Alberta releases results of December 2021 PNP draw

Alberta releases results of December 2021 PNP draw

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Alberta issues more immigration invitations than its previous PNP draw. Express Entry candidates saw the minimum CRS score requirement increase slightly. Alberta invited 150 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on December 14, an uptick from the previous provincial round of invitations. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) invited candidates who had Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of […]

Canadian immigration in 2022 A preview of the year ahead

Canadian immigration in 2022: A preview of the year ahead

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A look at what we can expect over the next 12 months. The coronavirus pandemic is set to continue to loom large over Canadian immigration in 2022. The pandemic is causing Canada to constantly update its travel restrictions. It has also created greater application backlogs, and a shift in Canada’s policies to prioritize applicants within […]

Canada’s PNP immigration results of December 2021

Canada’s PNP immigration results of December 2021

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A look back at last month’s Provincial Nominee Program updates from across the country. Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued more than 3,000 invitations to apply for provincial nomination during the month of December. Nearly every Canadian province and territory, with the exception of Nunavut and Quebec which operates its own immigration programs has its own PNP. Having their own immigration […]

How to immigrate to Canada in 2022

How to immigrate to Canada in 2022

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A summary of Canadian immigration programs: Express Entry, PNP, Quebec, and family sponsorship. If 2022 is your year to immigrate to Canada, here are some options to become a permanent resident. In this article, we are going to discuss four pathways to Canadian immigration: Express Entry, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), Quebec immigration, and family sponsorship. There are actually more […]

Manitoba PNP invites 393

Manitoba PNP invites 393 in new draw

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Manitoba has now invited 11,179 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in 2021. Manitoba held its last draw of the year on December 30. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited a total of 393 immigration candidates across three Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Here are the number of invitations issued for each program, plus the minimum score […]

Canada extends medical exam exemption

Canada extends medical exam exemption for some immigrants

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Immigration applicants in Canada may not need to do an additional medical exam to apply for permanent residency. Canada’s immigration department is renewing a temporary medical exam exemption on some foreign nationals who are applying for immigration. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is extending the already-existing medical exam exemption on immigration candidates applying from inside Canada until […]

A review of Canadian immigration in 2021

A review of Canadian immigration in 2021

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ANALYSIS: The coronavirus pandemic continued to influence the direction of Canada’s immigration system in 2021. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic changed the course of Canada’s immigration system in 2020 and while things have stabilized, the pandemic caused IRCC to make major adjustments in 2021. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) entered 2021 facing difficult circumstances. […]

Canada breaks all-time immigration record

Canada breaks all-time immigration record by landing 401,000 immigrants in 2021

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IRCC achieved the goal by focusing on transitioning temporary residents living in Canada during the pandemic to permanent resident status. Canada has landed over 400,000 new permanent residents in 2021 for just the second time since it was founded as a country in 1867. This has just been confirmed in a news release by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

Canada has introduced NOC 2021

Canada has introduced NOC 2021. What will it mean for immigrants in 2022?

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The new way Canada classifies occupations will affect some economic class and temporary foreign worker applicants. Canada’s immigration system will overhaul the way it classifies occupations in fall 2022. The changes will affect some economic class and foreign worker applicants, although the federal government has yet to communicate which sorts of applicants will be affected. […]