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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.

Highest average entry wage for immigrants reached in 2018

 Mohanad Moetaz     09 February 2021

Immigrant wages were increasing prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent Statistics Canada report.

Canada launches open work permit for Hong Kong residents

 Mohanad Moetaz     06 February 2021

Skilled workers and graduates from Hong Kong will be able to apply for a new Canadian open work permit starting February 8.

Top In-demand jobs in Canada for 2021

 Mohanad Moetaz     02 February 2021

As Canada slowly begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, here are the jobs that are predicted to be in demand over the next year.

Canada introduces new travel restrictions

 Mohanad Moetaz     30 January 2021

Canada's government is introducing stricter measures to control the spread of COVID-19 in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday.

PGWP holders can now apply for a new open work permit

 Mohanad Moetaz     27 January 2021

International graduates who are in Canada with an expiring Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) can now submit an application for an open work permit.

Saskatchewan invites 502 immigration candidates in latest PNP draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     25 January 2021

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) invited a total of 502 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The draw took place on January 21.

Second Express Entry draw this week invites 4,626 CEC candidates

 Mohanad Moetaz     22 January 2021

Canada held another Express Entry draw on January 21, the second invitation round held in two days.

Canada holds third Express Entry draw of 2021

 Mohanad Moetaz     21 January 2021

Canada's third Express Entry draw of the year, on January 20, issued 374 invitations to apply to immigration candidates who have provincial nominations.

Quebec Experience Program candidates can now submit their applications online

 Mohanad Moetaz     18 January 2021

Candidates for the Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ or Quebec Experience Program) can submit their applications online as of January 12 through the Arrima platform.

Manitoba invites 272 immigration candidates in latest PNP draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     15 January 2021

A total of 272 immigration candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in Manitoba's first Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw of the year.