John McCallum wants to ‘substantially increase’ immigration to fill Canada’s labour needs

Immigration minister says Canada could improve its settlement program Immigration Minister John McCallum acknowledges not everyone in the Liberal caucus is as enthusiastic as he is in welcoming more immigrants and refugees to Canada over the next three years. John McCallum wants to ‘substantially increase’ immigration to fill Canada’s labour needs Justin Trudeau to bring […]

CRS Requirement Decreases yet Again in Latest Draw as Number of Invitations to Apply Increases.

In a development that has been welcomed by candidates for Canadian immigration through the Express Entry selection system, the latest draw has seen a substantial increase in the number of candidates invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence. This increase means that the number of Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points required in order for a candidate to receive an Invitation […]

Melbourne named world’s best city, for sixth year in a row

For six consecutive years, Melbourne tops the list of world’s most liveable city, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit. The EIU’s Global Liveability Ranking ranks 140 cities worldwide based challenges that might be presented to an individual’s lifestyle across five broad categories of Stability, Healthcare, Culture and environment, Education and Infrastructure. Melbourne scored 97.5 out […]

Canada to welcome more skilled workers

The Liberal government is boosting the base number of immigrants allowed into Canada next year to 300,000, to help drive economic growth as the country grapples with an aging demographic. Speaking to reporters after tabling his annual report in Parliament, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum said the new target “lays the foundation for future growth.” […]

Quebec Immigration – Skilled Worker Program

  The Quebec Immigration selection system for Quebec Skilled Workers is designed to indicate which applicants are likely to become economically established upon immigration to Quebec. Quebec Skilled Worker / Professional applicants intending to reside in Montreal or another city in the Province of Quebec are selected based upon a different set of criteria than […]