July 9, 2020

Updated July 9th, 2020

Quebec's immigration Minister  has announced another reform to the Programme de l'Experience Québécoise (PEQ).  After a huge setback in November of 2019 when attempting to change the PEQ, this is a second attempt from the Immigration Minister to l...

April 30, 2020

The Quebec government has announced an uplifting measure for international students in the province of Quebec. The Certificat d'Acceptation du Québec, which is a provincial approval certificate required for students wanting to study in Quebec, is automatically extended...

December 3, 2019

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced today that biometrics can now be completed from within Canada (was previously only available outside of Canada) at 58 designated Service Canada locations across Canada.

Biometrics are required if you are a...

November 15, 2019

After a hectic week at Immigration Quebec, we seem to be back to square one as Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette announced that the PEQ program is now reopened under the old rules.

Last week's announcements sent students and foreign works in Quebec in a state of...

November 6, 2019

Quebec has changed its immigration rules again for the PEQ program, following a global backlash from students, workers and lawyers associations. The new PEQ regulations were heavily criticized for their lack of humanity and severity of the harm for those affected.  Whi...

October 30, 2019

The Quebec Immigration Minister has announced a new set of ministerial rules today, including the long announced Quebec values test, which will be an additional mandatory step for all aspiring immigrants to the province starting January 1st, 2020.

Quebec's immigration m...

October 11, 2019

On October 21st, 2019, Canada will hold its 43rd federal election. As Immigration is mostly a federal competence (with exception in Quebec, where the provincial government also has a voice on immigration), we can expect all major parties to have their own platforms on...

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