On August 12, 2021, the Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador extended the immigration agreement that was first signed in 2016. This agreement will be in effect until July 31, 2022, and allow the provincial government to nominate candidates who meet both federal and provincial immigration objectives. This year, Newfoundland and Labrador issued permanent residency (PR) to 275 employees and 300 of their family members as well as 400 individuals in the health care sector through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) and Provincial Nominee Program.
- Employment increased in Manitoba in July
- The Federal Court orders IRCC to pay compensation for 2 applicants
- Statistics Canada’s new study compares the hospitalization rates of immigrants and the Canadian-born population
- Canada invited 521 provincial nominees in the Express Entry draw #205
- British Columbia issued 464 invitations
- Alberta invited 396 candidates and updated the AINP inventory