Largest Express Entry draw ever issues 4,500 invitations

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:00:52 +0000

Invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence have been issued to 4,500 Express Entry candidates in the largest draw ever held by the Government of Canada on February 19. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest invitation round was 470, a decrease of 2 points over the previous draw held February 5. […]

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Which cities in Canada attract the most immigrants?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:56:00 +0000

Cities across Canada are engaged in a heated competition to attract more immigrants. Due to their aging populations and low birth rates, cities need more immigrants to keep their economies strong. At the national level, Canada welcomed more than 341,000 immigrants in 2019 or about 0.9 per cent of its population. Canada is welcoming more […]

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Atlantic Canada’s immigration revolution continues

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:12:35 +0000

Atlantic Canada’s incredible immigration run continued in 2019 as the region welcomed nearly 18,000 newcomers. The Atlantic region, which includes Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, has been making significant efforts in recent years to welcome more immigrants. Atlantic Canada has a rapidly aging population, low birth rate, higher rates […]

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New Express Entry draw produces 3,500 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:56:51 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,500 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held February 5. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest invitation round was 472, an increase of one point over the previous draw held January 22. The Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates […]

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Trace on for over 300 people in contact with 2 nCoV victims

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:20:54 +0000

THE Philippine National Police (PNP), through its Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), will start tracing over 300 passengers of the flights who may have come into contact with two Chinese who tested positive for the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV-ARD). READ: ‘Find the passengers’ CIDG Director Joel Napoleon Coronel, in a press briefing on Wednesday, said […]

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PNP withdraws 2,000 policemen from Taal-affected areas

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 05:30:32 +0000

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday announced the pullout of some 2,000 policemen from the areas affected by the eruption of Taal volcano. “Dalawang libo ang ating na-pull out after two weeks of deployment sa Batangas [We pulled out 2,000 personnel after their deployment for two weeks in Batangas],” Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, PNP […]

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Canada invites 3,400 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:30:14 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,400 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held January 22. The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 471, a reduction of 2 points over the minimum score in the previous Express Entry draw held January 8. Immigration, Refugees […]

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2019 was a banner year for Canada’s Express Entry-linked PNP streams

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:20:22 +0000

Perhaps the best news to come out of Canada’s Express Entry system in 2019 was the amount of activity among Express Entry-linked provincial nomination streams. Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) allows participating provinces and territories to nominate a set number of skilled workers and other economic immigration candidates for permanent residence. Each of the nine […]

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PNP to reinstate 17 acquitted cops in Maguindanao massacre case

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 06:47:08 +0000

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) will reinstate 17 of the 36 policemen who were acquitted in the Maguindanao massacre case would be back on service. “Kinukumpirma natin na 17 lamang ang maaaring mareinstate marestore to full duty status [We confirm that 17 will be reinstated and restored for full duty status],” Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesman, told reporters in a […]

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No detention and punishment for arrested vapers — PNP

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:28:31 +0000

LT. GEN. Archie Francisco Gamboa clarified that people caught vaping would only be arrested but would neither be punished nor detained. Gamboa said police would invite violators to the precinct where they would be listed on the blotter. “We can arrest but we cannot punish, arrest is not punishment,” Gamboa said. Gamboa said people could […]

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