Skilled Workers and International Graduates Get British Columbia Immigration Invites

British Columbia Targets 29 Tech Occupations With 92 Invitations in New Draw
British Columbia immigration has issued invitations to apply to 187 candidates in the latest BC PNP draw. The May 7 draw saw invitations issued across five British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program stream. Invitations to the lowest-scoring candidates were issued through the entry level and semi-skilled stream, with a minimum score of 75 points. Meanwhile, direct provincial skilled workers required a minimum score...

Quebec Live-In Caregivers Anxious Over Permanent Residence Applications

Live-in caregivers in Quebec are concerned their chances of obtaining permanent residence are in jeopardy because of provincial government immigration policies. Caregiver candidates say the Coalition Avenir Quebec government’s Bill 9 has resulted in a significant slowing of their applications for permanent residence. This is despite the candidates coming to Canada under the federal Live-In Caregiver Program, which featured a guaranteed...

Entrepreneurs Invited To Apply In New Saskatchewan Immigration Draw

Saskatchewan immigration issued 43 invitations to apply in the latest draw under the province’s Entrepreneur stream. The May 2 draw brings the total invitations issued in 2019 to 173 for the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program stream. An average score of 125 points was recorded in the draw. The lowest-scoring candidate to receive an invite scored 120 points, with the top-scoring recording...

IT Workers Targeted In New BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw

IT Workers Targeted In New BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw
A new batch of IT workers have received invitations to apply for British Columbia immigration through the BC PNP Tech Pilot. In an April 30 draw, the province issued invitations to 64 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program candidates. Skilled workers through both the direct provincial and Express Entry streams required 90 points to qualify. International graduates also required 90 points, through both...

Saskatchewan Issues More Than 200 Invites In Latest Expression of Interest Draw

Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates were the focus of a new Saskatchewan immigration draw that saw 202 issued invitations to apply. The May 1 draw was focus on seven occupations from the Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations list. The occupations were: Managers in social, community and correctional services (NOC 0423) Conference and event planners (NOC 1226). Medical sonographers (NOC 3216). Psychologists (NOC...

Canada Invites 3,350 With Minimum Score of 450 In New Express Entry Draw

Canada immigration authorities have conducted a new Express Entry draw that saw candidates require a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 450. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada issued Invitations to Apply to 3,350 candidates in the May 1 immigration draw. The draw saw Canada reach 31,250 ITAs for 2019. The record for a calendar year was set in 2018, when 89,800...

Major New Survey Says Canadians Remain Positive Towards Immigration

New Ontario French Speaking Skilled Worker Draw Sees 126 NOIs Issued
A major new survey has found that Canadians continue to buck the global trend with a positive attitude towards immigrants and immigration. The Environics Institute poll, released on April 29, 2019, made the following discoveries: Most Canadians disagree there is too much immigration in Canada. Most Canadians agree immigrants have a positive impact on the economy. Most Canadians disagree immigration...

Manitoba Immigration Issues LAAs to 299 MPNP Candidates

Manitoba immigration issued Letters of Advice to Apply to 299 candidates in the latest Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program draw. The April 25 draw majored on the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, with 208 LAAs issued and a lowest score of 510 points., There were also 66 LAAs issued through a Skilled Workers Overseas stream Strategic Recruitment Initiative, for which the lowest-ranked...

How Experienced Civil Engineers Qualify For Canada Immigration

Qualified Civil Engineers (NOC 2131) are likely to find multiple options for Canada immigration. The occupation is one of those among the top 10 Canada Express Entry jobs for 2019, according to the latest figures on Invitations to Apply. It is also included under the BC PNP Tech Pilot, making it one of 29 jobs given priority processing for British Columbia...

Experienced Engineering Technicians Have Several Options For Canada Immigration

Technical occupations related to engineering also represent some of the most in-demand occupations in Canada. Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2241) are among the top 10 occupations in Canada Express Entry for 2019. The job is one of the 29 target occupations under the BC PNP Tech Pilot, meaning candidates qualify for expedited processing through the British Columbia...