BC PNP invites 87 immigration candidates in new Tech Pilot draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:42:26 +0000

British Columbia invited 87 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on February 23. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw issued invitations to candidates under the Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories. Invited candidates who were from the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories needed a minimum provincial score of 75, which is […]

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Canada’s COVID-19 test requirements on incoming travellers

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:11:50 +0000

Canada has required all incoming international travellers over age five to take a COVID-19 test since February 22. Proof of having a vaccine does not exempt travellers from the test requirement at this time. Generally speaking, travellers need to show a test that has been taken within 72 hours of entry at the border, or […]

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Canada releases list of government-authorized hotels for quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:10:09 +0000

The Canadian government has released a list of some of the hotels that are approved to host international air travellers for the mandatory quarantine requirement. Starting February 22, international air travellers to Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They must then await the results of this test in a government-approved facility for up […]

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Canada invited every single CEC candidate in Saturday Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:00:50 +0000

Canada’s immigration department confirmed to CIC News that every single person in the Express Entry pool who was eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) was invited to apply for permanent residence on February 13. That Saturday, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 27,332 CEC candidates to apply, which is nearly six times more […]

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Atlantic Immigration Pilot improving immigrant retention rates in the region

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:00:17 +0000

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) appears to be on the right track to help east coast provinces retain immigrants. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reviewed the AIP in the period starting from when it was launched in March, 2017 to the end of the 2019-2020 fiscal year. They wanted to see if the pilot […]

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Making changes to your Express Entry profile after you receive an ITA

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 09:00:42 +0000

If you were issued an invitation through the Express Entry system, and you find some missing or out-of-date information on your profile, you might have to make a difficult decision in order to stay in good standing with the Canadian government. Before you get your Invitation to Apply (ITA) you can make changes to your […]

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Canada releases list of 11 government-authorized hotels for quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:10:09 +0000

The Canadian government has released a list of some of the hotels that are approved to host international air travellers for the mandatory quarantine requirement. Starting February 22, international air travellers to Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They must then await the results of this test in a government-approved facility for up […]

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Why start the Express Entry process in 2021?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 09:00:06 +0000

Canada has set out to welcome 401,000 immigrants in 2021, most of them through the Express Entry system. The immigration department is already starting the year off strong. On Saturday, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a historically large Express Entry draw with a historically low CRS requirement. There were 27,332 principle applicants invited, […]

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PEI holds new PNP draw inviting 121 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 20:49:38 +0000

Prince Edward Island has released the details of its scheduled February 18 draw. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued a total of 121 invitations. Most of the invitations, 102, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. Business Impact candidates took home the remaining 19, as long as they had a minimum point threshold of 82. […]

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B.C. invites 494 immigration candidates, holds two PNP draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 14:19:11 +0000

British Columbia invited 494 immigration candidates in two separate Provincial Nominee Program draws held on February 16, 2021. A total of 459  invitations went to candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). More specifically, invitations were issued to candidates in the […]

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