11 Apr More Ukrainian nationals have arrived in Canada
More Ukrainian nationals have arrived in Canada
On April 8, 2022, the Government of Canada updated the number of Ukrainians who arrived in Canada. According to the new update, between January 1 and April 3, 2022, 3,930 Ukrainians arrived in Canada by land, and an additional 10,054 arrived by air. This means an additional 2,157 Ukrainians arrived in Canada since the last update made on March 27. Between March 17 and April 6, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has received 119,409 applications under the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). So far, 31,895 applications of Ukrainian nationals and their family members have been approved.
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Ottawa introduced new updates on the Atlantic Immigration Program
On April 8, 2022, the Government of Canada updated instructions for the Atlantic Immigration Program. According to the new program delivery update, instructions for work permits issued under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programs (LMIA exemption C18) have been amended to include instructions for the permanent Atlantic Immigration Program established on January 1, 2022. Despite the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programs having been terminated on December 31, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) accepted and processed complete work permit applications and extensions by March 5, 2022.
#IRCC, #AIP, #AIPP, #Atlantic_Immigration
Canada has the lowest unemployment rate in its history
On April 8, 2022, Statistics Canada published the new results of the Labour Force Survey for March 2022. According to the survey results, employment has increased by 73,000 (+0.4%), while the unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 5.3%. This is the lowest rate since the Government of Canada started to collect data in 1976. Employment gains were driven by women 55 years old and older and men 25 to 54 years old. Employment gains were concentrated in Ontario and Quebec in both the goods and services-producing sectors.
#Statistics_Canada, #employment, #unemployment, #unemployment_rate
Canada invited 870 candidates under the International Experience Canada
Over the last week, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held new draws in the pools of International Experience Canada (IEC). From April 4 to April 10, Canada invited 870 young foreigners to apply for an IEC open work permit. As of April 8, there are 26,213 candidates registered in the pool, waiting for the invitation. In this round, there were 208 ITAs for Australia, 32 ITAs for Chile, 4 ITAs for Costa Rica, 1 ITA for France, 29 ITAs for Hong Kong, 145 ITAs for Japan, 313 ITAs for South Korea, 78 ITAs for New Zealand, and 60 ITAs for Taiwan. In 2022, Canada issued 60,199 ITAs under the IEC Program.
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