Visitors, study and work permit holders in Canada affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have been given more time to restore their status. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced an extension of a temporary public policy first announced in July 2020. It initially expired on December 31, 2020, but has been extended until August
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.
International students attending approved colleges and universities can travel to Canada under an exemption to coronavirus travel restrictions in place since October 20, 2020. To be allowed into Canada, international students approved for a study permit must be attending a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by their provincial or territorial
International students attending approved colleges and universities can travel to Canada from today (October 20, 2020) under new exemptions to coronavirus travel restrictions. To be allowed into Canada, international students approved for a study permit must be attending a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by their provincial or territorial government.
Special Canada immigration measures are being introduced to help Lebanese citizens and Canadians impacted by the two explosions that rocked Beirut and left hundreds of thousands homeless. “Lebanese citizens in Canada on a temporary basis are … able to extend their stay in Canada if they are unable to return home because of the explosion,”
2020-04-09 – Quebec immigration candidates are calling for clear guidance from provincial and federal governments on how the coronavirus crisis will impact their applications. They say uncertainty is rife throughout the whole system, from those applying for permanent residence, through applicants for the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ), plus temporary residence with study or work permits
Canada has added international students from the U.S. as a third category of exemptions to the international travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) update issued on July 24, foreign students from the U.S. are allowed to enter Canada, regardless of when their study
Ottawa has made further significant changes to help international students wishing to study in Canada start a new program online from this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. Changes to the Study Permit application process and to how time spent studying online counts toward a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) were announced on Tuesday, July 14.
Visitors, study and work permit holders in Canada affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have been given until the end of 2020 to restore their status. A new public policy implemented by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on July 14, 2020, will come as significant relief to many people in Canada with concerns over their
December 2, 2018 – New immigrants to Canada are being advised to be aware of what health coverage they need before they arrive. While Canada has an established public health care system, certain provinces impose a waiting period for new permanent residents, while work permit and study permit holders are also treated differently. Experts say