Express Entry-aligned provincial nominee streams having a busy February

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:25:43 +0000

Canada’s provincial nominee programs have been active over the past few weeks, with invitation rounds taking place in Manitoba, British Columbia and Ontario.   Combined, the three provinces have issued more than 900 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence since the start of February. Many of these invitations were issued through so-called “enhanced” […]

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If you’re in the Express Entry pool, these provincial immigration streams may be looking for you

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:20:30 +0000

Candidates who enter the Express Entry pool may find themselves on the receiving end of an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination without even trying thanks to specialized immigration streams in Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia.  These streams have recently been used to search the Express Entry pool for candidates who meet specified criteria […]

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Ontario issues new invitations to French-speaking Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:15:03 +0000

Ontario has issued new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to French-speaking Express Entry candidates.    The 61 invitations were issued February 7 through Ontario’s French-Speaking Skilled Worker immigration stream. This stream lets the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) select French-speaking candidates in the Express Entry-managed Federal Skilled Worker Class or Canadian Experience Class who […]

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Ontario issues new Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Worker invitations

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:00:22 +0000

*The number of Skilled Trades invitations in this story has been updated to reflect a correction by the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The province of Ontario has issued 470 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to Express Entry candidates through its Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Worker streams so far this […]

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Ontario goes big in its first Human Capital Priorities draw of new year

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:49:02 +0000

Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream got the new year off to a big start this week, issuing 1,493 invitations to Express Entry candidates with ranking scores as low as 439.   The Human Capital Priorities Stream allows the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) to search the federal Express Entry pool for candidates who meet the stream’s […]

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Job vacancies rose in every Canadian province in 3rd quarter of 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 18:54:11 +0000

Job vacancies increased in every Canadian province in the third quarter of 2018, according to a new report by Statistics Canada.  Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia reported the largest year-over-year increases during the three-month period spanning July 1 to September 30, 2018. Statistics Canada said there were 550,000 job vacancies in Canada during the quarter, […]

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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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Ontario, B.C. led Canadian provinces in employment gains in 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 21:45:07 +0000

Ontario led Canada’s provinces and territories in net employment gains in 2018 — a year that saw Canada’s unemployment rate reach its lowest point since 1976.   The number of people employed in Ontario grew by 78,000 over the course of 2018, all of it full-time employment, while the province’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points […]

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Ontario continues regular draws through Express Entry-linked stream

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:21:45 +0000

Regular invitation rounds through Ontario’s Express Entry-linked French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream continue this month, with 13 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence issued on December 13.   The invitations followed 45 that were issued December 6 and bring the month-to-date total to 58 invitations through the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream in […]

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