Ontarios first Human Capital Priorities draw of the year

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Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 439 invited to apply Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream got the new year off to a big start this week, issuing 1,493 invitations to Express Entry candidates with ranking scores as low as 439.   The Human Capital Priorities Stream allows the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) to search the federal […]

Manitoba kicks off 2019 with new invitations to Express Entry candidates

Manitoba kicks off 2019 with new invitations to Express Entry candidates

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626 invitations issued across three MPNP immigration streams in January 17 draw Manitoba issued a total of 626 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on January 17 in its first draw of the new year.   Manitoba is one of nine Canadian provinces that take part in Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program, which […]

PEI holds first draw of 2019 for Express Entry Labour & Business

Prince Edward Island holds first draw of 2019 for Express Entry, Labour and Business candidates

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60 Express Entry, Labour Impact invitations issued in January 17 draw Prince Edward Island’s provincial nominee program held its first draw of 2019 on January 17, issuing 91 invitations to immigration candidates through its Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact categories.   Known as the PEI PNP, the program allows the island province to nominate a […]

Proof of settlement funds requirement increases for Express Entry

Proof of settlement funds requirement increases for Express Entry candidates

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IRCC advises Express Entry candidates to ensure their profiles reflect annual adjustments The Government of Canada has introduced a slight increase to its settlement funds requirement and is urging Express Entry candidates to ensure their profiles reflect the change. The increase raises the required minimum settlement funds by just over 1.5 per cent for each family level. […]

Canada conducts largest first draw of the year in Express Entry history

Canada conducts largest first draw of the year in Express Entry history

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IRCC starts 2019 with 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence The Government of Canada kicked off the new Express Entry year in impressive style Thursday, issuing 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with scores as low as 449. This was the highest number of invitations issued in a first […]

Canada ranked 6th out of 167 countries in latest Democracy Index

Canada ranked 6th out of 167 countries in latest Democracy Index

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Canada scored 10 out of 10 for civil liberties Canada earned a 10 out of 10 for civil liberties and was ranked sixth overall among the world’s democracies in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s updated Democracy Index.   The index provides a snapshot of the state of democracy in 167 countries based on scores in five categories: electoral […]

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) […]

CETA: Intra-Company Transferees

Increase in Job vacancies for Canadian provinces in 3rd quarter of 2018

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Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia reported the largest year-over-year increases Job vacancies increased in every Canadian province in the third quarter of 2018, according to a new report by Statistics Canada. Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia reported the largest year-over-year increases during the three-month period spanning July 1 to September 30, 2018. Statistics Canada said […]

Canada’s new improved provincial pathways to immigration

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program Key 2018 changes

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Three new Express Entry-linked PNP streams were created in 2018 and others were improved Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead. The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces […]