Ontario can nominate more immigrants for permanent residence in 2019

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:18:11 +0000

Ontario will be able to nominate 6,900 immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence through its immigrant nominee program in 2019.  Ontario is Canada’s most populous province and remains the destination of choice for the majority of immigrants to Canada each year. Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) grants nine Canadian provinces and two territories the power […]

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Canada announces 2,000 additional Provincial Nominee Program spaces for temporary workers

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:14:28 +0000

An additional 2,000 temporary foreign workers could be admitted to Canada as permanent residents this year through Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program, the Government of Canada has announced. The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence each year in order […]

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Canada announces 2,000 additional spaces under Provincial Nominee Program for temporary workers

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:14:28 +0000

An additional 2,000 temporary foreign workers could be admitted to Canada as permanent residents this year through Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program, the Government of Canada has announced. The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence each year in order […]

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Express Entry-aligned provincial nominee streams having a busy February

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:25:43 +0000

Canada’s provincial nominee programs have been active over the past few weeks, with invitation rounds taking place in Manitoba, British Columbia and Ontario.   Combined, the three provinces have issued more than 900 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence since the start of February. Many of these invitations were issued through so-called “enhanced” […]

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If you’re in the Express Entry pool, these provincial immigration streams may be looking for you

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:20:30 +0000

Candidates who enter the Express Entry pool may find themselves on the receiving end of an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination without even trying thanks to specialized immigration streams in Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia.  These streams have recently been used to search the Express Entry pool for candidates who meet specified criteria […]

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Canada opened its door to more than 40,000 immigration applicants in January

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 20:44:43 +0000

If the first month of 2019 was any indication, Canada should have no trouble achieving its goal of welcoming one million immigrants by the end of 2021.  January saw the Government of Canada and provinces across the country open the door to more than 40,000 potential applicants through key economic immigration and family sponsorship programs. […]

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Canada’s goal of 1 million new permanent residents turning heads worldwide

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:11:54 +0000

Canada’s goal of admitting more than a million new permanent residents by the end of 2021 is gaining new attention internationally.   Recent reports by the BBC, CNN and others have highlighted how the three-year target is setting Canada apart on the global stage. As CNN reported, “Canada’s friendly stance towards new residents comes as many other Western […]

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Job vacancies rose in every Canadian province in 3rd quarter of 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 18:54:11 +0000

Job vacancies increased in every Canadian province in the third quarter of 2018, according to a new report by Statistics Canada.  Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia reported the largest year-over-year increases during the three-month period spanning July 1 to September 30, 2018. Statistics Canada said there were 550,000 job vacancies in Canada during the quarter, […]

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Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will be felt this year

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:42:14 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead.   The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigrants for permanent residence […]

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Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will felt this year

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:42:14 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead.   The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigrants for permanent residence […]

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