Saskatchewan significantly expands list of eligible in-demand occupations

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:07:45 +0000

The province of Saskatchewan has expanded the list of in-demand occupations associated with both its Express Entry and In-Demand Occupation sub-categories, from 19 occupations to more than 200. These are two popular streams within the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) that do not require a job offer or work experience in Canada in order for […]

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September 18 Express Entry draw issues 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:08:14 +0000

A new Express Entry draw held Wednesday, September 18, has invited 3,600 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The minimum required Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 462. This is one point lower than the previous draw, which was held September 4 and had a cut-off score of 463. The Express […]

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Immigration could drive Canada’s population to 55 million by 2068: Statistics Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:02:37 +0000

While many developed countries are expected to see some population decrease over the next 50 years, Canada’s population is projected to flourish as a result of immigration. Statistics Canada reports the Canadian population could reach 55 million people by 2068 under a medium-growth scenario, up from 37.1 million in 2018. The agency created nine “plausible […]

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Election 2019: What Canada’s parties are saying on Economic Class immigration

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:50:34 +0000

Elections and promises go hand in hand and Canada’s main federal political parties are making plenty on the topic of Economic Class immigration in the run-up to Canada’s 43rd general election on October 21.  The Economic Class is one of the three classes through which immigration to Canada is managed, along with Family Class and […]

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What Canada’s parties are saying on Economic Class immigration

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:50:34 +0000

Elections and promises go hand in hand and Canada’s main federal political parties are making plenty on the topic of Economic Class immigration in the run-up to Canada’s 43rd general election on October 21.  The Economic Class is one of the three classes through which immigration to Canada is managed, along with Family Class and […]

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David’s Blog | Canada should relax sponsorship rules for the Bahamas like it did for Haiti in 2010

Credit to Author: David Cohen| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:50:18 +0000

Relaxing Canada’s sponsorship rules for Bahamians with family in Canada is not only necessary given the destruction of Hurrican Dorian — it’s also the right thing to do. [Read more…] © 2019 CIC News

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Les Canadiens vont élire un nouveau gouvernement le 21 octobre

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:00:38 +0000

Les Canadiens se rendront aux urnes le mois prochain pour élire un nouveau gouvernement fédéral, a annoncé aujourd’hui le premier ministre Justin Trudeau.  Trudeau a présenté le vote à venir comme un choix entre « continuer d’avancer » ou retourner aux « politiques ratées » du Parti conservateur du Canada qui, en 2015, a perdu le pouvoir contre le […]

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New Manitoba invitations push 2019 total over 6,000

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:44:58 +0000

A new draw held September 12 by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program invited 347 skilled foreign workers and international graduates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, or MPNP, has now issued more than 700 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) through its Skilled Worker in Manitoba […]

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Alberta invites 294 Express Entry candidates in latest selection round

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 20:00:01 +0000

Nearly 300 Express Entry system candidates wanting to settle in Alberta received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in the latest Alberta Express Entry selection draw. The 294 candidates selected needed a minimum 400 points under Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) in order to receive an invitation. This minimum score was 38 points […]

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Manitoba invites 360 skilled workers and international grads

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:58:03 +0000

Skilled foreign workers and international graduates were the focus of Manitoba’s most recent Expression of Interest draw.  Details of the August 15 draw, which were published only recently, show the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) issued a total of 360 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence through […]

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