Which cities in Canada attract the most immigrants?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:56:00 +0000

Cities across Canada are engaged in a heated competition to attract more immigrants. Due to their aging populations and low birth rates, cities need more immigrants to keep their economies strong. At the national level, Canada welcomed more than 341,000 immigrants in 2019 or about 0.9 per cent of its population. Canada is welcoming more […]

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New Express Entry draw produces 3,500 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:56:51 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,500 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held February 5. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest invitation round was 472, an increase of one point over the previous draw held January 22. The Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates […]

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Canada invites 3,400 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:30:14 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,400 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held January 22. The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 471, a reduction of 2 points over the minimum score in the previous Express Entry draw held January 8. Immigration, Refugees […]

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Ontario invites 954 Express Entry candidates with tech experience in draw held January 15

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:10:59 +0000

Ontario has conducted a Tech Draw on January 15 inviting 954 Express Entry candidates with eligible work experience to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. Those who received a Notification of Interest (NOI) in the January 15 draw had Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores between 460 and 472. The province […]

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Ontario issues first Express Entry-linked invitations of 2020

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 19:51:22 +0000

Ontario issued its first Express Entry-linked invitations of the new year on Friday, inviting 242 candidates to apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence through its French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream.  The stream is one of three Ontario immigration pathways that are aligned with the Express Entry system, which is Canada’s main source of skilled […]

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First Express Entry draw of 2020 issues 3,400 invitations to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:55:51 +0000

Canada’s first Express Entry draw of 2020 has issued 3,400 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to receive an invitation in the January 8 draw was 473. The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It was introduced in 2015 to manage […]

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Canada has updated the settlement funds requirement for two Express Entry programs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 16:13:53 +0000

The federal government has increased the amount of funds that certain skilled workers need in order to immigrate to Canada. Prospective immigrants need to prove that they have a certain amount of savings in order to qualify without a job offer in the Express Entry-managed Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) or Federal Skilled Trades Program […]

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Here’s how Canada’s Express Entry system performed in 2019

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:30:21 +0000

Canada’s Express Entry system kept both candidates and observers on their toes in 2019 with a number of unexpected twists and turns.   Though it fell just short of 2018’s record results, Canada’s principal immigration pathway for highly skilled foreign workers still finished the year with an impressive 85,300 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence […]

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2019 was a banner year for Canada’s Express Entry-linked PNP streams

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:20:22 +0000

Perhaps the best news to come out of Canada’s Express Entry system in 2019 was the amount of activity among Express Entry-linked provincial nomination streams. Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) allows participating provinces and territories to nominate a set number of skilled workers and other economic immigration candidates for permanent residence. Each of the nine […]

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Minimum CRS score decreases in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 16:39:45 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,200 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held December 19.  The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest invitation round was 469, a decrease of three points over the previous draw held December 11. The Express Entry system manages the pool of […]

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