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

Alberta invites 150 Express Entry candidates in new PNP draw

 Alexandra Miekus     27 June 2022

Alberta invited 150 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on June 16.


Canada eases vaccine requirements for domestic travellers

 Kareem El-Assal     21 June 2022

Effective 00:01 Eastern Time on June 20, Canada suspended its vaccination requirements for domestic travel, travel from Canada to abroad, federally regulated transportation sectors, and federal government employees.


New Parents and Grandparents Super Visa changes to take effect July 4

 Kareem El-Assal     13 June 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced the following changes to the Parents and Grandparents Super Visa take effect July 4, 2022:


Canada holds new Express Entry draw on June 8 inviting 932 PNP candidates

 Kareem El-Assal     08 June 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its latest Express Entry draw on June 8, 2022.


Quebec adds occupations to list of Facilitated LMIA process for hiring temporary workers

 Alexandra Miekus     06 June 2022

Employers in Quebec can now benefit from a simplified process when hiring foreign workers across a wider range of occupations.


Quebec immigration: candidates awaiting permanent residence can now apply for new open work permit

 Alexandra Miekus     30 May 2022

Canada has officially launched the International Mobility Program Plus (IMP+), a new measure to fast-track the recruitment of talent from abroad.


Express Entry Draw : Canada invites 589 PNP candidates

 Alexandra Miekus     25 May 2022

Canada invited 589 candidates in the federal Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held on May 25.


PEI invites 153 immigration candidates in new PNP draw

 Alexandra Miekus     23 May 2022

Prince Edward Island invited 153 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination in its latest monthly pre-scheduled draw.


Proof of funds for immigration to Canada to increase on June 9

 Alexandra Miekus     16 May 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced an increase to the proof of settlement funds required for skilled immigration through the Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC) and Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC).


Express Entry Draw : Canada invites 545 PNP candidates

 Alexandra Miekus     11 May 2022

Canada invited 545 candidates in the federal Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held on May 11.