Alberta a Target Province for Candidates with Express Entry Scores Too Low for Federal Draws

Alberta a Target Province for Candidates with Express Entry Scores Too Low for Federal Draws
Alberta has again showed it is a province worth considering for candidates with lower Express Entry scores, by issuing Notifications of Interest to candidates scoring 400. A new draw on August 28 saw the province issue NOIs to 294 candidates. Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that candidates have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to the province,...

Manitoba Announces Second Draw In Two Days, Issues LAAs to 347 Candidates

Manitoba Announces Second Draw In Two Days, Issues LAAs to 347 Candidates
Manitoba has announced details of a second immigration draw is as many days, this time issuing 347 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The September 12 draw saw 254 of the LAAs issued through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 545 points. A further 53 LAAs were issued through the...

Skilled Workers In Manitoba Candidates Dominate Latest MPNP Draw

Skilled Workers In Manitoba Candidates Dominate Latest MPNP Draw
The Skilled Workers In Manitoba stream was the focus of the latest draw to take place under the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The August 15 draw saw 241 out of 360 Letters of Advice to Apply go to SWM candidates. The lowest-ranked candidate scored 542 points. International Education Stream candidates received 36 LAAs, with no minimum score published. There were also 83...

BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw: 57 Invitations Issued For British Columbia Immigration

BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw: 57 Invitations Issued For British Columbia Immigration
Candidates with skills and experience in the 29 BC PNP Tech Pilot occupations were targeted in the latest British Columbia immigration draw. The September 11 draw saw 57 invites issued through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. Four B.C. immigration streams were included in the draw, namely: SI – Skilled Worker SI – International Graduate EEBC – Skilled Worker EEBC -...

Nova Scotia Passes 1,000 Invites For 2019 Under Express Entry Labour Market Priorities

Nova Scotia Passes 1,000 Invites For 2019 Under Express Entry Labour Market Priorities
Nova Scotia immigration has passed 1,000 Letters of Interest for 2019 with a new draw through its Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream. The September 4 draw saw 204 LOIs issued to French-speaking candidates scoring Canadian Language Benchmark level 8 or higher in all abilities. Candidates were also required to score Canadian Language Benchmark level 6 or higher in all abilities...

British Columbia Invites More Than 1,000 In Last Two All-Program Draws Combined

British Columbia Invites More Than 1,000 In Last Two All-Program Draws Combined
British Columbia immigration has conducted a new large all-program draw, bringing to 1,073 the number of invitations issued in the last two general draws. The September 4 draw saw 546 invitations issued through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program, the largest all-program draw of 2019. In four out of five featured streams, minimum scores dropped for skilled worker and international graduate...

Minimum CRS For Alberta Express Entry 57 Points Lower Than Federal Draw

Minimum CRS For Alberta Express Entry 57 Points Lower Than Federal Draw
Minimum Comprehensive Ranking System scores in Alberta immigration’s latest Express Entry draw were once again significantly below those required by the federal government. In an August 15 Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program draw, the lowest-ranked of the 121 candidates to receive a Notification of Interest letter scored 400 points. By comparison, the lowest ranked candidate in the most recent federal Express Entry...

British Columbia Issues 63 Tech Pilot Immigration Invitations

British Columbia Draws: Province Invites 464 Immigration Candidates
British Columbia immigration issued 63 invitations to apply in a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The August 27 draw focused on the 29 target occupations under the BC PNP Tech Pilot. Under the Tech Pilot, British Columbia provides expedited processing through existing streams for those with skills and experience in the 29 jobs. Streams featured in the latest...

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program: Application Deadline Coming Soon

Quebec Immigration To Invest $590,000 For Newcomer Integration In Bas-St. Laurent Region
Time is running out for prospective candidates for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) to submit their applications. The extended deadline set by the Quebec government to received the quota of 1,900 applications is August 31, 2019. Quebec formally unveiled its new immigrant investor immigration program on July 18, 2018.   Read More How Much Does It Cost to Immigrate to Canada Through Quebec...

Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates Invited By British Columbia

Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates Invited By British Columbia
British Columbia has issued 24 invitations in the latest draw through the two streams of its Entrepreneur Immigration category. In August 20 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw, 18 invites were issued through the general category, and six through the Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot. The minimum score for the general category was 110 points, while regional pilot candidates required a...