Category: Canada immigration

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Canada Announces Temporary Cap On International Student Admissions

The Canadian government has announced that it will set a cap on approved international student permits for the next two years. The cap will result in a decrease of 35% in approved study permits and will take effect immediately. In 2023, around 560,000 study permits were issued. Immigration Minister Marc Miller stated that Canada aims…
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Canada Plans To Cap The Number Of International Students

As Canada‘s housing situation worsens, the country is considering limiting the number of overseas students. Immigration Minister Marc Miller raised concerns over the current volume of international students in the country. In an interview with CTV News, Miller did not indicate how big the reduction would be if implemented but added there was a need…
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Canada Introduced Fast Track Work Permits for Filipinos

The Canadian government is helping Canadian employers efficiently hire the workers they need to fill jobs and grow the economy. In a recent announcement, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, Marc Miller, unveiled a groundbreaking initiative called “CAN Work Philippines.”  This new pilot program has introduced quick-access work permits in the Philippines. The program…
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India Suspends Visa Issuance To Canadians

The Indian government suspended visa processing for Canadian nationals as tensions rose between the two countries.  This suspension applies to all categories of Indian visas and will remain in effect until further notice. Moreover, Canadian citizens are currently barred from applying for Indian visas in any third country such as the US. The announcement was…
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Canada Warns LGBTQ+ Travellers Visiting The US

Canada has issued a new travel warning to its LGBT citizens planning to visit the United States. Anti-LGBT protests in the US rose 30-fold last year compared with 2017, while legal moves to restrict LGBT rights are on the rise. Global Affairs Canada warned that some state laws may affect them on their travels, but…
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