Manitoba Immigration Majors On Skilled Workers In New MPNP Draw

Manitoba Immigration Majors On Skilled Workers In New MPNP Draw
Skilled Workers In Manitoba stream candidates dominated the latest draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, receiving 117 out of 157 Letters of Advice To Apply. Candidates for the stream, which targets the specific needs of Manitoba employers, required a minimum score of 567 points in the October 24 draw. The draw also saw 24 LAAs issued through a Strategic Recruitment...

Saskatchewan Immigration Draw Makes It 1,908 Invites In 7 Days

Saskatchewan Immigration Draw Makes It 1,908 Invites In 7 Days
A new large Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program means the province has now issued 1,908 immigration invitations in the last seven days. The October 24 Expression of Interest draw saw 922 candidates received invitations to go with the 986 invited in a draw on October 17. Occupations In-Demand stream candidates received 550 invitations in the latest draw, compared to the 372 invites...

Alberta Issues 115 NOIs In New Express Entry-Linked Provincial Draw

Alberta Issues 115 NOIs In New Express Entry-Linked Provincial Draw
Alberta immigration has issued Notifications of Interest to 115 Express Entry candidates in the latest draw through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. The October 9 draw saw NOIs issued to candidates in the federal Express Entry pool with scores as low as 350 points. Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that candidates have stated an interest in immigrating...

British Columbia Conducts New Target BC PNP Tech Pilot Immigration Draw

British Columbia Conducts New Target BC PNP Tech Pilot Immigration Draw
British Columbia immigration’s latest BC PNP Tech Pilot draw saw 62 candidates receive invitations. The October 22 draw required a minimum score of 90 for all four featured streams. Included in the draw were the direct British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams for skilled worker and international graduates. The province’s Express Entry streams for skilled worker and international graduates were also included. The...

Immigration and Refugee Board Slowly Tackling Canada Asylum Claim Backlog

Immigration and Refugee Board Slowly Tackling Canada Asylum Claim Backlog
Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board finalized more refugee claims than the number of new claims submitted by irregular migrants this winter for the first time since the influx began in 2017. Stakeholders see the figures as a reason for cautious optimism, that Canada is getting a handle on dealing with a huge backlog. The IRB still has 74,000 people waiting for...

Saskatchewan Sets New All-Time High With 986 Express Entry Invitations

Saskatchewan Sets New All-Time High With 986 Express Entry Invitations
Saskatchewan immigration’s latest Express Entry draw set a new all-time high for the number of invites issued. The October 17 draw featured 986 invites with a minimum score of 67 points under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. Saskatchewan’s previous largest Express Entry draw saw 466 invites issued on August 2018. It was the first draw after the launch of the Saskatchewan...

Prince Edward Island Invites 158 Skilled Worker and Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates

Prince Edward Island Invites 158 Skilled Worker and Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates
Prince Edward Island issued 158 invitations to skilled workers and entrepreneurs in the province’s latest Expression of Interest draw. Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact candidates were all targeted in the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program draw, which took place on October 17. It saw 146 invites issued to Labour Impact/Express Entry candidates, and 12 invites issued through the...

Manitoba Issues 193 LAAs With Third Provincial Immigration Draw In A Month

Manitoba Issues 193 LAAs With Third Provincial Immigration Draw In A Month
Manitoba immigration has conducted its third draw in a month, issuing Letters of Advice to Apply to 193 candidates. The October 10 draw featured LAAs issued through three streams of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. It follows other draws that were conducted on September 25 and September 12. Of the 193 LAAs, 147 went to Skilled Workers In Manitoba candidates. The lowest-ranked...

Five Streams Targeted In New British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Draw

Five Streams Targeted In New British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Draw
  British Columbia immigration issued invitations to apply across five provincial streams in a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The October 15 draw saw 277 skilled worker and international graduate candidates receive invitations. For skilled workers, minimum scores were 94 through the direct provincial stream and 102 through the Express Entry-linked stream. For international graduates, minimum scores were 99...

PEI To Target Skilled Workers and Entrepreneurs In New Provincial Draw

PEI To Target Skilled Workers and Entrepreneurs In New Provincial Draw
Prince Edward Island will conduct a new Expression of Interest draw on October 17, targeting skilled worker and entrepreneur candidates. The draw is expected to feature invitations to apply through the province’s Labour Impact, Express Entry and Labour Impact streams. It will be the 10th draw of 2019 through the PEI Expression of Interest system. Anticipated 2019 Prince Edward Island Expression of...