Alberta renews extension for Post Graduate Work Permit applicants

Alberta immigration proposal could bring 40,000 newcomers to rural communities by 2024

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United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney lays out immigration platform for coming spring election Rural communities around Alberta could get a boost of around 40,000 newcomers over the next four years under policies being proposed by the province’s United Conservative Party. Albertans will vote for a new provincial government this spring and a number of […]

Alberta Opportunity Stream

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 […]

Canada’s unemployment rate hit record low in November

Canada’s unemployment rate hit record low in November

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Quebec, Alberta led provinces in employment last month Canada’s unemployment rate reached a record low in November, according to Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey. The unemployment rate, which Statistics Canada defines as the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labour force, dropped to 5.6 per cent last month — a number […]

Alberta renews extension for Post Graduate Work Permit applicants

Alberta renews extension for Post Graduate Work Permit applicants

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The Government of Alberta is extending a temporary transition period for applicants to the Alberta Opportunity Stream who hold a Post-Graduation Work Permit. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) says the extension will allow both applicants and post-secondary institutions more time to adjust to the Alberta Opportunity Stream’s List of Alberta Advanced Education Approved Post-Secondary Credentials. The list determines which […]

Alberta Opportunity Stream

Alberta removes minimum income requirement, updates language minimum for Alberta Opportunity Stream

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Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program says changes will ‘make it easier for people to apply’ Two important changes have been introduced to the Alberta Opportunity Stream, including the removal of its minimum income requirement and an update to its minimum language requirements.   The removal of the minimum income requirement will be applied to all applications submitted […]

Canada’s Express Entry-linked PNP

Late summer review: Canada’s Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs

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Developments in Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia among big PNP stories this summer It’s been a busy summer for Canada’s Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs, with developments in Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia and Ontario leading the way. Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) allow participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a set number of immigrants for Canadian permanent residence […]

6322 – Cooks Required for Canada. Apply Today!

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Cooks prepare and cook a wide variety of foods. They are employed in restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other health care institutions, central food commissaries, educational institutions and other establishments. Cooks are also employed aboard ships and at construction and logging campsites. Apprentice cooks are included in this unit group.   Illustrative example apprentice cook dietary […]

Alberta Opportunity Stream

Alberta’s new Express Entry and Alberta Opportunity streams have arrived

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Province unveils long-awaited details of Express Entry-linked stream The Canadian province of Alberta unveiled two new immigration streams Thursday, including its anticipated Express Entry-linked stream. Both streams were originally expected in January, but the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) delayed their introduction until now. The creation of a dedicated Express Entry Stream will now allow Alberta […]

Alberta LMIA

Alberta reduces the number of occupations in its Refusal to Process LMIA List

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The Government of Alberta has decreased the number of occupations considered ineligible for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to 24 occupations. The Refusal to Process list is established and maintained by the Alberta Labour and Employment and Social Development Canada to ensure that employers seek potential workers locally before seeking workers outside Canada. Canada established […]