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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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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Express Entry mid-year 2019 report: 41,800 candidates invited to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:23:52 +0000

The first half of 2019 was among the most active six-month stretches in the history of Canada’s Express Entry system, with a total of 41,800 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence issued.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held 13 draws over the first six months of 2019, issuing a total of 41,800 invitations […]

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New Express Entry draw sees cut-off score decrease by 5 points

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:51:15 +0000

A new Express Entry draw held June 12 invited 3,350 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The cut-off score in today’s draw was 465, a five-point decrease from the previous draw’s minimum score of 470. Canada’s Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience […]

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Canada invites Express Entry trades candidates with scores as low as 332

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 15:52:21 +0000

The Government of Canada invited 500 Federal Skilled Trades Class candidates with Comprehensive Ranking Scores as low as 332 to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held May 15.  The program-specific draw was the first since May 30, 2018, to target candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades Class, which is […]

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3,350 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence as cut-off score drops

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 19:28:33 +0000

Canada has issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 451 in a new draw held April 3.  The minimum score in today’s draw is one point lower than the cut-off score in the previous Express Entry invitation round on March 20, which was 452. […]

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Canada invites 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:33:07 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held March 20.  The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 452, a reduction of two points over the minimum score in the previous Express Entry draw held March 6. Immigration, Refugees […]

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New Express Entry draw invites 3,350 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:58:14 +0000

The Government of Canada has issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates in the Express Entry system in a draw held February 20.   Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has now issued a total of 14,500 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) in 2019, which remains the biggest start to a year since […]

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Express Entry draw continues record start to 2019, CRS score drops

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:58:45 +0000

The Government of Canada held its second Express Entry draw of 2019 on Wednesday, January 23, issuing 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with ranking scores as low as 443.   Canada has now issued 7,800 invitations to candidates in the federal Express Entry system since the start of 2019. This is […]

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Canada conducts largest first draw of the year in Express Entry history

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:29:33 +0000

The Government of Canada kicked off the new Express Entry year in impressive style Thursday, issuing 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with scores as low as 449.   This was the highest number of invitations issued in a first draw of the year in Express Entry’s five-year history, marking the start […]

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