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IRCC Announces New Canada-Italy Youth Mobility Agreement



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Today, Francesco Sorbara, Member of Parliament for Vaughan-Woodbridge, announced a new Canada-Italy Youth Mobility Agreement on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship.

With the Canada-Italy Youth Mobility Agreement, Canadian and Italian youth now have more opportunities when applying for international work or travel experience through the International Experience Canada Program.

Canada and Italy have long been youth mobility partners, supporting international work and travel opportunities. The program also assists youth in exploring different cultures, languages, and societies while gaining life skills and enhancing their future career possibilities.


The New Canada-Italy Youth Mobility Agreement

There are around 1.5 million Canadians of Italian heritage, making Canada one of the world’s largest Italian communities outside of Italy.

Under the new agreement, youth aged 18 to 35 can work and travel in Canada for up to 12 months and participate in the program twice, making it possible to travel and work for a total of 24 months.

The agreement has also expanded the program to introduce 2 new streams, International Co-op and Young Professionals. In addition, it will assist youth in gaining professional work experience abroad. 


IEC Categories that can participate in New Canada-Italy Youth Mobility Agreement

The program allows for three categories of participation:

  • Working Holiday participants can acquire an open work permit that enables them to work anywhere in the host nation to fund their travels.
  • International Co-op (Internship) participants are provided with an employer-specific work permit, allowing students to get specific experience in their field of study.
  • Young Professionals participants receive an employer-specific work permit to get specialized, professional work experience in their field of study or career choice.

This agreement with Italy creates new opportunities for future work and travel, strengthens people-to-people ties, and improves labour market access for Canadian and Italian youngsters.

About International Experience Canada (IEC)

Canada has formal youth mobility agreements in place with 36 countries and territories.

International Experience Canada (IEC) facilitates the management of reciprocal bilateral youth mobility arrangements in Canada. These agreements allow Canadians to travel and work in partner countries and territories while allowing international youth to do the same in Canada.

Nearly 200,000 Canadians have participated in the IEC Program since 2008. Many have returned to Canada with life-changing experiences that benefited their personal and professional lives.


Source: IRCC

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  • IRCC Increased Staff by 45%, But Processing Woes ContinueMonday, 14 November 2022, 5:14 PM EST

    In Canada’s immigration department, new data indicate a significant increase in hiring. However, the processing continues to be slow. The operational capacity of Canada’s immigration department, IRCC has increased by 45 per cent from pre-pandemic levels, according to never-before-published data.

    Canada has already received nearly as many applications for temporary and permanent residents as it did in 2019 before the pandemic in only eight months of 2022.

    After a two-year slowdown, the country’s immigration system is already operating 45 percent above capacity in 2019. As a result, the number of applications for permanent and temporary residents processed through the system is expected to surpass the 3.2 million recorded last year before the pandemic. 

    IRCC increased workforce, yet processing times continue to grow 

    Unprecedented data shows that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada now employs 8,104 front-line operations employees, up from 5,583 in March 2019, with the majority of the new employees hired since the start of 2022. This is true even if the number of employees on leave increased gradually from 559 in March 2019 to 733 in October.

    Additionally, the number of workers who continued to telework decreased from about 100 per cent at the start of the pandemic to 71.8 per cent last month.


    Richard Kurland, an immigration attorney and policy analyst, says more employees can process more files. As a result, it should lead to higher volumes of decisions when combined with the artificial intelligence decision-making system.

    “You are using the A.I. to do the strenuous labour. Now that the files that require human contact are on track and heading in the correct direction, you have more people to handle them.

    However, Immigration officials would prefer to see the following numbers in check, though:

    • Web forms have become the primary method for applicants to contact the department, increasing from 1.61 million in 2020 to 2.26 million in 2021 and 2.42 million as of September this year;
    • Another important inquiry tool is access-to-information requests, which increased from 98,042 before the pandemic to 204,549 in 2021 before falling to 122,016 so far this year;
    • By 2022, there will have been 963 lawsuits filed against the immigration department, up from just 112 in 2019. These lawsuits sought a court order compelling authorities to process files.

    Therefore, not all critics agree that the immigration system has stabilized.

    Lack of clarity for the reasons for processing delays 

    Vancouver immigration attorney Steven Meurrens questioned why there were still backlogs despite having 45 percent more employees processing applications. He says he is confused why processing times “keep getting worse” in multiple programs and certain visa offices.

    Further, he questioned if there are bugs with new technology or if certain visa postings have I.T. issues. Or other Technology-related concerns due to working from home. Unfortunately, since the department won’t reveal, it isn’t easy to deduce what’s happening from the statistics.

    According to Ravi Jain of the Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association, the department’s increased staffing levels did not correspond to the enormous delay in how people were experiencing the online immigration system. He wants a royal commission to investigate the backlogs and delays in immigration.


    In my opinion, they weren’t really doing much, says Jain. But nevertheless, they cannot get away with this. Because it’s harming individuals in so many ways, it just seems “criminal” to me, said Jain.

    Through the main immigration programs, Canada had received more than 2.9 million new applications for permanent and temporary residents as of August 31. Those figures will undoubtedly raise the total above the 3.2 million files in 2019, with four months left in 2022.

    In comparison to the total of 3,225,130 (235,257 permanent and 2.99 million temporary residents) reported in 2019, immigration officers processed 2.25 million immigration petitions throughout the time period—207,590 permanent and 2.04 million temporary immigrants.


    Source: Toronto Star

    • New NOC Codes In Canada: Step-Wise Guide To Find Your NOCMonday, 14 November 2022, 1:50 PM EST

      On November 16, IRCC switches to the new 2021 National Occupational Classification (NOC) version in alignment with Employment and Social Development of Canada (ESDC). It implies that the NOC 2016 skill type and skill level framework (NOC 0, A, B, C, and D) will now be represented by new 6-category system representing the training, education, experience, and responsibilities (TEER) required to work in an occupation.

      As a result, the previous four-digit codes will become five digits under the new NOC 2021. It will also impact the eligibility criteria for all programs that use NOC. To prepare for these changes, you can learn the following in this article:


      Steps to find new NOC code 

      Step 1: Visit the National Occupational Classification (NOC) official website. 

      NOC 2021 and TEER

      Step 2: You can search by job title or NOC code on this page. If you want to search by job title, look for the “Version” section, then click on the box below it that says “NOC 2016 Version 1.3.” Then, it will open a drop-down menu and select the latest “NOC 2021 Version 1.3.”

      NOC 2021 and TEER

      Step 3: Once you select the new NOC 2021 version, enter your job title to find your NOC 2021 code and TEER category. 

      NOC 2021 and TEER

      Below is an example of a job titled Marketing Coordinator. You also view other matching job titles. 

      NOC 2021 and TEER

      Understanding New NOC categories

      All programs that previously used skill types or levels will now use NOC 2021 codes and TEER categories. 

      Most positions will remain in the TEER category, corresponding to the skill level in the table below. However, certain jobs may change to other TEER categories. The most significant change is the subdivision of Skill Level B jobs that will now become TEER 2 or TEER 3 jobs.

      The table below explains the distribution between skill types or levels and corresponding TEER categories. 

      NOC 2021 and TEER
      NOC 2021 and TEER

      Immigration Programs that new NOC will affect 

       Generally, all programs that have used NOC skill types or levels to invite applicants will be affected. Therefore, all the programs below will switch to using NOC 2021 codes and TEER levels. 

      Additionally, several occupations will become eligible and ineligible under specific programs due to the new NOC 2021 implementation. 

      Frequently Asked Questions regarding new TEER system

      Do you need to update your Express Entry profile as new NOC is implemented? 
      Suppose you are an Express Entry candidate who submitted your profile before November 16 but has not yet received an Invitation to Apply (ITA). Then, you must update your Express Entry profile with your new NOC 2021 code and TEER category. 


      If you receive an ITA before November 16, you can submit your Express Entry application using the NOC 2016 system. In addition, you can also refer to the NOC code mentioned on your ITA receipt and submit your application accordingly. However, there is no need for you to update to NOC 2021 if you received an ITA before November 16. 

      How will new NOC affect CRS scores? 
      The points distribution would be similar to what it has been with NOC 2016. Such as, so far, Express Entry applicants with arranged employment in Skill Levels 0, A and B have received 50 additional points. 

      With NOC 2021, applicants will receive 50 additional points for arranged employment provided their NOC is in TEER 0, 1, 2 or 3. 


      Similarly, you will continue to receive points for Canadian education. However, your work experience must be in occupations that are TEER 0, 1, 2 or 3. 

      How can you prepare for new NOC? 
      To be prepared, you can be mindful of the new changes in the TEER lead statements and primary duties. Although most duties may be similar, your work experience letter must reflect the duties mentioned in your new NOC 2021 code and TEER category. 

      Moreover, you must continue to match the duties in your NOC 2021 occupation if you want to claim points for the skilled experience inside and outside Canada. 


      • Canada PNPs That Invite Express Entry Profiles With Low CRS ScoreMonday, 14 November 2022, 9:28 AM EST

        One of the ways to obtain permanent residency in Canada is through the provincial nominee programs (PNPs). These programs can also help those looking for permanent residency options from inside or outside Canada. Canada has numerous provincial nominee programs available, each with different eligibility criteria.

        While most of the PNPs require applicants to create an expression of interest (EOI) with PNP, but there are certain PNPs that scan active Express Entry profiles (inside or outside Canada profiles) and invite them directly.

        Provinces use their provincial nominee programs to fill labour market vacancies specific to the province. It is also why most PNPs seek applicants with in-demand job skills and experience. This article enlists provincial nominee programs that invite applicants directly from the Express Entry pool with low CRS score.


        Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream

        Ontario is Canada’s most popular immigration destination, and many newcomers are attracted to the vibrant city of Toronto and its expanding tech jobs market. The province also has the largest quota for welcoming immigrants through its PNP programs. 

        Last year in 2021, Ontario nominated 3,513 candidates under the Human Capital Priorities stream. This year (2022), Human Capital Priorities stream has already invited 3,076 Express Entry Profiles. Lowest invited CRS cut off score of invited profiles was 455.

        Even though Ontario has one of the largest quotas of any province, Ontario wants to bring in even more immigrants. To address the labour shortage in the province, Ontario’s Labour Minister Monte McNaughton recently asked for a doubling of the number of immigrants permitted under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) from 9,000 to 18,000 immigrants.


        The Ontario Human Capital Priorities stream is an excellent choice for people who reside outside of Canada. This stream prioritizes qualified candidates who can fill skilled job positions in the province.

        Ontario PNP Human Capital Priorities stream uses the federal Express Entry system. Candidates must have an active Express Entry profile and a CRS score of 400 or higher. Then, Ontario reviews all Express Entry profiles and invites specific profiles to apply to the PNP, generally based on a group of NOC codes and a specific CRS range.

        This stream targets Express Entry profiles with tech occupations and priority occupations.


        Ontario French-Speaking Skilled Workers stream

        Another option is through Ontario’s PNP French-Speaking Skilled Workers stream. Again, interested candidates should have a valid Express Entry profile. This program is great for applicants with intermediate to advanced french proficiency. 

        In 2022, French-Speaking Skilled Workers stream invited 1,379 Express Entry Profiles. Lowest CRS score invited in 2022 was 326 in September 2022.

        Since Ontario has large immigration quotas and frequently organizes draws, it is one of the simpler provinces in Canada for qualified applicants to obtain permanent residency.

        Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities

        On Canada’s east coast, by the Atlantic Ocean, is the province of Nova Scotia. Many would-be immigrants find the province their ideal choice because of its proximity to the ocean, affordable cost of living, and relaxed way of life.


        Nova Scotia’s Labour Market Priorities stream also chooses candidates directly from the Express Entry pool. This PNP is considered one of the simplest for international applicants to receive PR because it frequently invites profiles without a link to the province.

        However, before the draws, Nova Scotia doesn’t disclose its selection criteria, although it frequently extends an invitation to applicants who have no ties to the province. Interested candidates must have an active Express Entry profile and should indicate their interest in the province of Nova Scotia. 

        Candidates who Nova Scotia invites may secure their chance to obtain a provincial nomination. Successful candidates gain an additional 600 points toward their CRS score because the stream also uses Express Entry. With these extra points, receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in a federal Express Entry draw is almost guaranteed.


        Alberta’s Express Entry Stream

        Some of Canada’s most economically advanced cities, like Calgary and Edmonton, are found in the western province of Alberta. As a result, Alberta is a prominent province for potential immigrants, with a growing job economy and excellent educational institutions.

        Candidates are chosen from the federal Express Entry pool to apply for provincial nomination through the Alberta Express Entry stream. One significant advantage of this stream is that they may accept Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 300, which means that more candidates in the pool will be eligible for a Notification of Interest from the province.

        It is important to note that an invitation from Alberta’s Express Entry stream require a CRS score of 300 or above. The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program does not disclose the extra targeted criteria; however, it does disclose the CRS score of the lowest-ranking applicant from each round of invites.


        Therefore, the following factors could improve a candidate’s chances, but are not mandatory:

        • Holding prior work experience in Alberta 
        • Getting a valid job offer from an Alberta employer 
        • Having family or relatives in the province who are permanent residents or Canadian citizens 
        • Completing an education credential from a Canadian post-secondary institution 

        The federal Express Entry program is the foundation for Alberta’s Express Entry stream. Therefore, a candidate’s CRS score will rise by 600 points due to receiving a provincial nomination, effectively ensuring they will be offered a PR Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the next Express Entry draw.

        Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker

        The province of Saskatchewan, situated in Canada’s prairies, has grown in popularity as an immigrant destination due to its strong economic growth and employment prospects. This province requires creation of Expression of Interest (EOI) and you can apply for SINP even without Express Entry profile.

        We included this option as it is one of the most attractive PNP often inviting qualifying applicants with low scores.


        Under Saskatchewan’s International Skilled Worker PNP are the Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry streams. These streams intend to attract candidates with experience in the in-demand occupations in the province. Moreover, the International Skilled Worker streams use an Expression of Interest (EOI) system to hand pick candidates. 

        To submit an Expression of Interest (EOI), candidates must have a minimum of one year of experience in a field that isn’t on the SINP’s Excluded Occupations List. In addition, candidates must have completed post-secondary education for at least one year and have the ability to speak English or French. 

        Anyone who meets Saskatchewan’s minimal eligibility requirements, including earning at least 60 points on their Points Assessment Grid, is eligible to submit an EOI profile. After submission, the SINP EOI draws will invite candidates with the most competitive SINP scores and those in in-demand occupations. 


        Moreover, candidates who qualify for Express Entry can apply to the Saskatchewan Express Entry stream to have their application for permanent residency processed more quickly. However, people who cannot submit an Express Entry profile can still apply through the Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand stream.

        • Moving To Canada – Know Free Pre-Arrival Services For Job & SettlementSunday, 13 November 2022, 8:44 AM EST

          Moving to Canada and starting a new life here can be very overwhelming. Most newcomers have a lot of concerns about settling in a new country. And it is quite understandable. However, if you are a newcomer to Canada, don’t worry the government has got you covered.

          The Canadian government funds a lot of settlement agencies to make the transition easier for newcomers. These agencies provide pre-arrival settlement services to help newcomers adapt to a new country. Pre-arrival services are programs offered online or in person. These programs are free and help newcomers to better understand life in Canada.

          Also, some services can help you find a job. They can help you get your education or work experience recognized in Canada. Moreover, some programs provide you with specific information regarding your profession. This could include language training or essential skills training. 


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            Listed below are the organizations and how they can help you settle in Canada

            Active Engagement and Integration Project

            This project offers in-person services in China, and also online services globally, such as:

            • general information about living in Canada
            • orientation to education, health care, housing, and transportation in Canada
            • needs assessment
            • referrals to community services.
            Planning for Canada

            The program offers in-person services in India and the Philippines and also online services globally, including:

            • general information about living in Canada
            • orientation to education, health care, housing, and transportation in Canada
            • needs assessment
            • referrals to community services.
            Next Stop Canada

            This organization offers online services globally, including:

            • general information about living in Canada
            • orientation to education, health care, housing, and transportation in Canada
            • needs assessment
            • referrals to community services
            • specialized programming for youth between 12 to 19 years old, such as connections to youth mentors.
            Connexions Francophones

            This program offers in-person services in Morocco and online services globally. Moreover, if you want to live in a Francophone community in Canada, they can help you with:

            • information and orientation
            • connections with Francophone local organizations
            • needs assessment
            • a personalized settlement plan with other links to in-Canada resources.

            Organizations that help with career and job search

            Active Engagement and Integration Project (AEIP)

            This project offers online services globally. It helps you:

            • write your resume
            • prepare to work in Canada
            • get your credentials recognized
            • attend online job fairs to learn about potential employers.
            Canada InfoNet

            This organization offers online services globally to help you:

            • prepare for work
            • access employer-interactive webinars
            • access job matching platforms
            • find a mentor with experience in your sector
            • learn about Canadian workplace culture.
            Settlement Online Pre-Arrival (SOPA)

            This organization offers online services globally. They offer support such as:

            • online courses, including “Job Search Strategies” and “Working in Canada”
            • webinars
            • help for preparing to work in Canada.
            Connexions Francophones

            This program offers employment services to French-speaking newcomers wishing to settle in Francophone communities. Services include:

            • virtual job fairs in real-time with potential employers seeking French-speaking employees
            • how to prepare to work in Canada and also get your credentials recognized
            • webinars about mentoring, writing a resume, and Canadian workplace culture.
            BCCA Integrating Newcomers

            The British Columbia Construction Association Integrating Newcomers (BCCA-IN) program provides free one-on-one pre-arrival services to newcomers with a construction background. Services BCCA-IN offers are –  

            • skills assessment
            • job leads
            • accreditation advice
            • settlement services referrals.

            BCCA-IN supports architects, designers, project managers, estimators, engineers, tradespeople, and those in strategic business support groups


            This organization offers online services globally. If you plan on living in Ontario, BuildOn offers services that focus on:

            • construction
            • skilled trades
            • engineering.
            ACCES Employment: Canadian Employment Connections and Entrepreneurship Connections Pre-Arrival (CEC-ECP)

            This organization offers online services globally. They offer industry-specific job services, including one-on-one coaching, to help you:

            • prepare to look for jobs
            • prepare to work in Canada
            • learn about workplace culture.
            Global Onboarding of Talent Initiative (GO Talent)

            This initiative offers online services globally. They support newcomers from the information and technology sector to help you:

            • with sector-specific help
            • attend career events
            • find a job
            • get your credentials recognized.
            Integrating Newcomers

            This Canada-wide program offers pre-arrival employment support services to prepare newcomers for jobs in the construction industry, no matter what city, province, or territory you’re moving to.

            Professions supported include

            • tradespeople
            • engineers (in any discipline)
            • architects
            • technicians
            • technologists
            • Business support specialists.
            Pre-Arrival Supports and Services Program (PASS)

            This program helps nurses prepare to work in Canada’s healthcare field. PASS provides connections to sector-specific information including:

            • workplace practices in health care
            • mentoring with Canadian nurses
            • schools
            • the nursing registration process
            • regulatory bodies.

            Who is eligible?

            You can get these services, if:

            • Your permanent residence (PR) application has been approved.
            • You are currently living outside of Canada.
            • You have one of these documents:
              • letter saying you can get pre-arrival services
              • confirmation of permanent residence letter
              • a passport request letter that indicates permanent resident visa issuance
              • letter asking for your medical exam results
              • single-entry permanent resident visa
              • letter from us letting your know you can pick up your permanent resident visa

            • Getting Married While Canada PR Application Is In ProcessingSaturday, 12 November 2022, 7:50 PM EST

              Often Canada immigration applications take months or for certain categories years to process. It may be common for people to experience changes in their lives as they wait. For example, getting married is one of the common changes an applicant experiences as they wait for their application to be processed. 

              Suppose you are someone whose family composition changed while your permanent residency application was in the process. In that case, you can learn how it will impact your application and the steps you should take. 


              It is important to remember that IRCC requires you to notify them of any changes to your application, including any information regarding dependant spouses. 

              In this article, you can learn:

              What to do if you get married after applying for Canada PR? 

              As mentioned earlier, you must inform IRCC of any changes in your family composition, such as getting married and having a spouse. However, you do have the option to either add your spouse as a dependent in your application. Or, apply for your spouse separately (this may require more paperwork). 

              Nevertheless, you must inform IRCC of the change in your marital status even if your spouse is not accompanying you to Canada.  


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                Adding your spouse before IRCC processes your application

                If your application is in the initial stage and is pending a decision, you can add your spouse. Depending on your application type, you may need to complete the following forms for your spouse.

                Forms to include

                Official documents to include

                • Marriage certificate (in English or French)
                • Updated birth registration or marriage ID (if applicable)
                • Any official document from the place of marriage 

                Other supporting documents to evidence a genuine relationship

                • Proof of shared finances such as joint bank accounts, shared bills, or investments 
                • Letters from friends and family 
                • Photographs of multiple occasions 
                • Evidence of cohabitation, like a shared lease 
                • Any other document proving your genuine relationship 

                To add your spouse, you may need to pay application fees for the following:

                • Sponsorship fee: $75
                • Processing fee: $570 
                • Biometrics fees: $85
                • Right to permanent resident fee: $515

                How to add your spouse after receiving an ITA? 

                If you received an Invitation to Apply and submitted your application, you could still add your new spouse to your application. First, inform IRCC about the recent change in your marital status. Then IRCC will send you a list of documents required to add your spouse to your application. 

                How to check your spouse’s immigration status after adding her to your application? 

                If you added your new spouse to your application and want to check if IRCC has processed your updated information, log in to your “My Account” and view details. 


                Once you open your account, check if your application lists any dependents. If you notice that no dependents are added to your account, IRCC has not yet processed your spouse’s information. 

                Additionally, spouses must be eligible for entry to Canada under existing immigration laws, which implies that they must satisfy the security, criminal, and medical requirements. They will be deemed inadmissible to Canada if they fail to meet any of these criteria, which will affect your PR application.

                Getting married after your PR application has been approved, but you are yet to enter Canada 

                If your PR application is approved, but you are outside Canada, ensure that you update your marital status before entering Canada. IRCC may reevaluate your application. However, failure to inform IRCC may be deemed a misrepresentation and can impact your PR and future applications. 


                Even if your spouse is not accompanying you to Canada, you must inform IRCC of your marital status change before landing in Canada. If you added your spouse, they might review your spouse’s medical and grounds of inadmissibility. 

                Alternatively, you can sponsor your spouse to bring you to Canada. However, there are different processes for outland and inland spousal application. 

                  • Entry-Level CRA Jobs Hiring Now At Multiple Locations In Ontario!Saturday, 12 November 2022, 8:50 AM EST

                    Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) jobs hiring now across Ontario without any prior experience paying up to $76,545 per year. It is best to apply as soon as possible because CRA will prioritize the first 500 people who apply and meet the staffing requirements. Then, as needed, other applicants may be considered. 

                    • Location: various locations in Ontario 
                    • Salary: $68,012 to $76,545
                    • Closing date: November 21, 2022, 11:59 PM Eastern Time 

                    About the position and offered benefits 

                    The CRA provides some of the most sought-after benefit plans, career development opportunities, and attractive pay rates, among other things:

                    • Flexible schedules to help you find the proper balance between work and personal life.
                    • Generous vacation and other leave provisions (e.g., family-related, sick days, etc.);
                    • healthcare plan that covers many of life’s events, such as medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care, out-of-province medical bills and hospitalizations, etc.
                    • Access to a suitable pension plan;
                    • A workplace that promotes workforce diversity and talent development.

                    Who can apply? 

                    Individuals living in Canada on a valid status, Canadian citizens and permanent residents living abroad are welcome to apply. The applicant must reside in Ontario region only. 

                    However, preference will be given to veterans, Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Selected applicants will be notified in writing of the next step in the hiring process.


                    Position duties and responsibilities 

                    The CRA is looking for individuals to join the SP-05 and SP-06 teams. The employment responsibilities will differ depending on the role. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

                    Duties for SP-05 Salary Range – $62,858 to $70,749

                    • Audit and examine taxpayers’ returns, books, records, taxpayer requests, and supporting documentation to ensure and enforce compliance with the CRA’s statutes.


                    • Examines objections, requests for appeal and assessment, fairness reviews, and takes decisions to confirm, vacate, or vary the notice of objection, request for appeal, or notice of assessment.

                     Duties for SP-06 Salary Range – $68,012 to $76,545

                    • Respond to raised issues and other dispute requests filed or received from the Ombudsman Liaison Office by taxpayers and their representatives.
                    • Settle objection notices, discretionary requests for review, deadline extension requests, Fairness Program requests, and other requests made by taxpayers and their representatives.


                    • Enforce employer compliance about reporting taxable benefits and income from office or employment, including related withholding and remitting requirements.


                    • Audit and review returns and applications to ensure compliance with Canada Revenue Agency statutes (CRA).


                    • Performing taxpayer audits, regulatory reviews, licensing/registration, and giving technical advice to ensure compliance with CRA-administered excise duty and tax legislation.

                    Job Requirements 

                    Language requirements

                    • English essential
                    • Bilingual imperative CBC/CBC

                    Essential Requirements 

                    Education: A secondary school diploma AND completion of the following courses or fields of study from a recognized post-secondary institution or a recognized professional accounting association:

                    • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Intermediate Financial Reporting 2; Or
                    • FA3; Or
                    • Intermediate Financial Accounting 2; Or
                    • Intermediate Accounting 2.

                    To learn more about CRA’s minimum education standard, visit  SP Group II – Intermediate Accounting

                    Ensure you upload your educational credentials to your candidate profile’s Education Section and submit all required documentation with your application by the closing date. If you do not comply, your application may be rejected.

                    Please keep in mind that all educational documents must be clear and legible. Your name and institution must be included on the proof. Accounting courses, course codes, course names, and grades must all be listed on transcripts. Additionally, CRA will not accept editable documents or mailed documents. 


                    Experience: No prior experience is necessary 

                    How to apply? 

                    Candidates should submit their online application, educational qualifications, and other relevant documents as soon as possible. Moreover, there is no need to submit your CV and cover letter. 

                    On an ongoing basis, candidates will be assessed against the prerequisite staffing requirements. You will be invited to an assessment if you meet the prerequisite staffing standards.


                    To submit your application, click here. Fill out all details asked in the candidate profile and ensure you upload your education documents. The requisition number for this position is 58805698. 

                    • Canada Work Visa For Up To 90 Days Without LMIA Via GATSFriday, 11 November 2022, 3:30 PM EST

                      A faster route to a Canadian work visa without requiring a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is through the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). It allows skilled foreign workers under three categories to work in Canada for up to 90 days. 


                      Know General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)?

                      The World Trade Organization oversees the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), and Canada is one of the member countries. GATS promotes international trade and business travel among its member nations, and there are 164 member countries. 

                      A GATS Professional is a person who wants to engage in a professional-level activity in a specific profession as part of a services contract obtained by a company in another Member country.

                      Nevertheless, the person must possess the necessary academic credentials and qualifications recognized by the Canadian professional association. 


                      Regarding temporary admission of individuals, Canada granted access to three types of business people without the need for a labour market impact assessment: 

                      • Business visitors
                      • Intra-company transferees
                      • Professionals

                      The Professionals category is to facilitate the short-term admission of a limited number of professionals employed by Member Nations’ in service sectors that Canada has made commitments.

                      To hire highly skilled foreign workers, Canadian companies can use the subcategories of professionals and intra-company transferees. However, there are certain restrictions for professional admission under GATS. The professionals must meet the occupation requirements below. 

                      Occupations and requirements under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)

                      Covered occupations under GATS

                      Group 1: Engineers, Agrologists, Architects, Forestry experts, Geomatics specialists, and Land surveyors.


                      Group 2: Foreign legal consultants, urban planners, and senior computer professionals. 

                      Professionals in the Group 2 category must meet additional requirements related to the prospective Canadian business and the foreign service provider. There are also restrictions on the number of individuals who can enter specific projects.

                      The table below shows the minimal educational, alternative credentials and licensing requirements for GATS professional occupations. 


                      Eligibility Criteria for GATS applicants 

                      A person from another member country who would like to provide services to a Canadian company is considered a professional under GATS. However, the candidate must:

                      • Have citizenship of a Member nation or the right to permanent residence in Australia or New Zealand. Other member countries are listed on The World Trade Organization website. 
                      • Have professional qualifications in one of the eligible occupations (listed in the table above). 
                      • Provide service under a signed contract between a Canadian service consumer and a service provider from a WTO member country.
                        • The foreign service provider must not have a commercial presence in Canada in the case of foreign legal experts, urban planners, and senior computer professionals.
                      • Must not provide services in the following sectors: education, health-related services, or recreational, cultural, and sports services.
                      • Possess qualifications recognized by a professional organization in Canada.
                      • Comply with existing temporary entry immigration regulations, including TRV criteria.
                      • The employer in Canada must be engaged in substantive business in the case of foreign legal consultants, urban planners, and senior computer professionals.
                      • Senior computer specialists have a cap of ten applicants per project.
                      • The maximum time frame allowed is three months or 90 consecutive days within a year with no possible extensions. 

                      Required Documents for GATS applicants 

                      • Proof of Citizenship of a World Trade Organization member nation or permanent resident status in Australia or New Zealand;
                      • Copy of a signed contract between the Canadian service consumer and the service provider;
                        • The contract may have been signed by a foreign service provider based in any Member country or by a Canadian-based company established by that foreign service provider to market its services in Canada.
                      • Documentation containing the following information:
                        • The province of destination and the profession for which entry to Canada is requested;
                        • Position details such as job description, employment duration and payment arrangements; and 
                        • Education documents or alternative credentials to perform job duties in Canada. 
                      • Proof of the applicant’s professional credentials, including copies of degrees, diplomas, professional licenses, accreditation, or registration;
                      • Evidence that the relevant Canadian professional association has properly recognized the applicant’s academic credentials and professional qualifications; and
                      • A temporary or permanent license, if necessary, issued by the relevant province or territorial authority.

                      Remember that GATS Professionals are only allowed to enter for a specific time period. They are given status for the time necessary to finish the job, up to three months, without the possibility of extensions. 

                      For more information, refer to IRCC’s official page.

                      • Hawaii’s Maui Locals Annoyed With Tourism

                        Skift Take

                        Hawaii and Maui will not see a full tourism restoration if the general public understand them as answerable for leaving the wildfire victims homeless.

                        Maui locals voiced their frustration with tourism promotion at a group assembly held by the Hawaiian Tourism Authority on Monday. Individuals have been upset about accommodating vacationers as wildfire survivors are nonetheless in want of housing.


                        “Tourism has added to the trauma by including to the concern of the displaced being kicked out of the motels the place they’ve been staying since dropping their properties,” stated one Lahaina resident on the assembly. 

                        The housing state of affairs of the displaced residents was a lightning rod. Hundreds misplaced their properties to the August 8 wildfire after which have been housed in motels. 

                        Native aid businesses and the federal government have but to discover a long-term housing answer for the displaced. All the island was opened to tourism on November 1.


                        “We’re worrying about what’s occurring tomorrow whereas these folks galavant about and have time,” stated one resident.

                        Tourism is important to Maui’s financial system. About 70% of each greenback generated within the island comes instantly or not directly from the customer business, based on the Maui Financial Growth Tourism Board.

                        Maui Struggles to Get better Tourism: Newest Knowledge

                        • Vacationers spending in Maui down by over $100 million. Customer spending was $326 million in October, down from over $436 million final 12 months.
                        • 20,000 fewer vacationers in Maui per day. Every day customer rely in October totaled 36,000, down over 59,400 from final 12 months.
                        • 2024 demand is underperforming. Flight and resort bookings are “decrease than standard in comparison with a 12 months in the past,” stated Ilihia Gionson, public affairs officer of Hawaii Tourism Authority.
                        • Many vacationers are nonetheless confused about whether or not it’s okay to journey to Maui because of inconsistent, typically conflicting, messaging, based on a survey by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.

                        Over 5,000 have been unemployed for the week of Thanksgiving. That’s down from the height of 8,800 in mid-September, however that could possibly be as a result of folks moved out of Maui to search out work elsewhere, stated Gionson.

                        Over a 3rd of wildfire survivors say employment and monetary restoration is their most urgent want, based on the Hawaiian authorities.


                        Alaska Airways CFO Sees a Restoration Subsequent 12 months

                        “I feel that’s going to occur in due time. It’s obtained to be proper for the group,” stated Shane R. Tackett, Alaska Airways’ CFO in a name with buyers in regards to the proposed merger with Hawaiian Airways.
                        “However we simply know that’s a vacation spot persons are going to need to journey to over the long run. I don’t assume it’s a several-year course of. I feel there’s lots of demand already beginning to present up that wishes to return to Maui.”

                      • Tech Employee Migration: USA vs. Canada

                        Revealed on: December fifth, 2023

                        Within the quickly evolving panorama of the tech trade, expert staff discover themselves at a crossroad of alternatives, and immigration is turning into a pivotal choice of their profession trajectory. The attract of Silicon Valley’s innovation hub or the promise of Canada’s welcoming atmosphere creates a dichotomy that tech professionals should navigate. This complete information explores the immigration packages, professionals and cons, household concerns, and the way to decide on between the USA and Canada.

                        FREE ASSESSMENT

                        Exploring Immigration Pathways for Staff within the USA and Canada


                        In the USA, tech staff have entry to numerous immigration packages catering to their specialised expertise.

                        The H-1B visa program stands as a distinguished pathway, permitting expert professionals to briefly work for U.S. employers, with the potential for securing everlasting residency via employer sponsorship.


                        Moreover, the Non-obligatory Sensible Coaching (OPT) program gives current graduates with the chance to realize sensible expertise of their subject for as much as three years. Whereas these packages are instrumental in attracting and retaining tech expertise, there are noteworthy challenges.

                        The U.S. immigration system for tech staff is marked by substantial backlogs, complexities, and a sure unpredictability. The H-1B visa program operates as a lottery, whether or not making use of for the primary time or looking for renewal after three years of labor. This reality provides a component of likelihood to the choice course of, making it difficult for candidates to anticipate whether or not they are going to be chosen or if luck will play a figuring out position of their immigration journey.


                        In Canada, immigration packages for tech staff are designed to draw and retain extremely expert professionals, fostering innovation and contributing to the nation’s thriving tech panorama.


                        The World Expertise Stream (GTS) is a standout initiative, providing a fast-track course of for employers looking for to herald international tech expertise.

                        The Specific Entry system, encompassing the Federal Expert Employee Program, gives a streamlined pathway for expert immigrants, together with these within the tech trade.

                        Moreover, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) permits provinces to appoint people with particular expertise, addressing regional wants and opening avenues for tech staff to settle in provinces aligned with their experience. Canada’s dedication to a clear, environment friendly immigration course of, coupled with a welcoming and various society, makes it a sexy vacation spot for tech professionals looking for new alternatives and a top quality of life.



                        Professionals and Cons of Immigrating to the USA as a Tech Employee


                        • Tech Ecosystem: The USA boasts Silicon Valley, dwelling to main tech giants and startups.
                        • Innovation Alternatives: Entry to cutting-edge applied sciences and innovation hubs.
                        • Networking: Unparalleled networking alternatives with trade leaders.
                        • Salaries in the USA are greater than these in Canada and most nations worldwide.
                        • Some greater salaries embrace healthcare plans.


                        • Aggressive Job Market: Fierce competitors for tech positions in main tech hubs.
                        • To use for and be chosen for an H1B visa, you want a minimum of a bachelor’s diploma. In distinction, another nations permit immigration with only a faculty diploma.
                        • Immigration Uncertainty: The H-1B visa has a restricted cap, resulting in uncertainty and intense competitors. Particularly for individuals coming from Nations like India and China.
                        • Value of Dwelling: Increased dwelling bills in tech-centric cities can affect disposable earnings, doubtlessly offsetting the upper salaries supplied in these areas.

                        Professionals and Cons of Immigrating to Canada as a Tech Employee


                        • A number of Immigration Applications:  Canada provides a number of pathways for tech staff, who can discover tailor-made immigration routes that align with their expertise and preferences. This flexibility not solely simplifies the immigration course of but in addition displays Canada’s dedication to attracting top-tier tech expertise from around the globe.
                        • Clear Insurance policies: Relying on this system the method is straightforward, straightforward to grasp and comply with, for instance, Specific Entry, is a Level-based system, there is no such thing as a lottery methodology, and each candidate who reaches the minimal factors required on every draw, will obtain an invite to use for Everlasting Residency in Canada.
                        • Processing instances are decrease than within the US. Changing into a Everlasting Resident may take you a decade in the USA,  however it should solely require 1 to 2 years in Canada.
                        • High quality of Life: Canada persistently ranks excessive in world high quality of life indices.
                        • Inclusive Society: Canada is thought for its welcoming and various communities.
                        • n Canada, healthcare is publicly funded, and staff sometimes obtain complete protection for important medical providers, together with physician visits, hospital stays, and mandatory medical procedures. Moreover, there are complementary employer-sponsored well being plans that always cowl further providers comparable to dental care, imaginative and prescient care, and prescription medicines.


                        • Smaller Tech Ecosystem: Whereas rising quickly, Canada’s tech ecosystem is smaller in comparison with the USA, notably in Silicon Valley, which could restrict sure specialised alternatives.
                        • Climate Challenges: Sure provinces expertise harsh winters, which is usually a consideration for these unaccustomed to or uncomfortable with colder climates.
                        • Provincial Variations: Job alternatives and the tech scene can fluctuate considerably by province, requiring cautious consideration of the specified work atmosphere.
                        • Decrease wage price than the US.

                        Immigrating together with your Household


                        Bringing household to the USA includes navigating the advanced strategy of family-sponsored visas. Whereas alternatives abound for household reunification, the method will be prolonged and contain bureaucratic hurdles.
                        As an H1B visa holder, you’ll be able to deliver your partner and kids with you, however your associate received’t be allowed to work within the US.


                        In Canada, the give attention to household reunification is obvious via a streamlined immigration course of for members of the family. Spouses and dependent kids can often accompany tech staff with out encountering vital delays. Moreover, spouses or common-law companions might have the chance to acquire an Open Work Allow, enabling them to work for any firm in Canada, whether or not remotely or on-site.



                        The way to Select the Finest Choice for You

                        Selecting between the USA and Canada hinges on private {and professional} priorities. Contemplate components like profession targets, way of life preferences, and household. Analysis the particular tech scene in areas of curiosity, weighing job alternatives towards the price of dwelling. Understanding the immigration pathways and long-term prospects in every nation is essential for an knowledgeable choice.

                        Listed here are some articles that could possibly be helpful for you if you’re briefly within the USA and are contemplating working in Canada:

                        Embarking on the Nice Tech Migration is a big step, and selecting the best vacation spot is paramount. For those who’re contemplating Canada as your best choice, begin by filling out our on-line evaluation. Uncover the chances that await you within the thriving Canadian tech panorama.


                        Start your journey now!  Fill out our on-line evaluation and uncover if Canada is your final vacation spot within the tech world. START MY ONLINE ASSESSMENT

                      • Bulletin de l’immigration — Décembre 2023

                        Publié le 5 Décembre 2023

                        Ce mois-ci, les nouvelles concernent :


                        • La réforme du Règlement sur l’immigration est entrée en vigueur
                        • Les délais pour le regroupement familial augmentent
                        • Célébrations autour de la Semaine nationale de l’immigration francophone
                        • Vers une plus grande mobilité des travailleurs entre le Mexique et le Québec 


                        • Plusieurs distinctions durant la Semaine québécoise des rencontres interculturelles
                        • Passe-Partout pour faire aimer le français aux tout-petits
                        • Ottawa souhaite faciliter la mobilité des travailleurs


                        • Des allègements administratifs pour les employeurs recrutant à l’étranger
                        • Journées Québec Maroc : les inscriptions sont ouvertes pour les candidats

                        Refuge et asile

                        • Une nouvelle voie d’accès à la résidence permanente pour les réfugiés des Amériques
                        • Le Canada augmente l’aide pour les demandeurs d’asile

                        Fédéral/Hors Québec

                        • Les ministres fédéraux, provinciaux et territoriaux de l’immigration s’engagent à mieux travailler ensemble
                        • Ottawa finance la recherche sur l’immigration francophone

                        Bonne lecture !

                        Photograph : Roman Kraft


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                        Directeur des contenus et des publications, Immigrant Québec et Immigrant Québec Professional. Lire les autres articles de Basile Moratille

                      • Airbnb Names New CFO and Head of Internet hosting to Go away

                        Skift Take

                        The reshuffle of Airbnb’s govt ranks ought to be seen within the context of the necessity to reinvigorate the corporate’s progress prospects, together with worldwide growth.

                        With critics questioning Airbnb’s progress momentum, Airbnb introduced Tuesday that Chief Monetary Officer Dave Stephenson will develop into chief enterprise officer, a newly created place, and VP of Finance Ellie Mertz will develop into CFO March 1.


                        In the meantime, Catherine Powell, who turned international head of internet hosting in July 2020, “has determined to transition to an advisor position and transfer on from Airbnb later subsequent 12 months,” the corporate stated.

                        Stephenson can be main the entire inside groups that reported to Powell apart from the neighborhood workforce, and there aren’t any plans to call a successor to Powell.

                        He’ll start his new position as chief enterprise officer January 2, can be a speaker, together with CEO Brian Chesky, on Airbnb’s fourth quarter and full-year 2023 earnings name in February, and Mertz will assume her new CFO March 1. She can be an everyday speaker on earnings calls, together with Chesky, as a substitute of Stephenson.


                        When the CFO transition takes place, Mertz will develop into a Part 16 officer of the corporate.

                        Airbnb Criticized for Missed Progress Alternatives

                        The CFO shuffle comes after some on Wall Road have develop into bearish about Airbnb after it warned that room evening progress can be slowing within the fourth quarter. Worldwide growth, which can be excessive on Stephenson’s agenda, is a key precedence.

                        In an electronic mail to staff, which Airbnb shared with the media Tuesday morning, Chesky characterised Stephenson’s new position as a promotion. Chesky stated “Airbnb is at an inflection level” and is able to “embark as our subsequent chapter as an organization.”


                        Beginning January 2, Stephenson can be accountable for increasing Airbnb’s core houses enterprise, and can be charged with pushing worldwide growth, increasing Airbnb’s host provide, and overseeing company improvement. The heads of Airbnb’s enterprise models within the Americas; Asia Pacific; and Europe, Center East and Africa will report back to Stephenson.

                        “As Airbnb will get greater, the CFO’s job will get much more sophisticated,” stated Skift Head of Analysis Seth Borko in reacting to the information. “In its early startup days, the CFO would possibly prioritize money administration and VC fundraising. However the place Airbnb stands as we speak as an $86 billion public firm, the CFO’s job is completely totally different. Public buyers are an entire totally different animal from enterprise capitalists and the CFO should oversee a posh set of accounting books which can be topic to securities legislation and different strict public firm laws.”

                        New Airbnb CFO

                        New CFO Ellie Mertz has been at Airbnb since 2013 and has served as its vp of finance for the reason that starting of 2019. She served as interim CFO for a 12 months beginning in February 2018 earlier than Airbnb employed Stephenson as CFO. Chesky’s electronic mail to staff credited Mertz with overseeing Airbnb’s IPO.


                        Airbnb International Head of Internet hosting to Go away the Firm in 2024

                        Catherine Powell turned international head of internet hosting in July 2020 after heading the corporate’s in-limbo experiences enterprise for six months earlier than that.

                        In the course of the third quarter earnings name November 1, Chesky stated the corporate had added 1 million energetic listings to this point in 2023, and provide jumped 19% in contrast with the third quarter of 2022.

                        Powell’s internet hosting position ends December 31.


                        “Catherine Powell has determined to transition to an advisor position and transfer on from Airbnb later subsequent 12 months,” Chesky stated within the worker electronic mail.

                      • Prime 10 de PISA : le Canada excelle en mathématiques, sciences et lecture

                        Les résultats du classement PISA 2022, qui évalue les performances académiques des jeunes à l’échelle mondiale, viennent d’être publiés. Cette année, une baisse notable des performances des jeunes élèves a été observée suite à la pandémie. Malgré cela, les jeunes Canadiens et Québécois se distinguent encore une fois en se classant une fois de plus parmi les dix meilleurs au niveau worldwide. Plus de 23 000 élèves canadiens issus de 850 écoles réparties dans les dix provinces ont participé à cette évaluation.

                        Le classement PISA, réalisé normalement tous les trois ans, est un indicateur clé des compétences des élèves de 15 ans des pays de l’OCDE et associés, couvrant les mathématiques, la compréhension écrite et la tradition scientifique. Cependant, en raison de la pandémie, l’édition 2021 a été reportée à 2022.

                        Supply: OCDE, Le Figaro

                        Cette année encore, les pays asiatiques dominent le classement, avec Singapour en tête dans les domaines des mathématiques, de la compréhension écrite et des sciences. D’autres territoires comme le Japon, Macao, Taïwan, Hong Kong, la Corée du Sud, le Canada et l’Estonie figurent aussi parmi les dix meilleurs dans chaque self-discipline.


                        En Amérique du Nord, les élèves canadiens se distinguent particulièrement en mathématiques, étant les seuls à figurer parmi les dix meilleurs. En effet, 78 % d’entre eux ont atteint ou dépassé le niveau deux en mathématiques. Le Canada affiche également d’excellents résultats en lecture et en sciences, se classant parmi les meilleurs après seulement quelques pays et économies.

                        Supply: OCDE, Le Figaro

                        Quant à la France, 7e puissance économique mondiale, elle se positionne au 26e rang en mathématiques et en sciences, et 29e en compréhension écrite. Ses performances sont comparables à celles de l’Allemagne, de l’Espagne, du Portugal, de la Hongrie, de l’Italie, de la Norvège et de la Lituanie. En Europe, la Suisse, l’Irlande et l’Estonie se démarquent par leurs résultats supérieurs.

                        Supply: OCDE, Le Figaro

                        Pour la méthodologie de l’édition 2022 du classement PISA, 6770 élèves de 15 ans ont été sélectionnés aléatoirement dans toutes les écoles secondaires de chaque pays. Les members ont répondu sur ordinateur à des questions fermées (QCM, vrai/fake) et ouvertes (réponses courtes ou développées).


                        Supply : Le Figaro, La Presse canadienne

                      • Saudi’s Pink Sea World Confirms New Giga-Challenge Stuffed with Inexpensive Accommodations

                        The grasp developer of Saudi Arabia’s super-luxury island tourism undertaking, The Pink Sea, is engaged on one other giga-project that may home extra inexpensive lodge choices and faucet right into a market — tens of millions of vacationers robust. Pink Sea World (RSG) group CEO John Pagano confirmed the event to Skift, including that it’s going to open earlier than 2030 and introduce hundreds extra lodge rooms to the dominion’s burgeoning tourism sector.

                        “Mid-market has an enormous market potential and there are some areas which are higher suited to that, nearer to bigger city areas,” Pagano stated. “Once we transfer to extra mid-scale, we’ll begin moving into the three-star (lodge) choices, completely different merchandise, completely different positioning, and completely different goal audiences. It’s about being strategic throughout the complete Pink Coastline.”

                        “As you get into the extra mid-scale choices, the lodge sizes get greater since you want that scale to make them financially viable. Our websites are very giant, many hundreds of keys.”

                        John Pagano. Credit score: RSG

                        The undertaking can be south of The Pink Sea, placing it nearer to Saudi’s second main metropolis, Jeddah.

                        In October 2022, The Pink Sea Improvement Firm rebranded as Pink Sea World, introduced at the moment it could be creating round a dozen extra websites alongside the Pink Coastline. This mid-market lodge hotspot is one among them.

                        “We’re mainly creating all the things south of Neom,” stated Pagano.

                        Tapping Into Spiritual Tourism

                        Positioned nearer to Jeddah, the brand new undertaking may search to attract within the metropolis’s many non secular vacationers. Jeddah is situated roughly an hour from Makkah, one of the vital areas in all of Islam. Final yr, Makkah obtained near 7 million vacationers, whereas Jeddah bought 6 million.


                        For a lot of non secular vacationers, their travels begin and finish with visiting the holy metropolis. However Pagano sees a chance for his mid-market undertaking to increase the stays of those pilgrims.

                        He stated: “Take into consideration the scale of that market, one and a half billion Muslims on the planet.”

                        “So if we are able to faucet into that market and have them make it a once-in-a-lifetime journey the place they do the non secular piece, which is vastly vital after which tack on a household trip at one thing that’s moderately inexpensive, I feel it’s a really deep marketplace for us. (Spiritual vacationers) are inclined to spend extra center and decrease finish of the (journey) market.”


                        Pagano declined to inform Skift the identify of this new undertaking.

                        We don’t know the types of brand name flags being planted on this new giga-project but. Regional operator Rove has informed Skift beforehand it may land in giga-projects, whereas Premier Inn Center East has stated the identical. Virtually all the worldwide operators have mid-scale manufacturers, assume Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton by Hilton or Hyatt Centric.

                        The Pink Sea Isn’t All 5-Star

                        The Pink Sea is RSG’s flagship improvement and a postcard undertaking for the crown prince’s tourism ambitions. It’s all about luxurious, with 22 islands being constructed on to create a “Maldives of the Center East.” When accomplished by 2030, it’ll have 50 lodges, 8,000 rooms and 1,000 residences. Costing tens of billions to construct, solely five-star flags have been introduced for the location to this point, together with Jumeirah, Rosewood, Grand Hyatt, 4 Seasons, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, and even celebrity-favored get together model Faena.


                        16 lodges are deliberate to open by 2025, the remaining 34 will open earlier than 2030.

                        The primary lodge is already open, the Six Senses, situated inland within the desert, the place rooms begin at round $1,800 an evening. That’s related pricing to the 2 Six Senses resorts within the Maldives throughout quieter journey months. The St. Regis is anticipated to open earlier than the top of this yr.

                        Six Senses Southern Dunes. Credit score: IHG

                        Pagano was eager to “dispel any false impression” that The Pink Sea is solely a luxurious retreat, stating that some lodges will “successfully be four-star.”

                        He stated: “The entry-level into (The) Pink Sea isn’t all 5 star. Our entry-level is successfully four-star.”


                        In response to the CEO, these “four-stars” may embrace the Grand Hyatt lodge and Accor’s Fairmont in addition to InterContinental together with Six Senses — each within the IHG steady.

                        Pagano stated: “These are four-star merchandise in comparison with 4 Seasons and Rosewood and the others. Now we have a broader spectrum of merchandise. Accommodations will be a part of the higher a part of the chain scale, however it isn’t all five-star plus.”

                        Accommodations such because the Grand Hyatt and InterContinental may command round $500 an evening, whereas top-of-the-tree lodges will go into the hundreds, Pagano defined.


                        Properly-known, Western luxurious manufacturers comparable to these serve to make The Pink Sea a global tourism vacation spot. Notably, RSG is eyeing India, Western Europe and the broader Center East. Markets comparable to US and Canada are “extra of a trek” and maybe have higher notion points to beat when touring to the Center East.

                        Pagano stated: “I’m tremendous fixated on testing, enhancing, and ensuring issues work, so long as we ship on the promise, then social media will handle the remaining. As a result of phrase of mouth is our strongest strategy to talk, , what Saudi Arabia actually is. Most individuals who come (to Saudi) don’t depart with a foul impression. It’s convincing folks to come back within the first occasion.”

                        “That’ll get simpler as we begin to function and open extra of our locations,” he added.


                        Right here is each lodge confirmed at The Pink Sea to this point:

                        • Desert Rock Resort — 60 keys (self-operated by RSG)
                        • Faena The Pink Sea — 150 keys (operated by Faena/Accor)
                        • Fairmont Pink Sea — 200 keys (operated by Accor)
                        • 4 Seasons Resort The Pink Sea — 149 keys (operated by 4 Seasons)
                        • Grand Hyatt The Pink Sea — 430 keys (operated by Hyatt)
                        • InterContinental The Pink Sea — 210 keys (operated by IHG)
                        • Jumeirah The Pink Sea — 159 keys (operated by Jumeirah)
                        • Miraval The Pink Sea — 180 keys (operated by Hyatt)
                        • Nujuma, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve — 63 keys (operated by Marriott)
                        • Raffles The Pink Sea — 200 keys (operated by Accor)
                        • Rosewood The Pink Sea — 200 keys (operated by Rosewood)
                        • Shebara Sheybarah Island — 73 keys (self-operated by RSG)
                        • SLS The Pink Sea — 153 keys (operated by Ennismore/Accor)
                        • Six Senses Southern Dunes — 76 keys (operated by IHG)
                        • The Pink Sea Version – 240 keys (operated by Marriott)
                        • St. Regis The Pink Sea — 90 keys (operated by Marriott)

                        Extremely-luxury Pockets

                        Pink Sea World is an organization inside the nation’s Public Funding Fund, a sovereign wealth fund chaired by the crown prince that has greater than $700 billion in belongings — making it one of many greatest such funds on the planet.

                        “Now we have the capital,” Pagano acknowledged merely. Including that: “Pink Sea World might be the largest hospitality and tourism actual property developer on the planet.”

                        RSG can also be planning to launch further super-luxury tasks all alongside Saudi, with later enlargement seemingly within the wider Center East and abroad.

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                        Shebara Sheybarah Island. Credit score: RSG

                        The CEO revealed: “We simply have to seek out the appropriate kinds of tasks wherever they is likely to be that matches the general imaginative and prescient and values of the enterprise. So a dozen tasks in Saudi (and it) wouldn’t be a shock in the event you had just a few in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, or some locations.”

                        “We’re already taking a look at Europe,” he added, however careworn that proper now, Saudi Arabia is the principal focus.

                        Along with The Pink Sea and close by sister undertaking Amaala, RSG is creating ultra-luxury websites comparable to Thuwal Non-public Island, which has solely 5 rooms. Pagano stated further ultra-luxury island tasks are a chance.

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                    Canada To Start Targeted Draws For Skilled Workers Next YearFriday, 11 November 2022, 8:05 AM EST

                    To address the severe labour shortages, Canada is prepared to begin targeted Express Entry draws for skilled workers as early as next year, according to Immigration Minister Sean Fraser.

                    In an interview, the federal immigration minister told Reuters that Canada would begin conducting targeted draws for skilled immigrants next year. It would allow them to handpick candidates with the most in-demand skills for the areas of the country that need workers the most.

                    Learn about the minister’s latest interview on targeted draws coming next year, IRCC focus and what we know so far.


                    Conducting targeted draws in early 2023 

                    The current Express Entry system ranks potential economic immigrants according to their language, education, experience and other skills. Those with the highest CRS scores receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency. 

                    With the upcoming changes, Canada can select individuals with particular skills and abilities in specific professions. As well as consider those who plan to move to certain provinces. 

                    We can do a targeted draw beginning in 2023. That will allow us to select workers by the sector that they work in and the part of Canada that they are going to

                    This means we will be able to bring a greater focus to welcome more healthcare workers … in jurisdictions that will allow them to practice

                    -said Immigration Minister Sean Fraser

                    Focus on healthcare workers 

                    The COVID-19 pandemic and a shortage of nurses are putting excessive stress on Canada’s healthcare system. As a result, many foreign-trained doctors and nurses do not wind up working in their sector. The country has also had difficulty licensing healthcare employees after they arrive.

                    The healthcare system in Canada is the provinces’ responsibility. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser promised to work with provinces that make recognizing the foreign credentials of doctors and nurses simpler in an interview with Reuters. 

                    He continued by saying that the federal government would work with the provinces to establish a clearer pathway and move forward with targeted draws for the provinces that facilitate the transition.

                    Further, he explained that he would focus only on provinces that make it simple for health professionals to verify their qualifications from abroad and begin practising as soon as they arrive. 


                    “I’m not interested in conducting a targeted draw for healthcare workers that are going to come to Canada and not be permitted to practice their profession” – Said Fraser

                    Targeted draws to invite the Federal High Skilled Class category

                     The federal government increased its immigration targets this week, announcing a three-year goal of 1.45 million new permanent residents. The targeted draws will fall within Canada’s federal “high-skilled” category, representing about 21.1% of new arrivals during that time.

                    Canada is experiencing a severe labour shortage. According to the most recent data on job openings, there were 1.0 million unemployed persons and 958,500 available positions in Canada in August.

                    Business organizations have argued that the government should take stronger action on immigration to support businesses facing a historic labour shortage.


                    As immigration numbers reach historic highs, concerns about where the newcomers will live are increasing. There is already a housing scarcity in Canada.

                    According to Fraser, the government will emphasize bringing in trained labourers to help create new housing and choosing immigrants for places with the “absorptive capacity” to accept them.

                    Increased focus on Economic class immigrants 

                    More than 60% of all immigration to Canada is expected to be from the economic class this year.


                    Canada is already on track to accept 279,292 new permanent residents through economic programs this year, which is about 2.6% or 7,267 new permanent residents more than Ottawa had hoped to achieve through the new immigration levels plan for the next year.

                    President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, Goldy Hyder, explains that economic-class permanent residents account for only 58.5 percent of overall admissions in the immigration levels plan announced by the federal government last week. 

                    Of the 309,240 new permanent residents who entered Canada during the first eight months of this year, they arrived under the economic immigration programs making up 60.2% of the total.


                    If the country adopted the target of 65% for economic immigration set by the Business Council of Canada, 302,250 new permanent residents would enter the country under economic programs out of the country’s total 465,000 in the following year.

                    Economic immigration, according to the Business Council of Canada, is essential to expanding the Canadian economy.

                    Every unfilled position represents one less person contributing to the economic prosperity of Canada and one less person paying taxes to maintain Canada’s social infrastructure, says Hyder.


                  • Know Immigration Options For Applicants Awaiting CEC DrawThursday, 10 November 2022, 3:32 PM EST

                    Immigration Options For Applicants Waiting For CEC-Only Draw. On November 9, the latest Express Entry draw invited 4,750 candidates from all Express Entry programs, including Federal Skilled Worker, Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and Federal Skilled Trades. The cut-off threshold for this draw was 494 CRS points. 

                    As cut-offs continue to stay high for Express Entry, several international students and work permit holders are hoping for Canadian Experience Class-only draws. Although, it remains uncertain whether there will be a CEC-only draw. Or there will be options for international students and work permit holders, as emphasized by Immigration Minister Sean Fraser in his recent report.

                    Recently, minister Fraser said he is looking for options to give more points to Canadian experience in the Express Entry, but actual details are not finalized yet. However, if you are someone hoping for CEC-only draws, this article will help you understand your options and plan. 

                    Understanding the CRS breakdown 

                    The CRS score cut-off in the last two Express Entry draw finally dropped below 500 points. However, given previous trends, the CRS score cut-off will likely stay high for the upcoming draws, given that CRS only dropped by 2 points in the latest draw.

                    However, no one can accurately predict all upcoming CRS score cut-offs. It is because many distinct factors affect the CRS score cut-off; each factor remains unpredictable and impacts the cut-offs in various ways. These factors are: 


                    Other options for international students and work permit holders 

                    If you are waiting for CRS score cut-offs to lower, you may want to consider some other options. It may be best to wait for the CRS score to reduce, but if you are at risk of becoming out of status, here are 3 options you can consider. 

                    1. Applying for PNP

                    Most often, PNP requires you to have a connection to the province. However, you could consider the following programs that do not require you to have a specific connection to the province, but you may need a job offer. New Immigration levels plan clearly states that provincial nominee programs have target of inviting 105,500 candidates in 2023.

                    Newfoundland and Labrador International Graduate

                    You could be qualified to apply for a provincial nomination under this program if you’ve completed a post-secondary program of at least two years’ duration anywhere in Canada. Still, you’re now employed in Newfoundland and Labrador. Graduates employed in Newfoundland and Labrador for at least a year on a post-graduate work permit are eligible for the program.

                    B.C International Graduate

                    This program can be possible if you have completed a post-secondary degree anywhere in Canada and presently hold a job offer from a company in British Columbia. To be eligible, you also need two years of full-time work experience in a similar role to the job offer. 

                    Ontario ONIP Job Offer-International Students stream

                    You may qualify for this PNP if you have a valid job offer from an Ontario employer and have completed a post-secondary program in Canada. Your Canadian education must have been for a study program that lasted at least two years or a one-year course with a prior necessary degree requirement. 

                    2. Getting an LMIA Work Permit 

                    If you have worked for a specific employer for a long time, you may ask them to support you with a LIMA. Although the process may be complex, with a valid job offer, you can get more points under the Comprehensive Ranking System. 

                    There are currently more than 4,400 LMIA approved job postings in Canada. Click here to find LMIA approved jobs.


                    3. Returning to School

                    Lastly, you may consider returning to school if you are running out of all options and only need to extend your stay until CRS score cut-offs drop. It is an expensive option, but it can definitely prevent you from leaving Canada. It may help you maintain your status and extend your stay in Canada. 

                  • More Than 4400 LMIA Approved Jobs In Canada – Here Is How To Find OneThursday, 10 November 2022, 9:44 AM EST

                    Getting LMIA-approved jobs in Canada can often be difficult as the employer needs to apply for an LMIA and receive a positive response. Moreover, before hiring a Temporary Foreign Worker for a certain occupation, an employer must obtain a positive LMIA.


                    In general, Service Canada will issue a positive LMIA if an assessment reveals that hiring a temporary foreign worker (TFW) will positively or neutrally impact the Canadian labour market. 

                    However, to dodge the lengthy process of getting an LMIA, you can find LMIA-approved jobs using Canada Job Bank. In addition, you can refer to the list of employers who have applied and received a positive LMIA. 

                    Below are the steps to help you find LMIA-approved jobs on Canada Job Bank and another option to find LMIA-positive employers. 


                    Steps to find LMIA approved jobs using Canada Job Bank 

                    Step 1: Visit the official Canada Job Bank Website, then scroll down to “Temporary Foreign Worker.”

                    Step 2: Once you land on the Temporary Foreign Worker page, you will find a “search” button with the number of job postings. Click on this search button. 

                    Step 3: After you hit the search button, you can view the number of jobs available and filter through the location, salary, language at work and LMIA status. 

                    Step 4: Within the filter options (on the left), scroll down to “Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) status” and select the check box that says “LMIA approved.”

                    After following these steps, you will find the list of available jobs that are also LMIA-approved. Then, you can apply online and reach out to employers directly to express your interest or clarify any position query. 

                    How to find LMIA positive employers?

                    As mentioned earlier, employers need to apply for an LMIA and receive a positive response to hire a foreign national. If they receive a negative response, they will not be able to hire a foreign national. 

                    To avoid job fraud and for interested candidates to access information without paying any fee, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) publishes a list of employers who requested an LMIA and received a positive response. 

                    ESDC publishes the list of employers who received a positive LMIA each year. So whether you are a temporary foreign worker looking for another employer or someone looking to get a job offer, you can refer to ESDC’s list to find potential employers. 


                    Additionally, this ESDC’s LMIA-positive employer list is divided into two quarters. To view the list, click here

                    • Here Are New IRCC Processing Times As Of November 9!Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 12:11 PM EST

                      IRCC changed their online processing tool in the beginning of 2022, to offer accurate information on processing timelines. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser announced this modification on March 31, 2022, as part of an effort to improve Canadian immigration system. This page contains the latest processing times from the IRCC website as of November 9, 2022.

                      What Updates Does the Processing Time Include 

                      IRCC bases processing time on the time it took to process prior similar applications. The processing period begins when the application is received by IRCC and concludes when the immigration officer makes a decision on the application. Furthermore, the processing time may differ depending on whether the application was filed on paper or online.

                      These processing times are designed to offer new weekly timelines from the preceding 6 months’ data. Furthermore, it correlates the application volume with operational issues to assist future immigrants in better planning their journey.


                      Processing Times for Citizenship & PR cards

                      Processing Time for Family Sponsorship

                      Processing time for Canadian Passport 
                      Processing time for Economic Class

                      Processing Time for Temporary Residence Application 
                      Source: IRCC

                      • New TEER System Implements Next Week – All You Need To KnowWednesday, 9 November 2022, 9:29 AM EST

                        On November 16, next week, IRCC will implement the new National Occupation Classification (NOC) 2021, the Training, Education, Experience, and Responsibilities (TEER) system. With this implementation, several changes are coming to the Express Entry system. 

                        These changes will impact Express Entry eligibility. For example, 16 NOC C occupations will become eligible for Express Entry. Additionally, it will also be implemented by all the provincial nominee programs (PNPs). For e.g., 12 NOC codes will become ineligible for the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP)


                        Another change is in the eligibility criteria of the Express Entry. As with NOC 2016 system, an applicant needed to have skilled experience, such as in NOC 0, A or B, to qualify for Express Entry. Next week, with the implementation of NOC 2021, the eligibility criteria for Express Entry will change. 

                        In this article, you can learn about the upcoming changes in the Express Entry system with the implementation of the new NOC c or the TEER system.  

                        What is the new NOC 2021 and the TEER system?

                        Canada uses NOC, National Occupation Classification, as a national standard for identifying occupations. After every ten years, the Canadian federal government updates NOC to reflect the country’s labour and economic market changes. 

                        The old 4-digit “Skill Level” structure will be replaced by the NOC 2021. To illustrate the level of Training, Education, Experience and Responsibilities (TEER) required for a given occupation, new NOC categories are introduced. These new categories include a brand-new five-digit hierarchical structure. 


                        Understanding NOC 2021 categorisation and the TEER system


                        Overview of the new TEER categories 

                        TEER 0: This category includes legislative and senior management occupations with significant experience and knowledge and handles responsibility for directing, resource planning and management. 

                        TEER 1: This category typically calls for a college/ university degree or prior experience and knowledge in the subject matter from a similar job listed under TEER 2.

                        TEER 2: This includes occupations with major safety or supervisory duties and typically need two to three years of post-secondary education or at least two years of apprenticeship training.

                        TEER 3: This includes occupations requiring fewer than two years of post-secondary education, on-the-job training, training courses, or work experience of more than six months.


                        TEER 4:  Occupations requiring either a high school diploma or no formal education are under TEER 4 category. Applicants with several years of experience in this category may qualify for TEER 3. 

                        TEER 5: This category is for occupations without formal education requirements. 


                        Express Entry eligibility requirements with the new TEER system 

                        To continue participating in Express Entry, you must update your profile with the new TEER system if you haven’t received an invitation to apply (ITA) by November 16, 2022.

                        Additionally, if you were issued an ITA before November 16, 2022, you must continue to use the NOC 2016 system exclusively.


                        For the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), and Federal Skilled Trades Program, IRCC has provided updated NOC 2021 eligibility criteria for Express Entry. To understand eligibility after November 16, see the tables below.

                        Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) 


                        Canadian Experience Class (CEC)


                        Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)


                        Occupations that will become eligible & ineligible under the TEER system

                        With the implementation of the new TEER system, certain occupations will become eligible under the Express Entry system. Sixteen occupations previously under NOC C will upgrade to TEER 3 next week, making them eligible under Express Entry. 

                        However, changes in the NOC will also make 12 occupations ineligible, as some have been moved from NOC C to NOC D, falling under the TEER 5 level. In addition, it will impact applicants under the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) that accepts NOC C and above skill levels. 

                        Below is the list of occupations that will become eligible and ineligible. 


                        16 occupations that will become eligible under Express Entry 

                        1. Payroll Administrators
                        2. Dental Assistants and dental laboratory assistants
                        3. Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
                        4. Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
                        5. Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
                        6. Sheriffs and bailiffs
                        7. Correctional service officers
                        8. By-lay enforcement and other regulatory officers
                        9. Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations
                        10. Residential and commercial installers and servicers
                        11. Pest controllers and fumigators
                        12. Other repairers and servicers
                        13. Transport truck drivers
                        14. Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators
                        15. Heavy equipment operators
                        16. Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors

                        12 occupations that will become ineligible For Atlantic Immigrant Program (AIP) 

                        1. Pet groomers and animal care workers
                        2. Other support occupations in personal services
                        3. Longshore workers
                        4. Material handlers
                        5. Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs
                        6. Delivery service drivers and door-to-door distributors
                        7. Boat and cable ferry operators and related occupations
                        8. Livestock labourers
                        9. Nursery and greenhouse labourers
                        10. Trappers and hunters
                        11. Food and beverage servers
                        12. Labourers in textile processing and cutting

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                        • Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile – Here Are 7 Important TipsTuesday, 8 November 2022, 9:18 AM EST

                          A lot of people feel that finding a job in Canada can be difficult. However, if you use the right tips and tricks, you can get your dream job in Canada. There is a huge hidden job market in Canada. This means that about 60-80% of the jobs are filled without the employer advertising them publicly. So, it is very important that you build your network. LinkedIn is an excellent tool to do this. 

                          LinkedIn is one of the most commonly used social platforms for professionals. You can connect with other professionals and your dream job. Moreover, you can highlight your experience and skills. This makes it easier for recruiters to know you better. However, you have to make sure that your Linkedin is well-optimized. This will help you build your professional network strategically.

                          If you are new to using LinkedIn or are not sure how to optimize your LinkedIn profile for a job search in Canada, don’t worry we have got you covered. This article lists the top 7 tips to optimize your LinkedIn profile. 

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                            1. Complete your profile

                            The first thing that you should do is complete your profile. Having a complete profile shows that you are professional. Also, it makes you more visible to recruiters. Your LinkedIn profile speaks for you to all potential employers. So, make sure that you have a photo, and a generic summary and highlight all your skills, projects, interests, and certifications in relevant sections. 

                            2. Use a professional headshot

                            Having a professional photo is very important while optimizing your LinkedIn profile. Your picture should not have a distracting background. Avoid any grainy or low-quality images. Also, try to feature your face in the majority of your frame. Lastly, make sure to have a smile and a friendly expression. 

                            3. Have a compelling headline

                            Your headline is a great opportunity to show who you are. It should be more than just what you do. You should try to showcase why you are unique. Include details that a recruiter will care about. Moreover, using keywords in your headline can improve your rankings as well as your visibility. 

                            4. Have an engaging professional summary

                            Your summary section in the profile is a perfect place to tell about you and your professional brand. You should mention your top skills and qualities. Include three to five sentences about your experience. Also, you should mention your future goals. Lastly, include ways by which other professionals can engage with you. 


                            5. Focus on your profile SEO

                            Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an important component of your LinkedIn profile. You should try to add relevant keywords in your field to your profile. Try to add backlinks to your profile from other websites. This can include job portals and social networking platforms. Lastly, try to publish posts on Instagram. This will bring more people to your platform. Thus, your chances of hiring will increase. 

                            6. Get Recommendations

                            Recommendations on LinkedIn are like references from people in your network. You should request these from your current or former managers. Also, you can ask your colleagues too. This not only boosts your profile but also builds trust and authoritativeness. You can think of recommendations like reviews on your profile. Recruiters are able to make informed decisions based on these recommendations. 

                            7. Build your network

                            The main purpose of LinkedIn is to build your network. So, you should connect with like-minded people. Don’t hesitate to message professionals, employers, recruiters, entrepreneurs, and others in your industry. This will help you get noticed by other professionals. This in turn will help you build a solid relationship. Some of your connections might in turn recommend you for jobs that they know are hiring. 


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                            • Canada Bridging Open Work Permit – All You Need To Know!Monday, 7 November 2022, 8:21 AM EST

                              Bridging Open Work Permits (BOWP) is for people who have filed for permanent residence under the Economic Class. Such as through Express Entry, and currently hold a valid Canadian work permit that expires in less than four months. The work permit holder must also be physically present in Canada to submit the application.

                              To continue working while waiting for the applicant to obtain PR, the BOWP is an extension of an existing work permit. To be eligible for a BOWP, the applicant must also meet the eligibility requirements.

                              The applicant may continue to work in Canada under implied status until a decision has been made on the BOWP application if their current work permit expires before receiving a decision on their BOWP application. 

                              However, the foreign national must stop working in Canada immediately if the application is rejected. Continued employment without a current work permit may jeopardize future applications for permanent residence.


                              In this article, you can learn the following:

                              General Eligibility Requirements 

                              To qualify for a BOWP, the foreign national must meet the following requirements:

                              • Be inside Canada on a valid temporary resident status. 
                              • Meet one of the following criteria at the time of your application submission:
                                • Hold a valid temporary resident status and authorization to work 
                                • Have maintained status and work authorization as a result of applying to renew your work permit

                              Another requirement is you must have applied for permanent residence under one of the following classes: 

                              Your permanent residency application must have completed one of the following stages.

                              • If you submitted an e-APR electronic application for permanent residency under Express Entry, it must have passed the completeness check. The same applies to the following classes:
                                • FSWC
                                • CEC
                                • FSTC
                                • PNP (where the applicant is accepted through the provincial or territorial Express Entry stream)
                              • APR under the QSWC has passed the section R10 completeness check
                              • Received a receipt of the positive eligibility assessment on their non-Express Entry APR submitted by mail or online under one of the following classes:
                                • caring for children
                                • caring for people with high medical needs
                                • AFP
                                • PNP (where the applicant does not qualify for Express Entry)

                              You can also use IRCC’s eligibility tool to verify your eligibility. 

                              Ineligibility for BOWP

                              In certain circumstances, foreign nationals may not qualify for a BOWP. These circumstances include:

                              •  Foreign nationals in Canada who are exempt from the work permit requirement 
                              • Those applying for a BOWP at the port of entry or visa office may be ineligible because they do not have the authorization (yet) to enter as a temporary resident.
                                • The fact that applicants are physically in Canada and working while transitioning to permanent residence provides a considerable advantage.
                              • Spouses and dependents of primary permanent residence applicants as this group can obtain work permits under various LMIA exemption categories.
                              • Inadmissible foreign nationals 

                              Officers may make individual assessments of foreign nationals who do not fit the requirements using the more general LMIA exemption.

                              Required Documentary Evidence 

                              To evidence eligibility, you must include the following in your BOWP application: 

                              • Fill out form IMM5710-Application to Change Conditions, Extend my Stay or Remain in Canada as a Worker
                                • For the question, “What type of work permit are you applying for?” respond by saying, “Open Work Permit.”
                              • Pay for the work permit processing fee, the open work permit holder fee, and, if applicable, the restoration fee.
                              • Provide evidence that you meet the APR (Application for permanent residence) stage corresponding to your permanent residence class and application submission
                                • Applicants of the following class receive an approval in principle letter or eligibility letter after obtaining a positive eligibility assessment on their APR. They must provide a copy of this letter with their BOWP application, and these applicants are from the following class:
                                  • Agri-Food Pilot Program applicants 
                                  • The caring for children class 
                                  • Caring for people with high medical needs class 

                              How to apply? 

                              You can apply for a BOWP online using the IRCC tool. The tool will ask you questions about your status, and depending on the category you apply under, it will create a personalized checklist. 

                              Ensure that you select the following when you apply:

                              • When selecting the work permit type, select “Open work permit.”
                              • Make the payments for the following:
                                • Work permit fee: CAD 155
                                • Open work permit holder fee: CAD 100 

                              After you submit your application, you will receive a letter that proves that you can continue working under the same conditions as your current work permit. However, if you applied to your PGWP, you may not receive this letter. 

                              Source: IRCC

                              • Alberta Government Job Hiring Now For More Than 40 LocationsSunday, 6 November 2022, 8:56 AM EST

                                Alberta Government Job: The Government of Alberta is hiring now for the Ministry of Children’s Services for 5 regions across the Province:

                                North Region: Includes Edson, Hinton, Whitecourt, Athabasca, Westlock, Barrhead, Lac La Biche, St. Paul, Vegreville, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Slave Lake, Grande Cache, Grande Prairie, Peace River, High Prairie, High Level, Fairview, Fort McMurray and Valleyview.


                                Edmonton Region: Includes Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Spruce Grove, St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Stony Plain, Leduc, Enoch, and Metis Settlements.

                                Central Region: Includes Lloydminster, Wainwright, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Drayton Valley, Rocky Mountain House, Red Deer, Stettler, Drumheller, and Olds.

                                Calgary Region: Includes Calgary, High River, Airdrie, and Strathmore


                                South Region: Includes Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Blairmore, Taber, Brooks, and Fort MacLeod.

                                About the position 

                                Early intervention, child development, and providing support and services to children, youth, and families are all priorities for Children’s Services. It seeks to provide children in Alberta with the resources they require to flourish in healthy homes and communities. 

                                The CI Practitioner – Entry Level is a developmental role that will set you on a rewarding career path in Children’s Services. Working with a team of CI professionals, you will expand your knowledge and skills as you work toward being a fully licensed Child Intervention Practitioner.


                                You will build confidence in your capacity to work collaboratively with families and community partners to create safe environments and identify safety and risk issues within communities and households. 

                                The Ministry of Children’s Services has several Child Intervention Practitioner – Entry Level job openings around Alberta to fill existing and future vacancies.

                                Job Requirements

                                Education: A bachelor’s degree or diploma in social work, with no prior experience, or equivalency as specified below, is necessary.

                                • A university degree related to:
                                  • BA Child Studies/Child & Youth Care
                                  • BA Education
                                  • Bachelor of Health Sciences
                                  • Bachelor of Human Services
                                  • BA/BSc Psychology
                                  • BA Sociology
                                  • Bachelor of Community Rehab
                                  • BSc. Family Studies/Human Ecology
                                  • BA Early Child Development
                                  • Law Degree
                                  • Any of the above degrees and one year of related experience
                                • Or a diploma related to Addictions/Counseling, Child and Youth Care, Human Services, and Criminal Justice, with 2 years of related experience 
                                • Or a certificate related and 3 years of related experience.

                                Related experience for equivalencies:

                                • Case management and planning in a child intervention setting.
                                • Crisis intervention and protection work.
                                • Foster care.
                                • Family preservation and family support.
                                • Counselling youth.
                                • Youth corrections work.
                                • Child Care Program development (Teacher, Teacher Aide, Psychologist).
                                • Experience and understanding Indigenous peoples, various cultures, community connections, and socially inclusive environments.

                                Other requirements include communicating effectively and concisely in writing and utilizing professional and inclusive vocabulary. 


                                Creative Problem Solving: Ability to obtain information from many sources, analyze and interpret information to develop reports, and make decisions related to case planning.


                                Agility: Can prioritize competing for workload pressures while contributing to organizational goals.

                                Drive for Results: Demonstrates the ability to gather, integrate, and understand complex information sets, as well as achieve goals and priorities to produce results per departmental objectives and instructions: excellent analytical, evaluation, and critical thinking abilities.

                                Building Collaborative Environments: can work cooperatively and collaboratively with various teams within the business, community, and other Government ministries/agencies to fulfill client and ministry goals and objectives.


                                Developing Networks:  The ability to interact positively, build relationships and work effectively with others.

                                Develop Self and Others: The ability to invest in the long-term capabilities development of oneself and others.

                                Prerequisites for Employment

                                As part of the application process, you must complete and pass the following tests:

                                • Written evaluation and assessment,
                                • Professional and/or academic reference checks,
                                • Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector,
                                • Intervention Record Check,
                                • Alberta College of Social Workers Registration (if applicable), and 
                                • Provide a current 5 year Commercial Driver Abstract

                                The applicants are responsible for the initial costs of obtaining the above requirements.

                                Job Summary

                                Salary: $2,255.61 to $2,907.15 bi-weekly ($58,871 – $75,876/ year)

                                Work hours: Monday to Friday, 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (36.25 hours per week (full-time)). 

                                Closing Date: December 9, 2022


                                Travel Requirements: Because travel will be required in the CI Practitioner – Entry Level role, successful candidates will be required to provide a current five-year Commercial Driver Abstract. Additionally, when government fleet vehicles are unavailable, employees may be obliged to utilize their own automobiles.

                                How to apply? 

                                To apply, click here. You may need to create your profile and include your education and experience details. 

                                While completing your profile, ensure that you include information that clearly and concisely indicates how their qualifications fulfill the listed requirements, such as education, experience, and examples of required competencies.


                                Additionally, if you want to learn more about the position, you can join the information session on November 24, organized by the Government of Alberta. Below are the details to join the information session. 

                                Open House: November 24, 2022, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MDT

                                Join conversation (
                                Meeting ID: 213 327 203 822 
                                Passcode: pqFxE5 
                                Or call in (audio only) 
                                +1 587-415-7406,,517879574# Canada, Edmonton 
                                Phone Conference ID: 517 879 574# 


                                • IRCC Acknowledgment of Receipt (AOR) – All You Need To KnowSaturday, 5 November 2022, 1:46 PM EDT

                                  An official document known as an Acknowledgment of Receipt (AOR) proves that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has received your immigration application. 

                                  IRCC issues an AOR document after you submit an application and the processing time officially begins from the date of AOR. The document’s importance varies based on the application filed and how it is submitted.

                                  This article delves into:

                                  When do you receive an AOR? 

                                  Depending on the kind of application, IRCC could release an AOR at different times. One such instance is the automated generation of an AOR for Express Entry, which often occurs minutes after the permanent residence application is filed. 

                                  Contrarily, the AOR for a citizenship or sponsorship application may take weeks or even months.


                                  What does receiving an AOR indicate? 

                                  The AOR is a receipt that confirms that IRCC received your application. However, the date of the AOR is important if the factors below apply to you. 

                                  The age of your dependent children: Only children who match the description of a dependent child may be added to your application. Except in certain circumstances, a dependent child must be unmarried and under 22. Your child must satisfy this requirement by the date IRCC receives your application, as stated on your AOR.

                                  Validity of your document: The validity of some documents, including police records, IELTS test scores, and ECA reports, is limited. Therefore, when your application is received, these documents must be current and valid on the date stated on the AOR. For this reason, ensure that you apply before your documents expire. 


                                  Does AOR indicate your application is complete? 

                                  Obtaining an AOR does not always imply that your application is completed or incomplete. It all depends on the kind of application you filed. For instance, IRCC automatically gives an AOR to Express Entry applicants, but they might reject the application if certain papers are missing.

                                  The IRCC has verified that the application is complete if you receive an AOR after filing a citizenship application.

                                  The difference in applying via paper or online 

                                  When IRCC receives your application, they send you a confirmation as an AOR. As a result, the AOR date for a paper-based application will be the day the IRCC mailroom receives your application package. 

                                  Once they begin processing your application, they will send the AOR. To monitor your application and get a confirmation when it arrives, it is crucial to utilize a courier service that demands a signature when delivering it.


                                  The AOR date for an electronic application submission usually coincides with the day you click the submit button. However, due to clerical errors or time zone variances, the date on your AOR may occasionally show to be one or two days later. It is a good idea to submit in advance because of this reason. 

                                  How soon after receiving AOR do you get decision?

                                  The IRCC may not have even begun processing your application when you get the AOR. Receiving an AOR does not essentially mean that IRCC has started processing your application.

                                  AOR is just an acknowledgement by IRCC that they have officially received your application. Therefore, the time it takes to receive PR after receiving your AOR may vary depending on the program you applied for.


                                  Certain applicants start comparing or expecting the decision on their application based on consensus mentioned over the various online forums after receiving the AOR. However, that is not the case. IRCC processing is random and certain applications may take longer than others.

                                  For more information, visit IRCC’s official page.

                                • Canada Unemployment Rate Stays at 5.2% – New StatCan ReportSaturday, 5 November 2022, 8:49 AM EDT

                                  November 4- New Statistics Canada report shows that employment in October increased by 108,000 (+0.6%), recovering losses from May to September. However, the unemployment rate in October remained unchanged at 5.2 per cent. 

                                  Statistics Canada’s new report discusses the changes in employment activities in October 2022. Below, you can find the summary of these changes. 


                                  Summary of changes in employment activities 

                                  Overall, October saw an increase in employment by 108,000 (+0.6%), making up for the losses experienced from May to September 2022. In comparison, the unemployment rate in October stayed the same at 5.2 per cent. 

                                  The industries that experienced an increase in employment were manufacturing, construction, accommodation and food services. But, at the same time, it declined in wholesale and retail trade and natural resources.

                                  Moreover, since March 2022, the number of private-sector employees has increased for the first time. However, employees in the public sector and self-employed workers saw no change in employment.


                                  In addition, employment increased among men and women between the ages of 25 and 54 in October. On the other hand, men and women aged 15 to 24 and those aged 55 and up showed minimal change. 

                                  Generally, employment increased in six provinces, with the most significant increases in Ontario and Quebec. Regarding wages, employee hourly wage growth stayed above 5 per cent for the fifth consecutive month in October, increasing 5.6% (+$1.68 to $31.94) compared to October 2021. 

                                  Following a 0.6 per cent decrease in September, total hours worked increased by 0.7 per cent in October. However, the total hours worked increased by 2.2% compared to October 2021.

                                  About two-thirds of employees with wages more than $40.00 per hour had received a raise in the past year, compared to half (50.1%) of those with wages less than $20.00 per hour (population aged 15 to 69; not seasonally adjusted).


                                  Additionally, over one-third (35.3%) of Canadians aged 15 and older lived in homes that reported trouble meeting financial needs in October, up from one-fifth in October 2020. Lastly, more than 1.7 million Canadians had hybrid work arrangements in October for those aged 15 to 69.

                                  Industries with a significant change in employment 

                                  Employment in construction increased by 25,000 (+1.6%) in October, with increases in five provinces, including Quebec (+17,000; +5.9%) and British Columbia (+6,000; +2.5%). 

                                  Despite this growth, construction employment remained almost unchanged in October compared to March 2022, consistent with the latest GDP data showing slowing economic activity in the industry during a similar time.


                                  Moreover, employment in the manufacturing industry increased by 24,000 (+1.4%), offsetting the 28,000 (-1.6%) decrease recorded in September. British Columbia (+12,000; +6.9%) and Nova Scotia (+3,700; +11.6%) accounted for most of the increase. Manufacturing employment remained relatively unchanged on a year-over-year basis.

                                  Accommodation and food service employment increased by 18,000 (+1.7%) in October, the first growth in the industry since May. However, according to the most recent Job Vacancy and Wage Survey data, the industry had a more significant job vacancy rate in August than all other industries.

                                  Employment in professional, scientific, and technical services increased by 18,000 (+1.0%) in October, the third increase in six months. Since June 2020, the number of people working in the industry has been steadily increasing, and in October, it was 297,000 (+19.3%), higher than before the pandemic.


                                  Moreover, there was also employment growth in “other” services (+18,000; +2.4%) and public administration (+15,000; +1.3%) in October.

                                  In October, the number of individuals employed in wholesale and retail trade decreased by 20,000 (-0.7%). The industry’s employment last rose in May and was a little changed year over year in October. While retail sales grew 0.7% to $61.8 billion in August, advance estimates indicate that sales may fall 0.5% in September.

                                  After three months of minimal change, natural resource employment fell (-6,800; -2.0%) in October, nearly entirely attributable to a dip in Quebec (-6,100; -13.2%).


                                  Other employment trends for October 2022 

                                  In the last year, hybrid employment—the ability to work part-time from home and part-time from a location other than home—has emerged as a viable alternative for employers and employees. 

                                  In October, nearly one in ten (9.0%; 1,746,000) workers reported working both at home and elsewhere, up 0.4 percentage points from September and 5.4 percentage points from January 2022. 

                                  Also, in October, 15.8% of workers worked exclusively from home, an 8.5 percentage point decrease from the beginning of the year (population aged 15 to 69).


                                  The average hourly wages were 5.6% higher (+$1.68 to $31.94) than the previous year (not seasonally adjusted) in October. However, even though average wages have increased by more than 5% year on year in the last five months, they have not kept up with inflation, which was 6.9% in September, contributing to many Canadians’ concerns about affordability and the cost of living.

                                  The proportion of employees who received a raise after being with the same company for at least a year was among the lowest in agriculture (47.2%) and accommodation and food services (49.7%), two areas with average hourly wages below the national average. 

                                  In health care and social assistance (53.6%) and educational services (50.3%), where the majority of employees are unionized, the proportion of employees who received a rise was similarly relatively low.


                                  In contrast, the proportion of employees who had received a rise was among the greatest in manufacturing (67.7%), finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing (68.2%), and professional, scientific and technical services (68.4%), three sectors where unionization is often low.

                                  Employment in Canada hit a record high in May, and during the summer, there were record numbers of job openings and record-low unemployment rates in the country’s labour market. 

                                  Consumer inflation in the headlines reached levels not seen in nearly 40 years during the late spring and summer months. In recent times, employment also fell or was flat for four months before increasing in October. 


                                  Source: Statistics Canada

                                • Seasonal Jobs In Canada Surge By 28% – New Indeed ReportFriday, 4 November 2022, 9:59 AM EDT

                                  Indeed’s holiday jobs hiring trends report, published on Wednesday, shows that seasonal job posts for this winter are up 28% from last year and 40% above the levels in 2019. While the percentage of job seekers looking for seasonal work is up 25% from last year, it is still slightly below pre-pandemic levels.

                                  According to a recent Indeed study, employers may find it more difficult to find temporary workers during the upcoming holiday season due to the increase in job postings compared to before the pandemic.

                                  The survey stated that while hiring will likely increase generally over the holiday season (November 2022 – January 2023), certain businesses may have trouble filling positions due to increased demand for seasonal workers and job seeker interest.


                                  Possible solutions to finding seasonal workers

                                  Indeed’s Senior Economist Brendon Bernard says the seasonal hiring trend is similar to the rest of the labour market. Employers have reported difficulty filling positions across the sector, and this season, he predicted, will be no different.

                                  Bernard says employers may need to change compensation to attract new hires or provide flexible schedules. 

                                  Nevertheless, he believes it would be challenging to fill certain posts for some specific organizations. He suggests that the question employers must ask themselves is, what are they doing to set themselves apart? 

                                  Moreover, Indeed says that holiday season hiring typically begins in September, but positions for holiday jobs have accelerated early this year. 

                                  Holiday-season-2022 jobs

                                  The aftermath of the pandemic 

                                  After two years of slowed recruiting due to the pandemic, it is a strong turnaround, says Bernard. There has been a little more return to normal this year, says Bernad. However, he said it’s likely that employers are getting ready for an expected increase in foot traffic.

                                  Indeed report shows that the market’s overall share of seasonal employment is 1.3 per cent, higher than in 2021 but not nearly at pre-pandemic levels. In 2022, Canada’s overall job postings will have reached record highs, indicating a more competitive employment market, particularly in some industries.

                                  Further, seasonal employment for customer service agents and sales associates is concentrated in the retail sector. Indeed data shows that customer-facing retail jobs make up half of this year’s seasonal postings.

                                  Other Expert Opinion 

                                  Michelle Wasylyshen, the spokesperson for the Retail Council of Canada, says the labour shortage is a persistent problem in retail.


                                  She explained that retailers are anxious about their ability to ramp up staffing numbers with the approaching Christmas shopping season and significant shopping occasions like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Boxing Day.

                                  There has been a decrease in the pool of part-time workers, which Wasylyshen says is one factor causing the retail labour crisis. Throughout the pandemic, “fewer seniors and young people returned to the workplace,” she said.

                                  If retailers cannot meet their employment needs, they may need to cut hours or take other corrective measures to increase compensation to attract workers, she added.


                                • 5 Important Things International Students Looking for Job Should Know!Thursday, 3 November 2022, 2:21 PM EDT

                                  Most international students work throughout their college/university to help cover some of their expenses. Moreover, it also helps them get Canadian experience. As an international student, you can now work more than 20 hours per week, effective November 15, 2022.  

                                  This is excellent opportunity for international students as it means that they can now earn more money. However, finding a job under a study permit can sometimes get difficult. But don’t worry, we have got you covered. 

                                  5 Things International Students Looking for Job Should Know!

                                  1. Understand your study permit

                                  As an international student, you need a study permit to study in Canada. You get this at port of entry when you arrive in Canada for the first time. The permit lists all the information about your working conditions in Canada. You can work under a study permit if you-


                                  Once you meet all of the requirements, there are two types of work you should know about:

                                  • On-Campus Jobs: You can work as many hours as possible, as long as they are not interfering with your school time.
                                  • Off-Campus Jobs: You could work a maximum of 20 hours a week in the past, but the cap has now been temporarily lifted from November 15 till the end of 2023

                                  2. Make full use of school services

                                  All schools and colleges/universities offer International Student Support services. Make sure to check them out. These services help you with building your resume and cover letter. Also, they help you understand your ability to work on/off campus.

                                  They can also help you build connections with other students. This can make it easier to make friends. Even if you have any questions about job hunting, student services can help with it. 

                                  3. Networking Is The Key

                                  One of the most important things you should do while job hunting is network. Networking helps you find better job opportunities and develop lasting relations. There are different ways to do this. Firstly, you can search online for networking events happening in your industry.

                                  You can also speak to your friends, professors, or relatives to see if they could connect you to any valuable contacts. Though this sounds daunting, once you start doing it, you will realize it’s pretty easy to network here. You might get in touch with someone who is looking to fill a role that you might be interested in. Find more ways to network here


                                  4. Volunteer

                                  Another thing that you should do, as a student is, volunteer. This not only helps to expand your network but also looks good on your resume. Moreover, you can gain many valuable skills while volunteering.

                                  You learn a lot about Canadian corporate culture. You can volunteer at a student association, a campus club, an off-campus festival, and so on. Though volunteering may sound discouraging at first, it is definitely worth it. 

                                  5. Avoid any kind of “cash” jobs

                                  A lot of times employers lure you into jobs that are underpaid. They tell you that they are paying you “by experience”. In most of these cases, the salary is below minimum wage. Also, the employer will pay you via cash, money order, or cheque. Such jobs are called “cash jobs” or under-table-job.


                                  Never say yes to such kinds of jobs. In such jobs, there is no legal contract present. So, your labor rights can be violated. Also, your study permit status can be in legal trouble. Though finding a job in the initial days might be a little difficult, but wait for the correct job.


                                • Here Are Latest IRCC Processing Times As Of November 3!Thursday, 3 November 2022, 9:59 AM EDT

                                  In the beginning of 2022, IRCC changed their online processing tool to offer accurate information on processing timelines. This modification was announced by Immigration Minister Sean Fraser on March 31, 2022, as part of an effort to improve Canada’s immigration system. This page contains the most recent processing timeframes from the IRCC website as of November 3, 2022.

                                  What Updates Does the Processing Time Include 

                                  These processing times are designed to offer new weekly timelines from the preceding 6 months’ data. Furthermore, it correlates the application volume with operational issues to assist future immigrants in better planning their journey.


                                  IRCC bases processing time on the time it took to process prior similar applications. The processing period begins when the application is received by IRCC and concludes when the immigration officer makes a decision on the application. Furthermore, the processing time may differ depending on whether the application was filed on paper or online.

                                  Processing Times for Citizenship & PR cards
                                  Processing Time for Family Sponsorship
                                  • Spouse or common-law partner living outside Canada: 20 months (reduced by 3 months since last week)
                                  • Spouse or common-law partner living inside Canada: 14 months
                                  • Parents or Grandparents: 37 months
                                  Processing time for Canadian Passport 
                                  • 1. In-Canada New Passport (Regular application submitted in person at Service Canada Centre – Passport services): 10 business days
                                  • 2. In-Canada New Passport (Regular application submitted by mail to Service Canada Centre): 20 business days
                                  • 4. In-Canda Urgent pick-up: By the end of the next business day
                                  • 5. In-Canada Express pick-up: 2-9 business days
                                  • 6. Regular passport application mailed from outside Canada: 20 business days after receiving.
                                  Processing time for Economic Class 

                                  Processing Time for Temporary Residence Application 
                                  • Visitor visa outside Canada: Varies by country (India: 158 days – Increased by 4 days since last update on October 25)
                                  • Visitor visa inside Canada: 17 days online and 41 days by paper. (Increased by 1 day (online), but reduced by 1 day since last update on October 25)
                                  • Parents or grandparents Super Visa: Varies by country (India: 114 days:  Increased by 22 days since last update on October 25) 
                                  • Visitor extension (Visitor record): 203 days online and 175 days by paper. (reduced by 7 days (paper based) since last update on October 25)
                                  • Study permit outside Canada: 13 weeks
                                  • Study permit inside Canada: 4 weeks 
                                  • Work permit outside Canada: Varies by country (India: 14 weeks: Reduced by 2 weeks since last update on October 25)Applications for critical occupations are being prioritised. If you are not applying for a job in a critical occupation, your processing time may be longer than shown above.
                                  • Study permit extension: 80 days online and 71 days by paper. (Reduced by 3 days (online) and 5 days (paper-based) last update on October 25).
                                  • Work permit inside Canada (initial application or extension): 169 days online and 84 days by paper. (reduced by 2 days (paper-based) since last update on October 25)
                                  • International Experience Canada (Current Season): 7 Weeks – IEC 2022 (International Experience Canada) Ended On Oct 17
                                  • Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA): 5 minutes

                                  Here Are Country-Wise Study Permit Approval Rates For Canada

                                  Source: IRCC

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