Express Entry: CRS drops to 469

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:19:48 +0000

The Express Entry cutoff score dipped below 470 for the first time in an all-program draw this year. Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 469 in order to be invited in the November 25 invitation round. A total of 5,000 invitations were sent to Express Entry candidates, which ties this draw […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador introduce new immigration pathway

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:00:18 +0000

On November 18, Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial government announced a new immigration pathway that will look to retain newcomers who are already in the province. The new immigration pathway, Priority Skills Newfoundland and Labrador, under the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP), will focus on highly educated and highly skilled candidates with work experience […]

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Express Entry: 5,000 ITAs in biggest draw ever

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:12:18 +0000

Canada has held its largest Express Entry draw ever on November 18, 2020. A total of 5,000 invitations were issued in this draw, bringing immigration candidates one step closer to Canadian permanent residence. Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 472 in order to receive an invitation this round. Express Entry […]

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5 good reasons to move to Canada from the U.S.

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:00:41 +0000

Over 10,000 U.S. citizens and residents pivot north every year to settle in Canada through Express Entry. In fact, the U.S. is the second most popular source country among Express Entry immigrants. Between 2017 and 2019, the percentage of Express Entry applicants whose country of residence is the United States almost doubled from 7 per […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 3,300 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 13:16:56 +0000

Canada held another Express Entry round of invitations on August 20. The latest Express Entry draw was the second one in two days and the 161st overall held by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Invitations were issued to a total of 3,300 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates. A Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 454 was […]

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Express Entry: CRS drops 2 points from previous all-program draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:13:14 +0000

Canada has held another all-program draw, inviting Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. Canada issued 3,900 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence in a draw held August 5. Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 476 to be invited in this invitation round. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada […]

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Canada boasts more than 100 economic immigration pathways

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 09:00:16 +0000

CIC News has conducted a new analysis since January and there are now 104 economic immigration pathways in Canada. The federal government and every Canadian province and territory have been making great strides over the past three decades with the introduction of many economic immigration pathways. The goal: Provide a variety of immigration pathways so […]

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Manitoba issues 99 invitations in latest PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:59 +0000

The province of Manitoba invited 99 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence on May 21. The invitations were issued through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) to candidates in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education streams. The invitations, also known as Letters of Advice […]

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B.C. holds weekly Tech Pilot draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:39:49 +0000

British Columbia invited 75 Skills Immigration and Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence through its Tech Pilot on April 29. The Tech Pilot issues invitations to eligible foreign tech workers with a valid job offer in one of 29 in-demand technology occupations in the province. Invitations went to Skilled Worker and International Graduate […]

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Nova Scotia invites French-speaking Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 17:55:10 +0000

Nova Scotia has invited Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence through its Labour Market Priorities Stream on April 27, 2020. This latest draw targeted Express Entry candidates who had selected French as their first official language and have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 8 or higher in […]

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