New PR streams now live

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:41:43 +0000

The six new immigration pathways for temporary residents in Canada opened today, May 6, at about 12:00 p.m. EST. The online portal is available at this government webpage. You can see how many people have applied so far at this link. On May 5, Canada published the application guide for the new programs, which contains […]

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New PR streams go live today

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:41:43 +0000

The six new immigration pathways for temporary residents in Canada is opening today, May 6, at 12:00 p.m. EST. The online portal is available at this government webpage. On May 5, Canada published the application guide for the new programs, which contains the required documents and more specifics on what candidates need to apply. The […]

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How to apply for permanent residence if you live in Quebec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 11:00:07 +0000

The month of April saw an important number of new immigration-related announcements from both the federal and Quebec governments. The most significant announcement was made on April 14, 2021, by Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino, who stated that temporary foreign workers in essential services and Canadian graduates already in the country will have access to a […]

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Express Entry: CRS 400 for CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:16:21 +0000

Canada invited another 6,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on April 29. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 400, and whom may be eligible for permanent residence through the Canadian Experience Class. This is the second lowest score ever for a CEC-specific draw. As per […]

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Extend your stay in Canada as an international graduate

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 09:00:38 +0000

Canada is introducing two permanent residence pathways for international student graduates who are likely to have the skills required to accelerate Canada‚Äôs post-pandemic economic recovery. The new policies will be in place between May 6, 2021 and November 5, 2021. Candidates must be residing outside Quebec, or intend to reside outside Quebec to be eligible. […]

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Express Entry: New PNP draw invites 266 candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:48:46 +0000

Canada invited 266 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on April 14. In order to be invited in this draw, candidates needed a score of 753. This minimum score requirement may seem high compared to the average all-program, or Canadian Experience Class-only draw, but that is because invited candidates needed to have previously […]

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Should I enter the Express Entry pool if I have a low CRS?

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:00:35 +0000

Are you among those with a low CRS score who feel it may not be worthwhile to submit an Express Entry profile? You may have been following recent rounds of invitations and see that most candidates who received an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada through recent draws scored above 460 on the […]

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Most Canadians support permanent immigration pathways for temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2021 09:00:18 +0000

The majority of Canadians want to see temporary workers in the agricultural sector become permanent residents, according to a new survey. Nanos Research, a market and public opinion research firm held a random survey of 1,039 Canadians over the age of 18 between October 28 and November 1, this year. Results show more than eight […]

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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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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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