Canada’s move to slash immigration scores to allow more people to become permanent residents is getting the two thumbs up from the Conference Board of Canada’s associate director of immigration research. “The long- and short-term benefits of maintaining high immigration levels are clear. In the long term, immigration fuels economic growth, improves our ratio of
Foreign nationals hoping to immigrate to Canada in 2021 will be able to take advantage of five ways to gain their permanent residence once Covid-19 border restrictions are lifted. Certainly, the country is eager to boost its levels of immigration. During the pandemic, Canada’s federal government increased its immigration targets for the next three years.
Newfoundland and Labrador is planning to issue up to 350 Invitations to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence under the Atlantic Canadian province’s new Priority Skills NL Provincial Nominee Program. It kicks into gear on Jan. 2. In a guidebook released in late December, Newfoundland revealed it plans to issue between 250 and 350 ITAs annually
Vaccines already being used in the fight to stop COVID-19 will give Canadian immigration a much-need shot in the arm in the coming year as governments lift travel restrictions imposed during the pandemic. “If all goes according to plan, we should be able to have the majority of Canadians vaccinated by next September,” Prime Minister