British Columbia Conducts New Target BC PNP Tech Pilot Immigration Draw

British Columbia Conducts New Target BC PNP Tech Pilot Immigration Draw
British Columbia immigration’s latest BC PNP Tech Pilot draw saw 62 candidates receive invitations. The October 22 draw required a minimum score of 90 for all four featured streams. Included in the draw were the direct British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams for skilled worker and international graduates. The province’s Express Entry streams for skilled worker and international graduates were also included. The...

Immigration and Refugee Board Slowly Tackling Canada Asylum Claim Backlog

Immigration and Refugee Board Slowly Tackling Canada Asylum Claim Backlog
Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board finalized more refugee claims than the number of new claims submitted by irregular migrants this winter for the first time since the influx began in 2017. Stakeholders see the figures as a reason for cautious optimism, that Canada is getting a handle on dealing with a huge backlog. The IRB still has 74,000 people waiting for...

Saskatchewan Sets New All-Time High With 986 Express Entry Invitations

Saskatchewan Sets New All-Time High With 986 Express Entry Invitations
Saskatchewan immigration’s latest Express Entry draw set a new all-time high for the number of invites issued. The October 17 draw featured 986 invites with a minimum score of 67 points under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. Saskatchewan’s previous largest Express Entry draw saw 466 invites issued on August 2018. It was the first draw after the launch of the Saskatchewan...

Prince Edward Island Invites 158 Skilled Worker and Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates

Prince Edward Island Invites 158 Skilled Worker and Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates
Prince Edward Island issued 158 invitations to skilled workers and entrepreneurs in the province’s latest Expression of Interest draw. Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact candidates were all targeted in the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program draw, which took place on October 17. It saw 146 invites issued to Labour Impact/Express Entry candidates, and 12 invites issued through the...

Manitoba Issues 193 LAAs With Third Provincial Immigration Draw In A Month

Manitoba Issues 193 LAAs With Third Provincial Immigration Draw In A Month
Manitoba immigration has conducted its third draw in a month, issuing Letters of Advice to Apply to 193 candidates. The October 10 draw featured LAAs issued through three streams of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. It follows other draws that were conducted on September 25 and September 12. Of the 193 LAAs, 147 went to Skilled Workers In Manitoba candidates. The lowest-ranked...

Five Streams Targeted In New British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Draw

Five Streams Targeted In New British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Draw
  British Columbia immigration issued invitations to apply across five provincial streams in a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The October 15 draw saw 277 skilled worker and international graduate candidates receive invitations. For skilled workers, minimum scores were 94 through the direct provincial stream and 102 through the Express Entry-linked stream. For international graduates, minimum scores were 99...

PEI To Target Skilled Workers and Entrepreneurs In New Provincial Draw

PEI To Target Skilled Workers and Entrepreneurs In New Provincial Draw
Prince Edward Island will conduct a new Expression of Interest draw on October 17, targeting skilled worker and entrepreneur candidates. The draw is expected to feature invitations to apply through the province’s Labour Impact, Express Entry and Labour Impact streams. It will be the 10th draw of 2019 through the PEI Expression of Interest system. Anticipated 2019 Prince Edward Island Expression of...

Alberta Express Entry Draw Sees Minimum CRS Score Of 400

Alberta Express Entry Draw Sees Minimum CRS Score Of 400
Alberta immigration issued Notifications of Interest to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 400 in the latest Express Entry-linked draw through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. The September 25 draw saw NOIs issued to 374 candidates with profiles in the Express Entry pool  Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that candidates have stated an interest...

BC Targets 29 Tech Pilot Occupations With 64 Immigration Invitations

BC Targets 29 Tech Pilot Occupations With 64 Immigration Invitations
A new batch of BC PNP Tech Pilot with skills and experience in 29 target occupations has been issued invitations to apply through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. In an October 8 draw, 64 invitations were issued across four BC PNP streams. Minimum scores were 90 for all four featured streams: SI – Skilled Worker SI – International Graduate EEBC...

New Saskatchewan Immigration Draw Means Province Has Issued 1,938 Invites In 14 Days

New Saskatchewan Immigration Draw Means Province Has Issued 1,938 Invites In 14 Days
Saskatchewan immigration has conducted a third provincial draw in 14 days bringing the province’s total invitations to 1,938 since September 25. The October 8 draw saw 559 invites issued to candidates with skills and experience in 15 targeted occupations under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. There were 328 invites issued through Saskatchewan’s Occupations In-Demand category, with a minimum score of 69...