Canada permanent residency applicants eligible for interim work permit

Starting from July 26, the rules for obtaining this one-time permit will apply to international students who graduated from a Canadian institution, health care workers and those in other designated essential occupations, who have applied to one of six streams – three of which are exclusively for French speakers – under a temporary pathway to […]

Canada SDS extended to seven new countries

Launched in 2018, the SDS allowed applicants in China, India, the Philippines and Vietnam to provide additional information up front meaning Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada officers could make thorough assessments and final decisions quickly. It was later...

Canadian unis look at capacity as brand Canada remains strong

At CBIE’s Growth on the Horizon webinar, experts also pointed to the entry of edtech companies such as Udacity and edX as a challenge traditional education providers will have to meet head on. “You go to their website and see… ‘study when you want, how you want, get a...

Canada reveals first phase of border reopening

Public Health Agency of Canada announced on June 21 that – because of vaccine roll out successes and residents following public health measures – it will introduce “cautious adjustments”. From July 5, asymptomatic travellers fully inoculated with recognised vaccines...

Canada opens two additional immigration streams for Hong Kongers

According to the government, “eligible applicants must have valid temporary resident status and be in Canada both when they submit their application and when their permanent residence is granted”. “They must also meet the specified language, education, work and...