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Feb 19, 2021

Hotel Quarantine - What Travellers to Canada Need to Know

Featuring: Jonathan Green

As of February 21, 2021, at 11:59 pm ET, air travellers, unless exempted, will be required to reserve a 3 night stay at a government-authorized ho...

Feb 13, 2021

Express Entry Draw: 75 CRS Points - Canadian Experience Class Only

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced a highly irregular Express Entry draw for candidates involv...

Feb 10, 2021

Express Entry Draw: 720 CRS Points

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an Express Entry draw for candidates involved in ...

Feb 9, 2021

New Testing Requirement for Land Border Crossings – Effective February 15, 2021

Featuring: Jonathan Green

This morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced further restrictions on travel between the United States and Canada. Effective Monday, Febru...

Feb 5, 2021

Canada announces new open work permit program for Hong Kong residents

Featuring: Alexander Toope

On February 4, 2021, the Canadian government announced that Hong Kong residents will be able to apply for new open work permits beginning on Febru...

Jan 29, 2021

Today’s Updates: Cancelled flights, increased testing and quarantine hotels

Featuring: Genevieve Giesbrecht and Kelly Goldthorpe

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced 4 significant changes regarding international travel: 1. Cancelled flights from Mexico and the Cari...

Jan 25, 2021

UPDATE: COVID – 19 TESTING REQUIREMENT FOR AIR ENTRY TO CANADA

Featuring: Jonathan Green

Effective January 7th, 2021, all individuals 5 years of age and older entering Canada by air must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 laboratory ...

Jan 21, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 174 - 454 CRS POINTS - CEC ONLY

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an Express Entry draw for candidates involved in ...

Jan 20, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 173 - 741 CRS POINTS - PNP ONLY

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an Express Entry draw for candidates involved in t...

Jan 8, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 172 - 461 POINTS - Canadian Experience Class (CEC) ONLY

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an Express Entry draw for candidates involved in ...

Jan 7, 2021

UPDATED* NEW: COVID-19 testing requirements for air travel

Featuring: Genevieve Giesbrecht

  As of today, all passengers travelling to Canada via air must present a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding. You can read more about t...

Jan 6, 2021

Express Entry Draw 171 - 813 CRS Points - PNP Only

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an Express Entry draw for candidates involved in ...

Dec 23, 2020

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 170 - 468 CRS POINTS

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an all program Express Entry draw, encompassing candidates ...

Dec 9, 2020

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 169 - 469 CRS POINTS

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an all program Express Entry draw, encompassing candidates ...

Dec 9, 2020

Update to PERMANENT RESIDENCE PATHWAY FOR PANDEMIC WORKERS

Featuring: Genevieve Giesbrecht

The Government of Canada announced today that the Pathway to Permanent Residence for refugee claimants in the health care sector will come into pl...

Nov 25, 2020

Express Entry Draw 168 - 469 CRS Points

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an irregular all program Express Entry draw, encompassing c...

Nov 18, 2020

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 167 - 472 CRS Points

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an all program Express Entry draw encompassing candida...

Nov 13, 2020

CANADA ANNOUNCES IMMIGRATION MEASURES SUPPORTING HONG KONG RESIDENTS AND CANADIANS IN HONG KONG

Featuring: Amy Mayor

On November 12, 2020, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship (IRCC) announced new immigration measures to support Hong Kong Reside...

Nov 5, 2020

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 166

Aligning with Canada’s National Francophone Immigration Week, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announce...

Nov 2, 2020

Canadian Government Announces Immigration Plan

Featuring: Genevieve Giesbrecht

Last week, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada published a News Release discussing the 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan. The Plan is im...