09 Nov Claresholm received 11,000 profiles of prospective candidates
Claresholm received 11,000 profiles of prospective candidates
The demand for immigration to the town of Claresholm in Alberta significantly exceeds the supply. The Claresholm Economic Development Committee (CEDC), the municipal body responsible for the management of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) in Claresholm, reported about receiving over 11,000 profiles of foreign national wishing to immigrate to Claresholm. The registration was opened on February 14, 2020. Earlier, the authorities of Claresholm announced they will recommend only twenty profiles in 2020 despite the quota of up to 100 candidates annually. Nevertheless, next year CEDC may re-evaluate the quota and increase the number of community recommendations.
#RNIP, #Claresholm, #Alberta, #community_recommendation, #PR #rural_immigration
Quotas are filled for Home Child Care Provider Pilot
On November 3, Immigration Canada announced that it will stop accepting applications for the new Home Child Care Provider Pilot. Up to now, the number of applications for the pilot has exceeded 2,750, reaching the annual application limit. New applications will reopen on January 1, 2021. Applications that were not accepted will get a refund for the fees. As for the Home Support Worker Pilot, there is still space available for candidates to apply. The Canadian Home Child Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot is a five-year pilot project launched by the Canadian government on February 23, 2019. Compared to the previous caretaker immigration program, this new pilot program has simpler requirements and more advantages.
#Caregivers, #IRCC, #PR
Canada announced the closure of International Experience Canada in 2020
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has officially announced that the 2020 season for the International Experience Canada (IEC) will be closed on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The popular program that allows hundreds of thousands of young foreigners to come to Canada and get a work permit, this year experienced a heavy impact of the COVID-19. In March 2020, IRCC postponed invitation rounds for all streams and participating countries. Only 40241 candidates in the IEC received Invitations to Apply for a work permit in 2020. After the season closure, IRCC will remove all profiles in the system. Candidates wishing to get a work permit in the IEC will have to create a new profile once the 2021 season will be opened.