Manitoba Invites 173 Skilled Worker Candidates In Latest Provincial Nominee Program Draw

A new draw by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program held July 18 invited 173 skilled worker candidates to apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) allows the province of Manitoba to nominate economic-class immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence. The invitations, known as Letters of Advice to Apply…

Alberta Invites 180 Express Entry Candidates To Apply For Provincial Nomination In Latest Draw

Alberta has released the details of the latest draw through its Express Entry-linked provincial nomination stream, which took place July 5. A total of 180 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) were issued to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 425. The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows the Alberta Immigrant Nominee…

A Big First Half Of 2019 For Canada’s Express Entry-linked PNPs

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program was expected to hit the ground running in 2019 and it did not disappoint. The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate foreign workers and international graduates for Canadian permanent residence through a network of streams tailored to their various labour market needs. The PNP’s…

Community Consultations Underway For Proposed Ontario Regional Immigration Pilot

A proposed regional immigration pilot that would bring skilled foreign workers to rural and smaller communities in Ontario could become a reality in 2020, the province’s government says.  In an update published this week, Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade said its staff will work with stakeholders in selected communities to assess…

Ontario’s first Tech Draw invites more than 1,600 Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 439

Ontario conducted its first Tech Draw on July 12, inviting 1,623 Express Entry candidates with eligible work experience to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. Those invited in the July 12 draw had Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores ranging from 439 to 459 and created their Express Entry profiles between…