Ukraine rose in the rankings of the most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents in the first 11 months of 2020 despite COVID-19 global pandemic restricted travel. In 2019, the Ukraine was in the 23rd spot on that list, providing 2,995 new permanent residents to Canada. But during the first 11 months of 2020,
Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program is an increasingly popular way for Hong Kong residents to gain permanent residency in Canada – a trend that is holding true despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada figures show this entrepreneurship program allowed 20 Hong Kong residents to become new permanent residents of Canada in 2018.
India is the most important source of new permanent residents that come to Canada through family sponsorship programs, reveals data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. In 2019, India was the top country on a list of countries throughout the world that provided Canada with new permanent residents through these programs with 17,660 Indians being
Ottawa is launching a new pathway this week to allow Hong Kong residents to work in Canada for up to three years. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino announced on Thursday the new open work permits, which will start Feb. 8. “The launch of the Hong Kong immigration pathway is a historic initiative that
Immigrants coming to Canada are enjoying higher incomes but are still earning less overall than Canadians, reveals a Statistics Canada report released this week. “The median entry wage for immigrants admitted to Canada in 2017 was the highest to date, reaching $30,100 in 2018,” state the authors of the report by Canada’s statistical services agency.
Nigeria is a leader for entrepreneurship with more technology hubs than any other country in Africa and booming with start-ups that could benefit from access to Canadian and American markets through Canada’s Start-Up Visa program. In its Global Start-up Ecosystem Report 2019, the Startup Genome research and advisory organization listed Lagos, Nigeria as one of
Move over, America. Canada is now the best place to study abroad in the world, says an education website. Educations.com ranks Canada as number one in its Top 10 Places in the World to Study Abroad – 2020 listing. “Known for its untouched natural beauty, friendly and welcoming locals, and a culture of tolerance and
Three months after announcing its Foreign Graduate Start-Up Visa Stream (FGSVS) in late October, Alberta immigration unveiled the details of the program designed to get international graduates to open businesses in the province. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) stream is designed to assist Alberta’s battered economy recover from the massive loss of jobs and
Canada’s biggest province of Ontario is upping the number of inspections on farms, at greenhouses and other agribusinesses during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect the health and safety of temporary foreign workers. «Our government is taking action to protect essential temporary foreign workers TFW who may be at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 during
Les parrainages familiaux sont toujours une source importante de nouveaux résidents permanents au Canada pendant la pandémie mondiale du COVID-19, car plus d’un quart des nouveaux arrivants ont déménagé ici dans le cadre de ces programmes. Au cours des 11 premiers mois de l’année dernière – le mois le plus récent pour lequel des chiffres