Saskatchewan issues 525 invitations to Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:17:07 +0000

Saskatchewan held another Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand draw November 12, time inviting 525 skilled workers to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence.  The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)’s Express Entry sub-category is linked to the federal government’s  Express Entry system, which manages the pool of candidates for three of Canada’s main economic-class […]

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Alberta Express Entry issues invitations to candidates with CRS scores as low as 300

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:43:04 +0000

Alberta invited 401 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in its last two draws of October, the province’s immigrant nominee program has revealed.  A draw held October 24 selected 372 candidates with a profile in the federal Express Entry system, which manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s […]

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Employment rose in B.C. and Newfoundland last month, new Labour Force Survey shows

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:24:51 +0000

British Columbia and Newfoundland led Canada’s provinces in employment gains in October, Statistics Canada’s new Labour Force Survey reports. Canada added 443,000 new jobs in the 12 months spanning October 2018 to October 2019, led by gains in full-time work, Statistics Canada said. Overall employment dropped slightly in October, as Canada shed 1,800 net jobs, […]

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Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 350

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:59:19 +0000

Alberta invited 115 federal Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held October 9. The federal Express Entry system is Canada’s principal source of skilled foreign workers. It manages the pool of candidates for the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and the Canadian Experience Class, which […]

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Quebec announces additional $2.1 million to help companies recruit temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:40:45 +0000

The province of Quebec is pledging an additional $2.1 million to assist employers in their efforts to recruit temporary foreign workers. The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Jean Boulet, announced the funding on October 16. Boulet said the additional funds will be used to reimburse up […]

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Trucking association calls on feds to protect immigrant drivers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 19:17:32 +0000

The Canadian Trucking Alliance is calling all levels of government to protect immigrant workers from abuse. Their statement follows an investigative report by Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper alleging immigration consultants and trucking companies in British Columbia were making temporary foreign workers pay thousands of dollars in exchange for jobs driving semi-trucks, a practice that […]

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Saskatchewan holds third Express Entry, Occupation In-Demand draw in 3 weeks for targeted occupations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:54:57 +0000

Saskatchewan held its third invitation round is as many weeks October 8, inviting 559 Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has been rolling out invitations to prospective immigrants every week since it expanded the list of occupations that are […]

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Saskatchewan holds new Express Entry, Occupation In-Demand draws with expanded occupations list

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:54:57 +0000

Saskatchewan held its third invitation round is as many weeks October 8, inviting 559 Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has been rolling out invitations to prospective immigrants every week since it expanded the list of occupations that are […]

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Express Entry Quarterly Report: Summer months produced largest quarter of 2019 with 21,600 candidates invited to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:00:05 +0000

The Government of Canada is aiming to admit more than a million new permanent residents by the end of 2021— and the past three months have been a productive quarter. Express Entry is Canada’s most popular immigration selection system and is the country’s largest driver of economic immigrants. There were 21,600 Express Entry candidates invited […]

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Latest Express Entry draw invites 3,900 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:23:46 +0000

Canada held an Express Entry draw on October 2, issuing a total of 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence. Candidates in the Express Entry pool needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 464 and above to be selected in this round. Today’s draw was an increase of 300 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) over […]

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