Skilled immigrants: Canada is making progress toward gender equality

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:12:09 +0000

More and more women are finding themselves as the principal applicants in Canada’s Express Entry immigration process. Prospective immigrants to Canada are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score to help the federal government assess and rank candidate profiles in the Express Entry pool. Figures provided in the 2018 Express Entry year-end report reveal that […]

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3,600 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence in largest draw since January

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:30:05 +0000

A new Express Entry draw has issued 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence — the most invitations issued in a single draw since January 23.  The cut-off score in the July 10 draw was 460, a decrease of two points over the minimum score of 462 in the previous Express Entry draw held […]

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Cut-off score decreases by three points in new Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:48:18 +0000

The Government of Canada invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new draw held June 26.  The cut-off score in today’s draw was 462, which is three points lower than the previous draw held June 12. This was the second consecutive draw to see the cut-off score decrease since […]

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Proof of settlement funds requirement increases for Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:10:35 +0000

The Government of Canada has introduced a slight increase to its settlement funds requirement and is urging Express Entry candidates to ensure their profiles reflect the change. The increase raises the required minimum settlement funds by just over 1.5 per cent for each family level. For a single person arriving unaccompanied in Canada, this translates to an […]

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New Express Entry draw has Canada on track to breaking 2017 invitation record


A new Express Entry draw held November 28 has now pushed Canada ahead of the number of invitations issued at this same point in 2017 — a year that set the current Express Entry invitation record of 86,023.   Today’s draw issued 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence (ITAs), bringing the 2018 year-to-date total to […]

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