Category: CIC News.

19 May 2022- Canadian politician wants to improve Super Visa for parents and grandparents

Posted by in CIC News, on May 19, 2022

If passed, the new bill would make it easier and cheaper for parents and grandparents to stay in Canada for longer. Canadian Member of Parliament Kyle Seeback is proposing a new bill to support parents and grandparents coming to Canada. The proposed changes would affect the Super visa for parents and grandparents. Currently, the Super […]

10 May 2022 – BC PNP: Over 160 workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs invited to British Columbia

Posted by in CIC News, on May 17, 2022

British Columbia invited immigration candidates in four targeted draws under its (PNP) on May 10. The B(BC PNP) invited 126 skilled workers and international graduates with a minimum score of 85 points through the BC PNP Tech Program The BC PNP Tech is a fast-track immigration pathway for in-demand tech workers and international students. Candidates need to […]

For 2022- Proof of funds increases – Express Entry

Posted by in CIC News, on May 16, 2022

Federal Skilled Worker Program and Federal Skilled Trades Program candidates have until June 8 to update their proof of funds. What IRCC accepts as proof of funds For proof, you need official letters from any banks or financial institutions where you’re keeping the money. According to the IRCC Government letters must: be printed on the […]

11 May 2022- New PNP draw

Posted by in CIC News, on May 12, 2022

Provincial Nominee Program Number of invitations issued: 545 Rank required to be invited to apply: 545th or above Date and time of round: May 11, 2022 at 14:08:07 UTC CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 753 Tie-breaking rule: December 15, 2021 at 20:32:57 UTC

UPDATE on Work permits-under the Home Child Care Provider Pilot or Home Support Worker Pilot

Posted by in CIC News, on May 11, 2022

The instructions on work permits under the caregiver pathways have been updated. The instructions have been reformatted to put the Eligibility section at the top for easier reference by officers. In addition, to provide officers with detailed guidance on processing caregiver applications under the two pilots, the following new sections were added in the instruction […]

On 30 April 2022, an Increase in permanent residence fees

Posted by in CIC News, on May 4, 2022

On April 30, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is increasing fees for all permanent residence applications. This includes economic, permit holder, family and humanitarian classes. In 2020, IRCC increased permanent residence fees to account for inflation for the first time since 2002. At that time, it was announced that fees would increase every 2 years to […]

Effective May 1st, 2022, Alberta is lifting restrictions on the hiring of new temporary foreign workers.

Posted by in CIC News, on May 3, 2022

Effective May 1st, Alberta is lifting restrictions on the hiring of new temporary foreign workers. All pending applications, including those submitted prior to May 1, are subject to this change. Alberta has justified the loosening of its TFWP restrictions on the grounds it will support sectors of the provincial economy that are grappling with labour […]