Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has opened seven new Visa Application Centres in China to support a spurt in applications by students, visitors and temporary workers.
Canada is the favourite study destination of international education agents and their clients, according to a new survey that polled agents in 107 countries around the world.
International student enrolment in Canadian universities rose by 11 per cent across Canada this year, with British Columbia showing the biggest increase.
International students will soon pay less for their BC health plans, but are excluded from steeper discounts offered to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The monthly cost of BC’s MSP (health insurance) plan will drop by 50 percent on January.
One in every six students in Atlantic Canada is an international students, but the rates vary a lot by university and by province. New Brunswick is losing foreign students, but Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador are gaining international students.