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Statistics Canada: PNP candidates in Ontario, Alberta and BC have highest earnings

According to a recent report by Statistics Canada, newcomers who arrive in Canada through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) may earn more if they settle in Canada’s three most populous provinces. The report found that there were “significant differences among provinces in the average earnings of provincial nominees” throughout Canada. As of 2020, the highest […]

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Canada ranked as 2nd best country in the world

According to the 2023 Best Countries ranking by U.S. News, Canada is the second-best in the world overall this year. The move up to second is an improvement from 2022, when Canada was ranked third overall by U.S. News. To formulate these rankings, U.S. News looked at 10 different sub-categories (where they ranked the top […]

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Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, and PEI invite candidates in latest PNP results

Five Canadian provinces have invited candidates to apply for nomination under the Provincial Nomination Program (PNP). Through the PNP, provinces select the economic immigration candidates who are the most likely to integrate successfully into the provincial workforce. Provincial governments find these candidates either by selecting them through the federal Express Entry application pool or accepting […]

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IRCC extends transition period for distance learning measures to December 2023

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced they are extending distance learning measures that were implemented throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Students who completed less than 50% of their PGWP-eligible studies outside of Canada will be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) until December 31, 2023. Before the pandemic, all international students needed to […]

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Eight cities in Ontario among Canada’s safest

Rentola, an online platform for tenants and landlords, recently published a report on Canada’s safest cities. According to the study eight of the top ten safest cities in Canada were in Ontario. The study also found that of the top 20 safest cities in Canada, 10 were in Ontario. Discover if You Are Eligible for […]

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Three ways for newcomers to Canada to save money at the grocery store

Like many countries around the world, Canada has also experienced rising living costs for most goods and services — including groceries. For obvious reasons, the ability to affordably purchase groceries is key to living a comfortable life in Canada, as it allows for the purchase of everyday essential goods for newcomers and their families. Discover […]

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Pivoting North: A Guide for U.S. Residents Looking to Move to Canada

To attract more global tech talent to Canada, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently opened a new three-year Open Work Permit stream for H-1B holders living in the United States (U.S.). After opening the stream for applications on July 16, the federal government announced that it was closing the program after reaching the intended […]

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Canadian politicians critical of “inefficient” IRCC client service

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is working toward modernizing and digitizing its processing system to improve access for applicants wishing to track the status of their application. To help clients get information, IRCC has several dedicated service lines through its Client Services Centre (CSC), depending on the type of inquiry. This includes a service […]

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Global tech workers flock to Canada: 32,000 newcomers in one year

Between April 2022 and March 2023, more than 32,000 global tech industry workers came to Canada for work according to a recent report from The Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) and Canada’s Tech Network (CTN). What follows will now go deeper into the report from TECNA and CTN, which highlights some of the top […]

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Most popular ways to come to Canada from Bangladesh

Under its Immigration Levels Plan, Canada aims to welcome 465,000 new permanent residents by the end of 2023. This goal is increased to 500,000 by 2025. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration According to Statistics Canada, there are about 100,000 Bangladeshi origin Canadians. In 2023, Canada welcomed over 2,700 Bangladeshi permanent residents. Canada […]

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British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba nominate candidates in this week’s PNP results

Three Canadian provinces have nominated candidates to apply for the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) this week. Being nominated by a province strengthens a permanent residence application. This is because a province will nominate only the economic immigration candidates who they feel are well-suited to economically establish within the province through filling gaps in the provincial […]

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See where Canada ranks globally for average salary in these 10 in-demand jobs

World-renowned employment agency and consulting firm Randstad released a list of the 15 most in-demand jobs in Canada for 2023. What follows will provide an outline and overview of where Canada ranks globally in average annual base salary (unless otherwise noted) for the top 10 in-demand jobs identified by Randstad, which can help readers understand […]

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Simplifying International Money Transfers: Discover the Benefits of TD Global Transfer™ for New Canadians

As a newcomer to Canada, you might need to send money back home occasionally (or on a regular basis) to support loved ones or manage your financial commitments. Global money transfers can help you make these transactions with ease, providing a convenient and secure way to send funds across the world.[1] In this article, we […]

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Simplifying International Money Transfers: Discover the Benefits of TD Global Transfer™ for New Canadians

As a newcomer to Canada, you might need to send money back home occasionally (or on a regular basis) to support loved ones or manage your financial commitments. Global money transfers can help you make these transactions with ease, providing a convenient and secure way to send funds across the world.[1] In this article, we […]

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Spousal sponsorship in Canada: How IRCC checks if a relationship is genuine

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) cites family reunification as one of the pillars of Canadian immigration. When you apply to bring a spouse or partner to Canada under family class sponsorship, IRCC must be satisfied that the relationship is genuine. IRCC makes these assessments because sometimes a foreign national may attempt to pursue a […]

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Is immigration causing Canada’s housing crisis?

The housing crisis in Canada has reached a peak this year. A report released in June by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) shows that over 22 million housing units will be required by 2030 to help achieve housing affordability for everyone living in Canada. This is 3.5 million additional units to the current […]

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Is immigration causing Canada’s housing crisis?

The housing crisis in Canada has reached a peak this year. A report released in June by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) shows that over 22 million housing units will be required by 2030 to help achieve housing affordability for everyone living in Canada. This is 3.5 million additional units to the current […]

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What to do in your first month as an international student in Canada

Canada is a very popular destination for international students due to its high standard of education, comparatively low educational costs, opportunities to work while studying and the immigration opportunities available post-graduation. Data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) showed as of December 31st, 2022, there were 807,750 international students with valid study permits, an […]

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Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) 101: What you need to know if you want to visit Canada

Canada welcomes millions of temporary residents each year. Unless an individual is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or from a visa-exempt country, an individual who wants to enter Canada for a temporary purpose must apply for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV). Get a Free Legal Consultation A temporary purpose includes tourists, temporary foreign workers […]

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Canada ranked the most attractive destination for immigrant entrepreneurs in 2023

According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Canada was ranked the most attractive country for immigrant start up founders and entrepreneurs compared to all other OECD countries. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration There are 24 OECD countries including the United States, France, United Kingdom, Sweden and Australia. According to […]

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Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Quebec, and PEI nominate candidates for provincial immigration this week

Five of Canada’s provinces have invited candidates to apply through provincial immigration programs this week. Immigration is a shared responsibility between the provincial and federal governments. When a province nominates a candidate through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) it strengthens a candidate’s application for permanent resident status. This is especially true for Express Entry candidates […]

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Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Quebec, and PEI nominate candidates for provincial immigration this week

Five of Canada’s provinces have invited candidates to apply through provincial immigration programs this week. Immigration is a shared responsibility between the provincial and federal governments. When a province nominates a candidate through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) it strengthens a candidate’s application for permanent resident status. This is especially true for Express Entry candidates […]

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The highest paying jobs in Canada based on education level

Finding a job in your field in Canada can be challenging. As a newcomer to Canada, it is important to utilize tools and resources to make finding your dream job as easy as possible. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The government of Canada website offers a Job Bank that lists employment opportunities […]

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Canadian immigration: What newcomers can expect and need to know about Canada’s health care system

It’s no secret why Canada attracts people from around the world – it’s a great place to visit and an even better place to live and work. Canada is a feast for the eyes and offers a great quality of life, which is why it’s become a firm favourite with expats. It also boasts an […]

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Experiencing delays in your Canadian immigration application? A writ of mandamus may be helpful

The Canadian federal courts have recently ruled on two cases concerning processing delays in immigration and study permit applications. In both cases, the applicant asked the court to issue a writ of mandamus to compel Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to process their application. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration A writ […]

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