Express Entry: Canada invites 4,500 to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 15:01:44 +0000

Canada’s new Express Entry draw ties for the all-time biggest draw ever. A total of 4,500 invitations went to Express Entry candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement of 471. The CRS requirement is the same as the previous Express Entry draw held on September 30. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

Read more

British Columbia issues over 430 invitations in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 16:06:06 +0000

British Columbia invited more than 430 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held September 1. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) continues to exclude occupations in tourism, hospitality, retail and personal services due to widespread unemployment in these sectors since the beginning of the […]

Read more

Ontario PNP invites 703 Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 18:43:24 +0000

Ontario invited 703 Express Entry candidates with work experience in targeted occupations on August 26. Express Entry candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score between 466 and 475 to be invited in the latest invitation round. If they successfully receive the nomination, they will automatically be awarded an additional 600 CRS points, which will […]

Read more

CRS falls to 300 in latest Alberta PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 15:00:10 +0000

Alberta has released the details of the Alberta Express Entry Stream draw held on May 13. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) invited 191 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. Candidates only needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 300 in order to receive a Notification of Interest […]

Read more

Manitoba issues 99 invitations in latest PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:59 +0000

The province of Manitoba invited 99 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence on May 21. The invitations were issued through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) to candidates in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education streams. The invitations, also known as Letters of Advice […]

Read more

Express Entry draw 145: Canada invites PNP candidates with CRS 692

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 15:53:12 +0000

Express Entry candidates invited in the April 29 draw were required to have a provincial nomination. Canada invited a total of 589 candidates in this Express Entry draw with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement of 692. With an additional 600 points from having a provincial nomination, that means the basic human capital […]

Read more

Canada invites 668 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 19:03:21 +0000

The Government of Canada has released the details of this week’s Express Entry draw, inviting 668 candidates to apply for permanent residence. Invitations were received on March 18, however official details of the draw were released today, March 20. This draw brings the total number of invitations to apply (ITAs) to 19,368 issued so far […]

Read more

Canada broke another record by welcoming 341,000 immigrants in 2019

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:02:21 +0000

Canada continued its immigration record-setting pace by welcoming 341,000 newcomers in 2019. This is only the fifth time in its history that it has welcomed more than 300,000 immigrants in one year (the other times were 1911-1913 and 2018). Canada also exceeded the target it set in its 2019-2021 Immigration Levels Plan (330,800 immigrants) by […]

Read more

Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with CRS scores of 350

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:17:02 +0000

Express Entry candidates may have received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination from Alberta on January 9. Alberta issued 150 invitations, or Notifications of Interest (NOIs), to candidates in the federal Express Entry Pool. Candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 350 were given NOIs. The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows […]

Read more

Canada rated top country for quality of life in 2020

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:20:28 +0000

For the fifth year in a row, people from around the world named Canada as the top country for quality of life. Out of the countries surveyed, Canada ranked number one overall for being politically stable, number two for having a good job market, and number four for having a well-developed public education system. Global […]

Read more