Ottawa’s latest moves to help international students are not enough and the country should do more to make life easier for them, claim two immigration experts, writing for the Toronto Star. “Canada should consider expanding universal healthcare coverage to include international students, placing caps on tuition fees for international students, and expanding the eligibility criteria
The application limit of 40,000 was reached on Friday for international graduates under Canada’s new pathway to permanent residence. After launching at noon Thursday, the international graduate stream quota was filled just over 24 hours later, slower than many industry stakeholders expected for the popular new pathway. Other streams for healthcare workers (20,000 application places)
The launch of Canada’s new permanent residence pathway for international graduates and essential workers went relatively smoothly on Thursday, although some users reported issues with the online payment system. Fears that a huge rush of applicants would overload the system proved unfounded, as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) confounded the critics with the rollout.
Canada launches its new pathway to permanent residence for 90,000 international graduates, health care workers and other essential workers at noon on Thursday May 6, 2021. Those who qualify for the Temporary Residence to Permanent Residence Pathway (TR to PR Pathway) streams must upload several supporting documents to show proof that they qualify. Read More
Quebec has unveiled details of three new immigration programs to attract orderlies, food production workers and experts in artificial intelligence, information technology and visual effects. Details of the programs – announced last year – were published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on Wednesday. Read More Quebec Publishes 2021 List Of Occupations Qualifying For Facilitated
Foreign nationals wanting to move to the Atlantic Canadian province of New Brunswick are facing new, temporary restrictions as the provincial government there tries to protect the job prospects of Canadians. “Businesses have reduced services, laid off staff, and in some cases have closed,” reads a government update. “Some sectors have been affected more significantly
Prince Edward Island has conducted four further PEI PNP draws aimed at working in essential industries to help the fight against coronavirus. The draws in May and June saw 129 invitations issued to specific COVID-19 essential workers in the healthcare and trucking industries. A total of 109 Labour Impact and Express Entry stream invitations were
Prince Edward Island has leveraged the PEI PNP to help the province in the fight against coronavirus. In three draws since March, invitations have been issued to specific COVID-19 essential workers in the healthcare and trucking industries. A total of 29 Labour Impact and Express Entry stream invitations have been issued, again illustrating the flexibility