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Ontario plans to double its skilled immigration intake

Ontario is investing $25 million more over the next three years, on top of the $15 million over three years that was announced in Budget 2022, to double Ontario’s skilled immigrant intake. The investment will work to address labour shortages and promote economic growth in the province.

Canadian immigration services to be disrupted as 155,000 federal government employees go on strike

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), a union representing 155,000 federal government employees, has announced a strike effective today that will impact most government departments, including Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

What are language test requirements for Canadian immigration?

Canada’s federal and provincial skilled worker immigration programs require that you complete a language test. The language test requirement applies to the federal Express Entry system, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and Canada’s other various skilled worker streams.

IRCC unveils the top 10 source countries of new immigrants to Canada in 2022

Immigration to Canada hits a new high, marking the country’s second consecutive record-breaking year since the pandemic-related downturn in 2020.

What is Quebec’s immigration strategy?

Quebec has its own immigration process, with distinct programs and selection criteria.

Can you apply for 2 Canadian immigration programs at once?

IRCC says immigration law does not prohibit multiple applications, but there will be no refund of processing fees paid.