Coming to Canada

Applications to the Agri-Food Immigration Pilot are now open

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on May 15, 2020, that they would now be accepting applications to the Agri-Food Immigration Pilot program which will admit up to 2,750 principal applicants and...

University in Canada vs. Vietnam

British poet Rudyard Kipling once wrote: “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.”  There are  differences in history, culture, traditions and social concepts between East...

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada working to protect immigration amid COVID-19 pandemic

Canada is a country built on welcoming immigrants, but with the current health and travel restrictions in place, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has had to implement several new policies to keep...

Verbal confirmation of a valid work permit sufficient for CERB application

The government is making the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) application process easier for temporary foreign residents. According to the National Post, a memo was sent to Employment and Social Development officials allowing...

The benefits of a Canadian education pathway to immigration

Choosing to study in Canada not only allows international students to experience life and build social connections in Canada before becoming a permanent resident, it also helps them to improve their candidacy for...

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announces distance learning opportunity for international students affected by COVID-19 health and travel restrictions

For international students concerned about their Canadian Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) eligibility in light of COVID-19 travel restrictions, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) offered some relief on May 14, 2020, when they...

Ontario school year cancelled, daycares remain closed due to COVID-19 pandemic

During today’s address to Ontario, Premier Doug Ford announced the cancellation of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision for the cancellation was made after consultation with...

Ontario schools to remain shut through the current school year: Premier Ford

TORONTO (Reuters) - Schools in Ontario, Canada's most populous province, will remain closed for the rest of the school year through the end of June, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Doug Ford...

Premier Francois Legault says Montreal not ready to reopen schools, businesses

MONTREAL — With the COVID-19 situation in Montreal still very fragile, the Quebec government said Thursday that elementary schools in the greater Montreal area will remain closed until late August.

Schools face daunting, unique reopening challenges during pandemic

Paul Sapounzi, managing partner with the Ventin Group architects,is shown in a handout photo THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO As Canada begins grappling with the issue of recovering from the COVID-19...

Students can apply for $1,250 COVID-19 emergency aid starting Friday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed today that Friday, May 15 is the date for eligible post-secondary students to apply for the emergency student aid benefit, Canada Emergency Student Benefit-CESB.

Schools asked not to cancel graduation and prom events by Ontario Education Minister

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce has asked schools in Ontario to postpone school events for graduating students rather than cancel them. Lecce says that it would be better for these...

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