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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Express Entry nears 2017’s invitation record after setting new October high

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IRCC has issued 74,200 Express Entry ITAs in 2018, leaving it just 11,823 shy of record Last month saw the Government of Canada more than double the number of invitations to apply for permanent residence that it issued to Express Entry candidates in October 2017, leaving it less than 12,000 invitations away from last year’s […]

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program reaches its nomination cap for 2018

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More than 95% of nominations went to Express Entry candidates The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has reached its 2018 provincial nomination allocation, with 6,600 nominations issued to successful applicants across various streams. The province says it will continue to accept and consider new applications for a provincial nomination, and those that have already been submitted, […]

Ottawa’s immigrant workforce a ‘golden opportunity’ for companies

Ottawa’s immigrant workforce a ‘golden opportunity’ for companies, says local board of trade

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Hiring immigrants shown to increase revenue, productivity, says new Ottawa Business Growth Survey Ottawa companies concerned about access to skilled labour would benefit from tapping the city’s pool of highly educated immigrants, says a new survey by the Ottawa Board of Trade. According to the organization’s 2018 Ottawa Business Growth Survey, companies with recent experience […]

Ontario issues invitations to Skilled Trades & French-Speaking streams

Ontario issues new invitations to Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Worker streams

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Invitations issued through Ontario’s Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Worker streams Ontario has announced new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence for Express Entry candidates, including a 2018 high of 439 invitations through its Skilled Trades Stream on October 19.  This is the most invitations issued through the Skilled Trades Stream in a […]

Express Entry issues 3500 invitations

New Express Entry draw issues 3,500 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

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The minimum score in September 19 draw was 441 A total of 3,500 Express Entry candidates have been invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held September 19. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score was 441. The tie-break date and time used in this draw was September 6, 2018, at 10:28:45 […]

More Express Entry-linked draws with CRS under 400 ‘possible

More Express Entry-linked draws with CRS under 400 ‘possible’, Ontario government says

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Minimum scores for Human Capital Priorities Stream draws are now being determined by OINP director Recent changes to the way minimum scores for Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream are determined could result in further invitations to eligible Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores below 400, the provincial government says. A spokesperson for the […]