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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.

Ontario invited 471 candidates in new Express Entry Skilled Trades draw

 Alexandra Miekus     28 March 2022

Ontario issued 471 invitations to apply for provincial nomination for permanent residence on March 24.


Vaccinated travellers will no longer be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test to enter Canada

 Alexandra Miekus     21 March 2022

The Canadian government is once again easing measures at the border.


Saskatchewan introduces new pathway to facilitate permanent immigration for tech workers

 Alexandra Miekus     14 March 2022

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has launched a new program to facilitate the arrival of skilled technology workers.


Canada announces measures to facilitate the arrival of Ukrainians in the country

 Alexandra Miekus     07 March 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is introducing new immigration streams for Ukrainians who wish to come to Canada temporarily or permanently.


Quebec adds occupations to facilitated LMIA process list for 2022

 Alexandra Miekus     28 February 2022

The Quebec government has expanded the list of occupations for which employers are not required to post vacant positions before hiring a foreign worker.


Alberta PNP announces new name, launches new immigration streams

 Alexandra Miekus     21 February 2022

The Alberta government announced that it is changing the name of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program to the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP).


Express Entry: Canada invites 1,082 PNP candidates in yet another record draw

 Alexandra Miekus     16 February 2022

Canada invited 1,082 candidates in the federal Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held on February 16.


Canada to welcome nearly 432,000 new permanent residents in 2022

 Alexandra Miekus     14 February 2022

Canada announced its 2022-2024 Immigration Levels Plan on February 14.


Quebec invites 834 immigration candidates during first month of 2022

 Alexandra Miekus     07 February 2022

Quebec held two large draws in January issuing invitations to 834 immigration candidates.


Express Entry: Canada sets new PNP draw record

 Alexandra Miekus     02 February 2022

The Government of Canada invited 1,070 candidates in the federal Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held on February 2.