British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan issue ITAs under PNPs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 12:00:47 +0000

This past week British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. All Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Although provincial nomination is not the same as a permanent […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from Kenya

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 12:00:49 +0000

Immigrating to Canada is an exciting and lifechanging experience. Canada is a country with a high standard of living and a global reputation for safety and stability. It is also a country that is constantly looking to welcome global talent as it is currently facing a growing labour shortage in several sectors. This is largely […]

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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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Alberta and British Columbia each issue over 100 invitations to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2022 12:00:02 +0000

Alberta and British Columbia released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results this week. Most Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Following its launch in 1998, the PNP welcomed only 400 immigrants, but […]

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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‚Äôs 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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British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario release PNP draw results

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 12:00:37 +0000

This past week, four Canadian provinces released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. Most Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Although provincial nomination is not in itself the same as a permanent […]

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Canada temporarily making distance learning eligible for Express Entry points

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 16:34:31 +0000

Public health restrictions over the past two years have forced students out of the classroom and onto the internet. Now, Canada is relaxing rules for Express Entry candidates who studied online during the pandemic. Normally, online education does not count for Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points if more than 50% of the program was completed […]

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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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Several Canadian provinces release new immigration draw results

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2022 12:00:04 +0000

This past week, a majority of Canadian provinces released Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. Most Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Through these programs, interested candidates may be invited to apply for a provincial nomination. Although provincial nomination is not in itself the same as […]

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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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