Author: Samantha Skerrett

June 20, 2019 Samantha Skerrett No comments exist

The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, The Honourable Ahmed Hussen has increased the pathways for temporary foreign workers by allocating an additional 2000 spaces under the Provincial Nominee Program. These spaces will provide more opportunities for existing temporary foreign workers at the intermediate skill level (National Occupation Code C) to transition to permanent residence,…

June 18, 2019 Samantha Skerrett No comments exist

Eleven communities to attract newcomers to support middle-class jobs. The Canadian Government has selected eleven rural and northern communities as part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot to invite newcomers to make these communities their home. Due to the ageing Canadian population and birth rate declines, rural Canada’s workforce has seen a significant…

January 3, 2018 Samantha Skerrett

January 2, 2018 – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) program for Parents and Grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents, who wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents, has now officially reopened.  If you want to sponsor your parents and grandparents, you must show your interest by submitting your interest online. The interest to sponsor…

January 2, 2018 Samantha Skerrett

October 27, 2017 – The Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependants from “under 19” to “under 22,”. This  completes  a key mandate commitment of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. The change will help more immigrant families stay together. When newcomer families are able to stay together, their…