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First Express Entry Draw #177 – February 13, 2021

First Express Entry Draw #177 – February 13, 2021 On February 13, 2021. Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada’s (IRCCs) held draw #177. This was a Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Program only draw, which invited 27,332 candidates, with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of only 75. CRS Score Distribution as of February 8, 2021 As [...]

By |2021-02-15T12:35:49+00:00February 15th, 2021|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on First Express Entry Draw #177 – February 13, 2021

New Immigration Programs for Hong Kong Residents

New Immigration Programs for Hong Kong Residents On February 4, 2021, the Minister of Immigration and Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC), Marco Mendicino, announced several new programs that will benefit residents of Hong Kong. Eligibility Starting on February 8, 2021, Hong Kong residents will be able to apply for a new 3-year open work [...]

By |2021-02-07T07:51:25+00:00February 6th, 2021|Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on New Immigration Programs for Hong Kong Residents

First Express Entry Draw of 2021

First Express Entry Draw of 2021! The first Express Entry draw of 2021 occurred on January 6, 2021. Immigration Refugees, Citizenship Canada’s (IRCCs) draw #171 was a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) only draw, which invited 250 candidates, with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 813. CRS Score Distribution as of January [...]

By |2021-01-08T13:23:05+00:00January 8th, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on First Express Entry Draw of 2021

Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program Issues Invitations for 2020 Intake!

Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program Issues Invitations for 2020 Intake! IRCC began sending invitations to apply to applicants who applied for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program in the fall. Applicants should check their email accounts regularly throughout the week. Once you receive an invitation, please ensure that you have all the documents and [...]

By |2021-01-08T12:55:58+00:00January 8th, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program Issues Invitations for 2020 Intake!

Pre-departure COVID-19 Testing for Air Travelers Entering Canada 

Pre-departure COVID-19 Testing for Air Travellers Entering Canada In an effort to continue to reduce the spread of COVID-19, especially in light of the recently announced confirmed cases of the UK COVID-19 Variant in Ontario, the Government of Canada is taking pre-emptive actions to protect the health and safety of Canadians. The federal government is now [...]

By |2021-01-05T15:28:19+00:00January 5th, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Pre-departure COVID-19 Testing for Air Travelers Entering Canada 

Immigrating to Canada When You Are Illegal in Your Country of Residence

Immigrating to Canada When You Are Illegal in Your Country of Residence One of the most common immigration questions is “Can I immigrate to Canada even though I am living illegally, without status in another country? Many individuals, across the globe, are residing without legal status and many want to move to Canada, knowing [...]

By |2021-01-01T13:54:48+00:00January 1st, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Immigrating to Canada When You Are Illegal in Your Country of Residence

Looking Back: Canadian Work Permits in 2020

Looking Back: Canadian Work Permits in 2020  Each year, nearly 200,000 skilled foreign workers immigrate to Canada. This did not stop in 2020, even with COVID-19. Although these workers must find an employer and receive a job offer to obtain a temporary foreign work permit, if the worker is in an occupation that is [...]

By |2021-01-01T13:42:23+00:00January 1st, 2021|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Looking Back: Canadian Work Permits in 2020

Ontario Holds Last Immigration Draws for 2020  

Ontario Holds Last Immigration Draws for 2020     Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Nominations for 2020 The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) ended 2020 with a bang, after reaching its 2020 allocation of 8050 nominations made to applicants across all their immigration pathways, including 400 additional nominations through an in-year reallocation and 50 additional [...]

By |2020-12-30T10:33:34+00:00December 30th, 2020|Ontario Express Entry, Breaking News, Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on Ontario Holds Last Immigration Draws for 2020  

Last Express Entry Draw of 2020!

Last Express Entry Draw of 2020! On December 23, 2020, Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held draw number 170, which is believed to be the last draw of 2020 under the Federal Skilled Workers (FSW) program. There were 5,000 invitations to apply (ITAs) issued to candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of [...]

By |2020-12-27T07:53:14+00:00December 27th, 2020|Canadian Immigration, Federal Express Entry Program|Comments Off on Last Express Entry Draw of 2020!

How To Get A Job Offer In Canada

How do I get a Job Offer from a Canadian Employer to Work in Canada?   This is the most asked question among immigrants trying to relocate to Canada. While there are immigrant categories where you will not need a job offer (see below), typically you will. There are a few options such as [...]

By |2020-12-17T11:30:26+00:00December 17th, 2020|Canadian Immigration|Comments Off on How To Get A Job Offer In Canada
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