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The immigration minister is positive about the progress in processing applications for permanent residenceOn October 19, 2023, Marc Miller, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), issued a statement in response to the Auditor General's report on processing permanent residence applications. The report...

Eight Canadian cities becoming more and more popular among the newcomersMontreal, Quebec’s Boucherville, Edmonton, Halifax, Quebec City, Burlington, Toronto, and Vancouver are increasingly becoming popular destinations among new immigrants to Canada. These cities offer many opportunities and attractions that appeal to immigrants from all walks...

The Government of Canada started inviting candidates under the Parents and Grandparents ProgramOn October 10, 2023, the Canadian Government started inviting candidates through the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). From October 10 to October 23, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will send invitations to...

IRCC held the first category-based Express Entry draw for agriculture and agri-food occupationsOn September 28, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held the first occupation-specific Express Entry draw and issued 600 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates working in Agriculture and agri-food occupations. In...

Ottawa expands the use of automation technologies to process work permit applicationsImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will expand the use of automation technologies to process work permit extensions and post-graduation work permits (PGWPs) more efficiently. These automated tools will help process applications faster for...