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Important news for ICCRC – Accredited RCICs who work with international students!

‘The Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which provides temporary income support of CAN$500 a week for up to 16 weeks to those who stopped working because of COVID-19, has been confirmed available for international students if they meet certain requirements.’
https://thepienews.com/news/some-international-students-eligible-for-support-in-canada/

Good job RCICs!

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/02/14/canada-welcomed-the-most-new-immigrants-in-a-century-last-year.html?

Prison sentence for human smuggler

In case you missed the news from earlier, another human smuggler was recently sentenced to jail!https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/human-smuggling-border-kong-sentencing-1.5450699?fbclid=IwAR36xDMxke_UAEcU5Brg-7m3zD0L63ARuvCrkSD_xqdsYss7tFnKigsGXj8

London population growth rate among fastest in Canada

'Western University sociology professor Michael Haan, who is the Canada research chair in migration and ethnic relations, says one big factor is that London is doing a better job of attracting immigrants.' https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/london-population-1.5464669

Where did Canada’s immigrants go in 2019?

'Ontario’s strength is further fuelled by the fact that nearly half of all immigrants to Canada in the year ending September 30, 2019 went to Ontario, StatsCan said. This amounted to approximately 209,200 newcomers, compared to the 89,400 that went to Quebec and the 65,000 that chose British...

Citizenship update and the ICCRC Exam

Ottawa attempting to change citizenship oath to include respect for Indigenous treaties: https://globalnews.ca/news/6562618/canadian-citizenship-oath-indigenous-treaties/ Here is our FREE ICCRC Exam Prep LESSON on citizenship: https://exampreparation.ca/free-lessons/citizenship-1/

Waterloo Region has fastest population growth in Canada

Statistics Canada says permanent and temporary immigration continues to drive growth in the nation's census metropolitan areas https://www.kitchenertoday.com/local-news/waterloo-region-has-fastest-population-growth-in-canada-2093690

Another day, another excited town getting ready for the RNIP!

The RNIP is a topic that can play a role in your upcoming ICCRC Exam and it is an area you might want to specialize in once you become an RCIC! https://lethbridgenewsnow.com/2020/02/18/thousands-of-profiles-made-for-claresholms-immigration-pilot-in-first-week/

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