Category: Provincial Nominee Program

Canada PNP Updates
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3 Reasons Why Foreign Skilled Workers and Students Will Prefer Canada Over the US

  3 Reasons Why Foreign Skilled Workers and Students Will Prefer Canada Over the US How will the US election results impact Canada’s popularity as an immigration destination among foreign skilled workers? Will the US regain its place among immigrants and will Canada once again be forced to play second fiddle to its southern neighbor?...

Moving from the US To Canada - an Overview of Your Immigration Options
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Moving from the US To Canada – an Overview of Your Immigration Options

  Moving from the US To Canada – an Overview of Your Immigration Options The US elections are over and Joe Biden has defeated President Trump. So, does this mean you can stop Googling about how to move to Canada or how to settle in Canada? Well, Joe Biden maybe the winner on paper but...

Business Immigration
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Canada 2021-23 Immigration Plan— Economic Immigration Top Priority for a Target of 1.3 Million Immigrants

  Canada 2021-23 Immigration Plan— Economic Immigration Top Priority for a Target of 1.3 Million Immigrants Immigrants contribute to Canada’s economy and society. Canada respects economic and humanitarian immigrants. And Canada looks forward to a mutually-beneficial relationship with immigrants. This is probably the simplest way to summarize Canada’s 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan. Immigration Numbers for...

Immigrating to Canada—an Immigration Professional’s Advice on Choosing the Right Province
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Immigrating to Canada—an Immigration Professional’s Advice on Choosing the Right Province

Any skilled worker seeking to immigrate to Canada cannot afford to ignore provincial nomination programs. Unlike the one-size-fits-all approach of Federal programs, PNPs have multiple streams focusing on different types of immigrants. From your proficiency in French to study or work experience in a specific province, there are many factors that can help you qualify...

The Quebec Business/Entrepreneur Program
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Is it Time for a Federal Business Immigration Program for Entrepreneurs in Canada?

Is Canada’s immigration system focusing too much on skilled workers at the cost of entrepreneurs and business immigration? Immigration to Canada has become virtually synonymous with skilled worker immigration. And that’s not a bad thing too. Unlike an asylum seeker, a skilled worker is an economic asset who adds value to not just his/her Canadian...

Immigration Programs and Streams for 4 Occupations that may Boom in Post-Pandemic Canada
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Immigration Programs and Streams for 4 Occupations that may Boom in Post-Pandemic Canada

A vaccine may bring the virus under control. Or, it may mutate into something more benign. Or, we may simply learn to live with it. How our world will overcome the virus may not be certain yet. However, two things will happen for sure. One, we will recover from this pandemic. And two, the post-pandemic...

Quebec Skilled Worker Program
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Pandemic and Crowded Cities—Is the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot a Solution?

Unlike other countries with crazy flip-flops over immigration, Canada knows what it wants—more skilled immigration. However, this emphasis on skilled immigration has meant that immigration has become an urban phenomenon in Canada. As per the 2016 census, 22 percent of Canada’s population are foreign born immigrants. And, 61 percent of all immigrants reside in just...

LMIA Owner/Operator Work Permit
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PNPs and Intent to Settle—Is it Time for Provinces to Think of a Better Option?

Provincial nomination programs or PNPs allow Canadian provinces to determine immigration eligibility norms suited to their individual and unique needs and requirements. An immigrant qualifying for provincial nomination just has to fulfill standard federal norms related to health, admissibility, funds etc. to qualify for Canadian permanent residence.   Understanding Intent to Settle One requirement that...