Express Entry: 512 PNP candidates invited to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:54:46 +0000

Canada’s August 4 Express Entry draw targeted candidates who had previously received provincial nominations. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 512 candidates with scores of at least 760. The relatively high score was because Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates automatically get 600 points when they receive their provincial nomination. In the previous PNP invitation […]

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An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results for July 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 09:00:10 +0000

In July, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) issued over 6,000 invitations to apply for provincial nominations. Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec and Nunavut, operate their own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Each province adopts its own criteria for selecting foreign workers eligible for Canadian permanent residence under its respective PNP. Having their own immigration programs […]

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IRCC: Canada welcomed over 35,000 new immigrants in June

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Canada recorded its strongest month for new permanent resident arrivals during the pandemic in June 2021, according to the office of Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. In a recent Globe and Mail article, the minister says “We are going to make good on our commitment to land 401,000 new permanent residents.” Find Out if You’re Eligible […]

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Express Entry: CRS in new CEC draw matches 2nd lowest score

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 18:24:47 +0000

A total of 4,500 Express Entry candidates received invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence on July 22. Canada’s immigration department invited candidates with scores of at least 357. Candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) in order to be invited. Also, if they had the minimum score they were only […]

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Saskatchewan PNP draw invites 280 candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 15:08:59 +0000

Saskatchewan held a new draw on July 21, inviting 280 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. The invitations went to candidates who may be eligible for a nomination from the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), specifically from the International Skilled Worker category. Of those invited, 84 may be eligible for the SINP’s Express Entry subcategory, and […]

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Express Entry: 462 invited in new PNP draw, CRS drops

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:16:18 +0000

Canada invited 462 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on July 21. All invited candidates had previously received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This is why the score cut-off was relatively high at 734. Provincial nominees in the Express Entry pool automatically get 600 points added to their score. Without the […]

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PEI invites 127 PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:07:06 +0000

Prince Edward Island held its pre-scheduled immigration draw on July 15. The province invited a total of 127 immigration candidates through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration Most of the invitations, 118, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. The remaining nine invitations went to Business Impact candidates who had at least 60 […]

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New immigration to Canada falls again in May 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 15:28:17 +0000

Canada welcomed 17,100 new permanent residents in May 2021. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data released this morning shows that Canada’s new immigrant landings slowed for a fourth straight month following a strong start to the year. After welcoming 24,680 new immigrants in January, Canada welcomed 23,395 in February, 22,425 in March, and […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,500 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 20:17:34 +0000

On July 8, Canada invited 4,500 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The invitation round was only for candidates who are eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The score requirement was 369. The cutoff score rose compared to the previous CEC round when the cutoff score was 357 and 6,000 invitations were issued. […]

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295 invited in Saskatchewan PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 16:06:53 +0000

Saskatchewan held a new draw on July 8, inviting 295 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. The invitations went to candidates who may be eligible for a nomination from the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), specifically from the International Skilled Worker category. Of those invited, 99 may be eligible for the SINP’s Express Entry subcategory, and […]

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