March 2019

22 March 2019

In-Canada Family Class Spouse Work Permit Pilot Extended

The Open Work Permit Pilot Program (OWPPP) for in-Canada family class spouses and common-law partners applying for permanent residence until July 31, 2020. This program gives spouses or common-law partners the opportunity to continue to work in Canada while waiting for their spousal sponsorship applications to be finalized. 

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Intermediate Skilled Worker Pathways to Permanent Residence

Canada is creating 2,000 additional spaces for temporary workers at the intermediate skill level to become permanent residents under the Provincial Nominee Program.

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New Pilot Program for Visible Minority Women Immigrants

Canada launched a pilot project to improve the employment and career advancement of newcomer women who are visible minorities. The new 3-year Visible Minority Newcomer Women Pilot program will fund up to $7 million for new, innovative programs and services to help these women "gain access to the labour market and improve the capacity of smaller organizations that serve, or are led by visible minority women." 

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Ask Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah on Facebook Live

April 18 at 10am MDT: Misconceptions and #FakeNews about Canada Immigration 


Evelyn Ackah Featured in the Globe and Mail: Join a business that brings balance to your life

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