Canadian citizens can pass on citizenship to their children who were born overseas. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allows citizenship to be passed down to the first generation born outside of Canada. If your parent is a Canadian, you may be eligible to apply for a Proof of Citizenship, also known as a Canadian citizenship certificate. If you can […]
In April 2021, Canada welcomed 21,105 new immigrants, the lowest monthly count since the start of the year. This new Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data show that despite a strong start to the year, Canada has been losing momentum over the past two months. In January 2021, Canada welcomed 24,680 new immigrants followed […]
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Canada invited 6,000 more Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 10. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 368. The new draw targeted candidates who are eligible for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Invited candidates have had at least one year of […]
Canada has been welcoming television (TV) and film personnel ever since the industry reopened last summer— and now it’s booming. In Ontario alone, there are 87 major productions taking place, according to the Directors Guild of Canada. These include TV series such as Locke and Key, Chucky, See and Star Trek. The industry has been allowed to flourish amid the COVID-19 pandemic […]
Canada held a new Express Entry draw, inviting 940 candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 9. All invited candidates had previously received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This is why the score cutoff was relatively high at 711, because all PNP candidates in the Express Entry pool automatically get 600 […]
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Canadians and exempt travellers who are fully vaccinated will soon have an amended quarantine requirement when arriving from abroad. Health Minister Patty Hajdu told reporters that travellers who are already exempt from travel restrictions, will not have to quarantine for the full 14 days if they have received a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine […]
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British Columbia invited 373 immigration candidates in two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held June 8, 2021. B.C. has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations under its PNP program since February. There has been a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale trade managers as well as restaurant and foodservice managers. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking at a phased-in approach to reopening the Canadian border, starting with fully vaccinated travellers. “We are looking at how we’re going to start welcoming up tourists in a phased way as the numbers come down in Canada, as the numbers start to come down in the United States and […]
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Alberta held a new draw on June 5, inviting 191 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) released details of its latest draw on June 8. Invited candidates may be eligible for the Alberta Express Entry stream. In order to be invited, candidates needed a profile in […]
Manitoba invited 142 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on June 7. Invited candidates have the opportunity to get a nomination from the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). If they successfully receive it, the nomination will support their final application for Canadian permanent residence. The following are the results of the latest draw: […]