Express Entry: 512 PNP candidates invited to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:54:46 +0000

Canada’s August 4 Express Entry draw targeted candidates who had previously received provincial nominations. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 512 candidates with scores of at least 760. The relatively high score was because Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates automatically get 600 points when they receive their provincial nomination. In the previous PNP invitation […]

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Express Entry: CRS in new CEC draw matches 2nd lowest score

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 18:24:47 +0000

A total of 4,500 Express Entry candidates received invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence on July 22. Canada’s immigration department invited candidates with scores of at least 357. Candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) in order to be invited. Also, if they had the minimum score they were only […]

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Canada announces details of Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will feature a lottery once again. The lottery will take place the week of September 20, 2021, after which invitations will be sent over the course of two weeks. Those invited will have 60 days to submit their sponsorship applications to the Canadian government. This and other details of […]

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Update: Canada announces details of Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:23:47 +0000

The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) will feature a lottery once again. The lottery will take place the week of September 20, 2021, after which invitations will be sent over the course of two weeks. Those invited will have 60 days to submit their sponsorship applications to the Canadian government. This and other details of […]

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Canada reopening border to fully vaccinated tourists

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:19:36 +0000

Canada is reopening the border to fully vaccinated tourists this summer. Summary of new policies: Fully vaccinated U.S. tourists can enter Canada starting August 9 Hotel quarantine policy ending August 9 Fully vaccinated children of Canadians, and other exempt travellers to have amended quarantine starting August 9 Fully vaccinated tourists from all countries can enter […]

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Canada announcing updates to border measures today

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:19:36 +0000

Canadian ministers are announcing updates to border measures today, July 19. Note: This story is developing. CIC News will update it throughout the day. A news conference with federal government officials is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Health Canada, lead by Health Minister Patty Hajdu, is expected to announce some border easing of border […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,500 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 20:17:34 +0000

On July 8, Canada invited 4,500 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The invitation round was only for candidates who are eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The score requirement was 369. The cutoff score rose compared to the previous CEC round when the cutoff score was 357 and 6,000 invitations were issued. […]

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Canada’s Express Entry draw invites 6,000 CEC immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 17:07:57 +0000

Canada held another Express Entry draw today, on June 24, 2021. A total of 6,000 candidates were invited to apply for permanent residence through the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The Comprehensive Ranking System score requirement (CRS) was 357. This CRS cut-off is the second-lowest ever for a CEC-only draw. The lowest was 75 during the […]

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Express Entry: Huge CEC draw with low CRS cutoff

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:17:57 +0000

Canada invited 6,000 more Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 10. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 368. The new draw targeted candidates who are eligible for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Invited candidates have had at least one year of […]

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Express Entry: Canada holds biggest PNP-only draw ever

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:38:06 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw, inviting 940 candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 9. All invited candidates had previously received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This is why the score cutoff was relatively high at 711, because all PNP candidates in the Express Entry pool automatically get 600 […]

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