B.C. invites 437 immigration candidates in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:08:20 +0000

British Columbia issued invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates on August 7. A total of 437 invitations were issued in the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Worker categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). The minimum […]

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How new UK immigration system compares with Canada

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:04:47 +0000

Great Britain is implementing a Canadian-style points-based immigration system, but there are some notable differences. Britain’s new immigration law is the result of ideas put forward in 2019 when Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigned for work visas to be reserved for people with at least the equivalent of secondary education, a good level of English, […]

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B.C. issues 46 invitations in Tech Pilot and Entrepreneur draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:29:27 +0000

British Columbia invited 46 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on July 28. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw selected 34 candidates under the Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration categories. Selected candidates were from either the Skilled Worker or the International Graduate subcategories and […]

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Express Entry Draw: Lowest CRS for CEC candidates since 2017

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 16:42:21 +0000

The new Express Entry round issued 3,559 invitations to CEC candidates on June 11. The cut-off score of 437  is a decrease of three points from the previous CEC draw on May 28, which had a minimum score of 440 and was the lowest CRS requirement of 2020. That draw was also the largest CEC-specific […]

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New Express Entry draw invites PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 15:39:12 +0000

Canada has just held a new Express Entry draw, inviting 341 candidates with provincial nominations. This is the seventh draw targeting Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) recipients from the federal Express Entry system since special coronavirus measures went into place on March 18. Canada has been alternating between holding Express Entry draws targeting PNP and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) […]

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Express Entry: 385 PNP candidates receive ITAs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 13:27:34 +0000

Canada has just held a new Express Entry draw, inviting candidates who had previously received a provincial nomination. A total of 385 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) were issued to Express Entry candidates in the May 27 invitation round. Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates in the Express Entry pool are awarded an additional 600 points on […]

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Ontario PNP invites 703 Express Entry tech candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 18:14:44 +0000

Ontario invited 703 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on May 13. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued invitations to candidates who had work experience in one of the following six tech sector occupations: Computer and information systems managers NOC 0213 Computer engineers NOC 2147 Database analysts and […]

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CRS score drops again in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 15:52:18 +0000

The Government of Canada has issued 3,311 Invitations to Apply to Express Entry candidates through a program-specific draw held May 1. The Invitations to Apply, or ITAs, were issued to Express Entry candidates under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for these candidates was 452. This is the lowest […]

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Ontario invites 307 French-speaking Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 18:39:36 +0000

Ontario issued invitations to bilingual Express Entry candidates on April 30. The selected candidates may be eligible to immigrate to Canada through Ontario’s Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker (FSSW) stream. This is the largest FSSW draw of the year so far, with 307 Notifications of Interest (NOIs). The first draw of its kind this year, […]

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Manitoba issues 132 invitations in latest Expression of Interest draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 15:57:25 +0000

Invitations to apply for a provincial nomination have been issued to 132 candidates in Manitoba’s Expression of Interest pool, including seven Express Entry candidates. The April 23 draw issued invitations to candidates in Manitoba’s Skilled Workers in Manitoba,  Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education streams. The province has issued 1,808 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) […]

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