July 12th Express Entry draw yields CRS cutoff of 440 points

Express Entry draw #67 has taken place, and another 3202 candidates have been invited to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence on July 12th. The lowest score for this draw was 440 points, a drop of 9 points from the previous draw. We also see that as of July 6th, there were approximately 11,800 candidates with … Continue reading July 12th Express Entry draw yields CRS cutoff of 440 points

Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, receives Royal Assent

The highly anticipated Bill C-6 has finally been passed and is now considered law. The changes introduced however, have been scheduled for a phased release, with some measures coming into force immediately, while others will take effect over the coming months. Immediate Changes (effective June 19, 2017): Provision to revoke citizenship from dual citizens convicted … Continue reading Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, receives Royal Assent

Global Talent Stream brings opportunities for Canadian employers to access foreign talent

On June 12th, the Canadian government finally released its much anticipated plans for the Global Skills Strategy initiative, among them, the guidelines for the Global Talent Stream, which will significantly affect the way in which certain employers are able to access high skilled, foreign talent. Two Week Processing Time for Certain Work Permit Applications Work … Continue reading Global Talent Stream brings opportunities for Canadian employers to access foreign talent