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Jul 22, 2021

Policy in Effect until July 27, 2021 – Issuance of Open Work Permits for Former and Current Post-Graduation Work Permit Holders

A temporary public policy that was established to facilitate the issuance of open work permits to current or former Post-Graduation Work Permits (...

Jul 22, 2021

30,000 Additional Applications Will be Selected Under the 2021 Intake Of the Parents and Grandparents Program

Family reunification has long been a key tenet of the Canadian immigration system, and the pandemic has further illuminated the importance of fami...

Jul 22, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY #198 – 357 CRS POINTS - CANADIAN EXPERIENCE CLASS ONLY

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced another large Express Entry draw for candida...

Jul 21, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY #197 – 734 CRS POINTS - PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM ONLY

Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the 14th Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw of 2021. Draw #197 issued...

Jul 19, 2021

Updates to Canada’s travel requirements

As Canada’s first dose vaccination rate continues to climb above 70 percent, on July 19, 2021, Canada announced long-awaited changes to the ...

Jul 8, 2021

Express Entry #196 – 369 CRS Points - Canadian Experience Class Only

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

Jul 7, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY #195 – 760 CRS POINTS - PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM ONLY

Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the 13th Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw of 2021. Draw #195 issued...

Jul 5, 2021

Changes to ArriveCAN App

Updates have been made to the ArriveCAN app, adding additional features and changes for people traveling to Canada. Individuals who previously use...

Jun 30, 2021

Celebrating Canada Day 2021

Canada Day has been a holiday where notions of independence and acceptance have been celebrated, where we have come together to celebrate the dive...

Jun 24, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY #194 – 357 CRS POINTS - CANADIAN EXPERIENCE CLASS ONLY

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

Jun 24, 2021

It's June. It's Pride!

June is Pride Month – a time to celebrate diversity and to honour those who have fought and continue to fight to create change by advocating...

Jun 23, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY #193 – 742 CRS POINTS - PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM ONLY

Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the 12th Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw of 2021. Draw #193 issued...

Jun 22, 2021

Individuals Approved for Permanent Residence May Travel to Canada as of June 21, 2021

After months without guidance from IRCC, individuals with valid Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) documents may travel to Canada as of Ju...

Jun 21, 2021

Ottawa Announces Easing of Some Travel Restrictions

This morning, the government of Canada officially announced the first substantial change to the Canadian border in over a year. B...

Jun 18, 2021

World Refugee Day - My Personal Refugee Story

June 20 marks World Refugee Day, a day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the world. But for me, it is June 21 that is the...

Jun 15, 2021

Green and Spiegel Statement on Recent Attack in London

It is with great sorrow that we recognize and mourn the victims of the terrorist attack in London, Ontario. We extend our condolences and stand in...

Jun 10, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY #192 – 368 CRS POINTS - Canadian Experience Class Only

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

Jun 9, 2021

Canada Announces Upcoming Changes to Loosen Quarantine Measures

June 9, 2021 - The federal government announced plans to loosen the quarantine measures in place for travellers with the right to enter Canada. Th...

Jun 9, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY #191 – 711 CRS POINTS - PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM ONLY

Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the 11th Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw of 2021. Draw #191 issued...

Jun 9, 2021

Permanent Residence for Hong Kong Residents – Two New Pathways

On June 8, 2021, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship announced that in addition to the first stream which opened in February 202...