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Canada's immigration system is evolving rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic. CanadaVisa continues you to provide you with the latest information on COVID-19, Express Entry, the Provincial Nominee Program, family sponsorship, and study and work permits.

Quebec announces details of new immigration programs

 Mohanad Moetaz     29 October 2020

The Quebec government has released details of the province’s new immigration pilot programs that are to be implemented in 2021.


How will the U.S. election affect skilled worker immigration to Canada?

 Kareem El-Assal     28 October 2020

The U.S. presidential election that takes place on November 3rd will impact skilled worker immigration to Canada.


Express Entry changes: French-speaking immigrants to receive additional points

 Mohanad Moetaz     27 October 2020

Francophones and bilingual immigration candidates will now receive additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points under the Express Entry system, immigration minister Marco Mendicino announced today.


Big week ahead for Canadian immigration

 Kareem El-Assal     27 October 2020

This week will be a major one for Canada's immigration system for the following reasons.


New RNIP immigration stream in northern Ontario community

 Mohanad Moetaz     26 October 2020

North Bay, a community in northern Ontario, has launched its Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) stream on October 21.


B.C. PNP invites 100 immigration candidates in latest draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     25 October 2020

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invited a total of 100 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence.


Programmers and media developers invited in latest Nova Scotia PNP draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     24 October 2020

Nova Scotia invited immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence, but did not disclose how many invitations were issued. The candidates were invited through the Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities Stream.


Immigrate to Canada from the UAE

 Kareem El-Assal     23 October 2020

There are over 100 different permanent residence options available to immigrants in the United Arab Emirates, even during the coronavirus pandemic.


These Canadian colleges and universities can now welcome international students

 Kareem El-Assal     22 October 2020

Canada has announced which colleges and universities have been approved to welcome international students amid the coronavirus pandemic.


PEI invites 211 candidates in latest PNP draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     21 October 2020

Prince Edward Island released details for the province's latest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw.