COVID changes allow ‘visitors’ currently in Canada to apply for work permits

Tuesday August 25th, 2020

Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship announced a new temporary policy on Monday, August 24, 2020 that will allow visitors currently in Canada to...

Delays expected for paper-based family sponsorship applications

Tuesday August 18th, 2020

Since March 11, 2020 when COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, nearly all aspects of immigration processing have been negatively affected. The closure of many...

Canada’s new line of immigration business: The Quarantine Plan

Tuesday August 11th, 2020

COVID-19 has introduced an extraordinary number of measures which affect virtually every aspect of immigration processing but, interestingly enough, it has created a new line...

Biometrics are failing international students and workers

Tuesday July 7th, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced many new policy changes designed to help...

Express Entry in the time of a global pandemic

Tuesday June 23rd, 2020

At the end of 2019, Canada’s Express Entry economic immigration selection program had just completed five full years of operation. From the perspective of our...

Relief announced for Temporary Foreign Workers affected by COVID-19

Thursday May 28th, 2020

Over the past two months, millions of workers in Canada have lost their jobs or experienced dramatic changes in their working conditions due to widespread...