Canada’s Express Entry Immigration Program: Two Years in Review and What Lies Ahead for 2017

Wednesday January 18th, 2017

When Canada's new immigration program, Express Entry, was introduced on January 1, 2015, it completely transformed Canada's economic immigration stream.  Gone were the days where...

Minister of Immigration Changes Formula for Points Scoring under Express Entry

Thursday November 24th, 2016

The Minister of Immigration recently announced changes to the Express Entry system that will help certain skilled immigrants, especially those that have completed post-secondary studies...

Express Entry 2015 Update: The First Year in Review

Wednesday April 13th, 2016

This past month heralded the release of the Express Entry Year-End Report for 2015. After being introduced in January of 2015, the department of Immigration,...

Immigration Minister Announces Immigration Levels Plan for 2016

Tuesday March 22nd, 2016

On March 8, 2016, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable John McCallum, announced the overall immigration targets for 2016. Ordinarily, the Minister...

Students Beware: Are you Allowed to Work while Studying in Canada?

Tuesday December 15th, 2015

Attracting and retaining international students has long been a priority for Canada’s immigration program. Every year thousands of students from all over the world...

The Comprehensive Ranking Score – How do Students fare?

Tuesday September 29th, 2015

In the new Express Entry immigration program, you are subject to an upfront pre-assessment of your qualifications : the Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS). ...