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    Latest CEC draw, lowest score ever invited

    27000 (approximately) invited, lowest score of 75. Quite sure they would be processed in this year itself. However QSW files are still moving at snails pace. Encouraging for people who want to escape from this archaic province. Ray of hope presumably in next few draws also. Link -...
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    Residency for all temporary inlands (workers, students, asylum seekers), Is Quebec included?

    Recently federal immigration minister said that they are planning to have some sort of permanent residency route for all workers, students and asylum seekers who are inland. Students and temporary foreign workers contribute a lot to the economy of provinces they are in and also to federal...
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    PR under process, move out of Quebec.

    A friend applied for PR from Quebec in August last year. With uncertainty of federal file treatment from Quebec, he's planning to move to Ontario. He's started looking for jobs and assuming he finds one soon- Is he required to cancel his QSW application and start afresh with EE process asap...
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    No surname (family name) - peq-csq application

    For CIC you are expressly advised to write your given name in family name field and leave the given name blank if you don't have family name. How do you deal with it in Peq-csq application (paper based, not Arrima) for Quebec? Hopefully someone who knows or has similar situation can answer...
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    Peq worker - Documents confirm

    Asking for someone - In list of documents, it says work permit from IRCC and Caq 'depending on your situation'. Now, CAQ is needed in case of LMIA and maybe other sort of WP but pgwp doesn't need any caq. So a pgwp holder don't fall in this situation. As to other documents besides pgwp my friend...
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    Applying for csq and EE in parallel

    Hello, My Gf recently got her TCF grade of C1 in both listening and speaking. She has only 8 months left in her work permit. She's gonna apply for peq-worker next week but seeing the current processing times (6-7 months without interview and with interview couple of weeks more) she's in a...
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    Xenophobia burns the xenophobes

    https://www.immigration.ca/quebec-government-immigration-plan-backfires-as-fewer-french-speaking-immigrants-accepted
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    PGWP - Deadline to apply increased from 90 to 180 days

    A welcome step for International students. https://www.canadavisa.com/post-graduation-work-permit-program.html#gs.pK2RHPW8 https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/work/after-graduation/eligibility.html
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    New Year gift to Quebec csq applicants from FAQ government

    Welcome to Quebec. 18000 slashed. More will follow. Enjoy the hospitality from new government PS -- Please read CAQ instead of FAQ. Auto correct and I can't edit it also...
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    TCF coaching Montreal

    Any suggestions for the best institutions in Montreal for TCF preparations. I have already done level 6 but want to sit for exam in April. Please advise
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    Student Visa rejection rate to Canada higher than before

    https://studentimmigration.ca/canada-study-permit-refusals/?fbclid=IwAR1eH2xtMxlwrqCCQNvJWCU69NT_jupzNODPPoFl3m6RNfBbwOuQZ71ybzc
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    Pgwp - health insurance mandatory?

    I am a recent pgwp holder and have my student health insurance expiring end of this year. I have got a job offer to start from 20th Jan 2019. Company will provide me health insurance also. My question is : Am I required as per law to have health insurance for 1 Jan - 20 Jan. Please advise
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    Hold pgwp, Is trv mandatory?

    My TRV will expire next month. I am on pgwp currently. If I am not traveling overseas Do I still need a TRV for the duration of my pgwp. Thanks.
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    PGWP approved, SIN updated automatically?

    Hello, My pgwp got approved yesterday. Do I need to visit serviceCanada to get my SIN updated? Or its taken care of automatically? CRA website says nothing about it but only address change. My guess is that SIN number stays same as when I was student. Thanks
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    General Question : Refugee Vs Skilled migrant

    Just my lack of knowledge on this - Is a refugee more beneficial to a provincial economy than a skilled migrant? If so, how? I understand humanitarian aspect and also that a small percentage of refugees maybe skilled as well. Skilled migrants either inland or from overseas spend a leg and arm...
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    Study Permit Copy - Quebec Student

    I moved from Ontario to Quebec and did DLI transfer from my IRCC account. I later on also called up IRCC who confirmed the DLI transfer and advised me that I don't need an amended copy of study permit. My question is : For PEQ in Quebec they are asking for copy of all study permits I held...
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    Study permit copy

    I moved from Ontario to Quebec and did DLI transfer from my IRCC account. I later on also called up IRCC who confirmed the DLI transfer and advised me that I don't need an amended copy of study permit. My question is : For PEQ in Quebec they are asking for copy of all study permits I held...
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    CIC website confusing ... Acknowledged now

    Well I thought I am the dumbest of the lot before I stumbled on this news item. I can sleep peacefully now https://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2018/01/11/immigration-officials-find-own-website-confusing-and-not-user-friendly.html
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    Co op work program application

    How much is the processing time for Co op work permit. I couldn't find it anywhere on CIC website or maybe I was searching with wrong parameters. My coop starts in June so to be on the safe side I want to apply in February. Do I need to submit some documents if I am applying online. Thanks.
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    Any past or present student from Lester B Pearson vocational college....Need guidance

    Sorry I posted this in internationl student forum also. I am new here and realised this forum is quebec one. Can someone please guide below - I am international student in toronto and have completed 1 semester of 2 year diploma. I want to transfer to Quebec and found a good vocational college -...