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<Shock!!!> Quebec government updated some changes in Immigration program

kuangnam

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Aug 25, 2018
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Major updates:
- PEQ graduates have to be in the List of Areas of Training under the PEQ – Graduates (in French only – 437 kB). This list contains the areas of training in Québec that best respond to job market needs.
- PEQ job experience: must be in the demand list also / hold a job on the List of Jobs in Demand eligible under the PEQ - workers component (in French only – 243 kB)
- PEQ job NOC C,D increase from 12 months to 18 months
- The spouse in CSQ must also demonstrate French B2
- Pass the Quebec value test (Attestation of the learning of democratic values and Québec values expressed in the Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms). Effective: 1/1/2020
They officially send us out of Quebec :(
Source: https://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/informations/news/news-2019/new-changes.html
 
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Maxsharma12

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Jun 26, 2014
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Major updates:
- PEQ graduates have to be in the List of Areas of Training under the PEQ – Graduates (in French only – 437 kB). This list contains the areas of training in Québec that best respond to job market needs.
- PEQ job experience: must be in the demand list also / hold a job on the List of Jobs in Demand eligible under the PEQ - workers component (in French only – 243 kB)
- PEQ job NOC C,D increase from 12 months to 18 months
- The spouse in CSQ must also demonstrate French B2
- Pass the Quebec value test (Attestation of the learning of democratic values and Québec values expressed in the Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms). Effective: 1/1/2020
They officially send us out :(
Source: https://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/informations/news/news-2019/new-changes.html
Thank you for the information.
 

alissone007

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Oct 26, 2015
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Major updates:
- PEQ graduates have to be in the List of Areas of Training under the PEQ – Graduates (in French only – 437 kB). This list contains the areas of training in Québec that best respond to job market needs.
- PEQ job experience: must be in the demand list also / hold a job on the List of Jobs in Demand eligible under the PEQ - workers component (in French only – 243 kB)
- PEQ job NOC C,D increase from 12 months to 18 months
- The spouse in CSQ must also demonstrate French B2
- Pass the Quebec value test (Attestation of the learning of democratic values and Québec values expressed in the Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms). Effective: 1/1/2020
They officially send us out of Quebec :(
Source: https://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/informations/news/news-2019/new-changes.html

Hi,

I graduated with a DEP in technical support of 1800h this summer but unfortunatly didn't have time to apply for CSQ on time. I am currently working in my field as well.
I didn't see my program in the list above, so mean I can't apply to the CSQ? that's really annoying:(

Ali
 

saam83

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Dec 15, 2017
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Hi,

I graduated with a DEP in technical support of 1800h this summer but unfortunatly didn't have time to apply for CSQ on time. I am currently working in my field as well.
I didn't see my program in the list above, so mean I can't apply to the CSQ? that's really annoying:(

Ali
you cannot apply through PEQ program, but you can apply through regular CSQ program.
 

alissone007

Full Member
Oct 26, 2015
41
12
you cannot apply through PEQ program, but you can apply through regular CSQ program.
you mean using Arima ? so I am currently working since 4 month in my field, I speak french and english, my brother is citizen here and I am 23 years old so not much experience as I just graduated.
Thanks for any advice regarding that as I don't want to wait until I get 1 year experience then be surprised that government cancelled or changed PEQ again.
 
 

Plainlcm

Newbie
Oct 31, 2019
2
0
you mean using Arima ? so I am currently working since 4 month in my field, I speak french and english, my brother is citizen here and I am 23 years old so not much experience as I just graduated.
Thanks for any advice regarding that as I don't want to wait until I get 1 year experience then be surprised that government cancelled or changed PEQ again.
You can get better opportunity in federal. don't rely on quebec policy. it is very changing
 

v_sanhot

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May 26, 2013
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Montreal, QC, CANADA
you mean using Arima ? so I am currently working since 4 month in my field, I speak french and english, my brother is citizen here and I am 23 years old so not much experience as I just graduated.
Thanks for any advice regarding that as I don't want to wait until I get 1 year experience then be surprised that government cancelled or changed PEQ again.
Consult a lawyer
 

Jennso

Member
Sep 17, 2018
15
1
Updates for people already in quebec seeking a CSQ through PEQ

(Québec) François Legault reconnaît avoir mal évalué l’impact de sa réforme de l’immigration. Québec fait marche arrière et accorde aux étudiants et travailleurs temporaires étrangers qui déposeront une demande au Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ) un droit acquis pour qu’ils soient jugés selon les anciens critères s’ils ont débuté leur programme d’étude ou leur emploi avant le 1er novembre.

https://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/politique/201911/06/01-5248537-immigration-legault-admet-avoir-mal-evalue-leffet-de-sa-reforme.php
 

smriti212

Newbie
Jul 17, 2019
2
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Hi - If I got a masters in Media Studies from Concordia University's Communication and Journalism department, does that mean that I'm not eligible for the PEQ Graduate program?

All these changes are making me panic.
 
 

The Logic

Newbie
Nov 29, 2019
1
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Hi - If I got a masters in Media Studies from Concordia University's Communication and Journalism department, does that mean that I'm not eligible for the PEQ Graduate program?

All these changes are making me panic.
Hi Smriti212,

My name is Martin Patriquin, I'm a journalist with The Logic. I'm working on a story about Quebec and immigration, and was wondering if we could chat. You can reach me at martin.patriquin[at]thelogic.co

Thanks!

mp/
Major updates:
- PEQ graduates have to be in the List of Areas of Training under the PEQ – Graduates (in French only – 437 kB). This list contains the areas of training in Québec that best respond to job market needs.
- PEQ job experience: must be in the demand list also / hold a job on the List of Jobs in Demand eligible under the PEQ - workers component (in French only – 243 kB)
- PEQ job NOC C,D increase from 12 months to 18 months
- The spouse in CSQ must also demonstrate French B2
- Pass the Quebec value test (Attestation of the learning of democratic values and Québec values expressed in the Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms). Effective: 1/1/2020
They officially send us out of Quebec :(
Source: https://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/informations/news/news-2019/new-changes.html
Dear Kuangnam,

My name is Martin Patriquin. I am the recently-hired Quebec correspondent with The Logic (https://thelogic.co), which reports on Canada's hi tech and artificial intelligence sectors.

I'm writing a story about the Quebec government's attempts to change the criteria to the PEQ program, and the effect of these attempts on the people studying and working here.

I would love to hear about your experiences here in Quebec, and how these changes would have affected you. Do you think we could chat?

My email is martin.patriquin[at]thelogic.co

Hope to hear from you soon.

mp/