Pathway to Permanent Residence: Live Q&A session

Join Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Outreach Officers for a Live Q&A session to learn about federal immigration pathway opportunities to become a Permanent Resident of Canada. You are required to watch the video material before joining the event.

This will only feature federal immigration programs. Provincial Nomination Programs (PNP) will not be discussed at this time.


Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022

Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM (PT)


To participate in this event, please follow the instructions below.

During this event, international students will:

  • learn about federal immigration pathway opportunities to become a Permanent Resident of Canada
  • receive an up-to-date and detailed overview of the federal Express Entry system
  • learn the requirements for Federal Skilled Worker (FSW), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and Federal Skilled Trades (FST) programs
  • get your questions answered by an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Outreach Officer


We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to participate. To request accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact

Please note that while this is intended for the SFU community, by nature of this being on a public website, others may end up joining and we cannot assure privacy. By clicking on the links and joining, you acknowledge that you are participating in a public online event. Upon entering the online space, please mute your microphone and turn off your camera. If applicable, you may choose to turn these on during the Q&A session. 

This session will not be recorded.

SFU staff and faculty are also welcome to attend. If you are an SFU staff/faculty member, please also follow the instructions below.

For any questions regarding the format and structure of this event, please email



To join the Live Q&A session, please click the button below to register. You will receive a calendar meeting invite via email that would contain the meeting link and password.

Register Here

Note: You will receive a reminder email 1 week before and 1 day before the event.


Before attending the event, you are required to watch the video material prepared by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

To access this video, please use the password: Pathways2022

Watch Here

Note: The video material is available for public viewing until April 3, 2022.


If you would like to send your questions in advance to IRCC, you may do so by going to Slido. Your questions will be answered live during our event.

Please use the password: SFUSLIDO

Ask questions here

Alternatively, you may also ask questions live during the event through the chat function of WebEx.

Note: Questions that are already answered and explained in the video material will not be responded to in the Live Q&A session.


If you would like to connect with an International Student Advisor, Immigration Specialist regarding Permanent Residence (PR), please email If you would like general information regarding PR, please refer to our Resources page.