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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 [...]

June 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

May 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Express Entry Draw #116 – 3,350 Invitations Issued – Cutoff: 450 Points – 1 May 2019

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted their 115th Express Entry draw on 1 May 2019. A total of 3,350 Express Entry candidates received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence. The Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) [...]

May 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Express Entry Draw #115 – 3,350 Invitations Issued – Cutoff: 451 Points – 17 April 2019

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted their 115th Express Entry draw on 17 April 2019. A total of 3,350 Express Entry candidates received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence. […]

April 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , |