Exciting! IRCC will resume FSWP and CEC invitations in July

On April 22, IRCC announced a series of new measures to address the labour shortage in Canada. One of the most talked about is the announcement that Express Entry draws will soon resume and that invitations will begin in early July. IRCC indicates that, as a result of the temporary suspension federal high-skilled streams, the […]

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Increase in permanent residence fees effective April 30, 2022

On April 30, 2022, IRCC is increasing fees for all permanent residence applications. This includes economic, permit holder, family and humanitarian classes. The differences between the current and new permanent residency fees are as follows: source: IRCC notices

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Canada Welcomes More Than 108,000 Permanent Residents in Early 2022

The IRCC surpassed its goal to make 147,000 final decisions on permanent residence in the first quarter of 2022, doubling the number of final decisions made in the same period in 2021. Through these efforts, Canada has welcomed more than 108,000 new permanent residents so far this year. In addition, Canada has exceeded its citizenship […]

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Canada launched New Temporary Residency Pathway for Ukrainians

Today IRCC announced the launch of the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). The CUAET is a special, accelerated temporary residence pathway for Ukrainians With the CUAET, Ukrainians and their immediate family members of any nationality can stay in Canada as temporary residents for up to 3 years. Applicants who are overseas need to apply […]

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BCPNP latest draw- Targeted invitations

The BCPNP conducted its latest round of draw on March 14, 2020, under the Skilled immigration Invitations, the first targeted draw since the BCPNP announced its priority targeted invitation policy on 2022-03-10. Skilled Worker, International Graduate category: targeted Tech occupations Skilled Worker, International Graduate category: targeted Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 4214) Skilled Worker, International […]

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Express Entry: Invites 1047 in latest PNP draw

On March 2, 2022, the latest PNP-only Express Entry draw invited 1047 applicants to apply Permanent Residence.   IRCC still only invited the provincial nomination PNP candidates in the latest invitation round. The invitation minimum score was 761 points.   There is no exact information or time on when the other draws (skilled workers) will […]

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Express Entry draws for skilled workers will resume in “near term”

In a live broadcast on Feb. 16 on the Canadian Club of Toronto’s website, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser replied that the draws would resume “in the near term” and said that he was looking at ways to make the Express Entry system more flexible. While the immigration minister said no definite time on when CEC […]

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Canadians Continue to Welcome Afghan Refugees in Their Communities

The Canadian government is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. In the past week, 335 government-assisted and privately sponsored Afghan refugees arrived in Canada on 10 commercial flights. Their destinations are communities across Canada, including Calgary, Winnipeg and Sherbrooke. In total, 7,885 Afghan nationals have arrived […]

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Quick News! Canada begins to ease travel restrictions!

On February 15, 2022, Canada announced the beginning of a phased easing of travel restrictions. As of February 28, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. EST: Easing of entry testing for fully vaccinated travellers. will be easing the on-arrival testing for fully-vaccinated travellers. fully vaccinated travellers will be randomly selected for arrival testing. Travellers selected will also […]

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Good News! IRCC Launches a new online case status tracker for family class permanent residence applications

This new digital case status tracker will allow some family class permanent residence applicants, sponsors and their representatives to more easily check their application status online. For the initial launch, the tracker will be available for permanent residence applicants in the spouse, partner and dependent child categories. At the same time, IRCC is focusing on […]

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