Jobs in Prince Edward Island that are in demand due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 13:00:22 +0000

With the negative economic impact of COVID-19, many of us lost our jobs or saw our hours reduced. Others had to start working from home in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. It is true that many jobs were negatively affected. However, other jobs saw an increase in-demand. A government study about the pandemic’s effect on the Prince […]

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IRCC’s immigrant settlement funding by province/territory for 2021-22

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 12:11:00 +0000

An internal memo reveals how IRCC is spending its $1.7 billion settlement budget during the 2021-22 Canadian government fiscal year (April 1 until March 31). CIC News obtained the memo via an access to information request to the Canadian government. One of the more noteworthy aspects of the memo is how the Department of Immigration, […]

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Atlantic Canada employers need more applicants, study finds

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:00:01 +0000

Many employers across Atlantic Canada find it difficult to hire because there are not enough applicants with the necessary experience or skills. This is according to a report by The Harris Centre at Memorial University in Newfoundland titled ‘Employer Attitudes Towards Hiring Newcomers and International Students in the Atlantic Provinces’. The report investigated employers’ attitudes and perceptions, to […]

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PEI PNP invites 150 candidates in new draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 20:23:44 +0000

Prince Edward Island has released the details of its scheduled March 18 draw. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued a total of 150 invitations. Most of the invitations, 140, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. The remaining 10 invitations went to Business Impact candidates who had a minimum point threshold of 70. […]

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Where Canada’s immigrants settled in 2020

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 20:26:33 +0000

While the drop in immigration to Canada was felt across the country in 2020, early signs suggest that most provinces will see their intakes recover by the end of this year. The coronavirus pandemic caused immigration to Canada to fall to the lowest level since 1998 last year. As a result, Canada welcomed just over […]

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PEI holds new PNP draw inviting 121 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 20:49:38 +0000

Prince Edward Island has released the details of its scheduled February 18 draw. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued a total of 121 invitations. Most of the invitations, 102, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. Business Impact candidates took home the remaining 19, as long as they had a minimum point threshold of 82. […]

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PEI PNP invites 195 in new immigration draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 17:46:18 +0000

Prince Edward Island held its last scheduled draw of the year on December 17. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued a total of 195 invitations. Most of the invitations, 174, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. Business Impact candidates took home the remaining 21, as long as they had a minimum point threshold of […]

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PEI invites 254 immigration candidates in PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 09:00:28 +0000

Prince Edward Island held its latest immigration draw on November 19. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued a total of 254 invitations. Most of the invitations, 221, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. Business Impact candidates took home the remaining 33, as long as they had a minimum point threshold of 92. Provincial Nominee […]

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PEI holds largest PNP draw ever

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 19:51:05 +0000

Prince Edward Island has released details of two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws in August. One of them was the biggest draw the program has ever seen. After issuing just eight invitations to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates on August 11, the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) distributed 305 invitations to […]

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May was a busy month for PNPs

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:00:42 +0000

Canada’s provincial nominee programs (PNP) have been active over the past few weeks, with invitation rounds taking place in most Canadian provinces. Combined, the provinces have issued more than 2000 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence since the start of May. Many of these invitations were issued through so-called “enhanced” nomination […]

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