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    Canada extends travel ban to October 31.

    By a new federal Order in Council issued today, Canada once again extended travel restrictions to foreign travellers. Coronavirus travel restrictions will be extended until Halloween, October 31. The government says that the extension is necessary in light of the recent…

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    Canada Express Entry CRS Score Calculator Tool

    Your success in the Express Entry draw is largely dependent on your understanding of the immigration program you are applying for and its Canada immigration eligibility requirements. You must also be clear about your suitability for the program and work…

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    Canada international students – visa application, work and travel update

    Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has updated its COVID-19 visa and travel information for international students. IRCC continues to process study permit and work permit applications submitted online and permanent residence applications. However, paper applications for visitor visas, study…

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    Saskatchewan PNP (SINP) invites 535 in 81 occupations

    In the latest draw held on September 24, 2020, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has invited 535 immigration candidates who desire to settle in the province to apply for Canadian permanent residence. SINP sent out 278 invitations to candidates in the…

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    Canada speeds up spousal sponsorship application processing.

    Canada has announced that it is speeding up spousal sponsorship application processing to 6,000 applications each month between October and December 2020. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on September 24, 2020 that it has increased the number of…

  • Biometrics no longer required for some Canadian PR applicants.

    Canada has announced that it will no longer require biometrics from certain applicants for Canadian permanent residence if they have submitted their biometrics in another application within the last ten years. This is the latest measure designed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada…

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    Canada immigration resumes in-person services

    IRCC offices re-opening starting on September 21, 2020. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that immigration services that are not currently available virtually will begin to resume on September 21, 2020. These services include permanent residence services (PR…