【Travelling to Canada for Essential Service workers 】
May 13, 2020
Canada is still under the travel ban due to COVID-19, but those who work in an *Essential Services can come to Canada. Notes: To work in Canada, you must apply for a Work Permit at an embassy and have a POE letter (approval letter). Online applications are being assessed; however, it may take longer.
【Canada introduces new measures for vulnerable individuals】
May 31, 2019
News Release from IRCC on May 31, 2019 Canada is taking action to help protect vulnerable people. June 4, 2019 – Migrant workers who have an employer-specific Work Permit and are in an abusive job situation in Canada will be able to apply for an Open Work Permit which allow them to work for any
IRCC 2016 Express Entry Year-End Report – Increased variety of invitees to apply for Permanent Residency
May 4, 2017
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) has published its Express Entry year-end report for 2016. The report shows that more candidates residing outside Canada were issued an Invitation to Apply (“ITA”) for permanent residence in 2016 than in 2015.
Leniency period for Canada’s new Electronic Travel Authorization extended until November 9
September 27, 2016
eTA is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to or transiting through Canada by air. It allows Canada to screen travelers before they arrive. Visa-exempt foreign nationals need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. It will be mandatory from November 9, 2016.