Ontario and British Columbia invite candidates to apply for nomination in latest PNP draws

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2024 12:00:48 +0000

Two Canadian provinces have issued invitations to candidates in this week’s round of Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws. Immigration is a shared responsibility between Canada’s provincial/ territorial and federal governments. Through the PNP, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allocates each province and territory (except Quebec and Nunavut) a specific number of nominations they may […]

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British Columbia makes Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Program permanent

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 12:00:59 +0000

British Columbia (B.C.) has made the Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Program a permanent fixture of their Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The program is now called the Entrepreneur Immigration (EI) Regional Stream. Eligible newcomers looking to start businesses within the province and settle permanently in B.C. will now have an additional pathway to choose from when applying […]

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Ontario, British Columbia and Saskatchewan invite candidates for nomination in latest draws

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2024 12:00:56 +0000

This week, Ontario, British Columbia (B.C.) and Saskatchewan have issued provincial immigration invitations to eligible candidates. Across Canada, 11 of the country’s 13 provinces and territories – the exceptions being Nunavut and Quebec – use Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) that allow the local government in each participating region to select skilled immigrants whom they have […]

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Three provinces select candidates in latest provincial immigration results

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2024 12:00:28 +0000

British Columbia, Quebec, and Manitoba have issued invitations to apply for provincial immigration programs this week. British Columbia and Manitoba both issued invitations/ Expressions of Interest in their latest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws. All provinces and territories have PNPs to help provincial governments select economic immigration candidates most likely to integrate easily into the […]

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British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec issue provincial immigration nominations in latest draws

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sun, 02 Jun 2024 12:00:32 +0000

This week, British Columbia (B.C.), Quebec and Alberta have invited provincial immigration candidates to apply for nomination or selection. All but two Canadian provinces and territories, the exceptions being Nunavut and Quebec, use Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Immigration is a shared responsibility between the federal and provincial/ territorial governments. PNPs allow the governments of each […]

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British Columbia and Manitoba issue provincial immigration nominations

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 13:00:59 +0000

British Columbia and Manitoba have both issued invitations to apply (ITAs) to immigration candidates through their respective Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Candidates were invited through streams for skilled workers who had skills in key employment areas, an offer of employment in the province, or had previously studied in the province that nominated them. Read on […]

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Provincial and federal immigration ministers meet to discuss shared priorities

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 13:00:55 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller met with provincial and territorial immigration ministers in Montreal on May 10 to discuss shared priorities for the future of immigration in Canada. Together, the ministers make up the Federation of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI). The FMRI is a decision-making body that aims to support an effective Canadian immigration system. […]

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IRCC approves Manitoba’s request to extend work permits for some PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 18:19:10 +0000

Canada’s Immigration Minister, Marc Miller, has approved a request by the government of Manitoba to extend temporary resident status for some nominees identified in the province’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says the nominees all have work permits that are set to expire in 2024 and are mainly Post Graduation […]

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Five provinces invite candidates for provincial immigration in latest draws

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sun, 05 May 2024 13:00:10 +0000

Five provinces – British Columbia (BC), Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island (PEI) – have invited candidates for provincial immigration this week. Every Canadian province and territory, except Nunavut and Quebec, selects economic immigration candidates through regional immigration programs called Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). These programs are designed to help each participating province and […]

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How can a change in my NOC impact my PR application?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:00:02 +0000

Occasionally, Canadian immigration applicants may apply for permanent residence (PR) with one National Occupation Classification (NOC) code but switch the NOC code later on in their immigration journey. For example, an applicant may apply for PR to Canada through one of Canada’s Express Entry-managed programs and be contacted to pursue PR through one of Canada’s […]

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