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
The pandemic has resulted in a decline in employment for much of the Canadian population, but even more for recent immigrants. During the severe economic recession of March and April 2020, the Canadian labor market lost 3 million jobs. From May to July, with the resumption of activity, 1.7 million jobs were regained. According to
Immigrants who obtain permanent residence under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) do better in the labor market than those who immigrate under the Skilled Worker Program foreigners (PTFE) and the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). This is what a study conducted by Statistics Canada in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees,
An overview of the basic costs to apply for the Provincial Nominee Program and Express Entry in 2020. BC PNP recently increased the price of an application for the Skills Immigration stream, but it is still not the most expensive program in Canada. It now costs CAD $1,150 to register for the Immigration Skills component
Canada is experiencing an economic recovery as coronavirus restrictions ease across the country. About 55 percent of the 3 million jobs lost since April were recovered in July, according to the Labor Force Survey. About 419,000 jobs were created in July, an increase of 2.4% from the previous month. Growth was slower compared to June’s
Canada welcomed nearly 19,200 new permanent residents in June 2020. This was revealed in new data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released today. The number of permanent residents (PRs) in Canada in June was much higher than the 11,000 newcomers welcomed by Canada in May and the 4,000 who obtained PR in April.