Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates Invited By British Columbia

Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates Invited By British Columbia
British Columbia has issued 24 invitations in the latest draw through the two streams of its Entrepreneur Immigration category. In August 20 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw, 18 invites were issued through the general category, and six through the Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot. The minimum score for the general category was 110 points, while regional pilot candidates required a...

Minimum Scores Drop For All 5 Streams As British Columbia Conducts Major PNP Draw

Minimum Scores Drop For All 5 Streams As British Columbia Conducts Major PNP Draw
Minimum scores fell for all five streams as British Columbia immigration conducted its largest BC PNP draw of 2019. The August 20 draw saw invitations issued to 527 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program candidates, the first time the province has crossed the 500 barrier this year. Entry level and semi-skilled workers required the lowest minimum score, at 77 points. Direct provincial skilled...

Quebec Invites 950 Candidates In First Draws Through New Arrima System

Quebec Invites 950 Candidates In First Draws Through New Arrima System
Quebec issued 950 invitations in the first two draws made through its Expression of Interest immigration system, the Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI) has revealed. Details of the draws, which took place on July 4 and July 17, were published on the MIDI website on August 20, 2019. These are the first draws to take place under the system,...

BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw Gives Priority Processing to 61 British Columbia Immigration Candidates

BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw Gives Priority Processing to 61 British Columbia Immigration Candidates
Skilled worker and international graduate candidates with experience in 29 occupations were targeted in the latest BC PNP Tech Pilot draw. The August 13 draw saw 61 invitations issued through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. All of the invited candidates required a minimum score of 90 points to qualify. Invites were issued across four streams, including direct provincial and Express Entry...

Ontario Targets 10 Occupations With Express Entry CRS Scores As Low As 439

Ontario Targets 10 Occupations With Express Entry CRS Scores As Low As 439
Ontario immigration has issued Notifications of Interest to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 439 in 10 target occupations. In an August 15 Human Capital Priorities draw, 997 NOIs were issued to candidates who submitted profiles between August 15, 2018 and August 15, 2019. Candidates required CRS scores in the range of 439 to 465 to...

Saskatchewan Expression of Interest Draws Sees 150 Invitations Issued

Saskatchewan Expression of Interest Draws Sees 150 Invitations Issued
Saskatchewan immigration’s latest Expression of Interest draw saw 150 invitations issued to skilled worker candidates. In an August 15 draw, 105 invitations were issued under the province’s Occupations In-Demand stream, with the remaining 45 invites issued through Saskatchewan Express Entry. For both streams, the minimum score was 78 points. All of the invited candidates had valid Educational Credential Assessments. Read More Alberta Issues Express...

Prince Edward Island Invites 143 In New PEI PNP Draw

Prince Edward Island Invites 143 In New PEI PNP Draw
Prince Edward Island immigration issued invitations to apply to 143 skilled worker and business candidates in its latest Expression of Interest draw. The draw majored on Express Entry/Labour Impact candidates, who received 133 invitations, with the remaining 10 going to Business Impact candidates. The business minimum score was 112 points for the third draw running. PEI passed 1,000 invites for 2019 in...

Alberta Issues Express Entry NOIs To Candidates With Scores As Low As 352

Alberta Issues Express Entry NOIs To Candidates With Scores As Low As 352
Candidates with Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System scores well below 400 were once again issued Notifications of Interest by Alberta immigration. In an August 7 draw, the oil-rich province issued 35 NOI letters to candidates scoring as low as 352. Alberta continues to be a good option for candidates with lower CRS scores. The province has now conducted 20 draws in 2019,...

British Columbia Immigration Draw Invites 238 Skilled Workers and International Graduates

British Columbia Immigration Draw Invites 238 Skilled Workers and International Graduates
Skilled workers and international graduates were the focus of a new British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw that saw 238 candidates invited to apply. The August 6 draw saw required scores range from 80 to 105 points across five British Columbia immigration streams. The entry level and semi-skilled workers stream registered a minimum score of 80 points. Meanwhile, direct provincial skilled worker...

Quebec Maintains Historically Low Unemployment At 4.9%

Quebec Maintains Historically Low Unemployment At 4.9%
Quebec maintained a historically low unemployment rate of 4.9 per cent after adding 16,600 jobs in July, new Canada jobs figures show. The Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey puts the French-speaking province second only to British Columbia in terms of provincial unemployment. Canada-wide, unemployment edged up to 5.7 per cent in July, with 24,200 fewer jobs and more people looking for...