BC PNP Tech Pilot lengthened endlessly

The BC PNP Tech Pilot has been lengthened indefinitely and renamed BC PNP Tech to provide B.C. tech employers with the continued ability to recruit and retain international talent when local skilled workers are unavailable. BC PNP Tech offers people in 29 tech occupations a prioritized pathway to permanent residency, and an opportunity to contribute…

IRCC releases application model for six new immigration streams

IRCC releases application model for 6 new immigration streams  - Canada has released the full guide for the six new immigration streams for international graduates and essential workers. The guide on the government website gives official instructions on how to apply for the new limited-time immigration pathways opening May 6 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Canada’s immigration department, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship…

Budget 2021: What does it suggest for Canadian immigration?

Budget 2021: What does it suggest for Canadian immigration? The Canadian government has deferred its first budget since 2019. This important announcement usually takes place in the first quarter of each year, although this did not happen due to the coronavirus infection last year. The Canadian federal budget receives much attention domestically because it includes…

The new permanent residence opens the door for more than 90,000 essential temporary workers, international graduates

The new permanent residence opens the door for more than 90,000 essential temporary workers, international graduates Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Minister Marco E. L. Mendicino have pioneered an innovative path to permanent residency for more than 90,000 essential workers and international graduates who actively contribute to Canada's economy – Announced Wednesday. These special public policies…

Visitors have extended time to apply for a work permit within Canada

Visitors have extended time to apply for a work permit within Canada Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) originally introduced the measure between August 24, 2020, and March 31, 2021. Foreign nationals in Canada on visitor status will now be able to benefit from the temporary policy until August 31, 2021, according to an IRCC…

Canada embraces 183 PNP applicants: Express Entry

Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates who had a minimum score of 682. This Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement may seem high, but that is because everyone invited had previously received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Express Entry candidates who get a provincial nomination are automatically given 600 points…

Bloomberg reports – Canada on progression to reach 2021 immigration targets

The minister of immigration suggested that Canada is on track to meet the ambitious immigration targets for 2021. Marco Mendicino said 26,600 new permanent residents were admitted in January, in a video interview with Bloomberg news. That translates to a roughly 10 per cent increase from January 2020, before Canada went into lockdown. Mendicino said…

New Brunswick Temporarily accepts PNP applications from labourers

As part of a coronavirus measure, New Brunswick is making it easier to apply to the NB Skilled Worker stream. Eligible labourers in New Brunswick who want to become Canadian permanent residents can now apply for a provincial nomination. The New Brunswick Skilled Worker Stream is now open to Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders who…

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…