Immigration News

Canada is Re-opening Express Entry - coming in July!

Canada is Re-opening Express Entry - coming in July!

Posted in Immigration News

Canada is re-opening Express Entry to all candidates in July, following a pause that began in December 2020. Canada is going to welcome the highest level of skilled immigrants in its history. "With the economy growing faster than employers can hire new workers, Canada needs to look at every...


Sask. App - Helping People to Immigrate - and Helping Businesses to find Employees

Sask. App - Helping People to Immigrate - and Helping Businesses to find Employees

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Saskatoon-based startup 'Immigrate Software' provides immigration automation technology to more than 350 businesses, including Tim Hortons, A&W, KFC, and Pizza Hut. CEO Dirk Propp launched Immigrate in late 2017 after working for over a decade as an immigration consultant, where he...


New Program - Make Sure You Know About All The Benefits and Credits You are Entitled To - by Canada Revenue Agency

New Program - Make Sure You Know About All The Benefits and Credits You are Entitled To - by Canada Revenue Agency

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Canada Revenue Agency introduces an Outreach Program to ensure all Canadians receive the benefits and credits they are entitled to and are made aware of the various online tools and resources available to them. The program provides the services virtually and is now accepting bookings. They...


News Releases from IRCC: Parents/Grandparents Super Visa Program and Help for Internationally Trained Health Care Professionals

News Releases from IRCC: Parents/Grandparents Super Visa Program and Help for Internationally Trained Health Care Professionals

Posted in Immigration News

Enhancements to the super visa program for parents and grandparents will help reunite families more easily and for longerFrom: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship CanadaNews releaseJune 7, 2022—Ottawa—As we work to recover from the pandemic, the Government of Canada continues to prioritize...


International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is an international observance held annually to speak out against the crime of torture and honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world. Fri, 24 June 2022 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sask. time (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT0Program organized...


Stories about Refugee Resettlement - from Communities and Families (from MCC)

Stories about Refugee Resettlement - from Communities and Families (from MCC)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Virtual visit - "Guess who’s coming to dinner? - The surprise and delight of relationships through refugee sponsorship"In this live online event, we'll explore the ins and outs of refugee sponsorship in Canada. We will hear first-person stories from families and communities here in Canada who...


World Refugee Day 2022 - information and online events

World Refugee Day 2022 - information and online events

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

World Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the globe. It falls each year on June 20 and celebrates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. World Refugee Day is...


Assistance Available for Ukrainians Coming to Canada

Assistance Available for Ukrainians Coming to Canada

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The information about programs and assistance availablale to Ukrainians fleeing to Canada is constantly being upddated.  There is assistance available for flights, housing, employment, counselling, settling into a community, etc.   To get access to the latest news about what is available...


Free Admission for New Canadians and PR's!  Canoo App - Institute for Canadian Citizenship.

Free Admission for New Canadians and PR's! Canoo App - Institute for Canadian Citizenship.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) delivers programs and special projects that inspire inclusion, create opportunities to connect, and encourage active citizenship. Canoo is a mobile app offered by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, an independent civil society organization,...


What is a Refugee?  World Refugee Day is Celebrated June 20.

What is a Refugee? World Refugee Day is Celebrated June 20.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

World Refugee Day - June 20, 2022 A refugee is someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war or violence.  A refugee has a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular...