Quebec introduces new immigration scoring system

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 19:05:17 +0000

Quebec has launched a new points system to rank the profiles of immigration candidates in the Arrima expression of interest pool. Up to 1,320 points are available, of which 580 are for human capital factors and 740 for factors related to Quebec’s labour market needs. The human capital criteria include French language ability, bilingual ability, […]

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Quebec issues 69 invitations in new Arrima draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:44:54 +0000

Quebec invited 69 immigration candidates to apply for permanent selection on June 17. Details of this latest round of invitations have been released today. The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) invited candidates under the Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) who had filed an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Quebec’s online registration portal, Arrima. An […]

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Quebec invites 90 foreign workers to apply for permanent selection

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 17:43:54 +0000

Quebec invited 90 immigration candidates to apply for permanent selection on May 27. The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) invited candidates under the Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) who had filed an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Quebec’s online registration portal, Arrima. There were two categories of candidates invited in the latest round: those […]

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Quebec issues 83 invitations in new Arrima draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 14:51:18 +0000

Quebec invited 83 immigration candidates to apply for permanent selection on April 29. The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) invited candidates under the Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) who had filed an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Quebec’s online registration portal, Arrima. There were two categories of candidates invited in the latest round: those […]

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Quebec to set higher immigration targets

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 11:00:51 +0000

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a significant drop in the already low number of immigrant admissions to Quebec and the province is now actively seeking ways to reverse the situation. Quebec immigration minister Nadine Girault said Thursday at a virtual press conference that there is a shortfall of nearly 17,000 or 18,000 people, and […]

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Smaller cities attracting more immigrants

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 21:12:26 +0000

Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver are popular destinations for immigrants coming to Canada. However, it is Canada’s small to mid-sized cities that are starting to attract more immigrants from abroad. Over the same period between 2013 and 2019, the number of immigrants settling in smaller urban centres went up by 45 per cent between 2013 […]

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BC PNP: 216 immigration candidates receive invitations

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 14:00:44 +0000

British Columbia held a draw through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) on February 2, 2021. A total of 208 Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination under the province’s Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration categories. The minimum required score for candidates varied by category. The cut-off scores for […]

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Quebec holds first Arrima draw of 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 16:42:37 +0000

Quebec issued invitations to apply for selection under the Regular Skilled Worker Program to 95 immigration candidates on January 26. Invitations were issued to candidates who had an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Quebec’s online registration portal, Arrima. Two categories of candidates were invited in the last draw. Candidates in the first category were required […]

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New British Columbia Tech Pilot draw issues 80 invitations

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:40:56 +0000

British Columbia has issued 80 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in the second draw of the year. The January 12 draw was conducted under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)’s Tech Pilot. Immigration candidates with job offers in B.C.’s technology sector are invited to apply for a provincial nomination through weekly […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,750 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 15:01:07 +0000

Canada held another Express Entry draw on January 7, the second invitation round held in two days.  Invitations were issued to a total of 4,750 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates. A Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 461 was enough to ensure an Invitation to Apply (ITA).  Results of the draw were released today, January […]

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