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  • $10 million to help newcomers find work and enter job market faster

    Canada is committing up to $10 million under its Foreign Credential Recognition Program for projects designed to help internationally trained newcomers find and keep well-paying jobs.

  • Alberta has announced its 2016 immigration programs

    Alberta will soon reopen its doors to applicants who wish to settle in one of Canada’s most beautiful and vibrant provinces. The province will begin accepting new applications from January 27, 2016.

  • British Columbia holds largest Tech-only draw

    The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program invited 71 Tech Pilot candidates across five categories to apply for a provincial nomination in a draw held April 16.

  • Canada breaks PNP draw record in January

    In the first two draws of the year, IRCC has only invited PNP candidates to apply for Canadian immigration.

  • Canada continues to have very low unemployment rate

    Canada's unemployment rate was at 4.9% again in July, according to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey.

  • Canada created 55000 new Jobs in December

    A greater proportion of core-aged newcomers were employed than before the pandemic, according to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey.

  • Canada extends Atlantic Immigration Pilot

    On march 4th ,Canada is extending its Atlantic Immigration Pilot to December 2021 in a bid to maintain the program’s momentum, the federal government has announced.  

  • Canada’s Jobless Rate Hits Lowest Level Since 2008

    Employment figures indicate that Canada’s jobless rate fell to 6.5% in October. This is the lowest rate since 2008. Employers added 43,100 jobs in October in addition to 71,100 jobs added in September.

  • Canada’s unemployment rate down to record-low 5.1%

    Demand for workers is booming in Canada as unemployment declines and job vacancies rise.

  • Canada’s Unemployment Rate Dropped to its Lowest Point during Last Decade

    Canada’s unemployment rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly a decade in November, Statistics Canada’s new Labour Force Survey reports.

  • Canadian citizen protests against the new law take a more legal form

    The new law of citizenship is objectionable to many; therefore, group of lawyers attempted to collect funds for follow-up protests are at higher levels. The law society believe that the new law has not respected the rights of Canadian citizens, who have achieved their citizenship through immigration or born outside of Canada , on the basis of the Freedom Charter of rights.

  • Employment Opportunities in Nova Scotia

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    The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration has issued the following occupation list of professions where there may be employment opportunities. Candidates who have at least one year of work experience in one of the professions and the equivalent of Level 7 in all four language areas (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) using the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), may qualify to be nominated for CIC’s Express Entry system through the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream.

  • Engineering activities in Canada

    Many of new immigrants are engineers who land in Canada with work experience in their profession. They all come to Canada with a hope to start practicing their profession in Canada. Unfortunately as soon as they arrive they face many difficult issued to be employed by the Canadian employers. In addition to recognition of their degree there are many regulations and licensing requirements imposed by each province. According to the engineering act a person whose profession falls under one of the 3 following categories may not practice without licence:

  • Express Entry launch in Eastern Provinces

    East coast provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have both opened Express Entry Immigration Selection System which offers six month duration for application process. None of these immigration programs need a job offer from a Canadian employer and application can be submitted without any arrange of employment.

    However, candidates must keep in mind that they must meet the eligibility requirements of at least one of the following programs:

    •  Federal Skilled Worker Program
    •  Federal Skilled Trades Program
    •  Canadian Experience Class

     

    New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

    This program is based on EOI submission. Candidates who want to apply under New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) form within the first 15 days of each month.

    These forms will be evaluated and a score will be assigned to each. And the highest scored candidates will receive an invitation to apply for New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program. The minimum required point for this program will be 67 out of 100.

    Selection factors are:

    •  Language ability in English and/or French
    •  Level of education
    •  Work experience
    •  Age
    •  Job offer

     

    Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

    Eligibility requirements of Nova Scotia Experience – Express Entry program are listed below:

    •  Age
    •  Work experience
    •  Previous work Experience in Nova Scotia
    •  Education
    •  Language ability in English and/or French
    •  Adaptability & intention to settle

     

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program; Registered Nurses cap reached

    The cap of 500 complete applications has been reached for the Federal Skilled Worker Program eligible occupation Registered Nurses. The cap does not apply to applicants with a valid offer of arranged employment.

  • Few Canadians see immigrants and refugees as a major national issue

    A majority of Canadians continue to hold positive views on key aspects of immigration and few see immigrants and refugees as a pressing national concern, a new Environics Institute survey has found.

  • Firm Consequences for Employers Who Violate the Temporary Foreign Worker Rules

    Starting December 1st 2015, new rules will be implemented by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. These rules have defined strict penalties for employees who violate and abuse TFW program rules.

  • Global Talent Stream pilot program will become permanent immigration program

    The pilot program was introduced in 2017 under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the Global Talent Stream works to fast track work visa applications for eligible foreign workers with skills required by Canadian employers in fields such as Information Technology and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

  • Hiring foreign workers requirements

    advertisement of job opening for at least four weeks in the Canadian job market for at least four weeks before applying for an LMIA is the first step of the work permit process.

  • How to apply for a Canadian open work permit

    Foreign workers can work for anywhere in Canada with an open work permit.
    Open work permits allow foreign workers the flexibility to choose where they work in Canada.
    Oftentimes, foreign nationals who want to work in Canada need a work permit. These permits may be tied to a specific employer, or occupation. By contrast, open work permits allow for freedom of movement, whether it is between workplaces, occupations or locations in Canada.