Over the last week, Canada conducted new draws in the pools of the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. From March 22 to March 26, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 792 Invitations to Apply (ITA) for an IEC open work permit. As of March 28, there are 13,615 candidates registered in the pool, waiting for the invitation. In this round, there were 18 ITAs for Australia, 5 ITAs for Belgium, 84 ITAs for Chile, 2 ITAs for Costa Rica, 5 ITAs for Croatia, 58 ITAs for the Czech Republic, 315 ITAs for France, 13 ITAs for Greece, 76 ITAs for Ireland, 9 ITAs for Italy, 6 ITAs for Japan, 52 ITAs for South Korea, 1 ITA for Luxembourg, 3 ITAs for New Zealand, 1 ITA for Norway, 12 ITAs for Portugal, 27 ITAs for Slovakia, 28 ITAs for Spain, 2 ITAs for Sweden, 8 ITAs for Switzerland, 22 ITAs for Taiwan, and 48 ITAs for the United Kingdom. In total, Canada issued 2,797 ITAs under the IEC in 2021.
- Nova Scotia held new draws in the Entrepreneur and the International Graduate Entrepreneur Streams
- Ontario invited 72 candidates under the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream
- Canada introduced delivery updates for temporary resident program and new LMIA exemption codes
- Canada lifted travel restrictions for direct flights from India
- 2021 Election results and immigration to Canada
- British Columbia invited 74 candidates under the BCPNP Tech