In a move that has been welcomed by current and potential candidates for Canadian permanent residence through the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP), the government of Quebec has this month lowered the pass mark required to obtain a Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) and, at the same time, removed the ‘adaptability’ factor from the points-based program. [Read more…]
Archives for August 2015
Dans un geste bien accueilli par les candidats actuels et potentiels à la résidence permanente canadienne par le biais du Programme des travailleurs qualifiés du Québec (PTQQ), le gouvernement du Québec a ce mois-ci a diminué la note de passage requise pour obtenir un certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ) en retirant le facteur «adaptabilité» de sa grille de sélection. [Read more…]
The immigration landscape of North America is constantly changing. Canada and the United States, to a large extent, followed parallel trajectories in the earlier parts of their immigration histories. Both countries initially drew principally on migrants from the British Isles and Europe, before expanding their catchment area to other regions of the world. Over time, however, Canadian and U.S. immigration policies have diverged in significant ways. [Read more…]
Did you know that the CanadaVisa social media network has drawn followers from most countries of the world? People from far and wide, representing diverse cultures and communities in every corner of the world, are joining the conversation. Together, they have created a truly global community. [Read more…]
The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place since the beginning of this month. Our Canadianimmigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it happens. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+and LinkedIn.
Pool will become main source of Canadian economic immigration applications in the near future.
July also sees landmark Express Entry draw with lowest CRS requirement ever.
In a wide-ranging and informative report, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has provided valuable insights on the Express Entry selection system for immigration to Canada, which came into operation on January 1, 2015. [Read more…]
As a new batch of international students prepare to make the move to Canada for the Fall semester, others are considering their options for 2016. When it comes to studying in Canada and thinking about settling permanently, preparation is key.
With quality and more affordable tuition, safe cities, employment options (both during and after the study period), and as a pathway to Canadian permanent residence, the decision to study in Canada can be one of the most important, and best, decisions made by young people from around the world. [Read more…]
Certains étudiants étrangers s’apprêtent à venir au Canada pour la rentrée d’automne, d’autres envisagent encore leurs options pour 2016. Lorsqu’il s’agit de venir étudier au Canada et d’envisager de s’y installer de façon permanente, l’anticipation est la clé du projet.
Avec des frais de scolarité plus abordables, des villes sûres, des opportunités d’emploi (à la fois pendant et après les études), et en tant que voie d’accès vers la résidence permanente canadienne, la décision d’étudier au Canada peut être l’une des décisions les plus importantes prises par les jeunes du monde entier. [Read more…]
“Stiff new consequences will encourage compliance” — Employment Minister
Strict penalties for Canadian employers who violate the rules of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP) have been announced by the government of Canada. The departments of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) will be implementing the new regulations, which come into effect as of December 1, 2015. [Read more…]