Simplified work permit application process for refugee claimants
Refugee claimants in Canada can now request a work or study permit by checking a box on immigration forms at their eligibility interview. IRCC will generate a work permit application for them, eliminating the need to submit an additional work permit application.
Beware of third parties demanding a fee for help with child care benefits
The Ministry of Children and Family Development is warning B.C. parents about third-party websites and related social media posts offering to help parents access provincial and federal child care funding and supports – at a potential cost to parents. Click here for details.
BC Province cuts rent increase to ease pressure on renters
The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing is listening to the concerns of renters and taking action on an early recommendation from B.C.’s Rental Housing Task Force by cutting the annual allowable rent increase by 2%, limiting it to inflation. ▶ READ MORE
20,000 parent and grandparent reunification applications will be accepted next year
20,000 parent and grandparent reunification applications will be accepted next year. Fore more details, click here.