Category Archives: Life in Canada

New Minister!!!

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Marco Mendicino as Canada’s next Minister of Immigration. Refugees and Citizenship. A descendant of Italian immigrants to Canada, Mendicino represents the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence in Toronto, Ontario. The 46 year old has an extensive background in law and worked for nearly 10 years as a federal prosecutor. During this…
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The new way for Masters and PhD international student graduates to apply for an Ontario Provincial Nominee Program.

Ontario graduates with job offers in the province can now register for a chance to get a provincial nomination through two more immigration programs. The Masters Graduate and PhD Graduate streams are the final addition to Ontario’s new Expression of Interest system. The other three programs that use the EOI system include: In-Demand Skills, International Student, and Foreign Worker. Now that they are…
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Canada plans to lift quarantine on exempt travellers by early July

Health minister wants loosen quarantine rules for exempt travellers who are fully vaccinated for the first phase of easing travel restrictions. Canadians and exempt travellers who are fully vaccinated will soon have an amended quarantine requirement when arriving from abroad. Health Minister Patty Hajdu told reporters that travellers who are already exempt from travel restrictions,…
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Impact of the pandemic on Canadian immigration

Canada’s immigration minister appeared before the Standing Committee as part of a study on the affect coronavirus has had on Canada’s immigration system. Marco Mendicino attended the November 25 meeting along with the Deputy Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Catrina Tapley. They answered questions from members of parliament on the Standing Committee…
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