74 immigration candidates invited in new BC PNP Tech draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 13:19:22 +0000

B.C. invited 74 tech workers to apply for a provincial nomination on September 21. The invitations were issued through the BC PNP Tech, which is a stream under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). Candidates invited through B.C’s Tech draws must meet the requirements of one of British Columbia’s Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories, which […]

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BC PNP: 464 immigration candidates invited in new draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:41:52 +0000

British Columbia held two draws through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) on September 14, 2021. A total of 365 Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination under the province’s Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration categories in a general draw. The minimum required score for candidates varied by category. […]

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B.C. invites 34 immigration candidates in Tech draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 13:47:40 +0000

B.C. invited 34 tech workers to apply for a provincial nomination on September 7. The invitations were issued through the BC PNP Tech, which is a stream under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). Candidates invited through B.C’s Tech draws must meet the requirements of one of British Columbia’s Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories, which […]

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B.C. invites 488 in new PNP draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 13:16:07 +0000

British Columbia invited 488 immigration candidates through four Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on August 31, 2021. Since February, British Columbia has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations for its PNP program each month. The province holds a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale retail managers as well as […]

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British Columbia invited 374 PNP candidates in new draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:16:17 +0000

British Columbia invited 374 immigration candidates in two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on August 3, 2021. Since February, British Columbia has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations twice a month as part of its PNP program. The province holds a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale trade managers […]

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BC PNP issues new invitations, temporarily suspends entrepreneur applications

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:09:59 +0000

British Columbia issued 383 invitations to immigration candidates in Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws conducted on July 20. Since February, B.C. has been conducting two separate draws under its PNP program on a bi-monthly basis. The province holds a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale trade managers as well as restaurant […]

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Canadian work permit options for entrepreneurs in 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 09:00:30 +0000

Canada has made some policy changes affecting immigration pathways for entrepreneurs. In recent weeks, Canada announced that the Owner/Operator category under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) will be removed on April 1, 2021. This category allowed applicants to apply for a work permit without having to do the advertising requirement of the Labour Market […]

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L’Île-du-Prince-Édouard espère attirer davantage d’immigrants francophones

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 20:45:36 +0000

Le conseil de développement économique provincial francophone de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard (IPÉ) a produit une série de brochures d’information visant à attirer les immigrants francophones. Le conseil de développement économique provincial francophone de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard (IPÉ) a produit une série de brochures d’information visant à attirer les immigrants francophones. Le Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité (RDÉE) a […]

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New study finds immigrant-owned businesses created ‘disproportionate’ number of jobs in Canada

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:00:50 +0000

Immigrant-owned businesses were responsible for what a new Statistics Canada study says was a “disproportionate share of net job creation” between 2003 and 2013 compared to businesses with Canadian-born owners.   The study distinguished private incorporated businesses owned by immigrants who entered Canada since 1980 from firms with Canadian-born owners.  Businesses owned by immigrants accounted for […]

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British Columbia’s regional pilot for immigrant entrepreneurs opens for business

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:38:08 +0000

Entrepreneurs interested in immigrating to British Columbia through the province’s new Regional Pilot can now take the first steps toward obtaining a community referral.  The pilot, which opened March 14, is designed to help smaller, more remote communities in the province attract new businesses and create jobs. Experienced entrepreneurs approved through the Entrepreneur Immigration – […]

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