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Nova Scotia Approves Record Number of Immigrants in 2019

By CaseyJanuary 14, 2020
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In 2019, Nova Scotia had a record level of immigration, claiming to target workers in specific branches. As of Dec. 27, the Office of Immigration had approved 2,780 applications from workers in key sectors, including health care. That’s up 21 percent compared to 2018 and a more than 300 percent increase from 2013. Since 2018, […]

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Prince Harry and Meghan to Move to Canada?

By MorganJanuary 22, 2020
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On January 8, 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their plans to resign as senior members of the British Royal family. They plan on supporting the monarchy but will be stepping away from their public duties to focus on becoming financially independent. Presently, the couple has announced that they plan to split their […]

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Latest Ontario PNP Draws 2020 (OINP)

By Ella BergquistMarch 4, 2020
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) regularly searches the IRCC’s Express Entry pool to find candidates who may meet the criteria of one of Ontario’s Express Entry immigration streams. The OINP collects individuals from the Express Entry Pool to personally invite them to live and work in Ontario. Learn more about how the OINP process and application. Ontario NOIs […]

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Canadians Must Take Oath to Become a Citizen

By CaseyJanuary 14, 2020
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Taking the Oath of Citizenship at a citizenship ceremony is your final step to become a Canadian citizen. Roughly 170,000 immigrants take the oath each year, according to official estimates. The Oath of Citizenship is a solemn declaration that citizenship applicants who have been granted citizenship take, promising to obey Canadian laws while fulfilling their […]

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Municipal Nominee Program: New Program Allows Provinces to Pick Immigrants

By Ella BergquistJanuary 9, 2020
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The Canadian government released a plan for a new program that will allow individual cities and towns to pick immigrants based on their local needs. The new program is called the Municipal Nominee Program and it is designed to help fill local labour needs. During Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election campaign the municipal nominee program […]

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Definition of a Dependent Child in January 2020, according to Canadian Immigration Laws and Regulations

By visaplaceJanuary 15, 2020
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Written by: Sanaa Mahmood When you submit an application to immigrate to Canada either permanently or temporarily, you may choose to include your child as a dependent in that application, provided the child meets the current definition of a dependent child, as per Canadian Immigration Laws and Regulations. The current definition of a dependent child, […]

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Living in Yukon: Tips for New Immigrants

By CaseyJanuary 9, 2020
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Yukon, (also referred to as the Yukon), s the smallest and westernmost of Canada’s three territories. It has the smallest population of any province or territory in Canada, with a population of roughly 36,000 people. Whitehorse, the territorial capital and Yukon’s only city, is the largest settlement in any of the three territories where about 75% of its […]

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Express Entry Draw January 8, 2020 #134 – Latest CRS Score

By Ella BergquistFebruary 6, 2020
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Express Entry Draw January #134 The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on January 8, 2019, which was the 134th Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 3,400 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 473. This was the #134 Express Entry Draw and the first draw of January. The #134 was the first […]

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Latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) Draws 2020

By Ella BergquistMarch 30, 2020
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) regularly searches the IRCC’s Express Entry pool to find candidates who may meet the criteria of one of British Columbia’s Express Entry immigration streams. The BCPNP collects individuals from the Express Entry Pool to personally invite them to live and work in British Columbia. Learn more about how the BCPNP process and […]

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Moving to Canada’s Northwest Territories: Tips for New Immigrants

By MorganJanuary 15, 2020

What It’s Like to Live in the North West for Newcomers Canada’s Northwest Territories are located between Yukon and Nunavut on Canada’s west coast. It sits above the Arctic Circle. This means that in the summer, the sunlight is almost continuous while in the winter, the sun is hardly seen. The area is characterized by […]

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Does Canada Have Birthright Citizenship?

By Ella BergquistJanuary 3, 2020
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Those who are born in Canada are typically protected under the Canadian Nationality Law (birthright citizenship). The Canadian Nationality Law is defined by the Citizenship Act, which determines who is eligible to be a citizen of Canada. When a child is born in Canada they typically obtain Canadian citizenship on the principle of “jus soli” […]

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Is There a Quebec Provincial Nominee Program?

By MorganJanuary 16, 2020
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No, there is not a provincial nominee program for Quebec. However, Quebec does have programs in place that work similarly. Currently, the provincial nominee programs are a way for skilled workers to fast track their permanent residency applications. While Quebec does not participate in this program, it does have the Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ […]

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Latest Manitoba PNP Draws 2020 (MPNP)

By Ella BergquistMarch 30, 2020
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) regularly searches the IRCC’s Express Entry pool to find candidates who may meet the criteria of one of Manitoba’s Express Entry immigration streams. The MPNP collects individuals from the Express Entry Pool to personally invite them to live and work in Manitoba. Learn more about how the MPNP process and application. […]

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Best Province To Move to In Canada During 2020

By MorganJanuary 16, 2020
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Canada consists of 10 unique provinces and three territories. Each region has its own unique culture, nature, and reasons for moving there. The capital of Canada is Ottawa which is located in Ontario, however, each territory and province have their capital city. The country consists of five regions which are made up of the territories […]

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What to Expect for Canadian Immigration in 2020

By CaseyJanuary 2, 2020
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Canada’s population has just recently passed the 37.5 million mark. This falls short of other large countries such as Russia with 144 million, the US with 326 million, China with 1.4 billion, India with 1.3 billion, and Brazil with 210 million. Consequently, Canada is eager to bring in new immigrants as much as possible. That being said, […]

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