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Three Canadian provinces invite candidates in this week’s PNP draw results

CIC News Three Canadian provinces invite candidates in this week’s PNP draw results British Columbia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island have issued nominations for the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) this week. Through the PNP, provincial governments select the economic immigration candidates who are best suited to economically establish within a province and issue them an…

Canada invests $86 million to recognize foreign healthcare credentials

CIC News Canada invests $86 million to recognize foreign healthcare credentials On January 15th, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, Randy Boissonnault, announced $86 million in funding to 15 organizations across Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The funding will go towards speeding up the accreditation for internationally educated health…

Three Canadian provinces issue invitations in first PNP results of 2024

CIC News Three Canadian provinces issue invitations in first PNP results of 2024 Ontario, British Columbia, and Manitoba have invited candidates in the first Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws of 2024. Through the PNP, provincial governments can review and select the economic immigration candidates that they feel are best suited to the local labour force…

Can I have more than one Express Entry profile?

CIC News Can I have more than one Express Entry profile? Completing an Express Entry profile is the first step to immigrating to Canada permanently as a skilled worker. An Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence (PR) will be issued based on your score and rank in the Express Entry pool using the Comprehensive…

Becoming accredited as an internationally educated nurse in Canada

CIC News Becoming accredited as an internationally educated nurse in Canada Canada is experiencing a shortage of healthcare professionals. This impacts Canadians and newcomers alike through longer wait times for care that is sometimes not up to a professional standard due to overworked and burned-out staff. Recent job vacancy data from Statistics Canada shows that…

Nova Scotia set to expand immigration opportunities for foreign nationals in healthcare professions

CIC News Nova Scotia set to expand immigration opportunities for foreign nationals in healthcare professions First announced in late September, certain foreign nationals will soon be able to immigrate to Nova Scotia through the expansion of one stream within the local Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This move will make immigration to Nova Scotia a possibility…

New poverty report card evaluates quality of life in Canada’s 10 provinces 

CIC News New poverty report card evaluates quality of life in Canada’s 10 provinces  In their first-ever poverty report cards, Food Banks Canada has graded all provinces and territories on a variety of measures related to poverty reduction and standard of living. There are many factors that contribute to the quality of life experienced by…

Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta, and New Brunswick invite candidates in latest provincial immigration results.

CIC News Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta, and New Brunswick invite candidates in latest provincial immigration results. Six of Canada’s provinces have invited candidates in the newest provincial immigration results. All Canadian provinces and territories except Quebec and Nunavut operate Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) to select economic immigration candidates. Provinces can nominate candidates based…

Express Entry’s Targeted Occupations: How Many Transport Workers Does Canada Really Need?

CIC News Express Entry’s Targeted Occupations: How Many Transport Workers Does Canada Really Need? Transport occupations are one of five sectors that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has chosen to prioritize through Express Entry category-based draws in 2023. To better use immigration to address labour market gaps in specific Canadian industries, the federal government…

What counts as eligible work experience for immigration through Express Entry?

CIC News What counts as eligible work experience for immigration through Express Entry? The definition of eligible work experience in the context of Express Entry depends on exactly which program an immigration candidate is applying under. In other words, what is considered eligible skilled work experience varies depending on whether a particular candidate is applying…