Immigrating to Canada with the Federal Skilled Worker Program

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 12:00:57 +0000

Express Entry draws have resumed for all programs, including the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP). These draws mean that candidates from outside of Canada will now be invited to apply for permanent residency. Express Entry draws had been on hold for approximately 18 months due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the height […]

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How to immigrate to Canada using the Federal Skilled Worker Program

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 27 May 2022 13:00:07 +0000

Potential immigrants to Canada have over 100 different economic class immigration programs that they can use to get status as a permanent resident. The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) was established in 1967 and has proven to be one of the most popular options for skilled workers looking to call Canada their home. What is […]

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How to immigrate through Canada’s Federal Skilled Worker Program

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2022 13:00:00 +0000

Between its launch in 1967 and the start of the pandemic, the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) was the main immigration pathway for skilled workers to come to Canada. Following a temporary pause that has been in place since December 2020, Express Entry invitation rounds for FSWP candidates are set to resume in July. Also, […]

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Despite coronavirus, Canada needs immigrants

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 15:37:05 +0000

Last week Canada announced its 2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan as the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis was escalating. Indeed, the announcement was overshadowed by the major economic and social turmoil that the coronavirus is having in Canada and abroad. Here at home, Canada, just like most countries, appears headed towards a recession. COVID-19 has led to a […]

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Five Years Later: Is Canada’s Express Entry immigration system living up to expectations?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 22:36:18 +0000

The launch of the Express Entry system in January 2015 marked a significant departure from Canada’s previous approach to managing applications to its main Economic Class immigration programs. Prior to Express Entry’s launch, Canada processed applications to the Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on a first-come, first-served […]

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Canada issues 3,600 invitations to apply for permanent residence in new Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 17:02:02 +0000

Invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence have been issued to 3,600 Express Entry candidates in a new draw held by the Government of Canada on September 4. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s invitation round was 463, an increase of six points over the previous draw on August 20. The Express […]

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Cut-off score decreases by three points in new Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:48:18 +0000

The Government of Canada invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new draw held June 26.  The cut-off score in today’s draw was 462, which is three points lower than the previous draw held June 12. This was the second consecutive draw to see the cut-off score decrease since […]

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Cut-off score decreases in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:59:20 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on Wednesday, March 6, issuing 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 454.  The Government of Canada has now issued 17,850 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) this year through the Express Entry system — an increase of 6,350 […]

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Score decreases in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:59:20 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry on Wednesday, March 6, issuing 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with scores as low as 454.  The Government of Canada has now issued 17,850 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) this year through the Express Entry system — an increase of 6,350 over the 11,500 ITAs […]

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New Express Entry draw caps record January, minimum CRS hits 16-month low

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:29:33 +0000

A new Express Entry draw held January 30 saw the number of invitations issued this month rise to 11,150, making this the biggest start to a year in the Express Entry system’s five-year history.   The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 438, which is a five-point reduction over the previous invitation […]

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