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The latest Canada Immigration news covers the CIC news, IRCC updates, permanent residency, Express Entry draws, provincial nominee programs, family sponsorship, temporary work visas, investor visas, and citizenship. Stay up to date on Canadian Immigration News through December 2022! For more information about the Canadian immigration process and requirements, please visit our main page on Canadian Immigration.

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What to Do While You’re Waiting in the Express Entry Pool

By CaseyJuly 17, 2022
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So, you’ve already submitted your Express Entry profile and now you’re waiting in the pool. You may be wondering what you should be doing during this waiting period. While you wait in the pool, get ready to accept an invitation to apply. If Canada invites you to apply, you’ll have 60 days to submit a complete application. […]

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Express Entry Draw July 6, 2022 #226 – CRS Score

By CaseyJuly 20, 2022
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw July 6, 2022 #226 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on July 6, 2022, which was the 226th Express Entry Draw. This draw was not specified toward a certain program. The draw offered 1,500 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 557. This is the first Express Entry draw of […]

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Spike in Immigration Interest to Canada Due to New US Abortion Restrictions

By SierraJune 28, 2022

Recently online searches about moving to Canada from the United States have surged by 850%. This happened after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week on June 24th, 2022. Many people across the country were upset with this change and searching for new living options. With political climates always changing in the […]

Maple leaf from the flag of Canada Express Entry 225 June 22, 2022 Total Invitations Issued: 636 Lowest Qualifying Score: 752

Express Entry Draw June 22, 2022 #225 – CRS Score

By CaseyJuly 6, 2022
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw June 22, 2022 #225 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on June 22nd, 2022, which was the 225th Express Entry Draw. This draw was targeted towards the Provincial Nominee Program candidates only. The draw offered 636 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 752. This is the second Express Entry […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada as a Business Development Manager/Officer

By Ella NirenJune 22, 2022
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Interested in immigrating to Canada, and have experience in research, market trends, or strategy formulation? Luckily, Canada provides options for you to immigrate and advance your career. Canada is looking for skilled workers such as business development managers, market researchers, and other occupations alike to settle. Job Description (NOC 4163/41402) Business development managers, market researchers, […]

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Ontario’s French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream

By SierraJune 15, 2022
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The IRCC has created several streams across Canada that target skilled workers with the experience and education to contribute to the country’s labor force but what French-speaking applicants don’t know is they have a major advantage. Some of these worker streams, like Ontario’s French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream, are more defined and specified with language proficiency […]

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Vaccine Mandates to be Suspended for Domestic Travel in Canada

By CaseyJune 17, 2022
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According to recent news, the federal government will declare this week that vaccination obligations for internal travel on aircraft and railways and incoming overseas travel will be suspended. As stated by top government sources, the announcement will be made on Tuesday, and the change will take effect on Wednesday. According to a government statement, the […]

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What is Buying a Home Like in Toronto as a Newcomer?

By Ella NirenJune 14, 2022
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While the beautiful city of Toronto provides vast investment opportunities with its massive real estate market, it can be difficult to get started as an immigrant or newcomer looking to get their first home. On our live stream May 25, 2022, Toronto real estate specialist Christian Moretuzzo provided tips on settling in the Toronto housing […]

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Canada Increases Length of Stay for Parents and Grandparents Super Visa Holders

By CaseyJune 10, 2022

The IRCC has announced significant changes to the Parents and Grandparents Super Visa. As of July 4, 2022, the length of stay for Super Visa holders in Canada will be expanded to five years per entrance. People who presently hold a Super Visa can also obtain an extension of up to two years while in Canada. […]

Maple leaf from the flag of Canada Express Entry 224 June 8, 2022 Total Invitations Issued: 932 Lowest Qualifying Score: 796

Express Entry Draw June 8, 2022 #224 – CRS Score

By CaseyJune 22, 2022
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw June 8, 2022 #224 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on June 8th, 2022, which was the 224th Express Entry Draw. This draw was targeted towards the Provincial Nominee Program candidates only. The draw offered 932 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 796. This is the first Express Entry […]

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Occupations No Longer Eligible for the Atlantic Immigrant Program (AIP)

By SierraJune 7, 2022
Permanent Residency

As a result of the latest NOC code system update, many occupations have become eligible or ineligible within Canada’s most popular immigration pathways including Express Entry. This also includes Canada’s Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) which invites more than 6,000 candidates yearly to the Atlantic provinces to obtain Canada PR. These applicants will use their previous […]

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16 New Occupations Categories Eligible Through Express Entry

By SierraDecember 14, 2022
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Recently there have been many changes and updates to Canada’s immigration system as the country quickly tries to get back on track post-pandemic. As labor shortages reach an all-time high, many provinces in Canada are looking for workers to fill these jobs and are actively giving many foreign workers abroad the opportunity for a fresh […]

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Immigration to Canada as a Truck Driver

By SierraJune 22, 2022
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As Canada faces a huge labor shortage, now is the perfect time to start fresh as a truck driver in Canada. Whether you are already holding truck driving experience or you have a good driving record looking for a job that pays well while you travel, Canada is helping make this move possible for many […]

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Canada Airport Delays: What to Expect

By Ella BergquistMay 27, 2022
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Compared to past travels, your airport experience will be unique. The COVID-19 travel restrictions have been removed, and Toronto Pearson, Canada’s main airport, has witnessed a substantial rise in passengers. More people are coming through Pearson as Canada’s main airport than at any other point during the epidemic, and many of the government’s health screening […]

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Can Canada Be Used as a Backdoor to the United States?

By CaseyJune 6, 2022
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People who earn permanent residency in Canada can seek citizenship after staying in the country for at least three years in the five years before the citizenship application. Once they have obtained citizenship, they can come to the United States using the TN visa provided they have a legitimate employment offer from a US company […]

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Belinda Maraj

Our experience with the team at VisaPlace has been absolutely amazing. Special thank you to Nadia Bakhtiari whom we had the pleasure of partnering with. Nadia was attentive, empathetic, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and accessible. She provided guidance and kept us in the loop every step of the way. We were so impressed with the professionalism and exceptional client experience from VisaPlace that we partnered with them for both our PR application and our citizenship application. Thank you VisaPlace and thank you Nadia!

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We were switched legal teams 3 times within our time there.( This was not our doing) We weren’t impressed at all with the service almost all the way through our experience. Our review would have been 1 star. The response time was awful. To get in contact with our attorney was so difficult. And not thorough. Almost at the end, when we were almost ready to file, we got switched again, but this time, we are thankful. The attorney we got then was Andrew Diamond. He is fantastic and the reason for the 5 star rating. This is his rating. He was phenomenal. Absolutely amazing and prompt with response time and very knowledgeable, thorough and so helpful. We couldn’t have asked for better. Thank you Andrew for all you did for us!

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Arash Sorkhabi

I’m satisfied with the expertise and professionalism with which my case was managed and handled. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the firm for its support. Although it has been a long process time due to Covid, Nadia has always been one of the first people to guide me step by step through the path during this stressful and unprecedented time. I strongly recommend VisaPlace to anyone seeking legal counsel.

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Sarb walia

I am thrilled to share that , We have just got our Permanent residence status under humanitarian and compassionate category. It was great experience to get professional service from visaplace. All team members very knowledgeable, hard worker, polite and professional. Special thanks to Yasmeen Ali, who always guide me through out processs. Its not easy task to get positive output in HM Category. I am highly recommend visaplace for any kind of immigration needs.

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Shannon Wilde

Applying for my E2 Visa was so overwhelming for me. As soon as I engaged VisaPlace all that worry and stress was gone. They guided me through the entire process and set me up for success! I would 100% recommend using them for any of your Visa Needs.

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Julia Rood

I reached out to VisaPlace kind of on a whim, knowing that I needed to apply for permanent residency in order to stay with my spouse and our two cats. They were immediately and incredibly responsive, and almost instantly made me feel that I was dealing with professionals who cared about my case.

I reached out to them August last year, and today got the confirmation that my permanent residency has been approved. The people I worked with in VisaPlace stuck with me through the whole process, answering any questions and assuaging any fears that I had about the process, my application, or what I needed to do. Even when my anxiety made me snappy (I apologized immediately!) they handled my case and me with professionalism and compassion. Immigration is a stressful, scary process. I wanted professionals who knew the ins-and-outs so that I had the best chance of being able to come to Canada.

And now, I get to stay in Canada with my partner of nearly 10 years, and I couldn’t be happier. I would absolutely recommend this service to anyone who wants immigration help! A big thank you, especially, to Alejandra and Nadia for handling my case. I’m so lucky to have had your help!

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Sanjida Prima

Had a great experience working with the people at VisaPlace for a Permanent Residency application! The team I dealt with (Nadia B., Krisztina T., Mansi S.) was extremely knowledgeable, prompt and handled the case with care. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone in need!