3350 EE candidates invited to apply for PR as cut off score drops

3,350 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence as cut-off score drops

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Minimum score falls for third consecutive time in April 3 draw Canada has issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 451 in a new draw held April 3. The minimum score in today’s draw is one point lower than the cut-off score in the […]

New draw pushes Manitoba’s 2019 invitation total over 3000

New draw pushes Manitoba’s 2019 invitation total over 3,000

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Minimum score drops to 433 for Skilled Workers in Manitoba candidates Manitoba held its seventh Expression of Interest draw of 2019 on March 28, inviting 595 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. The invitations went to candidates in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)’s Skilled Worker Overseas, Skilled Worker […]

Canadian tech group welcomes to make Global Talent Stream permanent

Canadian tech group welcomes move to make Global Talent Stream permanent

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Two-week processing time for work visas ‘a game-changer,’ says Council of Canadian Innovators Canada’s Global Talent Stream pilot has been a “game-changer” for high-growth Canadian startups and the federal government’s proposal to make it permanent would be a welcome move, the Council of Canadian Innovators says. Introduced in 2017 under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program, […]

Express Entry 2019 Quarterly Report Over 20000 invitations to apply

Express Entry 2019 Quarterly Report: Over 20,000 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

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2019 off to a bigger start than 2018 following the first quarter The first quarter of 2019 has officially surpassed the first quarter of 2018 with 21,200 invitations to apply for permanent residence issued to candidates in Canada’s Express Entry system. This is a 3,700 increase from 2018’s first quarter that ended at 17,500 invitations […]

Canada to launch dedicated Agri Food industry immigration pilot

Canada to launch dedicated Agri-Food industry immigration pilot

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Pilot will provide foreign agri-food workers with a pathway to Canadian permanent residence The Canadian government announced plans for a new three-year immigration pilot designed to support the growth of Canada’s agri-food sector. In its Budget 2019, released March 19, the Government of Canada stated, “To help the agri-food sector meet Canada’s ambitious export targets […]

New immigrants made up 61% of Canada’s population growth in 2018

New immigrants made up 61% of Canada’s population growth in 2018

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Canada’s population reached 37,314,442 on January 1, 2019 A new Statistics Canada report reveals how immigration to Canada continues to be the main driver of population growth, with a total increase of 321,065 new immigrants in 2018. By the start of 2019, Canada’s population reached 37,314,442, following a record increase of new immigrants in the […]

Ontario invites Express Entry candidates in new Skilled Trades Stream draw

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361 invitations issued in March 21 draw, bringing 2019 Skilled Trades Stream total to 732 The province of Ontario has issued new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to Express Entry candidates through its Skilled Trades Stream.  The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 361 invitations in the March 21 draw […]

PEI issues invitations to Express Entry Labour Impact & Business Work

PEI invites 150 immigration candidates to apply in new draw

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Express Entry, Labour Impact and entrepreneur candidates invited in March 21 draw Prince Edward Island issued new invitations to immigration candidates in a draw held March 21.  Prince Edward Island, or PEI, holds monthly draws for immigration candidates who have submitted an Expression of Interest to its immigrant nominee program, the PEI PNP. PEI is one […]

333 people registered Ontario Masters Graduate Stream

333 people registered for Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before March 5 crash

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OINP says it will reopen stream once technical issue is ‘fully addressed’ More than 300 immigration candidates managed to register successfully in the recent opening of Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream before a technical error brought it to a premature end.  In an updated published March 19, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) said 333 people […]

Canada invites 3350 Express Entry candidates to apply for PR

Canada invites 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence

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Cut-off score drops two points in March 20 Express Entry invitation round The Government of Canada issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held March 20. The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 452, a reduction of two points over the minimum score in […]