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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.

English Test Options to Study in Canada

 Jonathan Arias     02 June 2020

This article is an overview of the English tests that are accepted by the majority of Canadian schools and universities.


Saskatchewan PNP: Province invites 252 in latest draw

 Jonathan Arias     29 May 2020

Saskatchewan’s May 28 draw invited 252 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence.


Major reforms to Quebec immigration; 2 new pilots introduced

 Jonathan Arias     28 May 2020

The Quebec government announced major reforms to the Quebec Experience Program (QEP) and will launch two new pilots.


CRS score of 440 enough for latest Express Entry draw

 Jonathan Arias     28 May 2020

The latest Express Entry draw on May 28 was the second in just 24 hours, issuing 3,515 invitations to apply for permanent residence.


Canada accepting incomplete study permit applications

 Jonathan Arias     22 May 2020

International students who are missing documents for their study permit applications will not be refused if it is the result of coronavirus closures.


IELTS and CELPIP tests now available

 Jonathan Arias     21 May 2020

Immigration candidates will now be able to book official language tests that are needed as part of their immigration application. Some test centres around the world are reopening after closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Canada now accepting Agri-Food Pilot applications

 Jonathan Arias     18 May 2020

The Canadian government will begin accepting applications to the Agri-Food Pilot, immigration minister Marco Mendicino announced.


Canada holds 2nd Express Entry draw in 24 hours on May 15

 Jonathan Arias     15 May 2020

Canada held its second Express Entry draw in 24 hours this morning, on May 15, 2020.


Express Entry: 529 PNP immigration candidates invited in May 14 draw

 Jonathan Arias     14 May 2020

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 529 invitations to apply (ITAs) for permanent residence in its latest Express Entry draw, which took place on May 14, 2020. ITAs were only issued to Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates.


CRS for latest Ontario PNP tech draw drops again

 Jonathan Arias     13 May 2020

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cutoff was the lowest since Ontario's first tech draw in July 2019.