Strict penalties for Canadian employers who violate the rules of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP) will come into effect in less than two weeks. The new regulations, which were announced in July of this year, will be jointly administered and implemented by the departments of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). [Read more…]
Archives for 2015
It’s been a busy few weeks in Canadian immigration news. We’ve seen programs in Quebec, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Ontario either open or reopen and, in some cases, cap out quickly. Moreover, the new Canadian government has been busy on the economic immigration and refugee settlement files.
And where have thousands upon thousands of people around the world first heard these updates? On CanadaVisa’s social media channels, that’s where.
Our Canadian immigration 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.
New first-come, first-served pathway to Canadian permanent residence will receive up to 6,300 applications
The Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) has reopened, with potential applicants from around the world moving quickly to prepare and submit an application as early as possible during the current application cycle, which began on November 4, 2015. [Read more…]
Le Programme des travailleurs qualifiés du Québec (PTQQ) a rouvert ses portes au profit de candidats potentiels partout à travers le monde, motives à préparer et soumettre une demande au plus vite, au cours de ce cycle de demandes qui a commencé le 4 novembre 2015. [Read more…]
Canada’s new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has named his government’s cabinet of ministers. These Members of Parliament have been handed specific departments and will aim to carry out the new Liberal government’s agenda, which is likely to include significant changes within the department of Citizenship, Immigration and Refugees. [Read more…]
New online system facilitates applications made by Canadian employers to hire LMIA-exempt foreign workers
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has launched a new online system, known as the Employer Portal, for managing the processing of offers of employment made by Canadian employers to foreign workers through the International Mobility Program (IMP). The Employer Portal came into operation on October 26, 2015. [Read more…]
When we started our social media channels a few years ago, we aimed to provide our followers with the latest and best content relating to immigration to Canada. As we approach the 170,000 likes mark on Facebook, we have noticed a huge response to the “What’s New” articles we regularly post on the page. It gives the CanadaVisa Social team a lot of satisfaction to know that we are producing and sharing news that helps people on their path to Canada.