British Columbia’s regional pilot for immigrant entrepreneurs opens for business

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:38:08 +0000

Entrepreneurs interested in immigrating to British Columbia through the province’s new Regional Pilot can now take the first steps toward obtaining a community referral.  The pilot, which opened March 14, is designed to help smaller, more remote communities in the province attract new businesses and create jobs. Experienced entrepreneurs approved through the Entrepreneur Immigration – […]

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Immigrating to Canada under a provincial nominee program

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:12:16 +0000

Do you already know in which province in Canada you want to live? You can immigrate to Canada under a provincial nominee program (PNP) Although immigration decisions for all provinces and territories (excluding Quebec) are technically made by the federal Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), provinces have some say over immigration matters. After all, […]

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A look at British Columbia Express Entry nominations in 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:50:09 +0000

British Columbia nominated 3,100 candidates in the federal Express Entry system for Canadian permanent residence in 2018 through its provincial nominee program, the BC PNP.  Figures provided to CIC News by the BC PNP show the majority of these nominations  — 1,999 — were issued through the Express Entry BC (EEBC) Skilled Worker category, which […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | August 23 to August 30, 2018


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CanadaVisa News Briefs | August 16 to August 20, 2018


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British Columbia nominated 2,350 Express Entry candidates in 2017


The province of British Columbia nominated 2,350 Express Entry candidates for Canadian permanent residence in 2017, with a notable boost in the number nominated through its EEBC — Skilled Worker category, a new report shows. The new provincial government report on the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) says nominations through its four Express […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | July 26 to August 8, 2018


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CanadaVisa News Briefs | July 19 to July 25, 2018


This is a summary of Canadian immigration news that took place over the past week. Our Canadian immigration news briefs keep you up informed on the latest Canadian immigration news. These articles are shared across all our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Make sure to follow us on our social media […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | June 7 to June 13, 2018


This is a summary of Canadian immigration news that took place over the past week. Our Canadian immigration news briefs keep you up to date on the latest Canadian immigration news. These articles are shared across all our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Make sure to follow us on our social […]

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Provincial nominees admitted to Canada through Express Entry increased in 2017, new data reveal


Newly released Express Entry data show a substantial increase in the number of applicants with a provincial nomination who gained admission to Canada together with their families in 2017. The data show admissions of Express Entry candidates with a provincial nomination and their accompanying family members rose from 7,818 in 2016 to 13,528 in 2017, […]

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