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CHOICE Watch - December 16, 2020

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Notice

Minister Mendicino announces increased flexibility in Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot and welcomes practical nurses

December 14, 2020

Canada and Italy sign new youth mobility agreement

December 11, 2020

IRCC announces opening date of special measures for refugee claimants working in health care during the pandemic

December 9, 2020

Public Policies

Temporary public policy to facilitate the granting of permanent residence for certain refugee claimants working in the health care sector during the COVID-19 pandemic

December 9, 2020

Temporary public policy to grant permanent residence to certain foreign nationals selected by Quebec working in the health care sector during the COVID-19 pandemic

December 9, 2020

Express Entry Draw # 169

December 9, 2020

Number of invitations: 5,000

CRS score of lowest-ranking candidate: 469

All Express Entry programs are eligible

BC PNP Invitation To Apply

December 15, 2020

Number of Invitation: 92

SI - Skilled Worker: 80

SI - International Graduate: 80

EEBC - Skilled Worker: 80

EEBC - International Graduate: 80

Only Tech Pilot Draw

Program Delivery Updates

Calculating physical presence for applications received on or after October 11, 2017

December 8, 2020

Program Delivery update: COVID-19 0 Health-care workers permanent residence pathway

December 14, 2020

COVID-19 – Public policy concerning the continuous work experience requirement under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) Program

December 15, 2020

Immigration News

Immigration Canada Rejects 1,700 Fake Marriage Applicants

By Fabian Dawson, Toronto Star, Dec. 10

Children, parents separated on arrival despite CBSA directive

By Brigitte Bureau, Radio Canada, Dec. 10

Indian international students are finding Canadian reality better than the Australian dream

By Avneet Arora, SBS Punjabi, December 14



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