In its bid to make La Belle Province more welcoming for immigrants, Canada’s francophone province of Quebec is investing more than $8 million into its community support program, the Programme d’appui aux collectivités (PAC). “With the PAC, we are adding to the tools we can use to welcome and promote the sustainable establishment of immigrants
Canada’s francophone province of Quebec has a new guide out detailing all the procedures prospective permanent residents need to take under each of the immigration programs to make La Belle Province their new home. Published in French on the website of the province’s immigration department, the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration
Quebec immigration has issued 95 invitations in the first draw of 2021 through the Arrima Expression of Interest system. The January 26 draw was aimed primarily at candidates with a job offer, but also included other criteria listed below. Candidates receiving an invitation have 60 days to submit a full application to the Quebec Skilled
Quebec’s immigration department has lifted its suspension of applications to 10 specific learning institutions for the Foreign Student Program, following a Superior Court ruling. The Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI) announced on December 30, 2020, the temporary suspension of the receipt and processing of study permit applications for the 10 institutions, which were
Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) applications can be submitted online via the Arrima platform as of Tuesday January 12, the Quebec immigration ministry has announced. The Arrima platform – previously used mainly to submit profiles to the Quebec Expression of Interest system – can now be used for applications, supporting documents and to pay required fees.
Quebec has temporarily suspended the receipt and processing of study permit applications for 10 specific learning institutions through the Foreign Student Program. The decision, announced December 30, focuses on 10 colleges currently being audited or investigated by the Ministry of Higher Education (MES), says a statement posted on the website of the Ministry of Immigration,
Quebec immigration has issued 233 invitations in a new draw through the Arrima Expression of Interest system. The December 16 draw was aimed primarily at candidates with a job offer, but also included other criteria listed below. Candidates receiving an invitation have 60 days to submit a full application to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program.
Quebec says certain international students who have completed their programs can start work while their application for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is being processed. The right to start work is specifically for International students whose Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) and study permit expire on December 31 this year after being automatically extended due to COVID-19.
Quebec’s immigration ministry has announced increases to application fees for its temporary and permanent programs for 2021. As of January 1, the Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI) fees will increase by 1.26 percent compared to the fees for 2021. The fees cover the Quebec immigration programs for skilled workers, business immigration, temporary workers
Quebec has announced a plan to remove the start-up and security deposit requirement under stream 2 of the Quebec Entrepreneur Program for candidates with applications already in the system. Provincial Immigration Minister Nadine Girault outlined the plan in a draft regulation published in the Gazette officielle du Quebec on Wednesday December 9, 2020. The move