Temporary residents to revive their status is open until summer 2021

Foreign national workers, students, and visitors now have until August 31 to use to revive their residency status. The Canadian immigration department is giving temporary residents another chance to extend their stay in Canada. Temporary residents who had valid status on or after January 30, 2020, but whose status expired on or before May 31,…

Canada legalizes corona virus vaccine for increasing immigration levels

The first vaccine's approval marks the start of the top of the coronavirus crisis in Canada. Health Canada first approved the coronavirus vaccine on December 9, 2020. This suggests Canada can now launch the most important vaccination campaign in its history. Approval was provided to a COVID-19 vaccine devised by Pfizer and BioNTech. Health Canada…

Newsletter 2020 new edition of Immigration

The new edition of the Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Newsletter includes the following: One of IRCC's efforts to speed up spousal application procedures for couples Gradual reopening of some IRCC offices Family New processes were introduced to support greater family reunification and entry for compassionate causes IRCC increases points under the express entry…

Immigration and entrepreneurship – Calling Canada home: meet the local entrepreneurs who planted roots in Halifax

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Canadian schools are responding to the growing numbers of international students

Canadian post-secondary institutions are boasting about the number of international students coming through their doors, and some are even calling for more. International students help Canadian universities and colleges expand their programs, and supplement their revenues. They also help to promote diversity on campuses, enriching the post-secondary experience for all students. Canada made it easier…

Update on 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program

To ensure that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has sufficient time to complete the development of a new intake process for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program, the reopening of the program will be postponed until Ministerial Instructions are issued. This means that the opportunity to express interest in sponsoring a parent or grandparent…

Details of 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program coming soon

Family reunification is a top immigration priority for the Government of Canada. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) continues to be very popular, with high demand for sponsorship from Canadian citizens and permanent residents. More information on plans for the intake process for the program in 2020 will be available soon. We encourage all interested…

Developing Family Reunification for Canada’s Protected Persons

People who have received protected person status in Canada often have dependent family members abroad who are living in difficult conditions. When they apply for permanent residency, there are challenges for migration officers, as it’s often difficult to reach their family members. To address these challenges, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has launched 2…

Quebec Value test for new permanent resident

While Quebec’s move to impose a values test on immigrants has prompted some criticism, experts say it likely won’t cause the same uproar as the province’s ban on religious symbols.The values test for new immigrants to Quebec will be enforced starting Jan. 1, 2020. The government has said immigrants will be expected to obtain “an attestation…

Building my life in French in Canada

Every year, thousands of Franco-phones immigrate to Canada and settle in French speaking communities outside Quebec. Throughout their journey, many Franco-phones organizations across Canada support and encourage them in planning their new life.