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Kownia Cooperates with VINAYA to Provide Canadian Immigration Services in the Kingdom of Cambodia

Photo by Rhombur on Adobe Stock   Kownia Immigration Services Inc. is proud to announce our strategic cooperation with VINAYA Law Firm to provide professional Canadian immigration services in the Kingdom of Cambodia. VINAYA is a renowned law firm located in the heart of Phnom Penh. The firm provides legal services in Cambodia by highly […]

Permanent Atlantic Immigration Program to attract workers and drive economic growth

News release December 17, 2021—Ottawa—Immigration is vital to the future of communities across the country, and nowhere more so than Atlantic Canada. Over the past few years, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot has brought and retained thousands of newcomers to the region. These new Canadians have helped communities thrive, businesses prosper and the region’s population grow. […]

Can I enter Canada with a criminal record?

Foreign nationals need to be aware that a criminal record can make them inadmissible to Canada. While a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer can deny you entry into Canada if you have a criminal record, you still have the possibility to enter the country if you prepare in advance. The Canadian government recognizes that those […]

Immigrate to Canada without a job offer: British Columbia PNP

If you have a graduate degree in science from an eligible British Columbia institution, you can get Canadian permanent residence without a job offer. Science grads may be eligible to apply for a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) called the Skills Immigration – International Post-Graduate category. Under this category, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) gives priority to immigration candidates […]

Express Entry: Canada holds biggest PNP draw ever

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on December 10. A total of 1,032 candidates were invited to apply for permanent residence. Invited candidates had previously received a nomination through a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), adding 600 points to their base human capital score. As a result, the minimum cut-off for this draw was 698. Since Express […]

Canada: Saskatchewan Announces Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot Program

On November 25, 2021, the Government of Saskatchewan announced the Hard-To-Fill Skills Pilot program to address acute labour demands and recruitment challenges within the province. The new program is a pilot under the existing Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), and will provide a low-skill immigration pathway similar to the SINP International Worker – Employment Offer Stream. Specifically, […]

New immigration stream for international graduates of private career colleges

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Opportunities NB is piloting a new immigration stream to help support the province’s increasing labour needs, in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Starting April 1, 2022, international students who graduate from one of four long-standing New Brunswick private career colleges, and who have studied in one of 19 identified occupations, […]