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IRCC’s New Post-Graduate Work Permit Policies for Current and Former Post-Graduation Work Permit Holders
On March 17, 2023, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) announced the importance of post-graduate work permit (“P...
3 April 2023
New immigration pathway that will connect employers in Canada with displaced persons and skilled refugees
On March 27, 2023, the IRCC announced that Canada will introduce a new immigration pathway that will connect employers in Canada with displaced per...
27 March 2023
U.S. strikes deal with Canada over Northern Border
The closure of the Roxham Road crossing at the Canada-U.S. border was “rushed” and will only further endanger the lives of asylum seeke...
6 March 2023
Canada Announces New Extension for Post-Graduation Work Permits
Earlier this morning, Minister Sean Fraser announced that those with expired or expiring post-graduation work permits will be allowed to extend the...
3 March 2023
IRCC Announces Support for Temporary Iranian Residents
In light of the systemic human rights violations taking place in Iran, the Government of Canada announced its commitment to protecting Iranians cur...
24 February 2023
Canada plans to reduce work experience requirements for caregivers applying for Permanent Residence
On February 10, 2023, members of Parliament, on behalf of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced that Canada will be redu...
17 February 2023
Ottawa Extends and Expands Work Permit Program for Hong Kong Residents
Ottawa has extended and expanded a work permit program for Hong Kong residents seeking jobs in Canada as advocates warned thousands could be shut o...
7 February 2023
New Designated English Language Test to be accepted for Canada Immigration
On February 1, 2023, it was announced that Pearson Canada Inc. has been designated by IRCC as a language-testing organization. Pearson Canada Inc. ...
6 February 2023
Immigration to Allow More International Youth to Work and Travel in Canada
The International Experience Canada (“IEC”) program will see an increase of 20% of eligible applicants who can apply, starting on Janua...
27 January 2023
Spousal Open Work Permit Extension
On December, 2, 2022, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Ministe...
26 January 2023

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