Municipal Nominee Program: IRCC memo reveals stakeholder consultation findings

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 13:00:17 +0000

A recent internal memo by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveals highlights from its 2020 stakeholder consultations on the Municipal Nominee Program (MNP). The Liberal Party of Canada initially promised to introduce the MNP during Canada’s 2019 federal election campaign. The MNP was outlined as a key priority in the two mandate letters provided […]

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Canadian Immigration Options for Lebanese Skilled Workers

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 12:00:05 +0000

Canada has a proud and rich tradition of welcoming immigrants from Lebanon. Lebanese immigration to Canada began in 1882 and today there are up to 400,000 people of Lebanese origin estimated to live in Canada. Lebanese-Canadians have gone on to hold prominent roles in many jobs, such as politicians, business people, athletes, academics, and actors. […]

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Immigrate to Canada without a job offer: Saskatchewan PNP

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 13:00:54 +0000

Even without a job offer, you may be eligible for two immigration pathways if you wish to live and work in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) is among a number of Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) that offer immigration options for international applicants without a job offer. While the most […]

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Manitoba invites 459 PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:54:48 +0000

Manitoba held a new round of invitations on October 21. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited a total of 459 immigration candidates across three Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). The results are as follows: Skilled Workers in Manitoba — 388 invitations with a minimum score of 375; Skilled Workers Overseas — 39 invitations with a minimum […]

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PEI holds second biggest PNP draw of the year

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:00:17 +0000

Prince Edward Island held its scheduled immigration draw on October 21. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) invited 204 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. Most of the invitations, 195, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. The remaining nine invitations went to Business Impact candidates who had at least 72 […]

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Ontario invites workers, Masters and PhD grads in PNP draws

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:21:45 +0000

Ontario held new rounds of invitations on October 20, inviting 546 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invited candidates who had profiles in the Expression of Interest (EOI) pool. Candidates may have qualified for the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream, for the Masters Graduate stream, and for […]

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New BC PNP Tech draw: 85 immigration invitations issued

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:00:23 +0000

B.C. invited 85 tech workers to apply for a provincial nomination on October 19. The invitations were issued through the BC PNP Tech, which is a stream under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). The BC PNP is an economic immigration route used by the province of British Columbia to attract experienced, high-demand foreign […]

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Canada has introduced NOC 2021. What will it mean for immigrants in 2022?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 13:00:40 +0000

Canada’s immigration system will overhaul the way it classifies occupations in fall 2022. The changes will affect some economic class and foreign worker applicants, although the federal government has yet to communicate which sorts of applicants will be affected. Canada’s system for categorizing occupations is called the National Occupational Classification (NOC). The NOC is reviewed […]

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Ontario PNP invites 162 French speakers in the Express Entry system

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 20:00:49 +0000

Ontario invited 162 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on October 7. Selected candidates may be eligible to immigrate to Canada through Ontario’s Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker (FSSW) stream. Candidates needed to have a profile in the Express Entry system with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score between 461 and 467. Discover if You’re Eligible […]

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Ontario PNP invites 486 Express Entry candidates to apply for provincial nomination

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 13:44:28 +0000

After a two month hiatus, Ontario held a new Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP) stream draw on October 6. The 486 invited candidates may be eligible for a provincial nomination to support their permanent residency application if they meet all the eligibility criteria of the program. This Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which is aligned with the […]

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