Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with CRS scores of 350

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:17:02 +0000

Express Entry candidates may have received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination from Alberta on January 9. Alberta issued 150 invitations, or Notifications of Interest (NOIs), to candidates in the federal Express Entry Pool. Candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 350 were given NOIs. The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows […]

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Why does Canada’s federal government launch economic class pilot programs?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 21:52:24 +0000

Since a 2012 reform to Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), Canada’s immigration minister has had the legal authority to introduce new economic class pilot programs to welcome immigrants that can help address economic and labour force priority areas across the country. Other than one exception, every new federal economic class program since that […]

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Express Entry, PNPs set to drive immigration to Canada over next 3 years


Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program and the high-skilled economic immigration programs now managed by Canada’s Express Entry system are set to play increasingly vital roles in Canada’s immigration strategy over the next three years.  The combined admissions targets for these popular immigration programs are slated to reach 160,100 new permanent residents in 2021 under Canada’s new […]

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