Coronavirus-Specific Conditions For New British Columbia Immigration Draw

Coronavirus-Specific Conditions For New British Columbia Immigration Draw
British Columbia immigration introduced specific criteria related to the coronavirus outbreak as it conducted a new provincial draw, issuing 311 invitations to apply.  The March 30 draw saw British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program officials move to exclude categories and occupations at the sharp end of the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown. “The COVID-19 outbreak has had an impact on the provincial...

Saskatchewan Immigration Targets 71 Occupations With 205 Invitations

Saskatchewan Immigration Targets 71 Occupations With 205 Invitations
Saskatchewan immigration’s latest  Expression of Interest draw targeted 71 occupations with 205 invitations to apply.  The March 26 Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program draw featured invites through the Occupations In-Demand stream. There were 275 invites issued, with a minimum score of 75 points. The draw was the 14th since the SINP significantly expanded its list of eligible occupations, from 19 to 218. Read More New...

New Manitoba Draw Sees 226 Candidates Receive Letters of Advice To Apply

New Manitoba Draw Sees 226 Candidates Receive Letters of Advice To Apply
A new draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program saw 226 Letters of Advice to Apply issued to skilled workers and international graduates. The March 26 draw majored on the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, accounting for 168 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 496 points. Skilled Workers Overseas were the next largest group, 38 candidates receiving LAAs with the lowest-ranked...

New Brunswick Restricts Inter-Provincial Migration Over Coronavirus

New Brunswick Restricts Inter-Provincial Migration Over Coronavirus
New Brunswick has announced it is restricting inter-provincial migration to help the fight against the spread of coronavirus. Provincial ‘peace officers’ are authorized to turn away visitors trying to enter the province from Quebec, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. All unnecessary travel into New Brunswick is prohibited in a move aimed to half the spread of COVID-19. Premier Blaine Higgs...

Alberta Immigration Invites 100 Express Entry Candidates With Scores As Low As 300

Alberta Immigration Invites 100 Express Entry Candidates With Scores As Low As 300
Alberta issued 100 Notification of Interest Letters to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300 in a new provincial draw. The March 4 draw was the fifth of the year through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. It should be noted that the draw took place before the coronavirus crisis fully took hold in Canada. The province...

Tech Workers Receive 87 Invitations In New British Columbia Immigration Draw

Tech Workers Receive 87 Invitations In New British Columbia Immigration Draw
British Columbia immigration has targeted IT workers in a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program.  B.C. is the only province to conduct a draw this week, as the coronavirus outbreak took serious hold in Canada. The BC PNP Tech Pilot draw saw 87 invitations issued to skilled workers and international graduates. The March 17 draw featured invitations through four...

Prince Edward Island Immigration Reschedules March Draw Due To Coronavirus

Prince Edward Island Immigration Reschedules March Draw Due To Coronavirus
Prince Edward Island immigration’s March 19 Expression of Interest draw will be rescheduled due to its office being closed because of coronavirus.  “We will provide additional information when available and appreciate your support and understanding at this time,” a statement on the province’s website said. It added that the PEI Office of Immigration is currently providing essential services only. Candidates invited to...

New Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest Draw To Happen Thursday, March 19

New Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest Draw To Happen Thursday, March 19
Prince Edward Island will conduct a new Expression of Interest draw on Thursday, March 19. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) draw will feature invites for the province’s immigration streams for Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact candidates. In two draws so far in 2020, 276 invites have been issued through the PEI PNP. They include 253...

Manitoba Immigration Draw Targets 222 Skilled Workers and International Graduates

Manitoba Immigration Draw Targets 222 Skilled Workers and International Graduates
A new draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program saw 222 Letters of Advice to Apply issued. The March 12 draw majored on the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, with 191 LAAs issued and the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 496 points. Skilled Workers Overseas candidates received 13 LAAs through a Strategic Recruitment Initiative, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 672 points. The final 18...

Express Entry CRS Score Of 300? Alberta Immigration Could Want You …

Express Entry CRS Score Of 300? Alberta Immigration Could Want You …
The latest draw through the Alberta Express Entry stream saw Notification of Interest letters issued to candidates scoring a minimum of 300 Comprehensive Ranking System points. The province issued 150 NOIs in the February 20 Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program stream. With recent federal Express Entry draws seeing CRS scores above 470, the latest Alberta draw shows how candidates with lower scores...