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Express Entry Draw Update

The Latest express entry draw took place on July 6th 2022, inviting a total of 1500 applicants. READ MORE

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Baisse du taux de chomage au Canada et hausse des salaires

Voici quelques chiffres saillants au sujet de la récente baisse du taux de chômage au mois de juin ainsi que de la hausse des salaires record de cette année. READ MORE

Thursday, July 07, 2022

Modifications réglementaires - Programme des personnes réfugiées à l’étranger (Parrainage collectif)

À partir du 17 août 2022, le MIFI fera entrer en vigueur de nouvelles modifications réglementaires au Programme des personnes réfugiées à l’étranger (Parrainage collectif). READ MORE

Thursday, July 07, 2022

Express Entry is an online immigration application system for Skilled Workers

Within Skilled Workers, there are several programs of immigration, including the Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP. READ MORE

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Consultez le code de déontologie des titulaires de permis du Collège des consultants en immigration et en citoyenneté

Le 9 juin 2022, le ministre de la Citoyenneté et de l’Immigration Sean Fraser a publié un communiqué présentant le code de déontologie des titulaires de permis. READ MORE

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Canadian Immigrant Fair in Toronto

The annual Canadian Immigrant Fair is occurring in four locations this year: Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver. READ MORE

Thursday, June 23, 2022

New Code of Conduct for Immigration and Citizenship Consultants

On June 10, 2022, a new Code of Professional Conduct for College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Licensees came into effect. READ MORE

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Un support financier à Jeunesse, j’écoute de la part du gouvernement du Canada

Le lundi 20 juin a eu lieu la Journée mondiale des réfugiés. En cette occasion, le ministre d’IRCC a annoncé que le ministère allait soutenir financièrement l’organisme Jeunesse, j’écoute. READ MORE

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Word Refugee Day

June 20 was World Refugee Day, and it was commemorated by Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, Minister of International Development Harjit S. Sajjan, and Minister of IRCC Sean Fraser. READ MORE

Thursday, June 16, 2022

IRCC souhaite accélérer l’octroi de la résidence permanente

L’honorable Sean Fraser affirme travailler en vue de l’accélération du processus d’acquisition de la résidence permanente via la création d’un nouveau programme. READ MORE

Thursday, June 16, 2022

New Temporary Residency to Permanent Residency Pathway Coming Soon

Temporary residents of Canada can expect a new pathway to help them become permanent residents in 120 days; a deadline given to Minister Sean Fraser of the IRCC by the House of Commons. READ MORE

Thursday, June 16, 2022

More Canadian Jobs: Low Unemployment Rate and Labour Shortage

In May of this year, almost 40,000 jobs were added through the Canadian economy, which has put the unemployment rate at a record low of 5.1%. READ MORE

Friday, June 10, 2022

Le programme de super visa sera rendu plus avantageux encore par le gouvernement canadien

Le gouvernement du Canada rend plus avantageux le programme de super visa afin d’encourager la réunification familiale. Prenez note de ces nouvelles améliorations. READ MORE

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

Changes Made to Super Visa Program for Parents and Grandparents

To help with family reunification, the Minister of Immigration Sean Fraser announced on June 7 that there will be some changes made to the current Super Visa Program for parents and grandparents. READ MORE

Friday, June 03, 2022

Supporting LGBTQ2 Refugees this Pride Month

Canada was one of the first countries to launch a humanitarian resettlement program for vulnerable Afghans, which also includes those identifying as LGBTQ2. READ MORE

Friday, May 13, 2022

Three Federal Charter Flights to Leave for Ukraine

This initiative builds on the Ukraine2Canada travel fund, which will help bring a minimum of 10,000 Ukrainians into the country. READ MORE

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Des associations patronales réclament une hausse des niveaux d’immigration

Quelques mois avant les élections, Legault reçoit de la pression de la part d’associations patronales, l’exhortant à hisser les seuils d’immigration à un niveau supérieur. READ MORE

Friday, April 29, 2022

Renouvellement des passeports: le processus simplifié est élargi

Depuis le 31 mars dernier, l’admissibilité au processus de renouvellement simplifié des passeports a été rendue plus inclusive par le gouvernement du Canada. READ MORE

Friday, April 29, 2022

Les invitations du MIFI en date du 7 avril 2022

Le jeudi 7 avril 2022, le MIFI a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Express Entry Draw #221

Express Entry is an online immigration application system for Skilled Workers. READ MORE

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Measures to Address Labour Shortage

Minister Sean Fraser announced several measures to be taken to address Canada’s labour shortage on April 22, 2022. READ MORE

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Express Entry Draw #219

The latest Express Entry Draw took place on March 30, 2022. The total number of applicants in the pool was 198,000. READ MORE

Friday, April 08, 2022

Les demandes de résidence permanente verront leurs frais augmenter

Le 5 avril 2022, Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada (IRCC) a annoncé que dès le 30 avril prochain, tous les frais liés aux demandes de résidence permanente augmenteront. READ MORE

Friday, April 08, 2022

Global Task Force on Refugee Mobility Launched by World Leaders

On April 6, 2022 the Global Task Force on Refugee Mobility was launched and Canada was named the inaugural chair. READ MORE

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Raised Permanent Residence Fees on April 30, 2022

Effective April 30, 2022, the IRCC is increasing fees on permanent residence applications, which includes economic, permit holder, family, and humanitarian classes. READ MORE

Friday, April 01, 2022

Immigrant Women with High Credentials not Getting Work in Canada

Highly educated and experienced immigrant women are finding themselves un-hireable in the Canadian labour market landscape. READ MORE

Thursday, March 31, 2022

ACCES Employment Service Provider Helps Afghan Refugees

Canada has now welcomed 9,560 Afghan immigrants into the country, many of which need help finding meaningful employment in their new country of residence. READ MORE

Thursday, March 17, 2022

IRCC on Fraud Prevention Month 2022

In Canada, March is Fraud prevention Month. Fraud takes on many forms in many industries, immigration being among them. READ MORE

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

La hausse du coût de la vie en 2022

Les deux dernières années ont été principalement marquées par la réponse des gouvernements à la pandémie, qui laisse aujourd’hui ses traces sur la hausse du coût de la vie. READ MORE

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Québec se tourne vers les infirmières étrangères

Le gouvernement provincial investit 65 millions de dollars dans l’embauche de 1000 infirmières en provenance de l’étranger, en vue de soutenir plusieurs régions souffrant d’une pénurie. READ MORE

Friday, March 11, 2022

IRB to Prioritize Pending Ukrainian Files

Much like the IRCC, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is prioritizing Ukrainian files that have been pending as of March 1, 2022. READ MORE

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Les invitations du MIFI en date du 10 février 2022

Le jeudi 10 février 2022, le MIFI a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Friday, March 04, 2022

IRCC met en place des mesures d’immigration liées à la situation en Ukraine

Afin de venir en aide aux personnes étant présentement affectées par la situation en Ukraine, certaines démarches et priorités ont été établies par IRCC. READ MORE

Friday, March 04, 2022

Sean Fraser émet une déclaration sur le Mois de la prévention de la fraude

Mardi le 1er mars 2022, l’honorable ministre d’IRCC, Sean Fraser, a souligné la participation du Canada au Mois de la prévention de la fraude. Voici les principaux points de son discours. READ MORE

Friday, March 04, 2022

Government of Canada Working to Welcome Displaced Ukrainians

The Canadian Government is working to support and aid Ukrainian displaced peoples as the situation in Ukraine continues to unfold. READ MORE

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Client Experience and Passport Client Experience Surveys

2 client experience-based surveys will be conducted through IRCC & Government of Canada in order for both groups to gain feedback on client-relations & learn how to serve clients better. READ MORE

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Les invitations du MIFI en date du 24 février 2022

Le jeudi 24 février 2022, le MIFI a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

IRCC Discrimination Survey to Permanent Residents

Did you become a permanent resident of Canada in the years 2015, 2017, or 2019 and are 18 years of age or older? READ MORE

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Compte rendu du Rapport annuel au Parlement sur l’immigration, 2021

En ce début d’année 2022, le gouvernement a déposé le Rapport annuel sur l’immigration pour l’an 2021, conformément à la Loi sur l’immigration et la protection des réfugiés. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

New: DLI Letter of acceptance in Study Permit Applications

As of February 18, 2022, study permit applications that were received on or after June 1, 2014 must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI). READ MORE

Friday, February 18, 2022

Highlights from the 2021 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

The 2021 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration has been made available to the public. READ MORE

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Express Entry #216

The latest express entry draw took place on February 16, 2022, inviting a total of 1082 applicants. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

En savoir plus sur le Plan des niveaux d’immigration 2022-2024 présenté par IRCC et le gouvernement du Canada.

En date du 14 février 2022, l’honorable Sean Fraser a révélé au grand jour le Plan des niveaux d’immigration 2022-2024, qui se concentre notamment sur la catégorie économique. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

2022-2024 Immigration Levels Plan Released

The Canadian economy heavily relies on immigrants and their skills. READ MORE

Monday, February 14, 2022

460 Afghan Refugees Land; The Musqueam People Help to Welcome Them

Since pledging to resettle 20,000 Afghan nationals in August of 2021, Canada has upped this number, pledging to accept 40,000 as soon as possible, & has already accepted 7,550 as of February 11, 2022 READ MORE

Monday, February 14, 2022

February is Black History Month in Canada

Black History Month is celebrated every February in Canada. This month's theme is "February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day." READ MORE

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

Express Entry Draw #215

The latest express entry draw took place on February 2, 2022. READ MORE

Friday, February 04, 2022

Le regroupement familial québécois et canadien

Le regroupement familial permet à certains membres de votre famille d’immigrer sous votre parrainage. Apprenez la marche à suivre pour le parrainage et la demande de résidence permanente. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Amendment made effecting OINP’s Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills stream

Effective February 1, 2022, a regulatory amendment has changed the requirements for NOC 7511 (transport truck drivers) approvals put forth by employers. READ MORE

Monday, January 31, 2022

Upgrades to Canada’s Immigration System for Faster Application Processing and a Better Client Experience

Canada’s economy relies on immigration. However, the pandemic has slowed processing times and frustrated clients who have been waiting for longer than they anticipated. READ MORE

Friday, January 28, 2022

Entry/Exit Program Instructions Updated

There have been program and policy changes to the Entry/Exit Program. READ MORE

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Les invitations du MIFI le 13 janvier 2022

Dès le début de l’an 2022, le MIFI a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Canadian Refugee Protection Portal Updates

Canadian Refugee Protection Portal (CRPP) updates: mandatory use of portal for refugee claims effective immediately READ MORE

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

IRCC Officers Using Advanced Data Analytics to sort and process TRVs

On January 24, 2022, the IRCC announced expanding their use of advanced data analytics into aiding IRCC officers with processing and sorting temporary resident visas (TRVs). READ MORE

Friday, January 21, 2022

Les invitations du ministère du 9 décembre 2021

Au début du mois de décembre, le MIFI a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Express Entry Draw #214

The latest express entry draw took place on January 19, 2022. READ MORE

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

200 Afghan Refugees Land in Vancouver

On January 19th, 2022, Minister Sean Fraser announced the arrival of over 200 Afghan Refugees in Vancouver, BC, bringing Canada’s number of accepted Afghan refugees to 7,000. READ MORE

Monday, January 17, 2022

Additional Travel Restrictions on exempt groups of IRCC Clients

Travel restrictions continue to be part of Canada’s effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. READ MORE

Thursday, January 13, 2022

“Open work permit” title changes as of January 12th, 2022

An open work permit gives a person the ability to work for any employer over the course of a specific period of time. READ MORE

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Express Entry Draw #213

The latest express entry draw took place on January 5th, 2022. READ MORE

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Comment fonctionne le processus d'invitations du MIFI?

En fonction de divers critères d’invitation, le MIFI sélectionne régulièrement des candidats pour qu’ils soumettent une demande de résidence permanente. Apprenez-en plus sur ce processus. READ MORE

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Express Entry Draw #210

On November 24, 613 new candidates were invited by the government to apply for permanent residence using the Express Entry system. READ MORE

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Le Canada souligne la Journée internationale des migrants

Le 18 décembre dernier, le ministre d’IRCC Sean Fraser a prononcé un discours qui a été tenu à l’occasion de la Journée internationale des migrants. READ MORE

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Lettre de mandat du ministre de l’Immigration, des Réfugiés et de la Citoyenneté

Le 16 décembre 2021, le premier ministre du Canada Justin Trudeau a déposé la lettre de mandat destinée au nouveau ministre de l’Immigration, des Réfugiés et de la Citoyenneté, Sean Fraser. READ MORE

Monday, December 20, 2021

Minister Marks International Migrants Day

Minister marks International Migrants Day; highlights positive contributions of migrants and global social media campaign, It Takes a Community. READ MORE

Monday, December 20, 2021

Immigration Minister Receives Mandate Letter Immigration Priorities

Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., recently sent mandate letters to all cabinet ministers. READ MORE

Thursday, December 16, 2021

International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day is a day when nations worldwide mark the efforts, and the many contributions, migrants make to our society. READ MORE

Monday, December 13, 2021

Le Canada célèbre la Journée internationale des migrants

La Journée internationale des migrants aura lieu ce samedi et est une manière pour la nation canadienne de reconnaître les efforts et la contribution des migrants au sein du pays. READ MORE

Friday, December 10, 2021

Canadian Government Issues Updated Border Measures and Requirements

The Government of Canada has issued updated border measures and additional requirements in response to the Omicron variant. READ MORE

Friday, December 03, 2021

The WES Gateway Program

The WES Gateway Program helps displaced individuals who are now in Canada prove their academic credentials. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Le Collège des Consultants en Immigration et en Citoyenneté ouvre ses portes!

Le Collège des Consultants en Immigration et en Citoyenneté (CCIC) a ouvert ses portes le 23 novembre 2021. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Opens

The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC) opened on November 23, 2021. READ MORE

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Les invitations du ministère du 26 août, des 2 et 30 septembre, du 21 octobre et du 11 novembre 2021

Durant ces dernières semaines, le MIFI a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

IRCC Updates Guidance for Student Workers, study permits; Removes 2 IEC recognized organizations

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has updated its guidance for students working on campus. The guidelines define student eligibility and on-campus work definitions. READ MORE

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Express Entry Draw #209

The latest Express Entry draw results have been posted. Draw #209 included eligible candidates from the Provincial Nominee Program and took place on November 10. READ MORE

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

IRCC Issues Program Delivery Update for Immigration Medical Examinations

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued a program delivery update regarding immigration medical examinations. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

New Minister Marks National Francophone Immigration Week 2021

The Honourable Sean Fraser, P.C., M.P., Minister of IRCC, marked beginning of National Francophone Immigration Week with a statement recognizing the significance of Francophone immigration to Canada READ MORE

Monday, November 08, 2021

C’est le début de la Semaine nationale de l’immigration francophone 2021

Le ministre d’IRCC, l’honorable Sean Fraser a tenu à souligner le début de la Semaine nationale de l’immigration francophone 2021. Voici ici-bas les points saillants de son discours. READ MORE

Friday, November 05, 2021

More Than 50 Communities to Participate in Phase 2 of BC PNP Pilot

More than 50 communities in BC will participate in the second phase of a regional pilot program designed to attract entrepreneurs who can assist with meeting regional economic development needs. READ MORE

Thursday, November 04, 2021

Québec dépose son plan d’immigration pour l’année 2022

Le 28 octobre 2021, le Plan d’immigration du Québec pour l’année 2022 a été communiqué et compte maintenir la poursuite des objectifs d’immigration relatifs à la relance économique. READ MORE

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Express Entry Draw #207

The latest Express Entry draw results have been released. Draw #207 included eligible candidates from the Provincial Nominee Program and took place on October 13, 2021. READ MORE

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

United States to Open Land Border to Fully Vaccinated Canadian Travelers in November

American officials have announced a plan to re-open the land border to fully vaccinated Canadians next month. READ MORE

Thursday, October 07, 2021

IELTS Launching Secure Online Testing in 2022

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is launching IELTS Online, a secure at-home language test, in 2022. READ MORE

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

IRCC Completes PGP Invitation to Apply Process

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has finished sending invitations to apply to prospective sponsors for the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP). READ MORE

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

L’ACCPI répond présente au Salon Virtuel de l'Immigration et de l'Intégration au Québec!

Ne manquez pas l'adaptation virtuelle du Salon de l'Immigration et de l'Intégration au Québec (SIIQ) 2021. Le stand de l'ACCPI est déjà à votre disposition, en ligne, jusqu'au 30 novembre! READ MORE

Friday, September 24, 2021

IRCC Issues Parents and Grandparents Program Invitations

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has begun issuing invitations to apply to potential parents and grandparents’ sponsors who indicated their interest last fall. READ MORE

Friday, September 24, 2021

L'immigration: une solution face à la pénurie de main d’œuvre?

Le Québec se heurte depuis longtemps à un manque de main d’œuvre qui a été aggravé par les mesures sanitaires des deux dernières années: le gouvernement se tourne vers l’immigration. READ MORE

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Canada Accepts Flights from India Beginning September 26

Canada is set to allow direct flights from India for the first time since the spring. READ MORE

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Canadian Election: Liberal Government Re-elected, Second Straight Minority Government

Canadians from across the country headed to the polls on September 20 to vote in Canada’s 44th federal election. READ MORE

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Express Entry Draw #205

The latest Express Entry draw results have been posted. Draw #205 included eligible candidates from the Provincial Nominee Program and took place on September 15. READ MORE

Monday, September 20, 2021

L’ACCPI au Salon de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration au Québec 2021

Le Salon de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration au Québec (SIIQ) 2021 est une opportunité sans équivoque pour profiter gratuitement de services offerts par l’ACCPI et d’autres compagnies. READ MORE

Thursday, September 09, 2021

19 août 2021: invitations des personnes immigrantes par le ministère via Arrima

Le 19 août dernier, le ministère a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Thursday, September 09, 2021

12 août 2021: invitations des personnes immigrantes par le ministère via Arrima

Le 12 août dernier, le ministère a présenté de nouvelles invitations aux personnes souhaitant soumettre une demande de sélection à titre permanent. READ MORE

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Canadian and American Governments Reach Agreement on Afghan Refugees

Canada has reached an agreement with the United States to resettle up to 5,000 Afghan refugees who were evacuated last month by the United States. READ MORE

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Helpful Contact Information for Canadians and Permanent Residents in Afghanistan

The Canadian government is recommending Canadians avoid all travel to Afghanistan. READ MORE

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Aide aux Canadiens et résidents permanents en Afghanistan

Les individus voulant recevoir de l’aide consulaire doivent contacter le Centre de surveillance et d’intervention d’urgence d’Affaires mondiales Canada à Ottawa pour ce faire entendre. READ MORE

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Express Entry Draw #202

The latest Express Entry draw results have been posted. Draw #202 included eligible candidates from the Canadian Experience Class and took place on August 19, 2021. READ MORE

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Mise à jour récente d’un programme

Le 16 août 2021, l’exécution du Programme pilote d’immigration dans les communautés rurales et du Nord (PPICRN) a été mise à jour: des instructions ont été ajoutées. READ MORE

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

IRCC Updates Instructions for Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued a program delivery update for the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). READ MORE

Thursday, August 12, 2021

IRCC Launches Website Tool for Online Citizenship Applications

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched a new website tool on August 11 as part of its digitization process to allow applicants to apply for Canadian citizenship online. READ MORE

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Les demandes de citoyenneté pourront désormais être présentées en ligne

En ce 11 août 2021, Ottawa inaugure un nouvel instrument numérique qui permet de soumettre les demandes de citoyenneté en ligne, sur son site, afin de rendre les processus plus efficaces. READ MORE