Immigrants boost productivity for Canadian businesses: Study
September 21, 2020
A study by Statistics Canada has found a positive association between the number of immigrant workers in a business organization and the productivity growth of the company. As per the study, immigration also has a positive effect on the wages of the workers as well as profits of the company. The study titled “Immigration and […]Read More...
621 tech workers invited in Saskatchewan PNP draw
September 18, 2020
In the Saskatchewan PNP draw held on September 15, a total of 621 candidates received invitations to apply for provincial nomination. The invited candidates belonged to the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand subcategories of International Skilled Worker category under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program(SINP). To receive an invitation to apply for provincial nomination under one […]Read More...
4200 candidates invited in second consecutive all-program Express Entry draw
September 17, 2020
In the 163rd Express Entry draw held on September 16, Canada invited 4200 candidates to apply for permanent residence in the country. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required for candidates to be invited in the draw was 472, which is three points lower than the requirement for the previous all-program draw held on […]Read More...
India remained top source country for Canada immigration in July
September 16, 2020
Despite the shortfall in the number of immigrants welcomed to Canada, India remained the top source country for new immigrants in the month of July 2020. A total of 3195 Indians were welcomed to Canada in July, while the total number of immigrants welcomed to the country in the month was 13,645. India was followed […]Read More...
Predictions about post-pandemic scenario in Canada immigration
September 11, 2020
Many are those who wish to migrate to Canada in the near future and all of them are eager to know how the post-pandemic Canada immigration scenario will be like. The future of Canada immigration will be shaped by a number of internal and external factors that include demographics, economy, politics, processing capacity of the […]Read More...
Canada remains committed to its promise of waiving citizenship fee
September 9, 2020
During the Canada election campaign in 2019, the Liberal Party had stated that they would abolish the citizen fee if they came to power. “Becoming a citizen allows new immigrants to fully participate in Canadian society, and the process of granting citizenship is a government service, not something that should be paid for with a […]Read More...
IRCC-funded Newcomer Health and Wellness Program launched
September 8, 2020
A new initiative funded by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), called the Newcomer Health and Wellness Program, aims to provide holistic mental health services for newcomers in Canada. IRCC has allotted a total of $2.2 million for the program. The program that focuses on improving the mental health and well-being of immigrants and […]Read More...
Immigration aspirants warned against ‘sophisticated’ Canada immigration scams
September 8, 2020
The Canada immigration scamsters have turned highly sophisticated in their methods of deceiving gullible immigration aspirants. An investigation by Montreal Gazette, a popular daily newspaper in Canada, found that scamsters are targeting educated immigration aspirants using convincing ways to extract money from them. Those behind such scams are difficult to be brought before the law […]Read More...
Canada added 246000 new jobs in August
September 5, 2020
The employment in Canada rose by another 246000 new jobs in August, found the Canada jobs Labour Force Survey. It means the employment marked an increase by 1.4 percent in the month, which follows an 2.4 percent (419,000 jobs) increase in July and 1.2 million increase in May and June. Further, the unemployment rate in […]Read More...
Second largest all-program Express Entry draw of the year issues 4200 ITAs
September 4, 2020
In the federal Express Entry draw held on September 2, Canada invited 4200 candidates to apply for permanent residence. The latest draw also happens to be the third all-program draw to be held after March 18, when Canada introduced border restrictions in the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) score […]Read More...
Sharp increase in number of Indians immigrating to Canada
September 2, 2020
Indian skilled workers are increasingly finding Canada a better alternative for the US, in the wake of the stricter immigration rules being introduced by the latter. As a result, the number of Indians immigrating to Canada has more than doubled since 2016, shows data. While in 2016, the number Indians immigrated to Canada was 39340, […]Read More...
COVID-19 increases interest for Canada immigration, finds WES survey
August 27, 2020
The COVID-19 has increased in the interest for Canada immigration among prospective immigrants across the world, a survey conducted by the World Education Services (WES) has found. In the survey that took place in June, almost 45 percent of the respondents said their interest for immigrating to Canada increased as a result of COVID-19. The […]Read More...
Canada’s economy growing as fast as that of the US post COVID-19
August 26, 2020
Canada’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis has once again proved that the country is the best place to settle in with family. The country’s success in effectively tackling the spread of COVID-19 has resulted in a fast recovery of the Canada’s economy from the impact of the pandemic. In Canada, the daily number of new […]Read More...
Canada lures techies hit by US visa crackdown
August 25, 2020
The tech workers from different parts of the world are increasingly choosing Canada over the US to build a career and settle in. Silicon Valley has been, for years, the centre of attraction for techies, especially from India. But now, Toronto is taking over the position of the most attractive career destination for techies. In […]Read More...
3300 ITAs issued in August 20 Express Entry draw!
August 21, 2020
In the Express Entry draw held on August 20, just a day after the previous PNP-specific draw was held, a total of 3300 Canadian Experience Class(CEC) candidates received invitations to apply. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of the candidates invited in the draw was 454. The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) shifted to […]Read More...
600 provincial nominees receive ITAs in August 19 Express Entry draw
August 20, 2020
In the Canada latest Express Entry draw held on August 19, a total of 600 candidates received invitations to apply for permanent residence. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required in the draw was 771. The draw specifically targeted those candidates who had a provincial nomination. The provincial nominees already have 600 additional points […]Read More...
Migrate to Canada under Self-employed Persons Program
August 19, 2020
Self-employed persons, if they have the required level of work experience and intention to continue working for themselves, have an exclusive pathway for moving to Canada permanently. The pathway, named Federal Self-employed Persons Program, targets those self-employed persons who have relevant experience in athletics, arts or culture. Under the program, self-employed candidates including music teachers, […]Read More...
Take English language test for Canada immigration without delay
August 14, 2020
Proficiency in English or French, the two official languages of Canada, is a mandatory criterion which every candidate must meet for migrating to Canada. The proficiency has to be proved with the results of a recognized language test. For English language, there are two language tests recognized by the government of Canada, which are IELTS […]Read More...
Canada Spousal Open Work Permit Pilot to be made permanent
August 13, 2020
The Government of Canada has decided to make Canada Spousal Open Work Permit Pilot permanent, according to a recent announcement. The government has also decided to extend the Pilot program till the policy can be made permanent. Canada Spousal Open Work Permit Pilot The Canada Spousal Open Work Permit Pilot targets spouses and common-law partners […]Read More...
Employment in Canada rose by 418500 in July
August 12, 2020
Employment in Canada rose by 418500 in the month of July, according to the results of the latest Canada Jobs Labour Force Survey. The unemployment rate in the country also came down to 10. 9 percent, as the Canadian economy is fast recovering from the coronavirus crisis. The unemployment rate in Canada has fallen by […]Read More...
Canada welcomed 19200 new permanent residents in June!
August 11, 2020
Canada welcomed a close to 19200 new permanent residents in June 2020, revealed the data released by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on August 10. It shows a much stronger intake compared to the previous two months and the highest since the country imposed certain restrictions in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in […]Read More...
Canada tech immigration continues to hold momentum
August 10, 2020
Canada is fast becoming a tech superpower and Canada tech immigration is continuing to hold momentum, even while the US tightening its immigration rules for techies. Already a leader in the field of technology and innovation, Canada is attracting skilled tech workers from across the globe. Canada tech immigration: Why techies choose Canada over the […]Read More...
Why is Canadian citizenship the most coveted?
August 8, 2020
Canada is one of the major western countries where, the number of immigrants obtaining citizenship is remarkably high. The immigrants who come to Canada may apply for citizenship of the country, provided they meet certain requirements. For an immigrant, Canadian citizenship means having integrated well to the Canadian society. With the citizenship come the right […]Read More...
First FSTP-specific Express Entry draw of 2020 invites 250 candidates
August 7, 2020
In the first Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)-specific Express Entry draw of 2020 held on August 6, a total of 250 candidates received Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence in Canada. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required for candidates to receive an invitation was 415. In the previous Express Entry draw that […]Read More...