Monthly Archives: August 2017

Details of new refugee category announced

Details of new refugee category announced Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced details of a new Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship category to complement the annual refugee quota. “When the Government announced an increase to the refugee quota last year, we … Continue reading

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British Columbia Launches Immigration Tech Pilot

BC Launches Immigration Tech Pilot With demand for talent outpacing supply, the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) is looking to attract more workers and graduates in the technology sector to the province. The new Tech Pilot is part of … Continue reading

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Job Match Service Comes into Effect for Employers Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers

Job Match Service Comes into Effect for Employers Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers A new rating system matching open job positions with job seekers has come into effect. As of August 28, employers hiring under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Increases Intake for Popular Immigration Sub-Categories

Saskatchewan Increases Intake for Popular Immigration Sub-Categories The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has increased the annual application intake thresholds for two popular immigration sub-categories of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), with more applications likely to be accepted before the … Continue reading

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Canada’s super visa attracts parents, grandparents

Canada’s super visa attracts 89,000 parents, grandparents Many parents and grandparents are traveling to different countries in the world to spend time with their younger kin. This has seen 89,000 parents and grandparents arriving in Canada on super visas, as … Continue reading

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Points Requirement Decreases for Workers and Graduates in Latest BC Draw

Points Requirement Decreases for Workers and Graduates in Latest BC Immigration Draw The number of points required for candidates to apply for a provincial nomination under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has decreased across all categories managed … Continue reading

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Think you are Cut Out For Doing August 23 Express Entry Draw?

Think you are Cut Out For Doing August 23 Express Entry Draw? August 23 Express Entry Draw Has CRS Cut-Off Threshold of 434 A total of 3,035 candidates for immigration to Canada has been issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) … Continue reading

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Canadian Work Permit Situations

Canadian Work Permit Situations Depending on the specific industry and work situation, there may be a particular process for a foreign national to work in Canada legally. In addition to the broad range of content in this Work section, the … Continue reading

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Immigration law changes set to go ahead

Immigration law changes set to go ahead The government will go ahead with a change to immigration rules forcing migrants to exit the country after three years, despite complaints from the dairy industry. The government announced in April it was … Continue reading

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Work visas hit all-time high

Work visas hit all-time high The number of work visas issued in New Zealand has hit an all-time high and the number will keep rising, according to the government. More than 226,000 people were approved in the 2016/17 financial year, … Continue reading

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