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 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 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...

August 13, 2019

Quebec's skilled worker program, ARRIMA, is currently accepting declaration of interest applications in its online portal. At the moment, candidates with previous Mon Projet applications are being invited to apply for permanent residence as well as those who possess a...

July 4, 2019

Its official, after being on hold for almost a year, the Quebec Skilled Workers Program is finally set to open again under the ARRIMA portal. Quebec Immigration has announced that the first invitations in the ARRIMA portal will begin as early as July 2019.

Which applica...

June 20, 2019

On June 16th, 2019, the Quebec Immigration Minister announced that Bill 9 had been adopted by Quebec's National Assembly.

By passing Bill 9, Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette obtained the power to cancel the 18,000 pending Quebec Skilled Workers applications tha...

June 16, 2019

The Quebec Skilled Workers Program has been constantly in the media headlines for the past month as Quebec's Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barette announced surprise reforms which would affect at least 18,000 submitted applications. 

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