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PEI holds February 2020 Expression of Interest draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:52:36 +0000

Candidates in all three economic class immigration categories of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) are now one step closer to Canadian permanent residence. The province invited a total of 153 candidates in the Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact categories on February 20. Of those invited, the 143 candidates from […]

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Ontario invites Express Entry candidates from 10 skilled occupations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 19:02:05 +0000

The most populated province in Canada, Ontario, invited 486 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on February 13. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued invitations, also known as Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to eligible immigration candidates. Those who qualified for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream […]

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Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 300

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 21:01:36 +0000

Alberta has released the number of candidates and score requirements of the latest two Alberta Express Entry Stream draws. On January 22, 2020, the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) issued a total of 201 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of over 350 […]

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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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Manitoba issues 181 invitations to immigration candidates in latest Expression of Interest draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:16:22 +0000

The 82nd Manitoba Expression of Interest draw took place on January 30, issuing invitations to immigration candidates vying for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) sent out a total of 181 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to candidates from the following three streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 124 […]

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Manitoba invites 181 invitations to immigration candidates in latest Expression of Interest draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:16:22 +0000

The 82nd Manitoba Expression of Interest draw took place on January 30, issuing invitations to immigration candidates vying for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) sent out a total of 181 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to candidates from the following three streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 124 […]

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Canada now operates more than 80 economic class immigration programs—the most in its history

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:26:00 +0000

Since May 2019, candidates under Canada’s Express Entry system have tended to need a Comprehensive Ranking Score above 460 points to obtain an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. In recent months, this has climbed even further to around 470 or higher. Up until then, the Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) cut-offs hovered between 430 […]

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First Express Entry draw of 2020 issues 3,400 invitations to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:55:51 +0000

Canada’s first Express Entry draw of 2020 has issued 3,400 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to receive an invitation in the January 8 draw was 473. The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It was introduced in 2015 to manage […]

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A look ahead: Forecasting Canada’s immigration outlook and disruptors between 2020-2029

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 17:57:28 +0000

The past decade was among the most eventful in Canadian immigration history. It saw a significant increase in Canada’s levels of permanent residents, international students, and foreign workers. The complete revamping of Canada’s economic class program was among other major transformations that also impacted the country’s family and refugee class programs. It is expected that […]

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Manitoba invites 186 candidates in first Expression of Interest draw of 2020

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 16:49:04 +0000

International student graduates and skilled workers both in Manitoba and abroad were invited in the latest Expression of Interest draw on January 2. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) released details of the draw yesterday. They issued a total of 186 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to candidates in the following three streams: Skilled […]

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