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Manitoba nominated record number of immigration candidates for permanent residence in 2018

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Citizens of India received 34% of 5,207 nominations issued by MPNP last year Manitoba issued a record 5,207 nominations for Canadian permanent residence in 2018, with 98 per cent going to skilled worker candidates. Newly released numbers from the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) show that 5,119 nominations went to candidates in the Skilled Worker in Manitoba and Skilled […]

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Canada announces 2,000 additional spaces under Provincial Nominee Program for temporary workers

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Spaces will provide PR pathway for workers at the intermediate skill level An additional 2,000 temporary foreign workers could be admitted to Canada as permanent residents this year through Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program, the Government of Canada has announced. The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating provinces and territories to nominate a set number of […]

Canada commits $10 million

Canada commits $10 million to help newcomers find work and enter job market faster

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Funding will develop 15 projects through Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program Canada is committing up to $10 million under its Foreign Credential Recognition Program for projects designed to help internationally trained newcomers find and keep well-paying jobs. The money will provide a maximum of $800,000 each for 15 projects designed to either provide employment supports […]

Ontarios Masters Graduate Stream reopens briefly

Ontario ‘working to reopen’ Masters Graduate Stream after technical issue interrupts intake

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OINP says it is investigating glitch that forced it to close March 5 intake The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program says it will reopen its Masters Graduate Stream to new registrations “as soon as possible” after a technical issue forced it to close on March 5. In an update published March 7, the OINP said they […]

Cut-off score decreases in latest Express Entry draw

Cut-off score decreases in latest Express Entry draw

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3,350 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence Canada held a new Express Entry draw on Wednesday, March 6, issuing 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 454. The Government of Canada has now issued 17,850 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) this year […]

Interim permanent residence pathway for caregivers now open to applications

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One-time pathway will remain open until June 4, 2019 Canada’s Interim Pathway for Caregivers is now open to applications for permanent residence from eligible in-home temporary foreign worker caregivers who came to Canada after November 30, 2014.  The temporary pathway will remain open until June 4, 2019, and there is no limit to the number […]

Employers in New Brunswick hiring foreign workers to fill labour needs

New Brunswick village builds new subdivision to house influx of foreign workers

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Workers recruited to fill ‘good-paying’ jobs with local logging operations in and around the Village of Chipman A shortage of skilled labour in the province of New Brunswick has led the J.D. Irving company and the Village of Chipman to take a unique step to help much-needed foreign workers and their families get settled.  With […]

Ontarios Masters Graduate Stream reopens briefly

Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream reopens briefly

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Popular stream was to accept 1,000 registrations when it reopened March 5 Ontario’s Masters Graduate Stream reopened briefly to new registrations on Tuesday, March 5, and closed again within two hours due to a “technical issue.” Ontario had announced the previous day that the popular stream would open to 1,000 registrations on a first-come, first-served […]

Canada extends Atlantic Immigration Pilot

Canada extends Atlantic Immigration Pilot

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Key changes also introduced to increasingly popular pathway to permanent residence Canada is extending its Atlantic Immigration Pilot to December 2021 in a bid to maintain the program’s momentum, the federal government has announced. Launched in 2017 for an initial three-year run, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) was created to address labour shortages in the provinces of […]