Express Entry: What you need to know ahead of July 2022

This is why you should enter the Express Entry pool before all-program draws resume this summer. Express Entry draws for Federal Skilled Worker Program and Canadian Experience Class candidates are set to resume in early July 2022. The announcement was made by Canadian Immigration Minister, Sean Fraser, on April 22. It represents a major change in the recent Canadian immigration […]

Immigration Loans Program (ILP)

The Immigration Loans Program (ILP) provides eligible immigrants, who are mainly refugees selected for resettlement to Canada, with access to funding that would otherwise not be available to them. Loans are used to cover a number of expenses, including travel to Canada and other costs associated with resettlement, specifically defraying the cost of transportation to Canada […]

Canadian citizenship- Are you eligible?

Over 85% of Canadian immigrants become citizens, one of the highest rates in the world. The benefits of Canadian citizenship include being able to live permanently in one of the world’s most peaceful and economically, socially, and politically stable societies, enjoying one of the world’s most powerful passports, and having the right to vote, among a […]


Frequently Asked Questions:   Who can be included in the sponsored person’s application for a Canada immigration visa? Under family sponsorship programs, the following individuals can be included in the sponsored person’s application for a Canada immigration visa: The spouse, common-law partner, or conjugal partner of the sponsored person The dependent children of the sponsored […]

Sponsor your Family to Immigrate to Canada

IRCC (formerly CIC) welcomes about 80 per cent of these immigrants under the Spouses, Partners, and Children Program, and the remaining 20 per cent under the Parents and Grandparents Program. An Overview Family reunification is one of the pillars of Canada’s immigration system. Since the end of the Second World War, Canada has sought to welcome […]

Canada relaxes temporary foreign worker program rules to address labour shortages

Canada has introduced measures to make it easier for Canadian employers to access temporary foreign workers. These measures, announced April 4, come in response to a nationwide labour shortage. Canada is experiencing a low unemployment rate and high job vacancies at the same time. One solution to address labour shortages is to bring in temporary foreign […]

How film and TV production companies can get Canadian work permits

Movie and TV shoots generate jobs, revenue, and infrastructure development. As such, the Canadian government offers facilitated work permits processing for foreign film industry workers to shoot on location in Canada. Canada has already lifted much of its COVID-19 restrictions. Fully vaccinated foreign travellers are able to come to Canada with an approved antigen test, and […]

The benefits of a spousal open work permit

Canada offers an open work permit to foreign nationals who are waiting for a decision on their inland spousal or common-law sponsorship application. The Spousal Open Work Permit (SOWP) specifically provides inland sponsorship applicants with the opportunity to work while their immigration application is processing. The following are among the major benefits of getting a SOWP: Work […]

Benefits of Canadian citizenship

There are a number of good reasons to transition from permanent residence to Canadian citizenship. Beyond the security and pride that comes with citizenship, there are some advantages that are not available to permanent residents. Here are five benefits to getting Canadian citizenship. No need to renew status Most PR cards are valid for just […]