Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 350

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:59:19 +0000

Alberta invited 115 federal Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held October 9. The federal Express Entry system is Canada’s principal source of skilled foreign workers. It manages the pool of candidates for the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and the Canadian Experience Class, which […]

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New documentary film focuses on immigrants learning French in Quebec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:00:21 +0000

Argentinean-born filmmaker Andrés Livov says the idea of making a film that tells the story of adult immigrants learning French in Montreal came to him when he was sitting in one such class himself around 10 years ago. “My experience was really special. I knew at the time it could be made into a film,” […]

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Saskatchewan holds second round of Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand draws in two weeks

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:30:12 +0000

The province of Saskatchewan held its second round of major draws in two weeks on October 2, inviting 610 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. This is the second major draw conducted since the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) dramatically expanded the number of high-skilled occupations that are eligible under its […]

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Saskatchewan significantly expands list of eligible in-demand occupations

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:07:45 +0000

The province of Saskatchewan has expanded the list of in-demand occupations associated with both its Express Entry and In-Demand Occupation sub-categories, from 19 occupations to more than 200. These are two popular streams within the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) that do not require a job offer or work experience in Canada in order for […]

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Immigration could drive Canada’s population to 55 million by 2068: Statistics Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:02:37 +0000

While many developed countries are expected to see some population decrease over the next 50 years, Canada’s population is projected to flourish as a result of immigration. Statistics Canada reports the Canadian population could reach 55 million people by 2068 under a medium-growth scenario, up from 37.1 million in 2018. The agency created nine “plausible […]

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Ontario led the way in employment gains in August

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:35:50 +0000

Employment in Canada increased significantly in August largely as a result of gains in part-time work, Statistics Canada is reporting. Five Canadian provinces saw employment gains while the rest of the country held steady, according to the StatsCan Labour Force Survey, and three industrial sectors benefitted from significant increases. Ontario: part-time work in wholesale and […]

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Alberta issues 121 invitations to Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:38:59 +0000

Immigration candidates with a profile in Canada’s Express Entry system were the focus of new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence from the province of Alberta. Alberta issued 121 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to Express Entry stream candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 400 in its […]

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Canada wants to diversify international student intake

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 13:00:28 +0000

Canada’s new five-year international education strategy is calling for greater diversity, innovation and global ties. The federal government’s strategy, released this week, recognizes the strong presence of international students in Canada, noting that 570,000 foreign study permit holders contributed over $21 billion to the Canadian economy since the start of 2019. A key aim of […]

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Alberta invites 471 Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 303 to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 19:42:26 +0000

Two provincial nomination draws have created an opportunity for Express Entry candidates seeking opportunity in the province of Alberta—Canada’s west-most Prairie Province, home to Calgary, Edmonton, and Banff National Park. On July 17, Alberta issued a total of 251 Notifications of Interest (NOI) to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) scores starting at 400. One […]

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Saskatchewan issues 381 invitations in latest Expression of Interest draws

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 20:13:40 +0000

Saskatchewan held draws for Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates on July 24, just over a month since the previous draw on June 20. A total of 381 invitations were issued: 277 to candidates with an Expression of Interest (EOI) profile in the province’s Occupation In-Demand sub-category, and another 104 to those with an EOI […]

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