Canadian Immigration Minister announces new program: Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP)

The Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, has announced a new immigration pilot program for 11 select rural communities in Canada. This new program comes following frequent calls from smaller towns and communities across Canada where population is in decline and [...]

New Report: Immigration Is Key to Canada’s Growth Strategy

A new report titled "Can’t Go it Alone. Immigration is Key to Canada’s Growth Strategy," released by the Conference Board of Canada last Friday, highlights the ongoing need for immigrants to satisfy Canada's future labour market demands, in light of the fact that all of [...]

2019-05-06T11:08:01-04:00May 6th, 2019|Canada, Economy, Permanent Residence, Temporary Residence|

IRCC Introduces Student Direct Stream (SDS) – Expedited Study Permits for India, China, Philippines and Vietnam – 20 Day Processing Standard

Great news for residents of China, India, Philippines and Vietnam who want to study in Canada! Qualified applicants can now obtain study permits within 20 days. On 1 May 2019, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced the new Student Direct Stream (SDS), an [...]