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Canada is on track to welcome a record 431,000 immigrants

IRCC data suggest most Canada could meet or exceed this year's expectations. Most immigrants to Canada so far have come from India. Ontario continues to be the top province for new immigrants. As of August 22, Canada has welcomed about 300,000 new permanent residents. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser boasted last week that Canada has hit…
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First comment on student visa delays

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser says his department has shifted its focus toward tackling backlogs in student visa applications, as many students who have been accepted to attend Canadian universities and colleges this semester wait nervously for their immigration approvals. The minister made the comments Monday as part of the first news conference by the task…
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Distance learning

IRCC creates transition period for distance learning measuresDistance learning measures have been extended to August 31st, 2023. During the pandemic, international students were allowed to pursue their studies online while living abroad and remained eligible for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP). Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced on August 25th that distance learning…
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