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April 2021

Language Test and Documentation for Canadian Permanent Residence Application

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On May 6, 2021, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada will begin accepting applications from workers and students in several categories for Canadian Permanent Residence. Documentation needs to be gathered for the application. One of the requirements for the application, and most paths to Permanent Residence in Canada, is language proficiency. The Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) are… Read More »Language Test and Documentation for Canadian Permanent Residence Application

Permanent Residence in Canada

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A Permanent Resident in Canada is someone who has immigrated and been given this status by the Government of Canada. A Permanent Resident is not a citizen of Canada. A person who is in Canada on a temporary basis such as a student or temporary worker is not a Permanent Resident. Once a person becomes a… Read More »Permanent Residence in Canada

How Immigrants are Selected for Canada

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Immigrants are selected for immigration to Canada based on a number of factors: the contribution they can bring to the Canadian economy humanitarian basis bringing families together benefiting communities across the country Recently, more immigrants who can add to Canada’s economy are being allowed to immigrate to Canada. Provinces and territories are also selecting more immigrants… Read More »How Immigrants are Selected for Canada

Saskatchewan’s 22 April 2021 PNP Draw Issues 269 Invitations

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On 22 April 2021, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) held a draw which issued 269 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination. All candidates receiving invitations were from the International Skilled Worker category. 130 of the candidates were from the Express Entry subcategory and 139 of the candidates were from the Occupations In-Demand subcategory. All… Read More »Saskatchewan’s 22 April 2021 PNP Draw Issues 269 Invitations

Benefits of Immigrants for Canada

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Bringing immigrants to Canada benefits the country, its current citizens, and immigrants themselves who stay temporarily or permanently. When you look at the number of people working and paying taxes in Canada, you get a picture, at least in part, of the health of Canada’s economy. The taxes provided pay for public services and programs, including… Read More »Benefits of Immigrants for Canada

6,000 Permanent Resident Applications for Caregivers to be Finalized by IRCC by Year End

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On 15 April 2021 The Government of Canada’s immigration department Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released a statement saying it would be finalizing applications for caregivers and their immediate family members, so long as they had completed the necessary in-Canada work experience. This comes as a relief for many caregivers who are waiting to be… Read More »6,000 Permanent Resident Applications for Caregivers to be Finalized by IRCC by Year End

Essential Temporary Workers and International Students in Canada in 2021

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The Government of Canada, in keeping with its goal of many thousands of new immigrants in 2021, has announced several new paths to Permanent Residency. As of May 6, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada will accept applications from workers and students under the following categories: Temporary workers in health care – 20,000 new applications Temporary workers… Read More »Essential Temporary Workers and International Students in Canada in 2021

Saskatchewan Draw Issues 279 Invitations to Apply on 8 April 2021

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In a draw held on 8 April 2021, 279 Invitations to Apply were drawn by Saskatchewan’s Provincial Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). All candidates were in the International Skilled Worker category of the SINP, specifically in the Express Entry subcategory (146 invitations) and the Occupations In-Demand subcategory (133 invitations). Those in the Express Entry subcategory needed to… Read More »Saskatchewan Draw Issues 279 Invitations to Apply on 8 April 2021