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Report: Studying In Canada Improves Newcomer Success In Canadian Labour Market
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Report: Studying In Canada Improves Newcomer Success In Canadian Labour Market

A new study by Statistics Canada highlights the benefits of studying in Canada for newcomers when integrating into the Canadian labour market.  The study looked into persistent overqualification of immigrants versus non-immigrants during 2006 and then again in 2016.  Overqualification in the study is defined as a situation where university degree holders (bachelor’s degree or…

Post-Graduation Work Permits (PGWP) Get More Flexibility For Students
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Post-Graduation Work Permits (PGWP) Get More Flexibility For Students

Students who are studying online at a Canadian school because of travel restrictions now have more flexibility when applying for their Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). The three new measures are an acknowledgement from Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) that there is a great deal of uncertainty for Canadian international students. It also acknowledges that…

Canadian International Students Face Uncertainty At Border
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Canadian International Students Face Uncertainty At Border

Only Canadian international students returning for non-discretionary or non-optional reasons will be allowed to enter Canada. Who falls into these categories, and who doesn’t, is causing confusion in the international student community.  Background Back in March, in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Canada imposed travel restrictions. With few exceptions, anyone attempting…

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