By CIC News |

Those who wish to sponsor their parents or grandparents to immigrate to Canada can begin the process by applying online.

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) expression of interest period starts today, October 13th, and lasts three weeks until November 3rd.

The PGP allows eligible Canadian citizens and permanent residents and those with First Nations status over the age of 18 to sponsor their parents and/or grandparents for Canadian permanent residence.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has a target of 10,000 complete PGP applications for 2020.

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