300,000 People to Get Canadian Citizenship by March 2023: According to the latest updates, Canada is going to grant citizenship to 300,000 people by March 2023. IRCC has set a new target for processing 300,000 Canadian citizenship applications by the end of March 2023. And Canada is doing very well to achieve this target as it has already invited 116,000 new citizens till now. Also, it is believed that Indians are going to benefit the most from this. So, let us know more about this latest update and the process of getting Canadian citizenship in this post.
British Columbia PNP draw Invitation issued to 318 eligible candidates: So far British Columbia has issued around 11,000 invitations to the eligible candidates to apply for permanent residency in Canada. Reportedly, these invitations were made at the beginning of this year. British Columbia has issued around 318 invitations in two provincial categories held on December 7, 2021. And these invitations were sent in every two weeks of intervals. In the recent draw held on December 7, 2021, 318 candidates were sent invitations under two provincial Nominee Programs.
On 7 December, the province held a new British Columbia PNP draw in which 318 immigration candidates are invited. Also, only those candidates who are from Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration (SI) streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) must have received invitations in this general draw.
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
Manitoba PNP draw invited 438 candidates to apply for PR: In the year 2021, Manitoba has invited 10,437 candidates through their provincial nomination program. Manitoba has just recently announced a PNP draw on December 2, 2021. In this draw, an invitation of Provincial Nomination has been sent to 438 Candidates. Candidates who have received the nomination from Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP) can apply for Permanent residency in Canada. The province generally invites the applicants to apply for one of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which are:
- International Education Stream
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba
- Skilled Worker Overseas
The Skilled worker streams are eligible to only the candidates who have already submitted the EOI (Expression of Interest) profile.
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
How to get a Suitable Work Permit: About the process, most foreigners need a work permit to work in Canada. If you’re not sure, you can check if you need a work permit. Anyone is eligible to apply before entering Canada. However, depending on the country or region you are applying for, you may need to meet the visa office requirements.
Saskatchewan Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot Immigration Program announced: Saskatchewan announced a new immigrant pilot on November 25th. The Hard-To-Fill Skills pilot will enable Saskatchewan employers to hire international talent for some paid professions. Eligible jobs under this Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot New Immigration Pilot Program include entry-level positions that may require on-the-job training. Also, the most labor-demanding sectors in Saskatchewan include healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, ag-tech, construction, hospitality, and retail.
British Columbia PNP draw Invitation issued to 357 eligible candidates: British Columbia issued around 11,000 invitations to the eligible candidates to apply for permanent residency in Canada. Reportedly, these invitations were made at the beginning of this year. British Columbia has issued around 357 invitations in two provincial categories held on 23 November 2021. And these invitations were sent in every two weeks of intervals. In the recent draw held on 23 November 2021, 357 candidates were sent invitations under two provincial Nominee Programs.
On 23 November, the province held a new British Columbia PNP draw in which 357 immigration candidates are invited. Also, only those candidates who are from Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration (SI) streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) must have received invitations in this general draw.
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.