Saskatchewan Issues 234 Immigration Invites With Second Draw In Four Days

Saskatchewan Issues 234 Immigration Invites With Second Draw In Four Days
Saskatchewan immigration has conducted its second Expression of Interest draw in four days, issuing invitations to 234 Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates. The January 13 draw saw 65 jobs targeted through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program and comes after 308 invites were issued on January 9. Express Entry candidates received 125 invitations, while 109 candidates were invited through the Occupations...

Canada Unemployment Falls To 5.6%, As Economy Adds 35,200 Jobs In December

Canada Unemployment Falls To 5.6%, As Economy Adds 35,200 Jobs In December
December was a solid month for Canada jobs, with unemployment falling to 5.6 percent and employment increased by 35,200, according to the latest Labour Force Survey. It ended a solid 2019 in which employment increased by 320,000 jobs, or 1.7 percent, with the unemployment rate finishing the year exactly the same as the end of 2018. The provincial powerhouses of Ontario...

British Columbia Invites 173 In First BC PNP Immigration Draw Of 2020

British Columbia Invites 173 In First BC PNP Immigration Draw Of 2020
British Columbia immigration has issued 173 invitations to apply in its first draw of 2020 under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The January 7 draw featured immigration invites across five streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Skilled workers required a minimum score of 100 points through the direct provincial stream, compared to 110 points through the Express Entry-linked stream. For...

Nova Scotia Targets Advertisers Under NOC 1123 In Labour Market Priorities Draw

Nova Scotia Targets Advertisers Under NOC 1123 In Labour Market Priorities Draw
Express Entry candidates under NOC 1123 for advertising, marketing and public relations were targeted in the latest draw through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. The December 20 Labour Market Priorities draw saw 144 Letters of Interest issued by NSNP officials. To qualify, candidates were required to have a master’s degree, Canadian Language Benchmark of 9 or higher in English and two...

Manitoba Invites 186 In Immigration Draw Dominated By Skilled Workers

Manitoba Invites 186 In Immigration Draw Dominated By Skilled Workers
Skilled workers and international graduates received Letters of Advice to Apply in the first draw of 2020 under the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The January 2 draw saw 186 LAAs issued through three MPNP streams. Skilled Workers in Manitoba candidates dominated the draw, receiving 122 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 534 points. A Strategic Recruitment Initiative through the Skilled Workers Overseas...

Most Recent BC PNP Tech Pilot Draws See 83 Invites Issued

Most Recent BC PNP Tech Pilot Draws See 83 Invites Issued
Two most recent draws through the BC PNP Tech Pilot saw 83 candidates receive invitations. Both draws focused on four British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams, aimed at candidates with skills and experience in 29 targeted occupations. The four streams were:  SI – Skilled Worker SI – International Graduate EEBC – Skilled Worker EEBC - International Graduate In both draws, minimum scores...

Saskatchewan Issues 595 Invites In Recent Expression of Interest Draw

Saskatchewan Issues 595 Invites In Recent Expression of Interest Draw
Saskatchewan immigration targeted 96 National Occupational Classification codes with 595 invitations in a recent draw through the province’s Expression of Interest system. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program featured invites through the province’s Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand categories. Both streams recorded a minimum score of 69 in the December 20 draw. The draw was the ninth since the SINP significantly expanded its...

Parents and Grandparents Program Delayed For Development Of New Intake Process

Parents and Grandparents Program Delayed For Development Of New Intake Process
The intake process for the 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) has been delayed by Canada’s federal government. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says the delay is to allow more time for a new intake process to be developed. Previously, the process was due to open on January 1, 2020. Now IRCC says a new launch date will be announced...

Latest Manitoba Draw Sees Invitations Issued To 183 Candidates

Latest Manitoba Draw Sees Invitations Issued To 183 Candidates
A new draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program saw the province issue 183 Letters of Advice to Apply. The December 19 draw saw LAAs issued through three Manitoba immigration streams. Candidates for the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream received 149 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 542 points. International Education Stream candidates received 17 LAAs. Lastly, Skilled Workers Overseas candidates were issued...

Prince Edward Island Conducts Final 2019 Expression of Interest Draw

Prince Edward Island Conducts Final 2019 Expression of Interest Draw
The final draw of 2019 under the Prince Edward Island immigration Expression of Interest system saw 111 candidates invited to apply. The December 19 draw saw 100 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates, and 11 invites issued to Business Impact candidates. The Business Impact candidates required a minimum score of 140 points, up 10 points on the previous...