Permanent Pathway for Temporary Residents is Coming

Permanent Pathway for Temporary Residents is Coming

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser says his government is preparing to create a program that would help to speed up the process of turning newcomers in Canada under temporary permits into permanent residents. “We are looking right now at the best path forward to...
Update on the change in NOC 2016

Update on the change in NOC 2016

As we have been anticipated since last year, IRCC and ESDC are moving to update the current National Occupation Classification (set in 2016) for 2022. So far, they have updated this index every 10 years so. However, at this point, NOC will be updated as of 2022 –...
Update on TR to PR Program

Update on TR to PR Program

In May, 2021, IRCC has introduced the new but once-a-life-time program called “Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident” for international students, essential workers and medical workers, in the number of 90, 000. This program was closed in November, 2021....
Update on Express Entry

Update on Express Entry

Express Entry system was initially introduced in January, 2015. For the first five years, it has been consistent, even with some amendments along the way. When the pandemic hit in March 2020, the system did maintain its consistency, except the increase for French...
Public policy: Open work permits

Public policy: Open work permits

Temporary public policies aiming to transition foreign nationals already living and working in Canada to permanent residence were announced on April 14, 2021 and launched on May 6, 2021. To support these permanent resident public policies, the Temporary public policy...
Ontario Farm Pleads Guilty to Worker’s Death

Ontario Farm Pleads Guilty to Worker’s Death

Scotlynn Farms, based in Vittoria, Ont., has pleaded guilty in the COVID-19 death of one of its workers. It’s the first COVID-19 prosecution of an employer under the occupational health and safety laws in the province. It is so sad to see such neglect when our...
Super Visa

Super Visa

As we work to recover from the pandemic, the Government of Canada continues to prioritize family reunification so that we can attract, retain and integrate immigrants who contribute to the success of our country. On June 7, 2022 , the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister...