Quebec Releases Details Of Draw Issuing 1,000 Canada Immigration Invitations
Quebec immigration has released details of a draw that issued 1,047 invitations targeting technology, health and teaching jobs through the Arrima Expression of Interest system. The December 15 draw, of which details were only recently announced, saw all candidates scoring 571 points or above in the Quebec Expression of Interest points system issued an invitation. It also invited candidates with skills...
Study and Succeed Program To Retain International Students Launched By New Brunswick
New Brunswick is attempting to woo international with a new program to encourage them to remain after graduation. “Growing our population base is essential to addressing the workforce needs of the future, and access to skilled talent is crucial for New Brunswick companies of every size,” said provincial Immigration Minister Arlene Dunn.  “Not only are international students a critical component of...
Canada Express Entry Immigration Now Open To Heavy Equipment Operators
Heavy equipment operators now qualify for the Canada Express Entry system’s Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) immigration program. The change to the FSW which made that possible came on Nov. 16 last year, when Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) added 16 new jobs to its list of eligible occupations. IRCC increased the number of eligible occupations under the FSW on the same day the National Occupational Classification (NOC)...
Alberta Express Entry Draw: Province Invites 129 Candidates, Minimum CRS Of 305
Details of a new draw through the Express Entry-linked stream of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program have been announced by the province. The December 8 draw saw 129 candidates invited, with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 305. Important requirements for the stream are that candidates have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to the province, and are working in...
British Columbia Draw: Province Issues At Least 188 Canada Immigration Invitations
British Columbia has issued at least 188 invitations in a new provincial draw through multiple streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The January 17 draws were split into two categories: general and targeted. In the general draw, which included tech occupations, 154 invitations were issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged...
Dental Assistants Now Qualify For Express Entry Canada Immigration 
Foreign-trained dental assistants can now immigrate to Canada through the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program, which falls under the Express Entry system. The change to the FSW which made that possible came on Nov. 16 last year, when Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) added 16 new jobs to its list of eligible occupations under that worker immigration program. That increased the number of eligible...
Manitoba Conducts First PNP Draw Of 2023, Invites 322 Canada Immigration Candidates
Manitoba has conducted its first draw of 2023 through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, issuing 322 invitations to Canada immigration candidates. The January 12 draw saw LAAs issued through three MPNP streams. Skilled Workers in Manitoba received 260 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidates scoring 734 points. International Education Stream candidates received 42 LAAs. The remaining 20 LAAs went to Skilled Workers Overseas candidates...
PEI Still Receiving Millions In Defunct PNP Entrepreneur Stream Deposits
Despite the streams being cancelled several years ago, Prince Edward Island is still raking in millions of dollars in default payments under investor categories of its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Four years after the end of its 100 Per Cent Ownership and Partial Ownership entrepreneur streams in 2018, the Atlantic Canadian province was still able to pocket almost $8.9 million...
Ontario’s First Canada Immigration Draws Of 2023 Target Primarily Skilled Trades Candidates
Ontario has conducted new draws through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), issuing 1,656 Canada immigration invitations to mainly skilled trades candidates.  A draw through the Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream on January 13 saw 1,252 invites issued to candidates scoring between 336 and 506 Comprehensive Ranking System points. The invitations were targeted at the following occupations: NOC 72010 - Contractors and...
British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues At Least 133 Canada Immigration Invitations
British Columbia has issued invitations to at least 133 candidates in a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The January 10 draw saw invitations issued in four different categories. Skilled workers and international graduates with a minimum score of 90 points received 123 invitations through the BC PNP Tech stream. A draw targeted at Early Childhood Educators under NOC...

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