The Atlantic Immigration Pilot opens 2,000 applications in 2017 for skilled immigrants

Atlantic Immigration Pilot The Atlantic Immigration Pilot opens 2,000 applications in 2017 for skilled immigrants and international student graduates who want to permanently live in: New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island If you want to apply, you need a job offer from a designated employer in an Atlantic province. With the […]

Former refugee takes over Canada’s immigration ministry

Ahmed Hussen, a Somali-born lawyer and social-activist, has been named the new Canadian minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, replacing John McCallum, who is heading to Beijing as the new ambassador to China. Hussen was born and raised in Somalia but immigrated to Canada in 1993 at the age of 16. He obtained his Bachelor […]

Express Entry: January, 2016 sees Record Number of Invitations to Apply Issued in a Single.

A total of 4,449 Invitations to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence were issued over the course of January, the highest total number for any single month since the Express Entry selection system for immigration to Canada was launched just over a year ago. The previous record was set in March, 2015, when 3,257 ITAs were issued. January, 2016 […]

The Entrepreneur Stream aims to attract individuals who wish to start a business in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Launched The Entrepreneur Stream aims to attract individuals who wish to start or buy, and actively manage, a business in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Stream Launched  The nomination process starts with submitting an Expression of Interest to run a business and reside in Nova Scotia.  The top scoring applicants will be […]

Canada has welcomed its first 10,000 Syrian refugees

January 13, 2016–Ottawa, ON–A significant milestone was reached late yesterday evening. Canada has now welcomed more than 10,000 Syrian refugees to our country as part of the #WelcomeRefugees initiative, bringing us closer to our goal of welcoming 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February 2016. Working with partners in Canada – and around the […]

Express Entry: January, 2016 sees Record Number of Invitations to Apply Issued in a Single.

A total of 4,449 Invitations to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence were issued over the course of January, the highest total number for any single month since the Express Entry selection system for immigration to Canada was launched just over a year ago. The previous record was set in March, 2015, when 3,257 ITAs were issued. January, 2016 […]

Building a vibrant economic future for Atlantic Canada

Federal Ministers and Atlantic Premiers announce the launch of an Atlantic Growth Strategy following a meeting on Atlantic Canada’s economy July 4, 2016 – St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island The Government of Canada and the governments of the four Atlantic Provinces are working together to build a vibrant economic future for Atlantic Canada by […]

PNP Immigration Options in Eastern Canada: The Maritimes, They Are A Changing

In the second of a summer mini-series on Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), we looking at immigration to Eastern Canada, specifically the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Following news earlier this week that the Eastern Canadian provinces have agreed a coordinated immigration strategy with the federal government, scheduled to begin […]

New Zealand jobs growth continues to be strong

Immigration to New Zealand is growing at record levels and it would seem that many of the newcomers are finding success in obtaining employment. Figures released in August 2016 by Statistics New Zealand show the number of filled jobs has grown strongly. The Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) shows an increase of 3.1 per cent in […]