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  • Ontario’s first Tech Draw invites more than 1,600 Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 439
    Ontario conducted its first Tech Draw on July 12, inviting 1,623 Express Entry candidates with eligible work experience to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  Those invited in the July 12 draw had Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores ranging from 439 to 459 and created their Express Entry profiles between […]... Read more »
  • Canada announces 3-year permanent residence pilot for eligible agri-food workers
    Temporary foreign workers with experience in Canada’s agri-food sector will have a new pathway to Canadian permanent residence starting in early 2020.  The three-year Agri-Food Immigration Pilot will help retain experienced, non-seasonal foreign workers with eligible job offers in Canada’s agricultural and agri-foods industry. The Government of Canada says the industry exported a record $66.2 […]... Read more »
  • New Ontario draws will target Express Entry candidates with tech experience
    The Government of Ontario has revealed its plans for nominating Express Entry candidates with work experience in the technology sector for Canadian permanent residence.  Ontario had previously announced that it would create a dedicated stream for tech workers. Instead, it will hold targeted draws for Express Entry candidates with work experience in six tech-related occupations […]... Read more »
  • Nova Scotia Nominee Program continues province’s long history of welcoming immigrants
    Perhaps no province is as deeply associated with immigration in the Canadian memory as is Nova Scotia.  The province — whose name is Latin for “New Scotland” — plays host to Pier 21, Canada’s equivalent to New York’s Ellis Island. In the span of less than 50 years, from 1928 to 1971, more than one […]... Read more »
  • Applications for Quebec Experience Program’s Graduate Stream suspended until November
    Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. Applications to the Quebec Experience Program’s Graduates Stream are being suspended until Nov. 1, 2019, the Government of Quebec has announced.  Details of the suspension are laid out in new ministerial instructions issued July 10 by province’s Immigration Minister, Simon Jolin-Barrette. There are two exceptions to the new […]... Read more »
  • Les demandes d’inscription au volet Diplômés du Québec du Programme de l’expérience québécoise sont suspendues jusqu’en novembre
    Les demandes d’inscription au volet des Diplômés du Québec du Programme de l’expérience québécoise sont suspendues jusqu’au 1er novembre 2019, a annoncé le gouvernement du Québec.  Les détails de la suspension figurent dans les nouvelles instructions ministérielles émises le 10 juillet par le ministre de l’Immigration de la province, Simon Jolin-Barrette. Il y a deux […]... Read more »
  • 3,600 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence in largest draw since January
    A new Express Entry draw has issued 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence — the most invitations issued in a single draw since January 23.  The cut-off score in the July 10 draw was 460, a decrease of two points over the minimum score of 462 in the previous Express Entry draw held […]... Read more »
  • Express Entry mid-year 2019 report: 41,800 candidates invited to apply for permanent residence
    The first half of 2019 was among the most active six-month stretches in the history of Canada’s Express Entry system, with a total of 41,800 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence issued.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held 13 draws over the first six months of 2019, issuing a total of 41,800 invitations […]... Read more »
  • Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 300 invited in latest Alberta draw
    Alberta has released the details of the latest draw through its popular Express Entry-aligned provincial nomination stream. The June 21 draw issued 262 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 300. The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows the Government of Alberta to select eligible candidates with a profile in […]... Read more »
  • Interim Pathway for Caregivers reopens to new applications
    Canada’s Interim Pathway for Caregivers is once again open to new applications.  The short-term program provides a pathway to permanent residence for individuals who have acquired work experience in Canada since November 30, 2014, as a home childcare provider, home support worker or a combination of both. Work experience must match the initial description and […]... Read more »