In 1967, Canada became the first country in the world to introduce a points system for economic class immigrants. Canada introduced the points system to help it assess immigration candidates objectively based on human capital characteristics such as their age, education, language skills, occupations, and work experience.
June 03, 2023 Immigration Canada has announced big changes to the Express Entry system, with the creation of category-based selection draws intended to fill Canadian labour market needs across six specific categories.
April 17, 2023 Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, recaps the latest Canadian Immigration news, ranging from Express Entry Draw updates to Post-Graduation Work Permit extensions as well as a potential strike that could cause processing delays.
March 24, 2023 Family members of Temporary Foreign Workers may now be eligible for work permits thanks to recent changes within Immigration Canada to meet the country’s ongoing labour demands. Jasmine Somal, an FH&P Associate practising Immigration Law, reviews the changes and who can now apply for an open work permit in 2023.