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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.

Canada set to issue over 100,000 Express Entry immigration invitations in 2020

 Kareem El-Assal     01 December 2020

The next Express Entry draw is likely to result in a historic milestone for Canada's immigration system.


New immigration pathways for Hong Kong residents

 Mohanad Moetaz     30 November 2020

Canada recently announced new immigration measures supporting both Hong Kong residents and Canadians in Hong Kong.


Canadian citizenship testing now online

 Mohanad Moetaz     29 November 2020

Canada is now making its citizenship test available online, eight months after suspending all in-person citizenship tests due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Quebec changes wage guide for temporary foreign workers

 Alexandra Miekus     28 November 2020

The guide used to determine the wages of temporary foreign workers in Quebec will be modified on December 1, 2020.


British Columbia issues 360 PNP immigration invitations

 Alexandra Miekus     27 November 2020

British Columbia has issued new invitations to candidates in its Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration streams on November 24.


Canada invites 5,000 candidates in November 25 Express Entry draw

 Alexandra Miekus     26 November 2020

Canada invited 5,000 federal Express Entry system candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in the second invitation round in two weeks.


More spousal sponsorship immigration applications are being processed

 Kareem El-Assal     25 November 2020

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has recently doubled the number of spousal sponsorship applications it is processing.


Immigration to Canada remains weak due to coronavirus pandemic

 Kareem El-Assal     24 November 2020

New data by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) shows that Canada's immigrant intake remains weak due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


UAE immigration to Canada: A step-by-step guide

 Kareem El-Assal     23 November 2020

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a leading source of skilled workers who immigrate to Canada.


Study: Immigrants still want to come to Canada despite COVID-19

 Kareem El-Assal     22 November 2020

A new study by World Education Services (WES) shows there is still strong demand for immigrants to move to Canada despite the coronavirus pandemic.