Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will be felt this year

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:42:14 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead.   The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigrants for permanent residence […]

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Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will felt this year

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:42:14 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead.   The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigrants for permanent residence […]

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Nova Scotia approved record number of immigration applicants in 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 16:26:23 +0000

Nova Scotia approved a record number of applications from immigration candidates in 2018 and is on track to welcome more new permanent residents this year than ever before, the provincial government says.    The Atlantic Canada province approved 2,272 applications through its immigration programs this year, compared to 1,651 in 2017. “More immigrants have been approved to […]

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Express Entry PNPs use different approaches to selecting candidates — here are 3 from the past week


Canada’s provinces employ a variety of approaches to selecting the Express Entry candidates they invite to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence, and the past week saw examples of three of them in action in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Ontario.   Express Entry candidates who receive a provincial nomination are awarded an […]

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Nova Scotia Express Entry category reopens for new applications


Nova Scotia reopened one of its most popular Express Entry-linked immigration categories for up to 225 new applicants on November 17.  Known as Category B of the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Stream, it is one of four immigration pathways that allow the Atlantic Canada province to nominate candidates in the federal government’s Express Entry […]

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Popular Nova Scotia Express Entry category will open to new applications November 17


The Atlantic Canada province of Nova Scotia will reopen one of its most popular Express Entry-linked provincial nomination categories on Saturday, November 17, at 9 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time for up to 225 applications.   This category is extremely popular with eligible candidates in the Express Entry system because it: provides successful candidates with a provincial […]

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Canada’s new, improved provincial pathways to immigration


Far from taking the summer off, Canada’s Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs spent the months of July, August and September innovating and issuing more than 3,000 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The big news in the third quarter of 2018 included the largest invitation round so far this year […]

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Late summer review: Canada’s Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs


It’s been a busy summer for Canada’s Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs, with developments in Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia and Ontario leading the way. Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) allow participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of immigrants for Canadian permanent residence each year. Each of Canada’s 11 PNPs now has at least […]

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Nova Scotia issues first invitations through new Express Entry-linked stream


Nova Scotia’s new Labour Market Priorities Stream issued its first invitations Wednesday, targeting Express Entry candidates with eligible work experience as early childhood educators and assistants. A total of 314 invitations were issued to eligible candidates in the federal Express Entry pool with at least two years of work experience in National Occupational Classification (NOC) […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | July 26 to August 8, 2018


The CanadaVisa News Briefs provides a summary of Canadian immigration news and updates that you might have missed in recent weeks. Canadian immigration news is shared by the CanadaVisa team across all social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Sign up, follow or like us on of these social media channels to get […]

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