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 […]

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 […]

Nearly 110,000 jobs will open up in 52 transportation and construction occupations across Canada’s British Columbia by 2025

British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada requires a large number of skilled professionals during the next decade to uphold the requirements to be generated a cause of the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative. According to the study, nearly 110,000 jobs will open up in 52 transportation and construction occupations across the province by 2025, […]

Canada’s construction industry looks bright

The Canadian residential construction industry continues to be a major driver of the national economy according to the latest annual report from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association. The association’s 2016 Economic Impacts of Residential Construction study found that new construction, renovation and repair accounted for more than 1 million jobs last year, making the industry one of the […]