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Prepared by Veronica Laurent, Abhilash Varghese; Edited by Peter Seeder on December 31, 2020

Talking about further economic development of Canada which has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the role played by foreign students and new immigrants would be the most crucial. Travel across the world has been affected by the pandemic, and Canada is no exception. In March 2020, travel restrictions were introduced in Canada in order […]

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Prepared by Veronica Laurent, Abhilash Varghese; Edited by Peter Seeder on December 31, 2020

The Government of Canada has issued 5000 invitations for Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in the recent draw that was held on December 23, 2020. This was the largest Express Entry draw held by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). A Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 468 was enough to […]

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Prepared by Veronica Laurent, Abhilash Varghese; Edited by Peter Seeder on December 23, 2020

In the rankings of the most welcoming countries for refugees, Canada is rising up, a new report by an international think-tank shows. “Canada is becoming a more attractive and inclusive global destination among the English-speaking countries,” says Thomas Huddleston, Migration Policy Group’s research analyst.   The international scorecard of the MIPEX lists the policy success […]

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Prepared by Veronica Laurent, Abhilash Varghese; Edited by Peter Seeder on December 22, 2020

British Columbia hosted another round of invitations on December 15, allowing 92 candidates working in the technology (IT-related) sector to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in Canada. The draw invited skilled workers and international students through the BC PNP. B.C. issued invitations to immigration candidates through the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and […]

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Prepared by Veronica Laurent, Abhilash Varghese; Edited by Peter Seeder on December 18, 2020

Canada’s Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said, “We passionately believe in the development of Canada through immigration. Immigration is helping us to solve the pandemic which will be the answer to both our short-term economic growth and long-term stability”. Despite the current coronavirus pandemic, Canada is going high on immigration, with more than 400,000 new permanent […]

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Prepared by Veronica Laurent, Abhilash Varghese; Edited by Peter Seeder on December 9, 2020

Canada continues to process immigration applications despite the pandemic and to grant new permanent residence invitations to qualified applicants. The flagship framework for handling economic class immigration applications in Canada is called Express Entry. Express Entry draws are conducted once in every two weeks. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued more Express Entry […]

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Prepared by Veronica Laurent, Abhilash Varghese; Edited by Peter Seeder on December 4, 2020

Saskatchewan hosted another round of invitation on December 1, 2020 allowing 564 immigration applicants to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in Canada. Applicants from the International Skilled Worker category were invited through two subcategories: Express Entry Occupations In-Demand Candidates from either subcategory were required to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) profiles […]

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