California Sets Goals for Buildout of Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 21:20:59 +0000

California officials have taken a major step toward establishing the state’s offshore wind energy industry, setting a goal of installing as much as 5 GW of generation capacity this decade, and 25 GW by 2045. The California Energy Commission (CEC) on Aug. 10 put out a report detailing the state’s plan for offshore wind, which […]

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Analysis: Factors that may affect Express Entry CRS scores

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:00:08 +0000

Canada has resumed all-program Express Entry draws as of July 6. Since then, the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued in each draw has grown by 250 each week, causing the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirements to go down. That being said, score cutoffs are still quite high. The most recent Express Entry […]

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PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 2,000 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 18:41:23 +0000

Canada has invited 2,000 candidates to apply for permanent residency in the latest Express Entry draw held on August 3, 2022. Express Entry is one of Canada’s most prominent immigration pathways for skilled newcomers. Invitations were issued to candidates who had Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of at least 533. There was no program specified […]

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BREAKING: PGWP holders can apply for a new open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 15:32:54 +0000

Canada has released instructions for how certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders can apply for a new open work permit or extend the one they currently have. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser initially announced the special measure in April. Last week, the minister confirmed that a technical issue caused the delay in releasing further instructions. The […]

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Why Canada is yet to introduce an open work permit for expired PGWP holders

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 16:11:32 +0000

Months after introducing a special measure to allow certain Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders to apply for a new open work permit that would allow them to keep working in Canada, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser is blaming technical issues for the delay. In April, the minister announced that those with an expiring PGWP would be […]

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IRCC reveals how many FSWP and CEC candidates were invited in recent all-program draws

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 16:15:13 +0000

Canada’s federal immigration department has released preliminary data on how many Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates were invited in the two most recent Express Entry draws. On July 6, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its first all-program draw in 18 months. A total of 1,500 candidates were […]

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Express Entry: ITAs up CRS down in new all-program draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 20:11:08 +0000

Canada invited 1,750 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on July 20. Express Entry is one of the main ways Canada welcomes immigrants. In 2022, Canada is on track to welcome 55,900 immigrants through Express Entry, then by 2024 the target will skyrocket to 111,500. Candidates were invited if they had a Comprehensive […]

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Survey: International students choose Canada for its reputation as a safe and inclusive country

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 17:00:30 +0000

The Canadian Board of International Education (CBIE) has recently released the results of their 2021 annual international student survey. The survey contains data from over 41,000 students from 67 Canadian educational institutions. International students provided input on their experiences with all aspects of studying in Canada. They answered questions about why they decided to study […]

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Why enter the Express Entry pool now?

Credit to Author: Gabriel Dumitrascu| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 10:13:27 +0000

Express Entry draws have resumed, meaning candidates eligible for all programs have the chance to apply for permanent residence. On July 6, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited a total of 1,500 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score was 557. On December 23, 2020, the last […]

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