A new report on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program has made 21
recommendations for how it should be adapted to further meet the
needs of Canadian employers.
The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social
Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities has
recommended a significant overhaul that would see the loosening of
certain restrictions put in place by the previous Conservative
government. You can read the report here.
In this writing, immigration.ca considers each of the 21
recommendations individually, setting out what it intends to
achieve and why.
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April 5, 2017 - Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 8th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 58th overall, featuring a record lowest score of 431 and inviting 3753 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs.
Beginning June 6, 2017, the Canada immigration department will award points under the comprehensive ranking system in two new areas including strong French language ability, and having a sibling in Canada.
The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness (MIDI) announced a maximum number of 5000 Skilled Worker Program applications submitted on line ("Mon projet Quebec"), will be accepted for its intake period in 2017. The period of reception will be revealed at a later date.
Quebec immigration authorities have announced they will begin accepting new applications under its highly successful Quebec Immigrant Investor Program for a limited period beginning May 29, 2017 and ending February 23, 2018.
The Canada immigration system is reinforcing a two-step trend, with figures showing a growing number of newcomers arrive on a temporary Canada work permit before making the transition to permanent residence.
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