Massive Increase to Canadian Immigration Numbers

Government Advisory Group Recommends Massive Increase to Canadian Immigration Numbers An external advisory group to the government of Canada is set to call for a substantial increase in overall immigration numbers to the country. The Advisory Council on Economic Growth, which advises federal Minister Bill Morneau, will call for a 50 percent increase in immigration […]

B.C. cities dominate Canada’s hottest job markets

Do you want to be part of Canada’s hottest job markets? Well, it would help if you live in British Columbia. According to an annual survey conducted by Express Employment Professionals, three of the country’s five hottest job cities are on the west coast. Citing B.C.’s 5.6 per cent unemployment rate – the lowest mark […]

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 […]

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.” […]