Coming to Canada

Labour Market Impact Assessments: Increased Median Wages for 2020 Temporary Foreign Worker Program and COVID-19 Measures in Canada

When Canadian employers hire workers through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), they are required to meet certain standards. To ensure that they have a skill gap that cannot be filled by a...

Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Fellow Ministers Being Tested for COVID-19

Doug Ford was supposed to announce the status of Ontario’s post-secondary institutions reopening strategy but was unable to attend as he and Minister of Health Christine Elliott are being tested for COVID-19 after...

Immigration announcements for June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty as businesses and agencies have had to adapt or suspend operations to comply with health and travel restrictions. As the Canadian government continues to...

English language skill test options amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

International students planning to study at a Canadian designated learning institution (DLI) must meet several admission requirements. Although each DLI has its requirements, most assess applicants’ transcripts, professional backgrounds, motivation letters, academic and...

Premier Ford acknowledges systemic racism in Ontario, launches of advisory council on equality of opportunity

In his daily provincial address today June 4, Premier Doug Ford and his government announced the launch of an “advisory group” whose purpose is to look into the social and economic barriers that...

Ontario invests $150 million on rural broadband, long-term care home investigations begin

In today’s provincial address from Ontario Premier Doug Ford and the Ford government, announcements regarding Ontario’s status during the COVID-19 pandemic were addressed to the media. Here is a breakdown...

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

As Canada begins grappling with the issue of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of how to safely reopen schools has emerged as a particularly thorny topic....

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