Alberta is taking steps to help vulnerable foreign workers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 21:57:42 +0000

Alberta is facilitating access to one of the province’s pathways to permanent residence for vulnerable foreign workers. Temporary foreign workers who have been issued an open work permit by the federal government because they are experiencing abuse or at risk of abuse at their job may be eligible to apply to the Alberta Opportunity Stream […]

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B.C. removes guaranteed invitation scores and holds three Tech Pilot draws

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

February was a busy month for the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot with three consecutive draws. The province also announced it would stop posting the scores that guarantee an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to candidates applying through any of the BC PNP categories. So far this year, B.C. has sent 806 […]

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No more Guaranteed ITA Scores and a lot of B.C. Tech Pilot draws

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

The month of February was a popular time for the B.C. Tech Pilot, and the province also nixed their Guaranteed ITA Scores. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 221 invitations through its Tech Pilot so far this month. Immigration candidates who are applying for Canadian immigration through one of […]

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B.C. held three Tech Pilot draws in a row this February

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

Three of the provincial draws hosted by B.C. this month were targeted for immigration candidates with job offers in the province’s tech sector. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 221 invitations through its Tech Pilot so far this month. Immigration candidates who are applying for Canadian immigration through one […]

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B.C. invited historic number of tech workers to apply for provincial nomination in February

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:14:25 +0000

British Columbia sent out a surge of invitations for tech workers to apply for a provincial nomination in February. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 221 invitations through its Tech Pilot this month. This is the most since at least March 2018 when the BC PNP started releasing tech-only […]

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Canada makes it possible for employers to apply for Labour Market Impact Assessment online

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:57:42 +0000

Employers looking to hire temporary foreign workers are now able to manage their Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application through an online portal. The new pilot project comes after many calls from Canadian business leaders to improve the current LMIA process for employers. The online pilot will allow Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) employers to […]

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Post-Graduation Work Permit applicants now allowed to work after travelling outside Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 22:02:27 +0000

International student graduates will no longer need to remain in Canada while their Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is in process. As of February 21, graduates who are eligible to work full time without a work permit will be able to maintain their ability to work legally in Canada even if they leave and re-enter the […]

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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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Saskatchewan issues 646 invitations to Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 16:48:38 +0000

Saskatchewan invited immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on February 13. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) sent out a total of 646 invitations to candidates in the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand categories. In order to be selected, candidates needed to have submitted an Expression of Interest (EOI) profile […]

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Manitoba invites 242 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:19:39 +0000

Manitoba has sent out another round of invitations to immigration candidates who submitted Expression of Interest (EOI) profiles to their provincial nominee program. On February 13, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 242 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. This is Manitoba’s second draw in two weeks. The invitations, or […]

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