New parents grandparents sponsorship process

How will the new parents and grandparents sponsorship process work?

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The Government of Canada has listened to feedback from clients, stakeholders and the public to identify improvements needed in the Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program – specifically, the application process. That is why the government is streamlining the intake process to enhance client experience. Here’s how the new process will work:   Step 1: Potential […]

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 […]

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Saskatchewan invites 90 entrepreneur candidates

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The province of Saskatchewan issued its first Entrepreneur invitations of 2019 on January 3. A total of 90 candidates were invited with scores ranging from 115 to 150 under the category’s points assessment grid. Saskatchewan’s Entrepreneur Category is for eligible candidates who would like to establish, acquire or partner in a business that meets specified provincial criteria. […]

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 […]

PEI sets new high for 2018 in October 18 2018 invitation round

PEI sets new high for 2018 in October 18, 2018 invitation round

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Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Work Permit invitations issued in October 18 draw Prince Edward Island has issued 270 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination to immigration candidates in its Express Entry and Labour Impact Expression of Interest pools.  The October 18 Expression of Interest draw was by far the largest of 2018, […]

Minimum score decreases by five points in latest Express Entry draw

Minimum score decreases by five points in latest Express Entry draw

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Government of Canada issues 3,900 invitations to apply for permanent residence in rare Monday draw The Government of Canada has invited 3,900 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held Monday, October 15. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this invitation round returned to 440, which is the lowest […]

Canada’s new improved provincial pathways to immigration

Canada’s new, improved provincial pathways to immigration

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Third Quarter Report: Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs Far from taking the summer off, Canada’s Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Programs spent the months of July, August and September innovating and issuing more than 3,000 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. The big news in the third quarter of 2018 included […]

CRS drops to 284 for Federal Skilled Trades candidates

Rare Monday Express Entry draw drops CRS to 284 for Federal Skilled Trades candidates

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Program-specific draw invites 400 FSTC candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence The Government of Canada has issued 400 invitations to Express Entry candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades Class in a rare Monday draw held September 24. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for this draw was 284. The tie-break date and time for this […]