British Columbia invites 289 in latest PNP draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 14:53:11 +0000

British Columbia invited 289 immigration candidates through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on January 25. The province held two draws through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) and invited candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams. Invitations were issued to those from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate […]

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Minister Fraser: IRCC still developing its Express Entry strategy for 2022

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 13:00:44 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is still in the process of evaluating its Express Entry strategy for 2022, according to Immigration Minister Sean Fraser. Express Entry is the main way Canada welcomes economic class immigrants. Candidates that meet the eligibility criteria of the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), or Federal […]

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Express Entry: The case for resuming invitations to FSWP and CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 12:23:06 +0000

Last week an internal IRCC briefing memo was made public, creating speculation and confusion on how Canada’s immigration department will manage Express Entry in 2022 and beyond. Signed on November 24, 2021, the IRCC briefing provides background information on why Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has not issued Express Entry invitations to  Federal Skilled […]

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PEI holds first scheduled draw of 2022

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:00:51 +0000

Prince Edward Island has released its new Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) invited a total of 132  immigration candidates on January 20. Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates received the most invitations, combined they received a total of 121. The remaining 11 invitations went to Business Impact […]

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Express Entry: Canada breaks PNP draw record again

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:59:17 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on January 19, inviting 1,036 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) only invited Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates. For this reason, the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cutoff was 745. PNP candidates get an automatic 600 points added to their score when they […]

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Canada to announce Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024 by February

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:00:16 +0000

The Canadian government will provide a major update by February when it announces its Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024. The announcement will contain Canada’s immigration targets for this year, and the next two years, as well as the number of new immigrants Canada will seek to welcome under its various economic, family, and humanitarian class programs. […]

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Saskatchewan holds first PNP draw of 2022

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 14:48:23 +0000

Saskatchewan invited 104 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on January 12. In its first draw of the year, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) invited candidates to apply through two of its immigration streams. Of those invited, 37 may be eligible for the SINP’s Express Entry subcategory, and 67 may be eligible for the […]

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British Columbia invites 232 in new PNP draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 14:33:17 +0000

British Columbia invited 232 immigration candidates through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on January 11. The province held two draws through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) and invited candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams. Invitations were issued to those from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate […]

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Nearly 80% of Express Entry candidates fall under FSWP

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 13:00:28 +0000

The number of Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates in the Express Entry pool has swelled due to a lack of draws targeting these candidates. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) provided CIC News the following breakdown of candidates who were in the Express Entry pool on January 4. These […]

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PEI releases 2022 PNP draw schedule

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 09 Jan 2022 13:00:46 +0000

PEI has released its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw schedule for the rest of the year. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is the only PNP to release its draw schedule ahead of time. The province usually follows this schedule, except in 2020 when the pandemic halted operations around the world. We […]

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