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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

With this Express Entry draw Canada is on track to break 2017 invitation record

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Minimum score drops 4 points in November 28 draw A new Express Entry draw held November 28 has now pushed Canada ahead of the number of invitations issued at this same point in 2017 — a year that set the current Express Entry invitation record of 86,023. Today’s draw issued 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian […]

Hyper-concentration of knowledge-economy jobs underway in downtown Toronto

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Finance, soft tech, high order business services posted impressive job gains between 2006 and 2016 The area of Southern Ontario that includes Toronto is experiencing a dramatic economic shift that has produced a “hyper-concentration” of knowledge-economy jobs in and around downtown Toronto, a new study reveals. The study by the Neptis Foundation, a think tank dedicated […]

Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream issues invitations Express Entry

Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream issues invitations Express Entry

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Human Capital Priorities Stream has now issued 3,719 invitations in 2018 Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream issued 185 invitations in a draw held November 26 — the popular Express Entry-linked stream’s first invitations since August 9. The Human Capital Priorities Stream allows the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) to search the federal Express Entry pool for candidates who meet […]

NEW STUDY RATES CANADA’S BEST CITIES FOR TECH TALENT

New study rates Canada’s best cities for tech talent

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Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Waterloo were responsible 63% of Canada’s high-tech job growth When it comes to tech talent, Toronto is still king, but a new study shows cities across Canada are also proving competitive. The new 2018 Scoring Canadian Tech Talent report ranked cities like Hamilton, Quebec City, and Halifax among Canada’s top 10 […]