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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What Canadian immigrants can expect in June 2020

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:00:47 +0000

There will be some big announcements to watch out for this month, such as whether or not Canada will reopen its doors to foreign travellers at the end of June. The flattening of the coronavirus curve in Canada overall, as well as the incremental reopening of the Canadian economy, points to the possibility of lifting […]

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Ontario PNP invites 703 Express Entry tech candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 18:14:44 +0000

Ontario invited 703 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on May 13. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued invitations to candidates who had work experience in one of the following six tech sector occupations: Computer and information systems managers NOC 0213 Computer engineers NOC 2147 Database analysts and […]

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Ontario provides PNP update

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 07:00:02 +0000

Ontario has released an update related to the impact that the coronavirus pandemic is having on several key streams of its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Ontario is Canada’s largest province with nearly 14.5 million people. It attracted 45 per cent of new permanent resident visa holders that arrived to Canada in 2019. The Ontario Immigrant […]

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Sudbury holds first RNIP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 12:00:53 +0000

Sudbury, Ontario held its first-ever Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) draw on April 23, inviting candidates to apply for a community recommendation for Canadian permanent residence. Sudbury is largest city in Northern Ontario with a population of nearly 165,000. The local economy is lead by mining, finance, tourism and other industries. It is home […]

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