First Express Entry Applicants Get Permanent Resident Status Within Three Months

First Express Entry Applicants Get Permanent Resident Status Within Three Months. It is been three months since “Express Entry” has been launched and every month we see invitation draws. Last week before the 7th Draw (the latest in the series of draws), CIC has announced that Canada has already welcomed first few of successful applicants […]

2015 International Experience Canada Program Updates and FAQs

2015 International Experience Canada Program Updates and FAQs – Updated as new information is received. IEC Ireland: Round 1 open April 14th at 7pm GMT. Round 2 opens on April 16th. IEC UPDATE: Round 2 of the IEC UK is to be opened on 7th April. Get your papers ready because after last round opened […]

Temporary Foreign Workers Must start leaving country today

Temporary foreign workers must start leaving country today – According to the figures just Alberta has 10,000 temporary foreign workers. OTTAWA – Thousands of temporary foreign workers could be heading to airports to leave Canada today as permits expire for those who have been in the country for more than four years. (CBC Coverage of […]

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Changes

Important BC Provincial Nominee Program Changes

Temporary Pause on New Application Intake – Important BC Provincial Nominee Program Changes Effective immediately, BC PNP is temporarily pausing program intake for 90 days in order to introduce a new streamlined application process and program criteria. The PNP will reopen to new applications with a redesigned process in July 2015. Those who applied to […]

Fraudulent websites posing as legitimate Alberta employers are appearing on the Internet offering positions in Alberta’s oil patch

Scam Alert: Fraudulent website advertise non-existent jobs in Alberta Oil and Gas

Fraudulent websites posing as legitimate Alberta employers are appearing on the Internet offering positions in Alberta’s oil patch – jobs that do not exist. They are advertising non-existent jobs in some times non-existent Oil and Gas companies and sometimes real companies. A downturn in oil prices means greater competition for work in Alberta and scammers […]

5th Draw of Express Entry – Points Down

5th Draw of Express entry is out and points have further dropped. This is the first draw that selected a portion of candidates without job offers or provincial nominations. We showed in our previous article a graphing representation of the trend across the Express Entry Draws. 5th Draw results were announced officially on March 20, […]

Breaking News: Quebec Announces Allocation For Skilled Worker Program

Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) is due to reopen late this year and Government of Quebec has just announced that it will accept a maximum of 6,300 applications for a Quebec Selection Certificate through its Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). The current Cycle of application which has already reached its maximum within four months between […]

Little known Facts about Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Temporary Foreign Worker Program or TFWP lets a non-Canadian to work in Canada legally in various profession from care-giver, Agriculture to Information Technology. According to figures release in 2013, total number of Foreign Workers in Canada’s Workforce were 137,533 (Labour Market Impact Assessment(Formerly LMO) Exempt) 221,273 (Labour Market Impact Assessment (Formerly LMO) Required) Main source […]

4th Express Entry Draw: No of Invitations increased & points lowered

On the evening of February 27, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) distributed 1,187 invites to apply for Canadian permanent residence to individuals in the Express Entry pool with 735 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. The third draw which was just a week earlier on Feb 20 invited 849 individuals with lowest CRS point […]

Canadian Immigration delays leave thousands of couples in limbo

Canadian Immigration delays leave thousands of couples in limbo. A documentary on troubles faced by spouses who are not Canadians. How hard it is for them and their personal life. Listen to the episode that is already uploaded on CBC website. (Image source: CBC) Excerpt from the website. “You have all these people in Canada […]