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The latest Canada Immigration news covers the CIC news, IRCC updates, permanent residency, Express Entry draws, provincial nominee programs, family sponsorship, temporary work visas, investor visas, and citizenship. Stay up to date on Canadian Immigration News through June 2022! For more information about the Canadian immigration process and requirements, please visit our main page on Canadian Immigration.

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Vaccine Mandates to be Suspended for Domestic Travel in Canada

By CaseyJune 17, 2022
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According to recent news, the federal government will declare this week that vaccination obligations for internal travel on aircraft and railways and incoming overseas travel will be suspended. As stated by top government sources, the announcement will be made on Tuesday, and the change will take effect on Wednesday. According to a government statement, the […]

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What is Buying a Home Like in Toronto as a Newcomer?

By Ella NirenJune 14, 2022
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While the beautiful city of Toronto provides vast investment opportunities with its massive real estate market, it can be difficult to get started as an immigrant or newcomer looking to get their first home. On our live stream May 25, 2022, Toronto real estate specialist Christian Moretuzzo provided tips on settling in the Toronto housing […]

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Canada Increases Length of Stay for Parents and Grandparents Super Visa Holders

By CaseyJune 10, 2022
Family ImmigrationParent & Grandparent

The IRCC has announced significant changes to the Parents and Grandparents Super Visa. As of July 4, 2022, the length of stay for Super Visa holders in Canada will be expanded to five years per entrance. People who presently hold a Super Visa can also obtain an extension of up to two years while in Canada. […]

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Express Entry Draw June 8, 2022 #224 – CRS Score

By CaseyJune 22, 2022
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw June 8, 2022 #224 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on June 8th, 2022, which was the 224th Express Entry Draw. This draw was targeted towards the Provincial Nominee Program candidates only. The draw offered 932 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 796. This is the first Express Entry […]

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Occupations No Longer Eligible for the Atlantic Immigrant Program (AIP)

By SierraJune 7, 2022
Permanent Residency

As a result of the latest NOC code system update, many occupations have become eligible or ineligible within Canada’s most popular immigration pathways including Express Entry. This also includes Canada’s Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) which invites more than 6,000 candidates yearly to the Atlantic provinces to obtain Canada PR. These applicants will use their previous […]

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16 New Occupations Categories Eligible Through Express Entry

By SierraJune 6, 2022
Permanent Residency

Recently there have been many changes and updates to Canada’s immigration system as the country quickly tries to get back on track post-pandemic. As labor shortages reach an all-time high, many provinces in Canada are looking for workers to fill these jobs and are actively giving many foreign workers abroad the opportunity for a fresh […]

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Immigration to Canada as a Truck Driver

By SierraJune 22, 2022
Working in Canada

As Canada faces a huge labor shortage, now is the perfect time to start fresh as a truck driver in Canada. Whether you are already holding truck driving experience or you have a good driving record looking for a job that pays well while you travel, Canada is helping make this move possible for many […]

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Canada Airport Delays: What to Expect

By Ella BergquistMay 27, 2022
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Compared to past travels, your airport experience will be unique. The COVID-19 travel restrictions have been removed, and Toronto Pearson, Canada’s main airport, has witnessed a substantial rise in passengers. More people are coming through Pearson as Canada’s main airport than at any other point during the epidemic, and many of the government’s health screening […]

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Can Canada Be Used as a Backdoor to the United States?

By CaseyJune 6, 2022
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People who earn permanent residency in Canada can seek citizenship after staying in the country for at least three years in the five years before the citizenship application. Once they have obtained citizenship, they can come to the United States using the TN visa provided they have a legitimate employment offer from a US company […]

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Express Entry Draw May 25, 2022 #223 – CRS Score

By CaseyJune 8, 2022
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw May 25, 2022 #223 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on May 25th, 2022, which was the 223rd Express Entry Draw. This draw was targeted towards the Provincial Nominee Program candidates only. The draw offered 589 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 741. This is the second Express Entry […]

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How Much Proof of Funds Do I Need for Express Entry in 2022?

By SierraMay 16, 2022
Permanent Residency

Along with other recent changes and improvements to Canada’s immigration system, the IRCC has recently announced that the proof of funds required for Express Entry applicants has increased. This is only valid for those applying for the Federal Skilled Worker Program or Federal Skilled Trades Program who do not have a Canadian job offer. If […]

Maple leaf from the flag of Canada Express Entry 222 May 11, 2022 Total Invitations Issued: 545 Lowest Qualifying Score: 753

Express Entry Draw May 11, 2022 #222 – CRS Score

By CaseyMay 25, 2022
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw April 27, 2022 #222 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on May 11th, 2022, which was the 222nd Express Entry Draw. This draw was targeted towards the Provincial Nominee Program candidates only. The draw offered 545 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 753. This is the first Express Entry […]

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Buying a Car in Canada as an Immigrant 2022

By SierraMay 11, 2022
Permanent Residency

When making the move to a new country, there are a number of things a new resident may need and/or want to do to make settling in a bit more convenient. A big step many newcomers take is getting a driver’s license and buying a car for transportation reasons. Although public transport is available in […]

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How to Prepare for the Next CEC and FSW Draw in July 2022

By Ella BergquistJune 27, 2022
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

In early July 2022, Express Entry drawings for Federal Skilled Worker Program and Canadian Experience Class candidates will restart. On April 22, Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser made the announcement. With drawings commencing in July, IRCC should have 14 draws by the end of the year if they stick to their current schedule of one […]

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Will I Be Able to Buy a Home in Canada? Options Around New Ban

By CaseyMay 2, 2022
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In an effort to cool off a hot housing market, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration said Thursday that foreign investors and non-Canadian companies will be barred from buying residential real estate in Canada for the next two years. In releasing the federal budget for the year, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined a number of steps […]

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Arash Sorkhabi

I’m satisfied with the expertise and professionalism with which my case was managed and handled. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the firm for its support. Although it has been a long process time due to Covid, Nadia has always been one of the first people to guide me step by step through the path during this stressful and unprecedented time. I strongly recommend VisaPlace to anyone seeking legal counsel.

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Shannon Wilde

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I reached out to VisaPlace kind of on a whim, knowing that I needed to apply for permanent residency in order to stay with my spouse and our two cats. They were immediately and incredibly responsive, and almost instantly made me feel that I was dealing with professionals who cared about my case.

I reached out to them August last year, and today got the confirmation that my permanent residency has been approved. The people I worked with in VisaPlace stuck with me through the whole process, answering any questions and assuaging any fears that I had about the process, my application, or what I needed to do. Even when my anxiety made me snappy (I apologized immediately!) they handled my case and me with professionalism and compassion. Immigration is a stressful, scary process. I wanted professionals who knew the ins-and-outs so that I had the best chance of being able to come to Canada.

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