Author: Info Staff

IRCC Invites 2,850 Express Entry Candidates in Latest Draw

Posted by in CIC News, on March 12, 2024

Introduction: In its latest move, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has continued its Express Entry draws, issuing invitations to candidates who meet specific criteria. This draw, held at the beginning of March, saw 2,850 candidates being invited to apply for permanent residency. The Draw Details: The draw was a general round of invitations, with […]

Understanding the Provincial Attestation Letter (PAL) Requirement for Canadian Study Permit Applications

Posted by in CIC News, on March 11, 2024

Introduction: In a recent development by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the requirement for a Provincial Attestation Letter (PAL) for Canadian study permit applications has been clarified. This new requirement has implications for most new post-secondary international students at the college or undergraduate level. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what the PAL […]

New Alberta Tourism and Hospitality Stream: Full List of Eligible Occupations

Posted by in CIC News, on March 5, 2024

Occupation Noc Code TEER Category Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport, and fitness 54100 4 Restaurant and food service managers 60030 0 Accommodation service managers 60031 0 Food service supervisors 62020 2 Chefs 62200 2 Cooks 63200 3 Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses 64300 4 Bartenders 64301 4 Hotel front desk clerks 64314 4 Tour […]

What to do if your PGWP is expiring

Posted by in CIC News, on December 15, 2023

For international students in Canada, the Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) is a valuable pathway to gain valuable work experience after completing studies. However, as the expiration date of the PGWP looms closer, it can prompt concerns and uncertainties about the next steps, particularly for those awaiting a decision on their permanent residency application via Express […]

Canada Unveils Immigration Levels Plan 2024-2026: Key Figures and Targets

Posted by in CIC News, on November 1, 2023

Canada’s commitment to immigration remains resolute as the country introduces its Immigration Levels Plan for 2024-2026, reaffirming its goal to welcome a substantial number of immigrants each year. The recently released plan maintains the immigration targets consistent with the prior 2023-2025 plan, with a detailed breakdown across various classes and programs over the three-year period. […]

Strengthening Canada’s International Student Program: IRCC’s Strategic Initiatives and Reforms

Posted by in CIC News, on October 27, 2023

Introduction: Today marks a pivotal moment for Canada’s International Student Program as the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Marc Miller, announced strategic steps to fortify the program and safeguard the interests of genuine students. These initiatives come as a response to recent concerns regarding fraudulent activities surrounding the program. In this blog […]

Nova Scotia Introduces Critical Construction Worker Pilot

Posted by in CIC News, on October 23, 2023

Nova Scotia, renowned for its immigrant-friendly policies, has launched an enticing opportunity for skilled professionals in the construction industry. The all-new Critical Construction Worker Pilot promises a direct path to Permanent Residency (PR) for individuals specializing in the in-demand 21 construction occupations facing labor shortages. This groundbreaking program not only addresses labor gaps but also […]

New Minimum Wage: A Boost for Workers in Six Canadian Provinces

Posted by in CIC News, on October 2, 2023

Six Canadian provinces are celebrating a wage hike as the new minimum wage takes effect today. This change has raised the bar to over $15 per hour in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island, benefiting thousands of workers across various industries. Understanding Minimum Wage: Minimum wage is the fundamental […]

Optimizing Your Stay in the Express Entry Pool

Posted by in CIC News, on September 19, 2023

Introduction: Canadian permanent residence offers a life in a country known for its high standard of living, government support, and commitment to diversity. However, the path to Canadian PR can be challenging, and one significant part of this journey involves waiting. Even after receiving an invitation to apply (ITA) through the Express Entry system, applicants […]