B.C. holds largest PNP draw since start of coronavirus pandemic

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 23:17:49 +0000

British Columbia has invited 314 Express Entry and Skills Immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in a new invitation round held June 30. Today’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw was the largest held by BC since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and the second largest overall of 2020. The largest draw took […]

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What is Express Entry’s tie-break rule?

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00:52 +0000

Since Canada’s travel restrictions were put in place in mid-March to slow the spread of the coronavirus, every Express Entry draw has seen the tie-break rule implemented. The tie-break rule is used to rank candidates who have the same Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. The candidates are ranked by the date and time their Express […]

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110,000 immigrants got PR via Express Entry in 2019

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 20:53:10 +0000

Express Entry is becoming more popular each year. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data shows that 332,331 Express Entry profiles were submitted to Canadian immigration authorities in 2019. The total number of profiles submitted represents an increase of more than 20 per cent over the year before and shows that potential newcomers are […]

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Express Entry 2019 Year-End Report: Over 110,000 immigration candidates received permanent residence

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 20:53:10 +0000

With nearly 332,331 Express Entry profiles submitted to Canadian immigration authorities in 2019, the skilled worker immigration system launched in 2015 is becoming increasingly popular each year. The total number of profiles received represents an increase of more than 20 per cent over 2018, as applicants made extensive use of the system to express their […]

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Express Entry CEC draw invites candidates with scores as low as 431

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:25:25 +0000

Today’s Express Entry draw has resulted in invitations for 3,508 immigration candidates and their families to apply for Canadian permanent residence. Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to Canadian Experience Class (CEC) program candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 431. This was the lowest CRS for CEC […]

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Express Entry: 392 PNP candidates receive ITAs

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 13:08:34 +0000

Canada held another round of Express Entry invitations on June 24, inviting candidates who had provincial nominations. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 392 invitations to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 696 and above. All these candidates had previously received provincial nominations and were awarded an additional 600 points toward their […]

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B.C. issues 87 invitations in new Tech Pilot draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 21:19:18 +0000

British Columbia invited 87 immigration candidates with a job offer in the province’s technology sector to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on June 23. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw held today issued invitations to candidates under the Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories. Selected candidates […]

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British Columbia issues 276 invitations in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 22:46:28 +0000

British Columbia invited 276 Skills Immigration and Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in a draw held June 16. Invitations went to Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates in both the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. The Express Entry BC (EEBC) Category is for candidates with a valid profile […]

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Express Entry Draw: Lowest CRS for CEC candidates since 2017

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 16:42:21 +0000

The new Express Entry round issued 3,559 invitations to CEC candidates on June 11. The cut-off score of 437  is a decrease of three points from the previous CEC draw on May 28, which had a minimum score of 440 and was the lowest CRS requirement of 2020. That draw was also the largest CEC-specific […]

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New Express Entry draw invites PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 15:39:12 +0000

Canada has just held a new Express Entry draw, inviting 341 candidates with provincial nominations. This is the seventh draw targeting Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) recipients from the federal Express Entry system since special coronavirus measures went into place on March 18. Canada has been alternating between holding Express Entry draws targeting PNP and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) […]

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