When will Canadian Parents & Grandparents Sponsorships Open in 2022?: The IRCC has not yet released details of the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2022, but what we know so far is: According to the Immigration Level Plan 2021-2023, the Canadian Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) aims to welcome approximately 23,500 migrants under the PGP in 2022. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the IRCC announced details of the new PGP hospitalization year in January. However, during the pandemic, IRCC provided updates in the fall of 2020 and 2021 and hosted the PGP lottery. Read More
Canadians Coming back From South Africa: Canada has temporarily updated rules for Canadians coming back from South Africa without undergoing a COVID-19 test in a third country. Read More
Overview of Canada’s PNP Immigration Results for November 2021: The Canadian Province Nominee Program (PNP) issued approximately 3,000 invitations in November to apply for a province nomination. Almost every Canadian province and territory has its own province nominee program (PNP), with the exception of Nunavut and Quebec, which operate their own immigration programs. Read More
High demanding jobs in Nova Scotia due to the Covid-19 pandemic | The coronavirus pandemic resulted in an increased demand for some particular jobs in Nova Scotia. A government study released by Canada highlights those jobs that were impacted by the pandemic in Nova Scotia.
995 workers and international students invited by the Ontario PNP draw | The EOI system of Ontario was invited for taking the next step towards Canadian immigration. A new invitation round was held in Ontario on September 21. It invited 995 for applying for a provincial nomination. Candidates, having profiles in the EOI-Expression of Interest pool, were invited by OINP – The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The candidates might have qualified for one of the two streams of Employer Job Offer.
The Canadian visitors carry on with having work permit access | Canada announced the extension of a coronavirus-related measure that allows visitors permission for obtaining jobs. It is extended till February 28, 2022. Temporary residents of Canada, having valid visitor status could apply for the permission of employer-specific works within Canada since August 24, 2020. Since the workers in Canada with visitor’s visas cannot change their status without having left the country, this change is meant to be a temporary regulatory one.
High demanding jobs in Quebec amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The globally affected coronavirus had an eminent role to play in Quebec’s job sphere. Some occupations have been more in-demand as compared to others. According to a case study released by Canada, many jobs have been affected negatively due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A significant population was dismissed from their jobs and were unemployed. Jobs such as those of retail salespersons, cooks, and administrative assistants witnessed such a negative impact.
4500 invited through Express Entry Latest draw 2021 CEC: Canada held 196th Express Entry Latest draw 2021 CEC on 08th July, 2021 to invite 4,500 candidates with a minimum score of at least CRS 369. Moreover, after the previous draw on June 24th for the new immigrants, in which 6,000 CEC i.e. Canadian Experience Class candidates were invited to apply Permanent Residency in Canada. Also, the recent draw was 12 point higher than the previous draw of 357 CRS points. This makes this draw to be the second lowest score requiring CEC Express Entry Draw. Immigrants who are invited to apply for permanent residence in Canada, have to fulfill the eligibility criteria for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) program. Those candidates who will receive an invitation to apply (ITA) are considered eligible candidates and should have a score of at least 369.
Express Entry PR Canada Draw held at CRS 760 | ICCRC News: On July 7th 2021, Canada sent an invitation to 627 Express Entry Candidates to apply for the Permanent Residency in Canada. A candidate will be invited for Express Entry only if applicant have received a nomination from Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). In this Express Entry draw, the minimum score required for eligibility was 760. This score includes the 600 points that a candidate receives automatically due to the PNP nomination. So, without a PNP Nomination, the candidate should have only 160 points. If the draw is compared with previous PNP Draws, the points requirement was increased by 49 points. However, 627 candidates have been sent invitations for Permanent Residency. Read More
Express Entry Proof of Funds updated by Canada to immigrate: On 5th July, 2021 Canada updated the Proof of Funds amount that are needed to immigrate to Canada. Moreover, the update has been made to the candidates who are seeking to apply in Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). However, this does not apply to candidates who have a valid job offer in Canada. Also, you must ensure yours eligibility before travelling to Canada.