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, […]

Four of Canada’s largest provincial immigration draws

Four of Canada’s largest provincial immigration draws

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Express Entry streams among those in Ontario, PEI, BC and Saskatchewan that set new year-to-date invitation records Four new 2018 records have been set in October for the most invitations issued so far this year through provincial immigration streams in Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Ontario and British Columbia.  Many of the streams involved are linked […]

Record number of small Canadian businesses reporting skilled labour shortage

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Canadian Federation of Independent Business says greatest shortages reported in B.C., Quebec and Ontario A record 47 per cent of small Canadian businesses report that they are experiencing a shortage of skilled labour, a monthly survey conducted by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business has found. The findings in the Canadian Federation of Independent Business […]

Minimum CRS score in October 29 draw was 442

Canada maintains 2018 high of 3,900 invitations in latest Express Entry draw

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Minimum CRS score in October 29 draw was 442 The Government of Canada has issued 3,900 Express Entry candidates an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held October 29. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest draw was 442. The federal Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for […]

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 […]

Ontario new invitation Express Entry candidates entrepreneurs

Ontario issues new invitations to Express Entry candidates and entrepreneurs

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Ontario has now issued 977 invitations through Express Entry-linked French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream The province of Ontario has issued new invitations to immigration candidates through its Express Entry-aligned French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream as well as its Entrepreneur Stream. In an update published August 24, Ontario said it issued 15 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to Express Entry candidates […]

Ontario new draw invites CRS 350

Ontario new draw invites as low as 350

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August 9 draw was the first through Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream since March A new targeted draw through Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream on August 9 issued 947 invitations to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 350. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program says the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score range for […]

CRS minimum score drops to 441 in new Express Entry draw

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3,750 ITAs issued in latest draw, bringing July total to 7,500 The Government of Canada issued 3,750 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held on Wednesday, July 25. The Comprehensive Ranking System cut-off score for this invitation round was 441. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in […]