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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January 4, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 1st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 51st overall, inviting 2902 candidates for permanent residence, a record number. The lowest CRS score was 468, a further decline from previous draws.
A new sponsorship form for those wishing to bring parents and grandparents to Canada is now available. Canadian citizens and permanent residents have until February 2, 2017 to submit an online, short form application after which 10,000 candidates will be drawn at random and invited to complete a full application.
From foreign travellers to dual citizens and even Canada's own border agents: It seems everyone could do with clear guidance on exactly who requires an electronic travel authorization (eTA). The holiday period saw frequent cases of people not being able to travel because they sought admission without an eTA.
January 11, 2017 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 2nd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 52nd overall, inviting 3334 candidates for permanent residence, the largest to-date. The lowest CRS score was 459, a further decline from previous draws.
December 22, 2016 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 27th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 50th overall, inviting 2878 candidates for permanent residence, a record number. The lowest CRS score was 475, a substantial decline from the previous draw.
December 16, 2016 - Federal immigration authorities conducted the 26th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 49th overall, inviting 1936 candidates for permanent residence. The lowest CRS score was 497, a substantial decline from the previous draw.
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