Canada’s francophone province of Quebec has updated – and pared down – its list of jobs in high demand for which employers do not need to demonstrate they have tried to hire and failed to find suitably-qualified Canadians. The Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI) updates its list of occupations that qualify for Quebec’s
Canada’s francophone province of Quebec has a new guide out detailing all the procedures prospective permanent residents need to take under each of the immigration programs to make La Belle Province their new home. Published in French on the website of the province’s immigration department, the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration
Quebec says certain international students who have completed their programs can start work while their application for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is being processed. The right to start work is specifically for International students whose Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) and study permit expire on December 31 this year after being automatically extended due to COVID-19.
Quebec has updated its salary guide for employers hiring temporary foreign workers for many entry-level jobs. Called the Édition 2020 du Guide des salaires par professions présentés par intervalle, selon les quartiles au Québec , it provides salary ranges for entry-level, mid-level, and senior positions for many jobs categories, with effect from December 1. The
2020-02-10 – Canada admitted a new modern-era record of more than 341,000 new permanent residents in 2019, new government data shows. The 341,180 immigrants welcomed last year was the second consecutive year Canada has admitted more than 300,000 immigrants. Before 2018, the last time Canada welcomed more than 300,000 immigrants was 1912. The 2019 figure
The province of Quebec has come under fire from the new Immigration Minister for its “fraudulent” investor program. Chris Alexander, Canada’s new Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, was shown to share the sentiments of his predecessor when he recently slammed Quebec for accepting hundreds of immigrant investors who often settle elsewhere.
Operational Bulletin 225-E – January 06, 2012 The Modified Processing Instructions for Information Technology Work Permit Applications (Software Pilot) for British Columbia and Quebec Issue This Operational Bulletin (OB) replaces OB 225-D, published on September 30, 2011. OB 225-D dealt with the “Modified Processing Instructions for Information Technology (IT) Work Permit Applications (Software Pilot) for
The following essay is adapted from an article written by Colin R. Singer and appearing in Canada’s Immigration & Citizenship Bulletin 20 Imm. & Cit. #8, October 2009; ISSN 0843-7564) Selection rules for business applicants As in the case of skilled workers, entrepreneur, and self-employed applicants are required to successfully complete a mandatory pre-screening evaluation. Entrepreneur:
A hundred Iranian immigrant investors have appealed to the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister to approve their applications which have been held up for up to two years due to the economic sanctions imposed against Iran. The Iranian applicants have been nominated by provincial immigrant investor programs run by British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec, and are
A decades old immigration funding agreement between the federal government and Quebec is causing a stir due to skyrocketing costs. The program involves settlement funding for newcomers and last year awarded the province of Quebec $284.5 million which amounts to approximately $5100 for each new immigrant or refugee to the province. That amount is