27 May
New Legislation for Canadian Citizenship Updates
Immigration Minister Marc Miller has introduced a bill in Canada's parliament to impose a first-generation limit on citizenship by descent. If the bill is passed, children of Canadian citizens born abroad will be able to pass their citizenship to their own children.
24 May
Two New Pilot Programs What You Should Know
In the latest phase of two previously announced immigration pilot programs, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now accepting community applications for the Rural Community Immigration Pilot and the Francophone Community Immigration Pilot.
10 May
Manitoba Work Permit Extension: IRCC Approves for PNP Candidates
Canada's Immigration Minister, Marc Miller, has granted a request from the Manitoba government to prolong the temporary resident status for select nominees identified within the province's Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).
6 May
Reopening of Parents and Grandparents Program
The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) is gearing up for relaunch this month, with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) readying to dispatch invitations to potential sponsors. According to an official announcement from the department, beginning May 21st, 2024, they will be issuing 35,700 invitations with the aim of approving 20,500 complete applications.
26 Apr
French Language Category-Based Selection Draws for Express Entry 2024
According to recent findings from an Access to Information Request (ATIP), proficiency in the French language is expected to take precedence in category-based selection Express Entry draws in 2024.
5 Apr
New Minimum Wage In Canada for 2024
The updated minimum wage in Canada, along with five Canadian provinces/territories (Yukon, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador), comes into force as of today, April 1, 2024.
1 Apr
Canada Immigration Fees: New 2024 Processing Increase
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has unveiled a forthcoming rise in immigration fees for all permanent residency applications in Canada, set to take effect on April 30, 2024.
25 Mar
In-Canada Immigration Draws: Minister Announces Intent for More
Immigration Minister Marc Miller announced on Thursday, March 21st, his plan to prioritize “domestic draws” for temporary residents already in Canada who are seeking permanent residence (PR).
22 Mar
Unveiling Canada's Plan: Reduction in Temporary Residency
The addition of temporary resident targets to the annual Immigration Levels Plan, beginning in fall 2024, has been declared by Immigration Minister Marc Miller.
15 Mar
292,000 Study Permits Approved for College in Canada
In recent remarks to the Globe and Mail, Canada's Immigration Minister Marc Miller disclosed that the current allotment of study permits for international college and undergraduate students this year stands at approximately 292,000.
11 Mar
Provincial Attestation Letters now available in British Columbia
Started on March 4, 2024, the provincial attestation letter (PAL) system in British Columbia is officially in effect.
8 Mar
New Travel Requirements for Mexican Citizens Visiting Canada
In response to the increase in asylum seekers from Mexico, Canada now requires that some Mexican citizens obtain a visitor visa to enter Canada temporarily. This change came into effect on February 29, 2024. Previously, all Mexican citizens were eligible to receive an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter Canada.
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