June 6, 2019 – The latest immigration.ca livestream sees immigration lawyer Colin Singer discuss the importance of a job offer in a Canada immigration application. Managing Partner Singer speaks about some of the jobs that are in-demand through the Canada Express Entry system, and some of the Canadian cities where the job markets are thriving.
May 31, 2019 – Vulnerable Canada immigration candidates and temporary residents are set to better protected by a number of new measures being introduced by the federal government. Canada’s federal government has announced action aimed at protecting vulnerable workers and new immigrants. Between now and September 9, 2019, three new measures will be introduced by
May 22, 2019 – Canada’s flagship Global Talent Stream has been used by more than 1,000 Canadian employers to hire upwards of 4,000 high-skilled foreign workers since it launched in 2017. The successful Canada work permit pilot, which features two-week processing for in-demand skilled workers, has helped create 21,000 new jobs for Canadian, plus 3,500
May 9, 2019 – More spouses are to be eligible for Canada work permits through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot under a change to come into force on June 1. The changes sees spouses of candidates in Canada on work permits through the Atlantic Intermediate Skilled Program eligible for work permits for the first time. Previously,
April 17, 2019 – Canada’s federal government has issued a further notice warning of growing processing delays for Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs). Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), which handles Canada work permit and LMIA requests, has published average processing times by each Temporary Foreign Worker Program category. The times range from 10 business
February 15, 2019 – Canada’s federal government has extended the application window for international graduates to apply for the Post-Graduation Work Permit. Candidates are also no longer required to be holding a Study Permit to apply for a PGWP, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Previously, applicants had 90 days
January 31, 2019 – Canada’s federal government has extended the open work permit pilot for spouses and common-law partners who are in Canada and the subject of permanent residence applications via the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class. The pilot was due to expire on January 31, 2019, but has now been extended until
December 7, 2018 – If you are an Indian IT professional working in the USA and considering your future options, you could change your life in 2019 by moving to Canada. Qualified IT professionals are in high demand in Canada’s economy, and the federal government has shaped immigration policies to make up the shortfall. Important
Quebec employers can access a facilitated Labour Market Impact Assessment process for an annually updated list of target occupations. The facilitated process means Quebec employers can recruit Temporary Foreign Workers for selected positions without needing proof of recruitment efforts. The list of occupations includes professions deemed in high demand, and industry sectors with labour shortages.
Note: Canada recently announced two new pilot programs for caregivers and an interim pathway. Read more about the Home Child Care Provider Pilot, Home Support Worker Pilot and the Interim Pathway for Caregivers Canada provides work permits for families wishing to hire caregivers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. There are two TFWP streams, one