Employers in New Brunswick hiring foreign workers to fill labour needs

Employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, turning to foreign workers to fill labour needs

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City-organized job fair for immigrants will be held January 25 The need for skilled labour is the biggest challenge facing employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, a new survey suggests, and increasing the number of foreign workers is seen as key to solving the problem.   The survey by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Moncton (CCGM) […]

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 […]

Express Entry invitation record drops minimum score to lowest of 2018

Express Entry invitation record drops minimum score to lowest of 2018

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Invitations reach 89,800 while minimum score drops to 439 Canada set a new Express Entry invitation record Wednesday in a draw featuring the lowest minimum score of 2018. The December 19 draw issued 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 439. Express Entry manages the pool […]

Ontario issues invitations to Skilled Trades & French-Speaking streams

Ontario continues regular draws through Express Entry-linked stream

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The French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream has now issued 1,609 invitations in 2018 Regular invitation rounds through Ontario’s Express Entry-linked French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream continue this month, with 13 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence issued on December 13. The invitations followed 45 that were issued December 6 and bring the […]