Express Entry: 512 PNP candidates invited to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:54:46 +0000

Canada’s August 4 Express Entry draw targeted candidates who had previously received provincial nominations. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 512 candidates with scores of at least 760. The relatively high score was because Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates automatically get 600 points when they receive their provincial nomination. In the previous PNP invitation […]

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British Columbia invited 374 PNP candidates in new draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:16:17 +0000

British Columbia invited 374 immigration candidates in two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on August 3, 2021. Since February, British Columbia has been conducting two separate rounds of invitations twice a month as part of its PNP program. The province holds a general draw and a second draw targeting retail and wholesale trade managers […]

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Manitoba releases details of new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 20:26:52 +0000

Manitoba invited 375 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on July 29, just two days after its largest draw ever. Invited candidates can now apply for a nomination from the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). If they successfully receive it, the nomination will support their final application for Canadian permanent residence. Here are the results […]

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High job vacancies in health care and food services in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 09:00:53 +0000

Amid increased public health measures in May, Canada’s accommodation and food services sector had the highest rate of employers looking for workers, and the health sector had the highest number of open positions. Canadian employers were actively recruiting for an estimated 671,100 positions in May. For the seventh consecutive month, the health sector had the […]

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Immigration: Canada expands non-Canadians’ rights to information and privacy requests

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 09:00:02 +0000

Earlier this month, Canada announced a major change to its rules for access to information and privacy (ATIP) in the Canada Gazette. The change is simple, but the impacts are profound. The Canadian government is going to allow anyone to make an ATIP request under the Privacy Act. This new policy will bring Canada into […]

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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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Manitoba invites 1,140 Express Entry candidates in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:42:35 +0000

Manitoba’s immigration program reached new heights on July 27. The province invited 1,140 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination — the most ever in a single draw. Express Entry candidates eligible for Skilled Workers Overseas stream Number of LAAs issued: 1,140 Ranking score cutoff: 557 Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration […]

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BC PNP invites 59 immigration candidates in Tech draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 13:05:28 +0000

B.C. invited 59 immigration candidates who work in key technology occupations to apply for a provincial nomination on July 27. The new invitations were issued through the BC PNP Tech, which is part of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). Those invited through B.C’s Tech draws must meet the requirements of one of British Columbia’s Express […]

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IRCC: Canada welcomed over 35,000 new immigrants in June

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Canada recorded its strongest month for new permanent resident arrivals during the pandemic in June 2021, according to the office of Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. In a recent Globe and Mail article, the minister says “We are going to make good on our commitment to land 401,000 new permanent residents.” Find Out if You’re Eligible […]

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