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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CRS score drops again in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 15:52:18 +0000

The Government of Canada has issued 3,311 Invitations to Apply to Express Entry candidates through a program-specific draw held May 1. The Invitations to Apply, or ITAs, were issued to Express Entry candidates under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for these candidates was 452. This is the lowest […]

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Canada invites provincial nominees in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 20:35:11 +0000

Canada has held another round of Express Entry invitations, inviting candidates who had provincial nominations. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 118 invitations to Express Entry candidates on April 15. Invited candidates required a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 808. All of these candidates had previously received provincial nominations and were awarded an […]

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Saskatchewan invites 576 Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 23:42:06 +0000

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) sent out a total of 576 invitations to apply (ITA) to candidates in the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand categories on February 27, 2020. In order to be selected, candidates needed to have submitted an Expression of Interest (EOI) profile with the SINP. Through the EOI system, the SINP […]

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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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New Express Entry draw issues 3,200 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:48:33 +0000

A new draw from the federal Express Entry pool on December 11 produced 3,200 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence.  The minimum  Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in the December 11 invitation round was 472. The Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for three of Canada’s main skilled labour immigration categories — […]

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Saskatchewan holds second round of Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand draws in two weeks

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:30:12 +0000

The province of Saskatchewan held its second round of major draws in two weeks on October 2, inviting 610 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. This is the second major draw conducted since the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) dramatically expanded the number of high-skilled occupations that are eligible under its […]

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Skilled immigrants: Canada is making progress toward gender equality

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:12:09 +0000

More and more women are finding themselves as the principal applicants in Canada’s Express Entry immigration process. Prospective immigrants to Canada are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score to help the federal government assess and rank candidate profiles in the Express Entry pool. Figures provided in the 2018 Express Entry year-end report reveal that […]

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July 24 Express Entry draw sees another 3,600 candidates invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 15:10:51 +0000

A new invitation round through Canada’s Express Entry system issued 3,600 invitations to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores of 459 or higher.  The cut-off score of 459 is a decrease of one point over the previous draw on July 10, which had a minimum score of 460. The July 24 draw was the second […]

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