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Afghan Refugees

Canada Invited 47,010 Afghan Refugees through Special Immigration Programs

In an important update on February 1, 2024, the Canadian government reaffirmed its commitment to providing support for Afghan refugees, with 47,010 individuals welcomed since August 2021. The most recent data reveals that Canada has embraced 1,190 Afghan refugees since January 3, 2023, showcasing an ongoing dedication to humanitarian efforts. Special Immigration Measures Program At...

Changes to the PGWP Program

Exploring the New Changes to the PGWP Program

The Government of Canada recently made significant adjustments to the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) program, effective from February 15, 2024. These changes aim to enhance opportunities for international students pursuing higher education in Canada while also addressing evolving needs and challenges. Extended Duration for PGWPs Previously, the duration of PGWPs was tied to the length...

Alberta Opportunity Stream

Alberta Opportunity Stream Applications Paused: Focus Shifts to Priority Sectors

Effective February 15, the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) has temporarily halted the processing of applications for the Alberta Opportunity Stream until further notice. This decision aims to allow the province to manage its current application inventory effectively and allocate immigration nominations to address pressing priorities, including filling labor shortages in key sectors such as...

New Immigration Stream

Alberta is Set to Release a New Immigration Stream

March 1, 2024, heralds a new era for Alberta’s Immigration landscape as the province introduces its innovative Tourism and Hospitality Stream under the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program. This strategic move is designed to bridge labor gaps in the vital tourism and hospitality sector, fostering economic recovery and growth. Alberta Immigration Stream for Economic Growth Alberta,...

Latest Express Entry Draw

IRCC Invites 150 Candidates in the Latest Express Entry Draw

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has conducted the third Express Entry draw this week, issuing invitations to apply (ITAs). In this category-based selection, 150 candidates in agriculture and agri-food occupations were invited, necessitating a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 437. This draw follows two earlier ones this week. The first, a general...

Skilled Candidates and Tech Experts

British Columbia Extends Invitations to Skilled Candidates and Tech Experts

On February 13, 2024, the Government of British Columbia conducted new invitation draws under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). These draws targeted skilled candidates in various sectors, including technology, healthcare, childcare, construction, and veterinary care occupations. Tech Professionals Invited In the tech draw, British Columbia extended invitations to 77 candidates. These individuals met...

The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Canada for 2024

The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Canada for 2024

Canada is known for its strong economy and high standard of living. If you’re looking for a career that offers financial stability and growth potential, exploring the highest paying jobs in Canada for 2024 is a great place to start. In this article, we will delve into the top 10 highest paying jobs in Canada...

Alberta PNP Invited 80 Applicants

Alberta PNP Invited 80 Applicants in the Latest PNP Draw

On February 12, 2024, the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) disclosed the outcomes of its recent draw, which took place on February 1, 2024. In this draw, a total of 80 prospective immigrants were extended invitations under the Priority Sector – Construction Occupation, with a prerequisite of possessing a job offer letter and achieving a...

IEC Candidates

New Invitation Rounds Held by IRCC for IEC Candidates

Last week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted fresh draws within the International Experience Canada (IEC) program pools. From February 5 to February 11, a total of 4,857 young individuals from various countries received invitations to apply for an IEC open work permit. As of February 11, there are 31,392 candidates registered in the...