Manitoba Issues 242 LAAs Across 3 Provincial Streams

Manitoba Issues 242 LAAs Across 3 Provincial Streams
Manitoba has invited 242 immigration candidates in the latest draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The February 13 draw saw Letters of Advice to Apply issued across three Manitoba immigration streams. Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream candidates received 182 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 525 points. Candidates for the International Education Stream received 33 LAAs. Skilled Workers Overseas candidates received 27...

Saskatchewan Issues 646 Invitations Targeting 107 Occupations

Saskatchewan Issues 646 Invitations Targeting 107 Occupations
Saskatchewan’s latest Expression of Interest draw saw 107 occupations targeted with 646 invitations across two provincial streams. The February 13 draw was the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program’s third skilled worker draw of 2020. Occupations In-Demand stream candidates received 369 invitations, while Saskatchewan Express Entry candidates received 277. The minimum score was 70 for both featured streams. The draw was the 12th since the...

Ontario Targets 10 Occupations With 486 NOIs In New Provincial Draw

Ontario Targets 10 Occupations With 486 NOIs In New Provincial Draw
Ontario immigration has conducted a new draw under the province’s Express Entry-linked Human Capital Priorities stream targeting 10 specific occupations. The February 13 draw saw 486 Notifications of Interest issued to candidates with profiles in the Express Entry pool scoring between 467 and 471 Comprehensive Ranking System points. The 10 targeted occupations were: 0111   Financial managers 0114   Other administrative...

British Columbia Issues 83 Immigration Invites In 29 Targeted Tech Pilot Occupations

British Columbia Issues 83 Immigration Invites In 29 Targeted Tech Pilot Occupations
British Columbia immigration has issued immigration invitations to 83 candidates with skills and experience in one of 29 targeted occupations through the BC PNP Tech Pilot. A February 11 draw targeted four British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams.  Those four streams were the direct provincial streams for skilled workers and international graduates, plus the Express Entry-link streams for skilled workers and...

Candidates With CRS Of 300 Invited In Alberta’s Most Recent Express Entry Draw

Candidates With CRS Of 300 Invited In Alberta’s Most Recent Express Entry Draw
Alberta immigration targeted Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300 in two new provincial draws. The Alberta Express Entry draws, which took place on January 22 and 29, saw Notification of Interest Letters issued to 351 Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program candidates. On January 22, 201 letters were sent, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 350. On January 29,...

Canada Adds 34,500 Jobs In January As Unemployment Falls To 5.5%

Canada Adds 34,500 Jobs In January As Unemployment Falls To 5.5%
Canada employment increased by 34,500 in January as unemployment dropped to 5.5 percent, according to the latest federal government Canada jobs report. The country has now added 268,000 jobs in the last 12 months, with all the gains in full-time work. Major gains during the month were seen in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and New Brunswick. If you are a candidate looking for...

British Columbia Conducts Largest Tech Pilot Draw So Far In 2020

British Columbia Conducts Largest Tech Pilot Draw So Far In 2020
British Columbia immigration issued 85 invitations to apply in the largest BC PNP Tech Pilot draw so far in 2020. The February 4 draw featured invitations through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams for Skilled Workers, Express Entry Skilled Workers, International Graduates and Express Entry International Graduates. All four streams required a minimum score of 90 points. Through the Tech Pilot,...

Manitoba Immigration Draw Targets 181 Skilled Workers and International Graduates

Manitoba Immigration Draw Targets 181 Skilled Workers and International Graduates
Manitoba immigration targeted 181 skilled workers and international graduates in the latest draw of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The January 30 draw saw Letters of Advice to Apply issued through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, Skilled Workers Overseas stream and International Education Stream. SWM candidates received 124 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 548 points. SWO candidates received 39 LAAs...

Canada Passport In Top 10 Most Powerful With Visa-Free Travel to 183 Countries

Canada Passport In Top 10 Most Powerful With Visa-Free Travel to 183 Countries Make
The Canadian passport is among the 10 most powerful in the world in 2020, allowing holders to travel to 183 countries without a pre-arranged visa. Canada sits alongside New Zealand, Malta, Czech Republic and Australia in the ninth spot on a list headed by the passports of Asian giants Japan, which boasts visa-free travel to 191 destinations. Top 10 Most Powerful...

British Columbia Draw Invites 284 Skilled Workers and International Graduates

British Columbia Draw Invites 284 Skilled Workers and International Graduates
British Columbia immigration invited 284 skilled workers and international graduates in a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The January 28 draw focused on five BC PNP streams, with minimum scores ranging from 85 to 110. Entry-level and semi-skilled workers required 85 points. The direct provincial stream for skilled workers registered a minimum score of 100 points, with Express...