Edana Robitaille
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Edana Robitaille is a Content Writer at CIC News and CanadaVisa.

Edana has worked as a Content Writer and Communications Specialist in the travel industry before joining CanadaVisa in 2022.

She is originally from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and has lived in Toronto for 12 years. In addition to several months travelling throughout Latin America, she has also lived in the United Kingdom.

These experiences and travels have given her an insight into life outside Canada that she uses to create content that is relevant and interesting to newcomers.

She thrives on making sense of complex issues and being the first to break exciting news. Her educational background in journalism and international development studies fuels her dedication to looking at the bigger picture, learning new things and presenting them in a simplified narrative.

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Study: More newcomers are choosing to stay in Atlantic Canada
More skilled newcomers are choosing to stay in Atlantic Canada.
British Columbia, Alberta and PEI issue provincial nominations this week
A photo at Jasper park of a canoe on Maligne Lake. This week Alberta and BC issued invitations via their PNPs.
Alberta pauses processing for Alberta Opportunity Stream applications; will launch stream for tourism and hospitality
The AAIP has temporarily paused applications for the Alberta Opportunity Stream.
IRCC confirms it will continue with current Express Entry categories
IRCC will not be changing the categories for category-based Express Entry in 2024.
IRCC invites candidates in third Express Entry draw of the week
IRCC has invited candidates in the most recent Express Entry draw.
How IRCC works with other departments to process applications
IRCC and the CBSA share responsibility for IRPA.
Canada welcomed 471,550 new permanent residents in 2023
Canada exceed it's goal for new permanent residents in 2023.
Comparing the PTE Core to other IRCC accepted language tests
Exploring how the PTE compares with other language tests.
Three Canadian provinces invite candidates in this week’s PNP draw results
Three provinces have invited candidates in the latest PNP results.
Provinces introducing measures to improve integrity of post-secondary education for international students
Ontario and B.C. are taking steps to strengthen the integrity of their international student programs.
IRCC invites 7,000 Express Entry candidates in category-based draw for French language proficiency
IRCC has issued ITAs in the latest Express Entry draw of 2024.
Economists recommend inviting more skilled newcomers to Canada
Desjardins economists say targeting more skilled newcomers will help with Canada's housing shortage
More than one million people have a valid Canadian study permit
A recent article from the Globe and Mail shows that there are more than one million people with a valid Canadian study permit.
IRCC invites 1,040 Express Entry candidates in latest draw
IRCC has invited candidates in the latest Express Entry round of invitations.
IRCC announces cap on admissions for international students
IRCC is expected to announce a 35% reduction in international student admissions
Festivals and fun to help get through your first winter in Canada
There are a lot of ways to enjoy Canada when it's cold out.
Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, and PEI invite candidates in latest PNP results
Four provinces have invited candidates in the latest PNP results.
Support for immigration in Canada dropped in 2023
Support for immigration in Canada was comparatively low in 2023.
Canada’s immigration minister calls on provinces to “rein in” number of international students
Immigration Minister Marc Millers says some provinces are not doing their part to limit the number of international students in Canada.
Recent newcomers faring well in Ontario’s labour markets
Recent newcomers in Ontario are doing well in the labour market.
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