10 Canadian tech startups that are hiring right now

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:56:04 +0000

Looking for work in Canada’s thriving tech start-up scene?  The Toronto-based MaRS innovation hub has published a list of high-growth Canadian startups with current job openings. Nine of the 10 companies listed here are located in Toronto, where tech job growth has outpaced San Francisco in recent years. DROP Location: Toronto In their own words: […]

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Ontario provides new details of proposed nominee program changes

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:56:02 +0000

Ontario has released new details of proposed changes to a number of key Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program streams.  The changes touch on existing Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) streams and do not detail the new stream for foreign tech workers or the new smaller communities pilot announced in the province’s 2019 budget last week. Two […]

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New OINP tech stream, smaller communities immigration pilot reflect ‘immediate labour needs,’ Ontario says

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:19:07 +0000

The creation of a dedicated Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program stream for technology workers responds to “immediate labour needs” that have to be filled, the Ontario government says.    The government’s new budget announced four major updates to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) that include the new tech worker stream, a new pilot designed to […]

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Ontario announces new foreign tech worker stream and immigration pilot for smaller communities

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:55:39 +0000

Ontario will create a new immigration stream for tech workers and a new immigration pilot initiative with the goal of attracting highly skilled immigrants to smaller communities around the province, the province’s government announced April 11 in its 2019 budget.  The initiatives are among four immigration-focused priorities outlined in the province’s new $163.4 billion budget, […]

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Provincial Nominee Programs: New opportunities in 2019

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:05:49 +0000

Recent changes to Saskatchewan’s list of in-demand occupations are a good reminder of the fact Canada’s provincial nominee programs are constantly evolving.  Provincial nominee programs, or PNPs, allow participating provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence each year. PNPs have been playing an increasingly vital role […]

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Ontario invites Express Entry candidates in new Skilled Trades Stream draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:33:18 +0000

The province of Ontario has issued new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to Express Entry candidates through its Skilled Trades Stream.  The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 361 invitations in the March 21 draw to eligible candidates who submitted their Express Entry profile between March 21, 2018, and March […]

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333 people registered for Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before March 5 crash

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:11:28 +0000

More than 300 immigration candidates managed to register successfully in the recent opening of Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before a technical error brought it to a premature end.  In an updated published March 19, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) said 333 people managed to get their registrations in before the problem occurred. The OINP […]

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333 people managed to register for Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before March 5 crash

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:11:28 +0000

More than 300 immigration candidates managed to register successfully in the recent opening of Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before a technical error brought it to a premature end.  In an updated published March 19, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) said 333 people managed to get their registrations in before the problem occurred. The OINP […]

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Ontario can nominate more immigrants for permanent residence in 2019

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:18:11 +0000

Ontario will be able to nominate 6,900 immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence through its immigrant nominee program in 2019.  Ontario is Canada’s most populous province and remains the destination of choice for the majority of immigrants to Canada each year. Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) grants nine Canadian provinces and two territories the power […]

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Full-time work in Ontario drove Canadian employment gains in February

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:40:10 +0000

Employment in Canada was up by nearly 56,000 in February thanks largely to gains in full-time work in Ontario.  Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey for February showed Ontario posted a net employment gain of 37,000 for the month. An increase of 59,000 in full-time work offset the loss of 22,000 in part-time work in […]

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