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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Alberta invites 3,357 Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 300 to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 15:33:08 +0000

Alberta has released new information showing it held 14 draws through its Express Entry-aligned immigration stream so far in 2019, issuing a total of 3,357 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300.  Express Entry candidates nominated by the […]

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Alberta immigration proposal could bring 40,000 newcomers to rural communities by 2024

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 15:42:20 +0000

Rural communities around Alberta could get a boost of around 40,000 newcomers over the next four years under policies being proposed by the province’s United Conservative Party.   Albertans will vote for a new provincial government this spring and a number of polls have shown the United Conservative Party (UCP) and its leader, Jason Kenney, leading […]

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If you’re in the Express Entry pool, these provincial immigration streams may be looking for you

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:20:30 +0000

Candidates who enter the Express Entry pool may find themselves on the receiving end of an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination without even trying thanks to specialized immigration streams in Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia.  These streams have recently been used to search the Express Entry pool for candidates who meet specified criteria […]

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Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will be felt this year

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:42:14 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead.   The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigrants for permanent residence […]

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Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will felt this year

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:42:14 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead.   The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigrants for permanent residence […]

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Alberta releases details of first draws through new Express Entry-linked immigration stream

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:37:06 +0000

Alberta has released the first details of draws conducted through its Express Entry-linked stream since its introduction in June.   A total of seven draws have been held since then, with the first and largest issuing 155 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) on July 6 to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as […]

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Alberta removes minimum income requirement, updates language minimum for Alberta Opportunity Stream


Two important changes have been introduced to the Alberta Opportunity Stream, including the removal of its minimum income requirement and an update to its minimum language requirements.   The removal of the minimum income requirement will be applied to all applications submitted on or after June 14, 2018, which is the day the new Alberta Opportunity […]

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