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Highlights from the 2021 Canadian Census: Immigrant share of population, age of recent immigrants, and variance in settlement location

 Vimal Sivakumar     30 November 2022

On October 26, Statistics Canada released the 2021 Census on Canada’s population and immigration. The following will highlight some of the key takeaways.


Canada's Express Entry draw results from November 23, 2022

 Vimal Sivakumar     23 November 2022

Here are the results of Canada's most recent Express Entry draw on November 23, 2022.


IRCC transitioning to the new NOC 2021 system today

 Vimal Sivakumar     16 November 2022

On November 16, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is transitioning to the 2021 version of the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system. Here is what that change will mean for Express Entry candidates.


Canada's Express Entry draw results from November 9, 2022

 Vimal Sivakumar     09 November 2022

Here are the results of Canada's most recent Express Entry draw on November 9, 2022.


Canada releases Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025

 Vimal Sivakumar     01 November 2022


Canada's Express Entry draw results from October 26, 2022

 Vimal Sivakumar     26 October 2022

Here are the results of Canada's most recent Express Entry draw on October 26, 2022.


Canada's Express Entry draw results from October 12, 2022

 Vimal Sivakumar     12 October 2022

Here are the results of Canada's most recent Express Entry draw on October 12, 2022.


Canada to issue 23,100 Parents and Grandparents Program ITAs in 2022

 Vimal Sivakumar     11 October 2022

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that the selection process the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2022 will follow a similar selection format as they did for PGP 2021. This year, IRCC will be conducting a lottery again and sending invitations to apply(ITAs) to 23,100 sponsors who submitted an expression of interest (EOI) in 2020.


Canada temporarily lifting off-campus work hour limit for international students

 Vimal Sivakumar     07 October 2022

For just over a year starting on November 15, 2022, more than 500,000 eligible international students may be able to work more hours at their off-campus jobs.


British Columbia set to halt PNP draws from October 12 through November 16, 2022

 Vimal Sivakumar     05 October 2022

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) will be putting its draws on hold for around a month starting next week.