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Four provinces issue invitations in latest provincial immigration results

CIC News Four provinces issue invitations in latest provincial immigration results Ontario, British Columbia (B.C.), and Manitoba have issued nominations through their respective Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) this week, while Quebec has also issued invitations through its provincial immigration program. Across Canada, 11 of the country’s 13 provincial and territorial governments – excluding Quebec and…

British Columbia, Ontario and Manitoba issue provincial nominations this week

CIC News British Columbia, Ontario and Manitoba issue provincial nominations this week This week, three of Canada’s provinces issued nominations to immigration candidates under their respective Provincial Nomination Programs (PNPs). These programs are run by all provinces in Canada (apart from Quebec and Nunavut) and are a pathway for economic class immigrants to settle and…

What is the Canadian school schedule during the winter?

CIC News What is the Canadian school schedule during the winter? This article will help newcomers gain an understanding of how the public school system operates in Canada during the coldest months. As many immigrants to Canada come from countries with education systems that are different than what their children will encounter here, it is…

What the changes to Alberta’s healthcare delivery system mean for newcomers across the province

CIC News What the changes to Alberta’s healthcare delivery system mean for newcomers across the province Earlier this month, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith announced that the existing Alberta Health Services (AHS) system in the province will be divided into four separate entities in an effort to “improve access to care.” In a press conference at…

British Columbia and Saskatchewan invite more provincial nominees this week; Alberta provides PNP update

CIC News British Columbia and Saskatchewan invite more provincial nominees this week; Alberta provides PNP update This week, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan held draws under their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), while Alberta provided important updates on its PNP. Read on below to see nomination results, including program streams, number of invitations, cut-off scores for candidates,…

Low unemployment and high participation rate indicate persistent job vacancies in Canada

CIC News Low unemployment and high participation rate indicate persistent job vacancies in Canada Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey reveals signs of healthy employment, as the country’s economy continues to normalise after the COVID-19 pandemic. In the latest report covering September of 2023, Canada’s unemployment rate—the number of unemployed individuals in the country over…

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…

British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, and PEI hold provincial nominations this week

CIC News British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, and PEI hold provincial nominations this week This week, four provinces in Canada announced immigration draws through their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). These were: British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, and Prince Edward Island. Provincial immigration results: September 16-22nd *Note that specific terms around immigration invitations and eligibility scores can…

How to immigrate to Canada from the Philippines

CIC News How to immigrate to Canada from the Philippines The Philippines is one of the top five leading countries of new immigrants to Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Currently, there are over 900,000 people of Filipino origin living in the country. Canada has become a popular destination for Filipinos due…