May 8, 2018 – Canada has signed an agreement with Portugal to allow young professionals to live and work in the European country through the International Experience Canada program. Under the agreement, 2,000 Canadians aged 18 to 35 will get the chance to live and work in Portugal each year. The same right will be
Canadians aged 18 to 35 can live and work in one of 34 countries as part of the International Experience Canada Program. Reciprocal agreements are in place with each of the 34 nations, young people from those countries can live and work in Canada. There are three categories under the IEC program Working Holiday Candidates receive
December 22, 2017 – Canada immigration authorities announced a new lottery system for selecting candidates under the Parents and Grandparents Program, as it reopens on January 2, 2018. More questions have been added to the ‘Interest to Sponsor’ form to try and ensure only those eligible to sponsor their parents and grandparents enter the lottery.
Under the Global Talent Stream, skilled workers can expect their Canada work permits and Canada visa applications processed within two weeks. The program was launched on June 12, 2017, with Quebec unveiling its version of the program on September 11, 2017. GTS forms part of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The federal government wants to help
An Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is a new requirement for foreign nationals from visa-exempt countries arriving in Canada by air, whether to visit the country directly or to pass through in transit. Do I need an Electronic Travel Authorization? You need an eTA if you are travelling to Canada by air from a visa-exempt country.
The end of the period of leniency for those needing an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) when flying to Canada is fast approaching. The new requirement came into effect on March 15, 2016, but the Canadian government introduced a period of leniency until September 29, 2016. After that date, all those travelling by air to Canada
Applications for permanent residence under the Economic Class (comprising of the federal skilled worker class, the Quebec skilled worker class, the provincial nominee class, the investor class, the entrepreneur class and the self-employed persons class) often entail processing delays that exceed the expectations and objectives of applicants. Accordingly, alternative solutions promoting early entry, may be
A visitor means a person who is lawfully in Canada, or seeks to come into Canada for a temporary purpose (such as work, study or visit) and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or the holder of a minister’s permit. Every visitor, unless exempted, must apply for and obtain a visa before appearing
In an effort to increase the global competitiveness of Canada by attracting and retaining more international students to its schools, international students at public post-secondary institutions will now be able to work off-campus while completing their studies so that they can gain work experience, get a feel for the Canadian labour market and gain a