Ontario invites Express Entry candidates in new Skilled Trades Stream draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:33:18 +0000

The province of Ontario has issued new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to Express Entry candidates through its Skilled Trades Stream.  The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 361 invitations in the March 21 draw to eligible candidates who submitted their Express Entry profile between March 21, 2018, and March […]

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PEI invites 150 immigration candidates to apply in new draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:43:10 +0000

Prince Edward Island issued new invitations to immigration candidates in a draw held March 21.  Prince Edward Island, or PEI, holds monthly draws for immigration candidates who have submitted an Expression of Interest to its immigrant nominee program, the PEI PNP. PEI is one of 11 Canadian provinces and territories that take part in Canada’s […]

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333 people registered for Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before March 5 crash

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:11:28 +0000

More than 300 immigration candidates managed to register successfully in the recent opening of Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before a technical error brought it to a premature end.  In an updated published March 19, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) said 333 people managed to get their registrations in before the problem occurred. The OINP […]

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333 people managed to register for Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before March 5 crash

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:11:28 +0000

More than 300 immigration candidates managed to register successfully in the recent opening of Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before a technical error brought it to a premature end.  In an updated published March 19, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) said 333 people managed to get their registrations in before the problem occurred. The OINP […]

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Nova Scotia holds new draw for Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:35:10 +0000

Nova Scotia issued new invitations to apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence through its Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities immigration stream on March 20.  The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) did not specify how many invitations were issued in the March 20 draw. The Labour Market Priorities Stream allows the NSNP to search […]

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Canada invites 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:33:07 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held March 20.  The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 452, a reduction of two points over the minimum score in the previous Express Entry draw held March 6. Immigration, Refugees […]

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Ontario can nominate more immigrants for permanent residence in 2019

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:18:11 +0000

Ontario will be able to nominate 6,900 immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence through its immigrant nominee program in 2019.  Ontario is Canada’s most populous province and remains the destination of choice for the majority of immigrants to Canada each year. Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) grants nine Canadian provinces and two territories the power […]

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New study calls on Quebec to restore annual immigration target to 50,000

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:46:43 +0000

A new study is calling on Quebec’s government to restore its immigration level of 50,000 newcomers a year.  The study by the independent Institut de recherche et d’informations socio-économiques (IRIS) contends that the new Coalition Avenir Quebec government’s justification for reducing its immigration target for 2019 to 40,000 — that too many new arrivals are […]

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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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