More than 300 new immigrants were issued with Invitations to Apply on November 17, 2016 under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program, as the province continued its new policy of weekly draws. The latest draw saw an even split between international graduates and skilled workers, with 145 and 139 invitations for those two groups respectively.
Article Audio Les Canadiens qui vivent et travaillent aux États-Unis en vertu de l’ALENA pourraient être forcés de retourner au nord alors que le président élu Donald Trump menace de déchirer l’accord de 1994. Trump a décrit l’Accord de libre-échange nord-américain avec le Canada et le Mexique comme le pire accord jamais signé par les
Prince Edward Island has filled its 2016 quota for new immigrants under the Express Entry System. The province has issued a statement saying outstanding applications will still be reviewed, but any action will not be taken until 2017. “Please be advised that the province of PEI has filled its 2016 Express Entry allocation this
Canada’s move to make it easier for technology companies to bring in sought-after skilled workers could not be better timed given what is happening across the border. With a wave of uncertainty spread across the U.S. following Donald Trump’s shock election victory, industry experts see at the very least an initial short term benefit to
The Canadian federal government has tripled the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) it issues in periodic draws, under the Express Entry System, since August 2016. Over the last three months, the numbers for each draw have sharply risen from 750 on August 24th to 2,427 in the most recent draw conducted on November 16th.
Article Audio Canadian universities are seeing an unprecedented surge in interest from potential international students following Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election. America has traditionally dominated the market for foreign students, but fears over what Trump’s presidency could mean for life in the country as an immigrant means many are now looking north
The University of Prince Edward Island is increasing its international student recruitment efforts following significant success in growing its cohort from overseas. With numbers of Canadian-born undergraduates dropping off in recent years, the school now relies on students from abroad to drive growth in enrollment numbers. The latest figures from 2015 show 17 per cent
A senior strategist has urged Canada to stay aggressive with its immigration policy and continue in the direction that put the country where it is today. Robin V. Sears, a principal at Earnscliffe and a former NDP strategist, says now is not the time for Canada to begin doubting whether increased immigration is the right
Le 11 novembre 2016 – Les autorités dans le domaine d’immigration vont modifier le système de classement global (SCG) d’Entrée Express, ce qui va aider les milliers d’étudiants internationaux qui terminent des programmes et diplômes reconnus au Canada. Les nouvelles règles, qui entreront en vigueur le 19 novembre, vont permettre d’accorder des points aux étudiants
On a annoncé lundi que les entreprises de la Colombie-Britannique ont eu une réaction mitigée face au plan d’immigration du gouvernement fédéral. En vertu du plan – qui verra 300 000 immigrants accueillis à l’échelle nationale – La C.B. recevra jusqu’à 42 000 nouveaux arrivants, ce qui, selon certains, ne suffit pas. Les entreprises de