Express Entry: How does IRCC decide when to hold draws?

Published on January 25th, 2023 at 08:00am EST There has been a change in routine surrounding Express Entry draws of late. Typically, the draws take place every two weeks on Wednesdays. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently paused

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Why hundreds of newcomers have chosen to settle in Northeastern Ontario in the past three years

Published on January 24th, 2023 at 07:30am EST Many newcomers are choosing to settle in communities located in Northeastern Ontario over large cities like Toronto or Montreal. Cities in Northeastern Ontario give newcomers the chance to create the life they’ve

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Canada welcomes high number of Francophone newcomers, meeting its Francophone Immigration Target in 2022

Published on January 23rd, 2023 at 02:07pm EST Updated on January 23rd, 2023 at 02:09pm EST A growing number of Canadians report that French is their first official language, but the proportion that French speaking Canadians represents dropped from 2016

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How to increase your chances for study permit approval

Published on January 23rd, 2023 at 09:00am EST Canada continues to be one of the world’s most popular destinations for international students. With an excellent standard of education and internationally accredited schools—Canada hosts a huge number of students from abroad

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The Lunar New Year: A Time to Remember and Celebrate Canada’s Diverse Heritage

Published on January 22nd, 2023 at 08:00am EST Also known as the Spring Festival, Lunar New Year 2023 begins today — on January 22 — and ends on February 1. This year also carries added significance for Chinese Canadians across

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British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Prince Edward Island issue invitations to apply for provincial immigration

Published on January 21st, 2023 at 08:00am EST British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Prince Edward Island have issued invitations to apply to candidates through provincial immigration programs this week. Alberta and Quebec draws are recent publications of draws that occurred

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Alberta adds family relatives to eligibility criteria for the Alberta Express Entry program

Published on January 20th, 2023 at 01:06pm EST On January 18th, the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP), which functions as Alberta’s Provincial Nominee Program, added having relatives in the province to their candidate selection criteria for the Alberta Express Entry

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Sunwing says holiday travel disruptions caused by rejection of an LMIA

Published on January 20th, 2023 at 08:00am EST Sunwing Airlines is crediting the rejection of a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) on December 9 as a major factor in widespread disruption to its passengers over the holiday season. In a

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