Ontario overfills PNP allocation

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 09:00:58 +0000

Ontario has issued more than 8,000 nominations to immigration candidates this year, more than filling the number of spots the province was originally allowed. The federal government originally allocated 7,600 provincial nomination for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) out of the 61,000 that were expected to be welcomed through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) […]

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UPDATE: Technical difficulties halt Ontario Employer Job Offer International Student Stream applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:03:43 +0000

Ontario has halted registration for the Employer Job Offer International Student stream today, as a result of technical difficulties. Ontario says in a media release that intake will not reopen today. Original story published at 15:03 GMT Ontario is accepting applications for international students who have job offers in the province to apply for a […]

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Ontario Employer Job Offer International Student Stream accepting invitations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:03:43 +0000

Ontario is accepting applications for international students who have job offers in the province to apply for a provincial nomination. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program is accepting applications to the Employer Job Offer: International Student stream on November 26. All applicants must have a current job offer and an up-to-date employer form. The stream will […]

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High immigration levels could add billions to Ottawa-Gatineau GDP: report

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:00:38 +0000

Immigration is vital to the economic growth of the Ottawa-Gatineau region, according to a new report. The Conference Board of Canada looked at the demographic and economic impacts of immigration over the last decade. Their new study is called Four Futures: The Economic Impact of Immigration in the Ottawa-Gatineau Region. The Conference Board also forecasted […]

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UPDATE: Ontario closed applications to Masters Graduate PNP

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:52:40 +0000

UPDATE: Ontario opened and closed applications to the Masters Graduate stream on the same day, as registration to apply to this stream currently operates in a rush-seating format. Applications will not be reopened until further notice. Original story published September 29 at 14:52 GMT: Today, September 29, Ontario is opening applications to candidates who have […]

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Ontario accepting applications to Masters Graduate PNP

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:52:40 +0000

UPDATE: Ontario has now closed applications to this stream. Ontario opened and closed applications to the Masters Graduate stream on the same day, as registration to apply to this stream currently operates in a rush-seating format. Applications are now closed until further notice. Original story published September 29 at 14:52 GMT: Today, September 29, Ontario […]

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Why Ontario needs an EOI system for immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 06:00:00 +0000

If Ontario’s newly proposed immigration system gets the green light it will abolish the current rush-seating model. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) recently put forward a proposal to change some of its programs to an Expression of Interest (EOI) system. The new system would use scoring criteria to target the applicants who are best […]

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10 Ontario communities that have “Good Ideas” for immigrants

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:00:53 +0000

Success stories out of Ontario provide glimpses into how small communities can attract and retain newcomers. Immigrants tend to go to big Canadian cities, which creates a challenge for rural communities to fill their labour markets through immigration. The Immigrant Futures project offers ideas on how to attract and support newcomers in Canadian rural communities. […]

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Ontario draw invites Express Entry candidates with CRS 400

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 17:07:27 +0000

Ontario held another Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw targeting skilled trades workers in the Express Entry system on July 17. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 758 invitations to candidates who may be eligible for the Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream. This is the largest number of candidates invited through this stream in a […]

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Ontario PNP draw invites 699 Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:00:18 +0000

Ontario invited Express Entry candidates with work experience in one of nine occupations to apply for a provincial nomination on June 3. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) draw invited candidates who may be eligible for the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP). Candidates with work experience in the following nine occupations were issued […]

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