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July 2021

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Holds Draw on 21 July 2021, Issues 280 Invitations

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Saskatchewan’s Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) held a draw for eligible candidates from its International Skilled Worker category. 280 candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination. 196 of those were from the Occupations In-Demand subcategory, and 84 were from the Express Entry subcategory. All candidates had the following in common: All candidates completed Expressions of… Read More »Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Holds Draw on 21 July 2021, Issues 280 Invitations

Express Entry in Canada in the Second Quarter of 2021

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The second quarter of 2021 broke the record from the first quarter of the year for the number of Express Entry candidates invited to apply for Permanent Residence to Canada. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada issued the invitations. Canada’s online system for handling applications for skilled immigrants is called Express Entry. The Express Entry system takes… Read More »Express Entry in Canada in the Second Quarter of 2021

New Open Work Permit to be Introduced for Essential Workers and International Graduates

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Temporary residents who were in danger of losing their work permits before becoming permanent residents will soon be eligible for a new open work permit, based on new information released by Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. Essential workers and international students who have applied for one of the new pathways to permanent residency are now eligible for… Read More »New Open Work Permit to be Introduced for Essential Workers and International Graduates

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program Deadline for Permanent Residence

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The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program or AIPP is an immigration program that began in 2017. It was started to help the economies of the Atlantic provinces in Canada. The Atlantic provinces include Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island (PEI), and Newfoundland and Labrador. The current AIPP program has a deadline of March 5, 2022 for… Read More »Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program Deadline for Permanent Residence

Draw Held by Saskatchewan PNP Issues 295 Invitations

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A draw held on 8 July 2021 by the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), Saskatchewan’s provincial nomination program, invited 295 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. All candidates were from the International Skilled Worker category; 99 were in the Express Entry subcategory, and 196 were from the Occupations In-Demand subcategory. All candidates were required to… Read More »Draw Held by Saskatchewan PNP Issues 295 Invitations

Statistics Canada Report Highlights International Students’ Contributions to Canada

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A recent report by Statistics Canada examined the immigration paths taken by international students in Canada from 2000 to 2019. A major finding of the report was the increase in numbers of students choosing to study in Canada and subsequently pursuing permanent residency. The report, titled “International students as a source of labour supply: Transition to… Read More »Statistics Canada Report Highlights International Students’ Contributions to Canada

Canada’s Population Growth in First Quarter of 2021 Due to Immigration

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According to a 17 June 2021 Economic Update from RBC, Canada’s population grew by 82,000 in the first three months of 2021. This is the fastest quarterly increase since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. Because of the federal government’s new immigration pathways for international students and essential workers, much of the population gain was due… Read More »Canada’s Population Growth in First Quarter of 2021 Due to Immigration

Canada Day

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Canada Day is a holiday when Canadians celebrate Canada’s birthday. Though the pandemic and domestic issues changed somewhat how Canada Day was celebrated, Canadians across the country celebrated the day. On July 1st, 1867, the British North America Act, known as the Constitution Act of 1867, created the country of Canada. This day was later called… Read More »Canada Day