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Retaking language test unfair during COVID-19: applicants to new residency pathway
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Retaking language test unfair during COVID-19: applicants to new residency pathway

OTTAWA — International graduates and essential workers eligible to apply for permanent residency under a new program say requiring them to retake language proficiency tests is unreasonable, especially during a global pandemic. Akshay Aman, a law clerk graduate currently working as a security officer in Toronto, said international students have already passed language tests and...

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Travel restriction exemptions for international students take effect on October 20.

Amended travel restrictions will take effect on October 20, allowing international students to enter Canada if their designated learning institution (DLI) has an approved COVID-19 readiness plan in place. With primary responsibility for education and health care, provincial and territorial governments assess COVID-19 readiness plans that schools are putting in place. As part of their...