Maximize CRS Points: A Brief How-To Guide

Canadian immigration has an age problem. Specifically, if you are seeking immigration through Express Entry, after 30 years of age, you begin to progressively lose points for age. If you are unfamiliar with Express Entry,…

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How To Document Work Experience for Express Entry

If you are currently applying for Canadian permanent residence under the Express Entry system, you must submit proof of the work experience in your profile so that immigration officers can verify your work experience history. Once you have…

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Express Entry is Dead! Long Live Express Entry. Introduction to Bill C-19

What is the bill about? Until Bill C-19 was approved, PR candidates in each draw are determined by the CRS, where the highest-ranking applicants are prioritised for invitations. The new bill confers IRCC greater power…

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A stronger immigration system – Reducing Wait Times

  IRCC will exempt permanent and temporary residence applicants who are already in Canada and meet certain criteria from the immigration medical examination requirement. Simplifying this process in the coming weeks will impact approximately 180,000…

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Changes to IRCC’s medical inadmissibility policy

Changes to the medical inadmissibility policy of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act take effect Ottawa, March 16, 2022—The Government of Canada is taking steps to better align the medical inadmissibility policy with Canadian values…

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Launching the Atlantic Immigration Program to drive economic growth and attract skilled workers

  Immigration is vital to the future of communities across the country, and nowhere more so than in Atlantic Canada. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot welcomed over 12,700 newcomers across the region, strengthening our communities and…

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Transition period for distance learning measures

Transition period for distance learning measures August 25, 2022—Ottawa—Through the pandemic, measures have been in place to allow international students to pursue their studies online from abroad while remaining eligible for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP)….

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New measures for Post Grad Work Permit holders

New measures for foreign nationals with expired or expiring post-graduation work permits and applicants to the temporary resident to permanent resident pathways August 2, 2022—Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada recognizes the tremendous social,…

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Client survey of recent CUAET applicants

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited some clients who recently applied for the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET) to participate in a survey. About the survey By collecting these survey responses, IRCC…

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Expanding refugee access to third-country solutions: International leaders launch the Global Task Force on Refugee Labour Mobility

Across the globe, millions of people are displaced and in need of safety and protection. Only about 1% of refugees have access to resettlement each year, leaving millions of people in limbo and a significant…

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