Last month, the Standing Committee of Citizenship and Immigration formally submitted a 122-page report to the House of Commons in order to meet the immigration goals and resolve the delays in application processing caused by the pandemic. The report that was formally submitted to the Senate on May 13, 2021, outlines the impact of the pandemic on the Canadian immigration system and contains 38 reform proposals. The focus of the report is the backlog and delayed processing of applications for family reunification and temporary residents.
- Jean Boulet became the new Quebec Immigration Minister
- The number of foreign tourists in Canada has increased 14 times
- Top 10 in-demand job vacancies in Quebec
- The Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association warned that the new immigration college will not be successful too
- Ontario has recorded the largest population outflow since the 1980s
- Alberta invited new candidates and updated the AINP inventory