Quebec Skilled Worker Program for Canadian Immigration to Open November 4

The much anticipated Quebec Skilled Worker Program is now set to open on November 4, 2015. This means that officials will start accepting postal applications starting November 4, 2015. The government has set the upper cap at 6300 during the 2015-2016 period. The most recent QSWP application cycle in 2014 with an intake of 6,500 […]

19th Express Entry Draw: Spike in CRS

The 19th Express Entry Draw was announced on October 23, 2015 and there was a spike in CRS. Canadian Citizenship and Immigration issued 1,502 invitation to Candidates offering them opportunity to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence. The lowest number of CRS was 489. This Draw saw a spike in CRS after 9 Draws. Last two […]

Justin Trudeau beats Stephen Harper, My biased view

So in a turnkey historical race, Justin Trudeau beats Stephen Harper. In last election held in 2011, Liberal had lost miserably. They were not even able to win enough seats to make official opposition. NDP beat them to it. One wonders if influence of Jack Layton and leadership of Liberal played a role in it. […]

17th Express Entry Draw: 1,545 Candidates Invited to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence

The Seventeenth Express Entry Draw was announced on Tuesday September 18, 2015. Canadian Citizenship and Immigration issued 1,545 invitation to Candidates offering them opportunity to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence. The lowest number of CRS was 450. This is a breakthrough Draw in the history of Express Entry Draw as the CRS number was the […]

7 Canadian expats who lost their rights to vote

Do you know who are the people named as expats ? If you are a Canadian Citizen living outside Canada for more than 5 years, you are an expat. According to a July 20 court ruling, as many as 1.4 million Canadians living abroad lost their right to cast ballots in the Oct. 19 federal […]

Nova Scotia Express Entry gets more allocation in mid-year

The province of Nova Scotia today announced that it has been granted 300 additional spaces for its Express Entry streams, known as Nova Scotia Demand Demand: Express Entry and Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry. On Wednesday, Premier Stephen McNeil and Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab announced Nova Scotia can take 300 more people for its […]

British Columbia Puts Temporary Pause on Provincial Nominee Program for 2015

British Columbia has put temporary pause on its Provincial Nominee Program for 2015. According to an announcement made on B.C. website, Province have received more than the expected application so they are not allowing any more application for this year. This is the official announcement made by the B.C. official sources. Click here to get […]

Quebec Lowers Pass Mark for Canadian Immigration through Skilled Worker Program

In a move that has been welcomed by current and potential candidates for Canadian permanent residence through the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP), the government of Quebec has this month lowered the pass mark required to obtain a Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) and, at the same time, removed the ‘adaptability’ factor from the points-based program. […]