British Columbia Targets Technology Workers In New Provincial Draw

British Columbia Targets Technology Workers In New Provincial Draw
Invitations were issued to 57 BC PNP Tech Pilot candidates in the latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw. The June 25 draw saw invitations issued across four BC PNP streams. The BC PNP Tech Pilot gives priority to candidates in 29 technology occupations. Minimum scores were 90 for skilled workers and international graduates via the Express Entry-linked streams. The direct provincial...

Latest Manitoba Draw Features LAAs across 4 Provincial Streams

Latest Manitoba Draw Features LAAs across 4 Provincial Streams
Manitoba immigration targeted four provincial streams in the latest draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The June 20 draw saw Letters of Advice to Apply issued to 450 candidates, 133 of them with a profile in the federal Express Entry pool. Skilled Workers Overseas candidates received the majority of LAAs, including 288 through the Human Capital Pathway, with the lowest...

Prince Edward Island Invites New Batch of Skilled Worker and Business Candidates

Prince Edward Island Invites New Batch of Skilled Worker and Business Candidates
A total of 113 invitations to apply were issued to skilled worker and business candidates in the latest draw under the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program. The June 20 draw saw 106 invites issued through the Labour Impact/Express Entry stream. Meanwhile, Business Impact candidates received 7 invitations, requiring a minimum score of 112. Read More 270 Candidates Invited To Apply In New...

270 Candidates Invited To Apply In New BC PNP Draw

270 Candidates Invited To Apply In New BC PNP Draw
Invites were issued to 270 candidates in the latest draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The June 18 draw saw invites issued for British Columbia immigration across five provincial streams. Skilled workers through the direct provincial stream required a minimum score of 95 points, while Express Entry skilled workers needed 105 points to qualify. Direct provincial and Express Entry-linked streams...

Prince Edward Island To Conduct Skilled Worker and Business Draws This Week

Prince Edward Island To Conduct Skilled Worker and Business Draws This Week
Prince Edward Island immigration will conduct a new draw targeting both skilled worker and entrepreneur immigration candidates on Thursday June 20, 2019. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program draw will focus on candidates for the province’s Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact streams. PEI launched its Expression of Interest system at the start of 2018, and has made monthly...

Fredericton Aims To Attract and Retain 1,000 New Immigrants Per Year

Fredericton Aims To Attract and Retain 1,000 New Immigrants Per Year
New Brunswick capital city Fredericton is aiming to attract 1,000 new immigrants per year by implementing a new strategy. The Fredericton Region Five-Year Strategy is designed to simplify the immigration process with a new online portal including a pre-arrival checklist and job search advice. It plans to use existing pathways in a more streamlined way to help boost New Brunswick immigration. The...

Latest BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw Sees 57 Invitations Issued

Latest BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw Sees 57 Invitations Issued
British Columbia immigration has issued 57 new invitations in the latest draw under the BC PNP Tech Pilot. The Tech Pilot, recently extended into 2020, see priority processing through existing British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams to candidates in 29 targeted IT occupations. Candidates through the Express Entry-linked streams for skilled workers and international graduates required 90 points to qualify. The same...

Saskatchewan Issues 426 Invites In Latest Immigration Draw

Saskatchewan Issues 426 Invites In Latest Immigration Draw
Saskatchewan immigration issued invitations to apply to 426 candidates in the province’s latest Expression of Interest draw. Occupations In-Demand candidates received 342 of the invites in the June 6 draw, the highest number issued through the stream in a single draw during 2019. The remaining 84 invites went to Express Entry candidates. Both streams recorded a minimum score of 75 points. All...

Manitoba Immigration Conducts New Multi-Stream MPNP Draw

Manitoba Immigration Conducts New Multi-Stream MPNP Draw
Manitoba immigration has conducted a new draw targeting candidates across three streams of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The June 7 draw saw 209 Letters of Advice to Apply issued, the majority through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream. SWM candidates received 121 LAAs, requiring a minimum score of 542 to qualify. The draw also saw 60 LAAs issued through a Strategic...

Canada’s Interim Pathway For Caregivers Has Now Closed

Canada’s Interim Pathway For Caregivers Has Now Closed
Canada’s Interim Pathway for Caregivers has now closed, ending an opportunity for certain qualified candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The window of opportunity expired on June 4, 2019, after opening on March 4. It provided a chance for candidates who came to Canada expecting to qualify to remain here permanently, but then found out they did not, to apply for...