An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results for July 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 09:00:10 +0000

In July, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) issued over 6,000 invitations to apply for provincial nominations. Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec and Nunavut, operate their own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Each province adopts its own criteria for selecting foreign workers eligible for Canadian permanent residence under its respective PNP. Having their own immigration programs […]

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Canada updates Express Entry proof of funds for 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 19:06:29 +0000

Canada has updated the amount of funds Express Entry candidates need to immigrate. The changes apply to Express Entry candidates in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). It does not apply to candidates from these programs who have a valid job offer in Canada. FSWP and FSTP candidates who do […]

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How Canada Day is being observed in 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:18 +0000

As the pandemic continues to shape our daily lives, and Canadians are reckoning with the country’s relationship with Indigenous people – this Canada Day is going to look very different. Canada Day celebrations on July 1 are likely to be quieter and more modest as people continue to distance themselves in an effort to contain […]

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Canada’s new PR streams launch next week

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:00:45 +0000

Canada’s six new immigration streams for essential workers, international graduates, plus an unlimited number of French speakers are set to launch next week. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the pathways on April 14. Three of the streams will allow 90,000 essential workers and international graduates to get permanent residency status. The other three […]

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Ready to land or just landed in Canada? Here’s what you need to know

Credit to Author: Radhika Panjwani| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 20:39:41 +0000

Having a positive mindset and a willingness to embrace change play a key role in how an immigrant’s journey will unfold in Canada, say two recent newcomers to Canada as they share their experiences and offer tips based on their own personal journey.

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Ontario PNP Tech Draw: 528 Express Entry candidates invited

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:10:02 +0000

Ontario invited 528 Express Entry candidates with tech experience to apply for a provincial nomination on April 13. Invitations went to candidates who may be eligible for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. They needed to have a profile in the Express Entry system with a Comprehensive Ranking System score between 456 and 467. […]

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Canada recognizes the contribution of migrants and refugees in global campaign

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 09:00:03 +0000

As part of a new global campaign called “It Takes a Community”, Canada is highlighting the many positive ways that migrants can impact local communities. The initiative, which is supported by the Canadian government and various other national and local governments, businesses, youth networks and civil society actors, focuses on migrants and other community members […]

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Express Entry: 284 PNP candidates invited in new draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 14:57:14 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on March 31, inviting 284 hopeful new immigrants to apply for permanent residence. Invited candidates needed to have a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA). For this reason, the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cutoff score was 778. The new score […]

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New tool could help immigrants decide where to live in Canada

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:00:47 +0000

Researchers are working on a new tool that will help newcomers identify which Canadian city they are most likely to be successful in. Most immigrants end up choosing to live in one of Canada’s major cities. In fact, more than half of all immigrants and recent immigrants to Canada currently live in Toronto, Montreal or […]

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Canadian immigration for tech workers: Express Entry, PNPs, and work permits

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 20:48:47 +0000

Canada offers multiple immigration and work permit programs for highly-skilled tech workers. Tech workers, with their education and experience, do well in many of Canada’s leading broad economic immigration pathways, both at the federal and provincial or territorial levels. These multilayers of government have developed innovative and specific programs to attract and retain tech workers, […]

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