Ousted from its spot as one of the top 10 most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents, South Korea slipped to number 12 during the first six months of this year. COVID-19 and the international travel restrictions that came with it greatly reduced the number of South Koreans who were able to make Canada
Industry watchers say technology firms in Canada are the likely beneficiaries of U.S. President Donald Trump’s clampdown on the H-1B visa widely used by Silicon Valley companies to bring in highly-skilled immigrants. The new limits published in the Federal Register, the daily journal of the American government, are intended to stop tech giants from using
Syria remains one of the most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents even during the COVID-19 global pandemic. In the first half of this year, the Middle Eastern country dropped from the seventh to the ninth spot in the rankings of the most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents by country of citizenship.
Canada is likely going to keep its border with the United States closed to all but essential travel for several more months until the COVID-19 pandemic abates. “The situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rapidly evolve and we have been clear that our response will adapt in lock step,” a spokesperson for Canada’s public
The COVID-19 global pandemic pushed up the death rate and drove down immigration levels due to restrictions on international travel, causing Canada’s population growth rate to hit a record low, reports Statistics Canada. In its latest Canadian population estimates, the federal government’s national statistical agency details the rollercoaster ride that has been population growth in
Google searches on ‘how to move to Canada’ once again spiked in the U.S. during the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden this week. The petty arguments on show, particularly from the incumbent Republican president, left many Americans considering the move north instead of four more years of Trumpian politics. With Trump
Brazil rose up the rankings of most important sources of new Canadian permanent residents during the first half of this year. In 2019, Brazil was in the number 12 spot on that list. By the end of June, the South American country had climbed to number seven as the COVID-19 global pandemic restricted the travel
The Canadian Government plans to launch a new immigration system that would offer express entry to qualified immigrants for filling open jobs for which there are no available Canadian workers in 2015. Named Express Entry – formerly referred to as Expression of Interest – this program would provide swifter entry into Canada, wherein the government
Economic experts are predicting good things for the Nova Scotia economy in 2014. Major offshore projects are just some of the driving economic forces predicted to spur a 13 percent increase in spending within the province. Construction in Halifax will be particularly strong, with $500 million alone being invested in the city’s new convention center.