B.C. PNP invites tech workers and entrepreneurs in new draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:06:35 +0000

B.C. invited immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on December 1, 2020. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued an unspecified number of invitations through the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. Candidates were invited under the Skilled Worker, and International Graduate subcategories through the BC […]

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Nova Scotia invites Express Entry candidates in new draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:40:17 +0000

Nova Scotia issued new invitations to apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence through its Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities immigration stream on December 1. The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) did not specify how many invitations were issued in the draw. The Labour Market Priorities Stream allows the NSNP to search the federal […]

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Canada’s PNP immigration results in November 2020

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:00:45 +0000

This November, Canadian provinces continued inviting hopeful immigrants to go to the next round of the immigration process. The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which began modestly in 1998 with the admission of approximately 200 people to Canada, will now see the intake of over 80,000 new permanent residents every year. At least 3,744 immigration candidates […]

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Bilingual speakers given extra points in Saskatchewan PNP

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 09:00:45 +0000

Saskatchewan immigration candidates will receive additional points for being proficient in both English and French. The new measures went into effect on November 24. Bilingual candidates can receive up to an additional 10 points under the International Skilled Worker – Express Entry program. The number of additional points will depend on the proficiency level of […]

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Which nationalities want to move to Canada?

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 09:00:06 +0000

Since many of us are in lockdown, there has been a surge in Google searches for all sorts of search terms: “sourdough bread,” “yoga mats,” “how to make McDonald’s chicken nuggets,” and “how to immigrate to…” insert dream destination. A new report suggests that the most popular destination where people are looking to move abroad […]

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Express Entry: CRS drops to 469

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:19:48 +0000

The Express Entry cutoff score dipped below 470 for the first time in an all-program draw this year. Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 469 in order to be invited in the November 25 invitation round. A total of 5,000 invitations were sent to Express Entry candidates, which ties this draw […]

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What to expect in Canadian immigration this December

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 00:01:56 +0000

Canada’s immigration system is set for a busy end to what has been an eventful 2020. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is expected to keep holding Express Entry draws throughout the holiday season. In previous years, there have been at least two draws in December. Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) activity is also expected to […]

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Express Entry: 5,000 ITAs in biggest draw ever

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:12:18 +0000

Canada has held its largest Express Entry draw ever on November 18, 2020. A total of 5,000 invitations were issued in this draw, bringing immigration candidates one step closer to Canadian permanent residence. Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 472 in order to receive an invitation this round. Express Entry […]

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Canada to offer more immigration pathways to temporary residents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:30:47 +0000

Canada is looking at offering more permanent residence pathways to foreign nationals who are already in the country. Following the announcement that Canada would welcome over 400,000 immigrants per year over the next three years, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino told Bloomberg that the federal government will make an announcement on this soon. Find out if […]

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An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results in October 2020

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 12:00:36 +0000

Canadian provinces held more than 10 draws last month. Together, all invitation rounds resulted in close to 3,000  invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence across the country. There are two types of provincial nomination streams: Enhanced nomination streams, which are linked to Express Entry Base nomination streams, which are not linked with Express Entry […]

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