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News and Events

As Canada’s language education sector representative, we strive to keep all members and stakeholders up-to-date on the latest sector news and events.


Categories: News | Opinion | Events

2020 Annual Report on Language Education in Canada Tells Story of Covid-19 Impact and Sector’s Resilience

The 2020 Annual Report on Language Education in Canada, released today by Languages Canada, captures the reality of the impact of the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian language programs.

Canada Starts Welcoming Back Fully Vaccinated Foreign Travellers

On Friday, the Government of Canada reconfirmed that, as of September 7, 2021, Canada's borders will reopen to fully vaccinated foreign nationals who meet entry requirements. This means that international language students, including those coming to Canada on eTAs and TRVs, may now enter the country without the requirement to quarantine for 14 days.

Updated COVID-19 Travel Toolkit and other resources from PHAC

The Public Health Agency of Canada has developed several resources to help travellers better understand border restriction changes and what they need to know before, during, and after their entry to Canada.

Confirmation of Entry to Canada Without Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Students as of September 7, 2021

Languages Canada is pleased to confirm that as of September 7, 2021, fully vaccinated foreign nationals, including language students, may enter Canada.

Language Education: Enabling $6.7 Billion in Exports, 75,000 Jobs, And Much More

In her recent report, Estimating the Comprehensive Economic Impact of International Students in Language Education Programs in Canada, respected Canadian economist Dr. Roslyn Kunin demonstrates that Canada’s language education sector enables 30% of the $22 billion in annual exports contributed to Canada by international education.

New IDP Connect Survey Shows Canada Remains International Students’ Preferred Destination

The view ahead for Canada’s language programs just got brighter thanks to survey data released by IDP Connect!

Fully vaccinated international students are exempt from Canada’s quarantine requirement

This development greatly reduces cost and complication of entry into Canada for a growing segment of the international student population.

COVID-19 Travel Tool Kit

The Public Health Agency of Canada has published a Travel Tool Kit which contains more detailed guidance for travellers entering Canada who are: unvaccinated or partially vaccinated; fully vaccinated (rules effective as of July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET).

New border measures come into effect July 5, 2021

Today the Government of Canada announced that new border measures (previously announced on June 9) will come into effect July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

Canada is ready to welcome over 300,000 international students by September 2021

Come learn English or French, in person, in Canada: we are open and you are welcome!

Upcoming Events

Brazil: Insights into Canada's #1 Student Source Country

Join us on September 27 as we shine a spotlight on the Brazilian student market, with the help of representatives from the Consulate General of Canada in Sao Paulo, BONARD, BELTA (Brazilian Educational & Language Travel Association), and Air Canada.