Articles on Canadian Immigration

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Newcomers Close the Wealth Gap Via Housing

Industry News
Families who were newcomers in 1999 have caught up to their Canadian-born counterparts in median wealth, according to Statistics Canada, but they rely more heavily on real estate investments.

International Education in Canada – 2018 in Review

International Students
Politics and new programs marked a booming 12 months.

Express Entry Draw #115

Industry News
Another Express Entry draw took place on April 17, issuing 3,350 new invitations for skilled newcomers to apply for permanent residence.

How to Restore Your Expired Temporary Resident Status

Temporary Residence
Timing is everything.

Ukrainian Immigrants Stem Forestry’s Labour Shortage

Industry News
New Brunswick’s shortage of forestry workers has felt some relief after 48 newcomers have settled in Saint-Quentin.

Atlantic Universities Boost Enrolment Through International Students

Industry News
In an effort to boost enrolment, Atlantic universities have been turning to third-party recruiters to attract more international students.

Vancouver Attracts Newcomers Despite Lack of Affordable Housing

Industry News
Vancouver’s high cost of housing hasn’t deterred newcomers from flocking to the city — the 2016 census shows that 79% of the 30,000 new residents annually are recent immigrants.

Government Invests $148 Million in International Education

Industry News
A boom in international students in recent years has greatly contributed to Canada’s economy and job market, and the Canadian government plans to help keep the trend going.

Ontario’s PNP Skills Stream to Include Truck Drivers

Industry News
Ontario’s Immigrant Nominee Program will now include the trucking industry in its skills stream, allowing trucking companies to hire foreign labour.

New Legislation to Strengthen Immigration Consultant Regulation

Industry News
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced changes yesterday that will result in tougher legislation on immigration consultants.

Waterloo is Canada’s Second Fastest-Growing City

Industry News
According to data released last month by StatsCan, the Waterloo, Ontario, region is the second fastest growing metropolitan area, surpassed only by Peterborough.

Immigration Prevents Population Decline in St. John’s

Industry News
An increase of 1,233 people since the 2016 census is mostly thanks to newcomers who have chosen St. John’s, the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador, as their permanent home.

Provincial Nominee Program Draws: March 22–April 8

Industry News
Another four PNP draws were held in the last two weeks, inviting a total of 908 newcomers to BC, Ontario, and Manitoba.

Fredericton Newcomer Creates Successful Coffee Startup

Industry News
Mohamed Khirallah says networking was the key strategy in founding his coffee brand, Roticana Coffee.

Charity Increases Loans Available for Skilled Immigrants

Industry News
Canada’s largest microlending charity for skilled immigrants, Windmill Microlending, has increased the loan amount available to newcomers by 50%.