An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results for July 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 09:00:10 +0000

In July, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) issued over 6,000 invitations to apply for provincial nominations. Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec and Nunavut, operate their own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Each province adopts its own criteria for selecting foreign workers eligible for Canadian permanent residence under its respective PNP. Having their own immigration programs […]

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12 Alberta jobs that increased in demand due to the pandemic

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:00:57 +0000

A Canadian government study highlights some of the occupations that actually increased in demand due to the pandemic in Alberta. Although many sectors were negatively impacted by coronavirus-related shutdowns, some actually have more job openings. Of course since the job market is in eternal flux, these are only short-term changes. Discover if You’re Eligible for […]

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BC PNP invites 59 immigration candidates in Tech draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 13:05:28 +0000

B.C. invited 59 immigration candidates who work in key technology occupations to apply for a provincial nomination on July 27. The new invitations were issued through the BC PNP Tech, which is part of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). Those invited through B.C’s Tech draws must meet the requirements of one of British Columbia’s Express […]

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IRCC: Canada welcomed over 35,000 new immigrants in June

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Canada recorded its strongest month for new permanent resident arrivals during the pandemic in June 2021, according to the office of Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. In a recent Globe and Mail article, the minister says “We are going to make good on our commitment to land 401,000 new permanent residents.” Find Out if You’re Eligible […]

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India flights to Canada: When will they be allowed?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 05:00:31 +0000

Earlier this week Canada extended its ban on flights from India until at least August 21. The extension of the ban comes amid Canada continuing to ease its coronavirus travel restrictions for the rest of the world. Denying flights from India is extremely disruptive to both Indians and Canadians alike. India is one of Canada’s […]

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Express Entry: CRS in new CEC draw matches 2nd lowest score

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 18:24:47 +0000

A total of 4,500 Express Entry candidates received invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence on July 22. Canada’s immigration department invited candidates with scores of at least 357. Candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) in order to be invited. Also, if they had the minimum score they were only […]

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Saskatchewan PNP draw invites 280 candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 15:08:59 +0000

Saskatchewan held a new draw on July 21, inviting 280 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. The invitations went to candidates who may be eligible for a nomination from the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), specifically from the International Skilled Worker category. Of those invited, 84 may be eligible for the SINP’s Express Entry subcategory, and […]

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Express Entry: 462 invited in new PNP draw, CRS drops

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:16:18 +0000

Canada invited 462 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on July 21. All invited candidates had previously received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This is why the score cut-off was relatively high at 734. Provincial nominees in the Express Entry pool automatically get 600 points added to their score. Without the […]

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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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PEI invites 127 PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:07:06 +0000

Prince Edward Island held its pre-scheduled immigration draw on July 15. The province invited a total of 127 immigration candidates through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration Most of the invitations, 118, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. The remaining nine invitations went to Business Impact candidates who had at least 60 […]

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