Are NOC Occupation-Based Canada Express Entry Invitations Coming in 2022?

Are NOC Occupation-Based Canada Express Entry Invitations Coming in 2022?
Canada immigration news: If Ottawa moves to occupation-based invitations in 2022, choosing the right National Occupational Classification (NOC) code could become the most important part of creating a Canada Express Entry profile. The Liberal government promised to reform economic immigration programs in its platform ahead of the recent federal election, and NOC-targeted Invitations to Apply is one way they could...

Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs As British Columbia Economy Rebounds Post-COVID-19

Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs As British Columbia Economy Rebounds Post-COVID-19
Canada immigration news: The lifting of many of the COVID-19 public health restrictions pushed up the number of people working full-time in retail jobs in British Columbia in September, Statistics Canada date shows. The West Coast province now has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada, behind only Manitoba, even as its labour force is growing. In Kelowna, in...

Prince Edward Island Draw: Province Issues Invitations To 188 Canada Immigration Candidates

Prince Edward Island Draw: Province Issues Invitations To 188 Canada Immigration Candidates
Canada immigration news: Prince Edward Island has issued invitations to apply to 188 skilled worker and entrepreneur Canada immigration candidates in a new provincial draw. The November 18 draw saw invitations issued through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) streams. It saw 172 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry...

How Canada’s Latest Changes To COVID-19 Restrictions Affect Immigration

How Canada’s Latest Changes To COVID-19 Restrictions Affect Immigration
Canada immigration news: As the COVID-19 pandemic slowly comes to a conclusion, Canada has announced a wave of new measures to update its border and immigration restrictions. In an announcement on November 19, Ottawa laid out its plan for upcoming changes, including: The removal of testing requirements for fully vaccinated travellers on short trips out of Canada. An expansion of...

Quebec Businesses Recruiting Temporary Workers Can Claim Back $1,200 In Lawyer Fees

Quebec Businesses Recruiting Temporary Workers Can Claim Back $1,200 In Lawyer Fees
Canada immigration news: Businesses using lawyers or immigration consultants to help them recruit Temporary Foreign Workers can claim back up to $1,200 from the provincial government. The extension of the benefit was among a number of Temporary Foreign Worker Program changes announced earlier in November by Jean Boulet, Minister of Labour and Deputy Minister of Immigration. Businesses using lawyers, immigration consultants...

New Manitoba Draw Sees Invites Issued To 428 Canada Immigration Candidates

New Manitoba Draw Sees Invites Issued To 428 Canada Immigration Candidates
Canada immigration news: A new Canada immigration draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program saw the province issue 428 Letters of Advice to Apply to skilled workers and international graduates. The November 18 draw saw LAAs issued through three MPNP streams. Skilled Workers in Manitoba received 376 LAAs, with the lowest ranked candidates scoring 464 points. International Education Stream candidates received 30...

All You Need To Know About Immigrating To Canadian Province of British Columbia

All You Need To Know About Immigrating To Canadian Province of British Columbia
Canada immigration news: British Columbia is poised to welcome more new permanent residents by the end of the year than it did in the last full year before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Despite the public health restrictions that impeded international travel for much of this year, the West Coast province received 45,990 new permanent residents in the first nine months...

Saskatchewan Draw: Province Issues Most Canada Immigration Invitations of 2021

Saskatchewan Draw: Province Issues Most Canada Immigration Invitations of 2021
Canada immigration news: A new Saskatchewan immigration Expression of Interest draw saw the province issue 633 invitations to apply across two streams, making it the largest of 2021. In the November 18 Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program draw, Occupations In-Demand candidates with skills and experience in one of 14 National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes received 208 invitations, with a minimum score...

Newfoundland Immigration Draw Targets Technology and Health Jobs

Newfoundland Immigration Draw Targets Technology and Health Jobs
Canada immigration news: Details of three 2021 draws through the Priority Skills NL stream have been revealed by Newfoundland & Labrador immigration. The three draws saw a total of 663 invitations issued to Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) candidates with skills and experience in a range of technology and healthcare occupations. In June, 381 invitations were issued, mainly to...

Canada Ready To Increase Immigration Further After Welcoming 46,300 Immigrants In October

Canada Permanent Residents Arrive In Record Numbers As Ottawa Strives To Hit Immigration Target
Canada immigration news: Canada is well on track to meet its 2021 goal of 401,000 newcomers after welcoming 46,315 new immigrants in October. The figures were revealed in an interview by Immigration Minister Sean Fraser with Bloomberg, in which he also said he was happy to increase immigration numbers further. It has already welcomed 313,700 newcomers this year, the vast majority...