New Saskatchewan draws invite Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 20:29:45 +0000

Saskatchewan held new draws through its Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand immigration sub-categories May 22, producing a total of 325 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  Of that total, 221 invitations went to Occupation In-Demand candidates and 104 went to candidates in Saskatchewan’s Express Entry sub-category. Both sub-categories are key […]

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Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 301

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 16:51:48 +0000

The province of Alberta has invited 197 Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 301 to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The draw, which took place through the Alberta Express Entry Stream, was held May 15 and the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) published details of the […]

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Canada’s 2019 federal election: How could it affect immigration and Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 18:08:14 +0000

Canadians will head to the polls in October to elect a new federal government, which could spell changes to Canada’s current immigration policies.  Canada’s three major political parties — the governing Liberals, the Conservative Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party (NDP) — are all on the record as being in favour of economic […]

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Canada’s immigration policies providing tech sector advantage, Trudeau says

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 20:07:03 +0000

Government efforts to ensure Canada’s tech sector has access to the best international and domestic talent are providing a unique advantage in the global economy, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. An interview with Trudeau kicked off the 2019 Collision Conference in Toronto on May 20, marking the first time the five-year-old gathering of global tech […]

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Showcasing changing voices and faces of the GTA at #MonsterWorld Mashup

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 15:26:02 +0000

What do you get when you mix some high-energy urban music, show-stopping bhangra and side-splitting comedy? #MonsterWorldMashup comes back to the GTA after last year’s inaugural success. On May 31 and June 1, 2019, the festival is set to bring some high-energy entertainment to Brampton audiences. May 31 will be the #MonsterWorld Launch Party & […]

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Canada’s Maritime Provinces experiencing “fastest” population growth in decades

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 20:04:02 +0000

Immigration is helping drive the fastest population growth in decades in Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, says a new report by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council.   The three provinces, collectively known as Canada’s Maritime provinces, have been the focus of intensive efforts to attract and retain skilled foreign workers and their families […]

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Prince Edward Island issues new invitations to immigration candidates in May 16 draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 19:33:00 +0000

Prince Edward Island invited 104 immigration candidates in its Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact categories to apply to the province’s nominee program in a draw held May 16.  The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) allows the province to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates who match local labour […]

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Celebrating the fifth annual Toronto Newcomer Day

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 03:02:39 +0000

The City of Toronto is celebrating Toronto’s diverse communities on May 16, 2019 with its fifth annual Toronto Newcomer Day. All are invited to join in celebrations to welcome newcomers in Toronto with activities and entertainment at this showcase of Toronto’s diverse communities. An important community-building event According to Vera Dodic, Manager, Toronto Newcomer Office, City […]

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Canada invites Express Entry trades candidates with scores as low as 332

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 15:52:21 +0000

The Government of Canada invited 500 Federal Skilled Trades Class candidates with Comprehensive Ranking Scores as low as 332 to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held May 15.  The program-specific draw was the first since May 30, 2018, to target candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades Class, which is […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | Mid-May

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 13:33:40 +0000

CanadaVisa News Briefs summarize Canadian immigration updates and news that occurred over the last week. The CanadaVisa team shares Canadian immigration news across different social channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Sign up, follow or like CanadaVisa on one of these social media channels to stay informed on the latest immigration updates. • Atlantic Immigration […]

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