Tag: covid-19

Enrollment growth in Canada driven by International Students

A recent report from Statistics Canada examines student enrollment before the pandemic as a way to assess the impact of the coronavirus on students. To measure how enrollment and graduation have been affected, especially for international students, researchers have used the 2018/2019 academic year as a benchmark. That year, more than 2.1 million students were

Immigration is the main factor in Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland released an update on November 30, how the Canadian government will continue to support the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Each fall, Canada’s Minister of Finance provides an overview of the country’s economic and financial situation. The 2020 version of this update is of additional importance in light of COVID-19.

Canadian immigration sees increase in interest for immigrants to move to Canada between April and August 2020

WES – World Education Services has released the details of its latest investigation into how the coronavirus pandemic has changed immigration intentions. The credential assessment provider surveyed thousands of potential Canadian immigrants, who requested WES assessments between January 2019 and July 2020. A total of  27,930 valid responses were analyzed for this report. There were

More Canadian immigration pathways for temporary residency

Canada is seeking to provide more avenues of permanent residence to foreign nationals who are already in the country. After the announcement that Canada would welcome more than 400,000 immigrants per year over the next three years, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino told Bloomberg that the federal government would soon announce the matter. The Minister of

84,000 jobs gained in Canada’s labour market in October

Canada added 84,000 more jobs in October, significantly slower job growth than the month before. Between August and September, 378,200 jobs were created in the Canadian labor market. Throughout October, restrictions were reimposed across Canada in response to increased COVID-19 cases, resulting in slower job growth. At the same time, the unemployment rate was little

What are the major points from Canada’s Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

Last week, the Government of Canada released the 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration. This report is published to provide Parliament and the public with an overview of the latest developments in immigration to Canada. It is published alongside Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan. With the 2021-2023 immigration levels plan, Canada aims to welcome more

Why Canada must stick to its pre-coronavirus immigration plan in 2021

Canada is to make a major announcement that will shape the country’s economic trajectory for the years to come. Immigration Minister – Marco Mendicino will unveil Canada’s new immigration levels plan in the coming Friday, which will detail the number of newcomers the country seeks to welcome in 2021. This announcement is generally a standard

Canada targets high immigration levels despite COVID-19: Bloomberg Reports

Canada is expected to continue increasing immigration levels beyond 2020, despite travel restrictions and the reduction in the number of new permanent residents. Canada’s Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino is not reducing the government’s immigration targets for the next three-year plan to levels, Bloomberg reports. Days before Canada’s lockdown, Mendicino announced that Canada would welcome more

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