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Canada Plans to Invite More Ukrainians to Immigrate

By Ella BergquistFebruary 3, 2021
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Canada launched a new Mobility Working Group to help Ukrainians immigrate to Canada post-coronavirus. There are more than 1.3 million Ukrainian Canadians living in Canada. Canada and Ukraine work together in a range of international organizations, including the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. […]

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Latest COVID-19 Travel Restrictions in Canada

By SierraFebruary 9, 2021
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Since March 2020, Canada has experienced different closures, processing changes, travel restrictions, and more due to COVID-19. More specifically, to stop the spread of the virus, travel restrictions have been put into place and altered a few times. On January 29th, 2021, just as people were looking for restrictions to be lifted, Canada’s Prime Minister […]

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What Kind of Immigration Processing Does VFS Global Do?

By SierraJanuary 30, 2021
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If you’ve done your research about Canadian immigration or looked into a certain immigration application process, you might’ve come across a company called VFS Global. VFS Global is an immigration processing firm that’s partnered with the Canadian government to help ease the processing load. From 2009 to 2019, Canada has awarded almost $200 million to […]

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What to Expect for Canadian Immigration in 2021

By CaseyJanuary 6, 2021
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Much like the rest of the world, in 2020 Canada experienced the Coronavirus pandemic. In 2021, we expect this to continue affecting Canadian immigration. Luckily, Canada began the largest vaccination campaign in its history this past December and aims to vaccinate those who want COVID-19 immunization by September 2021. If this follows through, Canada’s immigration […]

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Canadian Immigration 2020: Year in Review

By CaseyJanuary 5, 2021
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Many major immigration changes have taken place in Canada in the year 2020, especially due to the outbreak of the COVID -19 pandemic. Nonetheless, most visas are still being applied for and Canadian immigration continues to grow. Below, we explain the most important events in Canadian immigration that have happened in the last year. Canadian […]

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ArriveCAN App for Arriving in Canada

By Ella BergquistNovember 11, 2020
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The Canadian government created an app to help provide mandatory travel information required for entering Canada. As of November 21, 2020 travellers to Canada will be able to submit their required information digitally through the ArriveCAN app. In efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 all travellers are required to provide contact adn quarantine information […]

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Will Canada Make it Easier for People from Hong Kong to Move to Canada?

By Ella BergquistNovember 16, 2020
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Many Hong Kongers are seeking refuge from the ongoing protests within their country. Several Canadian groups are urging the Canadian government to allow refugees to immigrate to Canada to help those stuck in Hong Kong. November 16 Update: On November 12, 2020, Minister Marco Mendicino announced new measures that will attract students and youth from […]

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Canada Allows Lebanese to Immigrate After Tragedy in Beirut

By Ella BergquistAugust 24, 2020
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After the tragic explosion in Beirut Canada is offering special immigration for those that were affected. The Minister of Immigration and the Minister of Foreign Affairs issued a statement that indicates the efforts to assist those who were affected by the explosion in Beirut. Canada’s Assistance for Lebanese Canadians and Their Families There are several […]

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How to Cross the US/Canada Border During COVID-19 Closure

By Ella BergquistMay 27, 2021
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May 25, 2021 Update: Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the ban on nonessential travel between the United States and Canada through June 21, 2021. However, U.S. and Canadian officials have started discussing how to move forward with reopening the US/Canada border due to the rise in people getting the COVID vaccines […]

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For Newcomers: How to Find a Place to Live in Toronto

By Ella BergquistJuly 29, 2020
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Are you either looking to immigrate to Toronto or are new to Toronto and want to find a place to call home? Toronto has a reputation of having high rent prices but whether you’re looking for a luxury residence or somewhere to lay your head, there are many resources to help you find that place. […]

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Latest Updates on Coronavirus Impact on Canadian Immigration

By CaseyApril 26, 2021
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Note: This page is constantly being updated. Please visit regularly for the most recent information. Read about VisaPlace’s statement on operating during the Coronavirus pandemic. Update April 26, 2021: Canada is added to the United States’ “Do Not Travel” list along with 200 other countries. This list advises citizens of the US which countries have […]

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Health Coverage Extension to Foreign Workers in Quebec Due to Coronavirus

By SierraMay 9, 2020
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As of April 29th, Quebec has granted temporary foreign workers whose permits are expiring and cannot be renewed due to processing delays health coverage extension during these unpredictable times. If you currently receiving health care coverage in Quebec and worried about Coronavirus affecting you this is great news! Individuals who have applied to extend their […]

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