New pathway to permanent residency for essential temporary workers and international graduates already in Canada

Today, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), announced a new pathway to permanent residence for over 90,000 essential workers and international graduates who are currently actively contributing to Canada’s economy. These special public policies will grant permanent status to temporary workers and international graduates who are already in […]

Medical Inadmissibility Rules Relaxed

On April 16, 2018, The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced changes to the medical inadmissibility provision of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. The changes will loosen the rules than deem some prospective immigrants inadmissible on medical grounds. The Minister said the medical inadmissibility policy, which has been in place for more than […]

Canada Dominates World’s Most Livable Cities in 2015

Each year, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) publishes a list of the top cities in the world in which to live. This year’s list was just published and 3/5 of the top cities were in Canada: #3-Vancouver, #4-Toronto, #5-Calgary. According to the EIU, these cities have “relatively few challenges to living standards,” and enjoy a […]