I am a Canadian permanent resident, how long do I actually need to stay in Canada?

A permanent resident has many of the same benefits of Canadian citizens. However, unlike citizens, they must maintain their status by meeting certain requirements like the residency obligation. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration To maintain your permanent resident status, you must have been physically present in Canada for at least 730 days…

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Express Entry: IRCC invites 1,280 candidates in first April draw

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to candidates in the first Express Entry draw of April. The department issued 1,280  invitations to apply (ITAs) in a general draw. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 549 to be considered. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment Today’s draw is the…

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Studying in Canada: An updated guide to applying for Canada’s Student Direct Stream in 2024

The process of applying for a Canadian study permit has undergone changes recently, affecting many candidates that will apply for expedited processing through the Student Direct Stream (SDS) in 2024. These changes were introduced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to strengthen the integrity of Canada’s international student program. Here is a step-by-step guide…

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Ontario releases 2024 PNP allocation; Three provinces nominate candidates in latest draws

Ontario has received an allocation of 21,500 nominations for its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in 2024. This number represents an increase of 5,000 nominations over 2023’s 16,500. Ontario’s allocation increase follows last November’s meeting of the Federation of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI) in which immigration ministers from each Canadian province and territory met with…

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BREAKING: IRCC releases allocation of study permits for all provinces

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released a statement explaining how it has arrived at the final allocation of study permits each Canadian province has received for 2024.   Following the announcement on January 22 that the department would implement a cap on the number of study permit applications that will be processed each year,…

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