Ontario invites Express Entry candidates from 10 skilled occupations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 19:02:05 +0000

The most populated province in Canada, Ontario, invited 486 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on February 13. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued invitations, also known as Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to eligible immigration candidates. Those who qualified for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream […]

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First francophone university in Ontario set to start classes fall 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:27:39 +0000

International students are being invited to fill spaces in the classroom and skilled workers are being sought to populate the staff of Ontario’s first francophone university. Opening in Toronto in September 2021, the Université de l’Ontario français will offer programs in human plurality, globalized economy, urban environments, and digital cultures. Programs in management, communications, social […]

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Ontario issues first Express Entry-linked invitations of 2020

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 19:51:22 +0000

Ontario issued its first Express Entry-linked invitations of the new year on Friday, inviting 242 candidates to apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence through its French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream.  The stream is one of three Ontario immigration pathways that are aligned with the Express Entry system, which is Canada’s main source of skilled […]

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Here’s how Canada’s Express Entry system performed in 2019

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:30:21 +0000

Canada’s Express Entry system kept both candidates and observers on their toes in 2019 with a number of unexpected twists and turns.   Though it fell just short of 2018’s record results, Canada’s principal immigration pathway for highly skilled foreign workers still finished the year with an impressive 85,300 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence […]

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Three Ontario communities selected for new Regional Immigration Pilot

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 15:50:54 +0000

The Ontario communities of Chatham-Kent, Cornwall and Belleville/Quinte West have been selected to participate in the province’s new Regional Immigration Pilot, which will launch in 2020. The two-year pilot is the newest addition to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), which allows the province to nominate a set number of Economic-Class immigration candidates for permanent […]

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Ontario wants to double nominations for permanent residence by 2022

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 20:05:11 +0000

Ontario is looking to double the number of immigration candidates it can nominate for Canadian permanent residence through Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program.  The province would like to increase its allocation under the Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, from 6,650 this year to 13,300 in 2022. Ontario’s Immigration Minister, Vic Fedeli, formally requested the increase in […]

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Ontario receives additional 2019 nominations, invites Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:45:39 +0000

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has received an additional 700 nominations for 2019 and is issuing new invitations to Express Entry candidates through its Skilled Trades Stream.  The additional nominations bring the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)’s annual allocation under Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, to 7,350. The PNP allows participating provinces and territories […]

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Two Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot communities now accepting applications

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:15:28 +0000

Canada’s anticipated Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is finally opening to applications. Once fully operational, the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) will allow employers in 11 participating communities in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia to recruit eligible foreign workers. Candidates who are recommended by a participating community will be able to apply […]

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Canada’s provinces benefited from immigration levels ‘rarely seen’ between April and July

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:32:27 +0000

Immigration continued to drive population increases in Canada’s provinces between April and July of this year — a three month period that saw one of Canada’s largest quarterly population gains ever recorded.  Overall, Canada’s population grew by 181,057 during those three months and was estimated to be at 37,589,262 on July 1, 2019. Statistics Canada […]

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Canada’s provinces benefited from immigration levels ‘rarely seen’ in a three month period

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:32:27 +0000

Immigration continued to drive population increases in Canada’s provinces between April and July of this year — a three month period that saw one of Canada’s largest quarterly population gains ever recorded.  Overall, Canada’s population grew by 181,057 during those three months and was estimated to be at 37,589,262 on July 1, 2019. Statistics Canada […]

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