Job First, Permanent Residence Later: How COVID-19 Changed Canada Immigration Landscape in 2021

Job First, Permanent Residence Later: How COVID-19 Changed Canada Immigration Landscape in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the Canada immigration landscape, with twice as many new permanent residents being candidates who were already in the country on a temporary basis. Figures show a significant boost in new permanent residents previously in Canada under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) or International Mobility Program (IMP), or studying at…

Canada Has High Demand For Truckers Moving Essential Goods

Canada Has High Demand For Truckers Moving Essential Goods

Canada’s trucking industry was already facing a labour shortage of 20,000 truck drivers before COVID-19 hit and sent online shopping through the roof, fuelling demand. In the aftermath of COVID-19, demand for truckers has skyrocketed for those companies transporting essential goods. While demand has dropped for those moving non-essential products in Canada, the long-term prognosis…