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BC issues first invitations of 2019

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The province of British Columbia issued new invitations January 2 to Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates. A total of 151 invitations were issued in this latest draw to candidates in the Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories of both the Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC streams and Skills Immigration — Entry Level and Semi-Skilled candidates. The minimum score was […]

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Saskatchewan invites 90 entrepreneur candidates

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The province of Saskatchewan issued its first Entrepreneur invitations of 2019 on January 3. A total of 90 candidates were invited with scores ranging from 115 to 150 under the category’s points assessment grid. Saskatchewan’s Entrepreneur Category is for eligible candidates who would like to establish, acquire or partner in a business that meets specified provincial criteria. […]

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Express Entry: 2018 was big, and 2019 could be bigger

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Higher admissions targets in 2019 and 2020 could produce another ITA record in the new year Canada’s Express Entry system had a banner 2018, and the coming year could be even more exceptional. Express Entry, which manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s three Federal High Skilled immigration programs, issued a record 89,800 invitations to […]

Parents and grandparents sponsorship program will reopen in late January

Canada’s parents and grandparents sponsorship program will reopen in late January

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IRCC will accept up to 20,000 new applications through its Parents and Grandparents Program in 2019 Canada’s parents and grandparents sponsorship program will reopen to expressions of interest in late January 2019,  the Government of Canada has announced. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) provided the update in a tweet and said details of the […]

Nova Scotia approved record number of immigration applicants in 2018

Nova Scotia approved record number of immigration applicants in 2018

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Majority of approved PNP applications came through Express Entry-linked immigration streams Nova Scotia approved a record number of applications from immigration candidates in 2018 and is on track to welcome more new permanent residents this year than ever before, the provincial government says. The Atlantic Canada province accepted 2,272 applications through its immigration programs this year, compared […]

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Manitoba issues 492 invitations in 20th December draw

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Express Entry candidates among those issued Letter of Advice to Apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence Manitoba held its second Expression of Interest draw of December on Thursday, issuing 492 invitations to immigration candidates in its Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education streams. These streams are part of the Manitoba […]

PEI issues invitations to Express Entry Labour Impact & Business Work

PEI issues new invitations to Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Work Permit candidates

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PEI has now issued 1,240 invitations through its Express Entry and Labour Market categories in 2018 Prince Edward Island issued new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination to candidates in its Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact immigration categories in a new draw held December 20. A total of 65 invitations were issued to Express […]

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International migration to Canada reached record level 3rd quarter of 2018

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Arrival of permanent and temporary residents drove population growth in nine provinces International migration to Canada reached an unprecedented level between July 1 and October 1, 2018, and helped the Canadian population grow at a record three-month pace. Preliminary estimates show Canada’s population increased by 183,715 people during the third quarter of 2018. Statistics Canada says […]

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Alberta releases details of first draws through new Express Entry stream

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Eligible Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 301 have been invited through Alberta Express Entry Stream Alberta has released the first details of draws conducted through its Express Entry-linked stream since its introduction in June. A total of seven draws have been held since then, with the first and largest issuing 155 Notifications […]