federal government considered all eligible applicants in its biweekly Express Entry draws. This meant that applicants eligible for

Quebec to ease PEQ rules announced in May for foreign students and temporary foreign workers

This year’s graduates will be able to take advantage of the rules in effect to access the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ), announced Quebec’s new immigration minister, Nadine Girault. The Québec government is making adjustments to the PEQ reforms announced last May, affecting foreign students as well as temporary foreign workers. Students already in Quebec, who

Things to look forward to Canada Immigration in the latter half of 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for all of us. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on Canada’s immigration system. Immigrants themselves have been affected by many disruptions, ranging from difficulties accessing language tests, accreditation services, biometrics, or other government services. Immigration professionals have also worked tirelessly to adapt to any changes in

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