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Collective Sponsorship

Quebec Opens Doors to Collective Sponsorship: Opportunities and Responsibilities

On April 9, 2024, Quebec’s provincial government announced the commencement of the Program for Refugees Abroad (Collective Sponsorship) application period, extending from May 7 to June 4, 2024. This initiative aims to facilitate collective sponsorship for refugees residing outside Canada, along with their immediate family members. Let’s delve into the details of this program, its...

Innovation Stream Pilot Requirements

Ottawa Updates Innovation Stream Pilot Requirements for Foreign Workers

On April 15, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced significant updates to the Innovation Stream pilot, aimed at facilitating the employment of foreign nationals in high-skilled roles at Global Hypergrowth Project (GHP) employers. The implications of these updates and how they impact both employers and foreign workers seeking opportunities in Canada. Understanding the...

Alberta's Updated Immigration Program

Navigating Alberta’s Updated Immigration Program: What You Need to Know

On April 16, 2024, the Government of Alberta unveiled significant updates to the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP), aiming to streamline processes and provide clarity for applicants. From processing times to nomination certificate limits, these updates impact various streams and pathways within the AAIP. Let’s discuss the key changes and what they mean for prospective...

Credential Assessment Process for Architects

IRCC Introduces New Credential Assessment Process for Architects Immigrating to Canada

Effective May 20, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced significant changes to the educational credential assessment (ECA) process for architects seeking immigration to Canada. Here, we explore the implications of this announcement and how it will impact both aspiring architects and the Canadian architectural industry. Streamlining the Credential Assessment Process for Architects...


British Columbia Invited 84 Skilled Candidates Under the BCPNP Draw

On April 16, 2024, the Government of British Columbia (BC) extended invitations to skilled candidates under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). Here, we highlight the specifics of the draw, the sectors targeted and the minimum scores required for invitation. Draw Details The latest draw encompassed various sectors, including healthcare, childcare, construction, and veterinary...

Top Trade Occupations

Top Trade Occupations in Canada 2024

In the dynamic landscape of Canada’s job market, trade occupations stand out as pillars of growth and opportunity. With the unveiling of occupation-specific Express Entry draws and a surge in demand across various industries, the spotlight shines brighter than ever on skilled trades. Let’s delve into the realm of trade occupations in Canada, exploring lucrative...

International Student Support

New Brunswick Schools Advocate for International Student Support Amid Federal Caps

New Brunswick’s post-secondary institutions are grappling with the repercussions of new federal caps on international student numbers. Despite recent efforts by the immigration department to ease restrictions, schools like St. Thomas University are expressing concerns about the limitations hindering their capacity to accept more international students. Challenges Faced by St. Thomas University St. Thomas University,...

Sudbury Invited 24 Candidates

Sudbury Invited 24 Candidates through the RNIP Draw

Sudbury recently conducted a draw for candidates under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) Program, held on April 11, 2024. In this latest round of invitations, Sudbury welcomed 24 candidates, including 20 from the Conventional Stream and four from the Francophone Stream. The Conventional Stream required a minimum score of 160, while Francophone candidates...

Supporting Agriculture

Supporting Agriculture: PEI Launches Grant Program for Foreign Worker Housing

Prince Edward Island (PEI) has taken a significant step in supporting its agriculture industry by introducing a grant program aimed at enhancing housing facilities for foreign agricultural workers. This initiative, known as the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) in Agriculture Housing Improvement Program, signifies the province’s commitment to ensuring better living conditions for those contributing to...