Where You Work and Live Matters: Understanding Canadian Income Tax Rates

Canada’s provincial tax system can be confusing when calculating your income tax, particularly for individuals working remotely for an employer in a different province or those in Canada on an IEC work permit or other temporary resident permit. Income taxes in Canada form a critical component of the country’s fiscal landscape, supporting various government initiatives […]

Navigating the Wealth of Scholarships for International Students in Canada

Canada, renowned for its inclusive society, stunning landscapes, and world-class education system, beckons international students from across the globe. While pursuing education in Canada can be a transformative experience, it often comes with a significant financial burden. Thankfully, a plethora of scholarships exists specifically to support international students in realizing their academic ambitions. Let’s delve […]

Canada to approve only 2,92,000 study permits for international students this year

Canada’s study permit cap has been put into effect, with the Trudeau administration assigning around 292,000 permits for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in 2024. Recent disclosures from Canada’s Immigration Minister, Marc Miller, have revealed the precise number of study permits allocated for international college and undergraduate students in 2024—approximately 292,000, as reported by the […]

IRCC Extends Invitations to 7,000 Express Entry Applicants in Category-Focused Draw Emphasizing French Language Proficiency

IRCC Extends Invitations to 7,000 Express Entry Applicants in Category-Focused Draw

In the most recent iteration of its Express Entry draw, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs), extending invitations to 7,000 candidates. This selection was meticulously carried out, emphasizing proficiency in the French language among other specific category-based criteria. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 365, […]

Is your PGWP expiring? Check out your options.

Is your PGWP expiring?

On December 7, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced significant updates to Canada’s program for international students. One significant revelation was IRCC’s decision against granting additional extensions to Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders. In response to COVID-19-induced labor market disruptions and subsequent recovery phases, IRCC had previously extended PGWP work permits thrice. These extensions […]

IRCC announces extending the student off-campus work hours policy until April 2024

IRCC announced Extending off campus work

Canada’s Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Department (IRCC) recently unveiled an extension to a policy benefiting specific international students for Study Abroad in Canada. This initiative allows them to exceed the 20-hour weekly limit for off-campus work during academic breaks. Responding to Canada’s increasing labor scarcities, the immigration department introduced a short-term measure in 2022. This […]

Cracking the Code: A Detailed Insight into PTE Scores for Studying in Canada

Studying in Canada is a dream for many, with its world-renowned universities, diverse culture, and high-quality education system. To turn this dream into reality, international students often find themselves navigating through various standardized tests, one of which is the Pearson Test of English (PTE). In this blog, we will delve into the intricacies of PTE […]

Canada ranked as 2nd best country in the world

Canada Immigration

In an ever-changing global landscape, the reputation of a country on the international stage can be a key indicator of its strengths and appeal. Recently, Canada achieved a remarkable milestone by being ranked as the second-best country in the world, a testament to its exceptional qualities, both in terms of its natural beauty and its […]