Canada invited 27,332 applicants to apply for permanent residence in its last Express Entry draw – you read that right. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited applicants from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on February 13. This unprecedented Express Entry invitation round only required applicants to have a score of at least 75
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.
Canada’s immigration system is on the verge of a busy end to what has been an eventful 2020. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) are expected to continue to hold Express Entry raffles throughout the holiday season. In previous years, there have been at least two raffles in December. It is also expected that the
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,
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.