Manitoba is launching Canada’s first fast-track immigration program for international students who have a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.
The new International Education Stream is only for international students who have studied in Manitoba.
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.
Alberta is killing one of the easiest ways for international students to immigrate to Canada.
Students and their immigration advisors now have proof that Ottawa won’t penalize Ontario college students for taking the tuition refund.
Ontario has closed down permanent resident applications for 2017, but students who have already applied will be processed in 2018.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has removed bad information about the impact of traveling after graduation. The inaccurate information affected more than 50,000 international students who apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit in Canada each year.
International students in Ontario colleges will get all their money back — including high international differential premiums — if they withdraw from the fall term because of the strike.
Important advice about the Post-Graduation Work Permit is wrong on the federal government website. Recent graduates won’t lose their ability to work if they leave the country after applying for a Post-Graduation Work Permit and then return.
International students will not lose their immigration status if they accept Ontario’s offer to refund college tuition and restart their studies in January. Important details about how the strike affects students’ immigration status have been clarified by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.