The Liberal government has announced plans to bring 1.2 million immigrants to Canada over the next three years, saying large-scale immigration is key to keeping the economy afloat, but Conservative critics call the goal unrealistic at best.
IRCC issues invitations to 374 Express Entry candidates with CRS cut-off of 741.
Canada introduces a new policy that will give international students affected by COVID-19 another chance to gain the work experience they need to be eligible for permanent residence.
Canada extends border closure with the United States until Feb 21: Canada has extended its border closure and travel restrictions with the United States until at least February 21, 2021 (Source: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau). Travel restrictions with all other countries remain in place until at least January 21, 2021, but may be extended beyond this date (Source: Public Safety Canada).