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Canada's immigration system is evolving rapidly during the coronavirus pandemic. CanadaVisa continues to provide you with the latest information on COVID-19, Express Entry, the Provincial Nominee Program, family sponsorship, and study and work permits.

Express Entry: Canada holds draw as immigration invitations reach 107,350 in 2020

 Kareem El-Assal     23 December 2020

Canada held what is likely its last Express Entry draw of 2020 on Wednesday December 23.

Two provinces invite candidates in Tech draws, and more news from this week

 Mohanad Moetaz     21 December 2020

Here is a summary of the most important headlines from this week.

Ontario invites 668 Express Entry candidates in PNP Draw

 Alexandra Miekus     17 December 2020

Ontario’s latest draw took place on December 15 and issued targeted notifications of interest to candidates who may qualify for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream.

Survey suggests Canada one of the most 'safe and stable' countries for international students

 Mohanad Moetaz     16 December 2020

Canada continues to cement its position as one of the most popular study destinations due to its perception as a ‘safe and stable’ country, particularly because of how well it handled the coronavirus pandemic.

Canada approves COVID-19 vaccine, and more news from this week

 Mohanad Moetaz     15 December 2020

Here is a summary of the most important headlines from this week.

How to sponsor your wife, husband, or partner for Canadian immigration

 Kareem El-Assal     14 December 2020

Under its new 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan, Canada will aim to welcome around 80,000 immigrants per year under its Spouses, Partners and Children immigration category.

Employment rate among very recent Canadian immigrants close to pre-pandemic levels

 Kareem El-Assal     13 December 2020

The Canadian government's newest Labour Force Survey (LFS) data shows very recent immigrants are performing better in the job market during the coronavirus pandemic.

New immigration program for asylum seekers on frontlines of COVID-19 launches December 14

 Kareem El-Assal     12 December 2020

The federal government and Quebec government have announced that a new immigration program for health care asylum-seekers helping to fight COVID-19 will go into effect on Monday December 14.

Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration candidates invited in B.C. draw

 Alexandra Miekus     11 December 2020

The Government of British Columbia invited 256 Skills Immigration and Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in December 8 invitation round.

Canada invites another 5,000 candidates in Express Entry draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     10 December 2020

Canada invited another 5,000 federal Express Entry system candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence.