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Canada's Express Entry Draw

Canada’s Express Entry Draw Resumes with 3,200 Invitations After a Month-long Pause

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has resumed its Express Entry draws after a month-long hiatus. The latest Express Entry draw invited 3,200 candidates across all programs with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 531. While this pause in draws raised questions within the immigration community, the IRCC has not provided a formal...

Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals

Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals Transforming Canadian Medicine

Canada’s healthcare sector has been significantly enriched by the contributions of internationally educated healthcare professionals (IEHPs). According to a study conducted by Statistics Canada, approximately 60% of IEHPs are trained in various medical fields such as nursing, medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry. IEHPs’ Integration in Canada There are 259,694 IEHPs in Canada, with a commendable 76%...

Best Countries Ranking

Canada Secures Second Place in the 2023 Best Countries Ranking

In the latest iteration of the Best Countries ranking by U.S. News, Canada proudly clinches the second position as the best country in the world for the year 2023. This significant leap signifies an improvement from the 2022 rankings when Canada held the third spot in the ranking, reinforcing Canada’s global stature across various dimensions....

Canadian Job Market

Navigating the Canadian Job Market: Understanding Employer Inquiries and Human Rights

As newcomers embark on their journey to establish themselves in Canada, they often encounter the challenge of finding meaningful employment due to a lack of Canadian work experience. This accounts for a common challenge for a newcomer, it is extremely important to thorough understanding of the legal implications and human rights. The Canadian province of...

Federal Employees

Canadian Federal Employees Announced Strike, Leading to Potential Disruptions in Immigration Services

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), a union representing more than 155,000 federal government employees, has announced a strike effective today that will impact most government departments, including Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Strike Overview The PSAC strike is a result of a dispute between the union and the government regarding fair wages,...

Canada Express Entry

A Major Change is Coming to Canada Express Entry in 2023: Here’s What You Need to Know

Canada’s Express Entry system is going to experience some major changes in 2023. The pathway is used to welcome international skilled workers to Canada by offering permanent resident status. Specifically, Express Entry is Canada’s online system for managing skilled worker applications from three different programs – the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), the Federal Skilled Worker...

PNP Levels Plan

Canada’s Immigration Ministers Agree on a Multi-Year PNP Levels Plan

Canada’s immigration ministers agreed to work on a multi-year PNP levels plan. Even though Canada sets its goals for permanent residents over a three-year period, PNP allocations are made every year. The ministers agreed that PNP allocation goals would also be set for the next three years. The ministers decided on the PNP plan for...