17 Nov Ottawa introduced new instructions for Study Permits
Ottawa introduced new instructions for Study Permits
On November 16, 2021, the Government of Canada published a program delivery update for study permits. New instructions reflect changes regarding the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). As of now, the list of the PGWP-eligible programs and institutions has been updated. Prospective students planning to apply for a post-secondary degree in Canada are advised to check the list before applying. In addition to these changes, the Government made clarities for on-campus employment eligibility as well as to the definition of off-campus work.
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British Columbia issued 87 invitations through the BCPNP Tech
On November 16, 2021, British Columbia held a new draw in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Tech Program (BC PNP Tech). In this draw, the province invited 87 candidates in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate. The lowest score in all categories was 75 points, the same as it was in the previous draw. In 2021, British Columbia invited 1,745 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the BCPNP Tech. In total, BCPNP issued 10,565 ITAs to date.
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Quebec held a new Arrima draw
On November 16, 2021, the Quebec Ministry of Immigration (MIFI) published the results of the 25th invitation round in Quebec’s online system Arrima. On November 11, 2021, MIFI invited 33 candidates to apply for a Quebec Selection Certificate under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. Candidates invited in this round either had a validated offer of employment in the province or are specific foreigners mentioned in Section 26 of the Quebec Immigration Regulation. In 2021, MIFI already issued 3,256 invitations. Last year, Quebec invited 628 persons through the Arrima. Since the launch of Arrima in July 2019, the government of Quebec invited 5,946 foreign nationals in 25 draws to apply for immigration to Quebec.
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More communities joined Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot in British Columbia
On November 15, 2021, British Columbia (BC) announced that twenty more communities are ready to attract and welcome new entrepreneurs to open businesses under the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration (EI) Regional Pilot. Earlier, in November, more than 50 communities across the BC signed up to participate in Phase 2 of the Pilot to attract new entrepreneurs to open businesses in these communities. Now, the province calls for experienced entrepreneurs to come to BC and help communities to improve the economy. The BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot has been extended until March 31, 2024.
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