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The New Express Entry Draw invites 3,350 Candidates to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence

The New Express Entry Draw invites 3,350 Candidates to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence

The Government of Canada has issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence to candidates in the Express Entry system in a draw held on February 20. The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has even issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to candidates with scores as low as 457. A total of 14,500 ITAs […]

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Canadian Government Extends the Application Period for Post-Graduation Work Permits to 6 Months

Canadian Government Extends the Application Period for Post-Graduation Work Permits to 6 Months

The Government of Canada announced certain changes to its popular PGWP Program (Post-Graduation Work Permit Program) on Thursday, February 14. International students wishing to stay in Canada as a part of Post-Graduation Work Permit Program now have 180 days to apply once they get their notice of graduation. The Canadian Government also drops down the […]

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Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program Opens Briefly to Expressions of Interest

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program (PGP) after opening briefly on January 28 is closed to expressions of interest from Permanent Residents and eligible Canadian Citizens. Under PGP, Permanent Residents and eligible Canadian Citizens over the age of 18 can sponsor their parents and grandparents for immigration to Canada. IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) […]

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Canada will Reopen the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program on January 28

Canada will Reopen the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program on January 28

IRCC has announced that they will process 20,000 new applications for the Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program 2019. The New Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program will open on January 28, announced the Federal Government. Known as PGP, the program, allows the Canadian citizens and PR over the age of 18 to sponsor their parents and […]

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Saskatchewan issues new invitations to Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates

Saskatchewan Immigration, in its December 6 draw conducted under its PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) has issued 743 invitations for International candidates. The Occupation In-Demand stream bagged majority of 532 invitations out of 743 with a minimum score of 61 points. While with the same minimum score 211 candidates via Express entry stream were invited by […]

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Ontario Immigration Granted Increased 2018 Nomination Allocations

In the year 2018, the Ontario immigration office has received an augmented nomination for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The Ontario immigration office will process all applications and issue nominations till increased allocation is satisfied. Any submitted applications that go beyond the OINP’s nomination allocation system will also be processed by the Ontario immigration. […]

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Small Canadian Business reports to shortage of skilled labours. Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) reports greatest shortage in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia.

A recent monthly survey conducted by CFIB has found that 47% of small Canadian Business reports shortage of skilled labour. CFIB  (Canadian Federation of Independent Business) states that there is a hike of just 10% as compared to that of survey taken in January 2018 and 20% increment in comparison to that of survey taken in […]

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Canada maintains 2018 high of 3,900 invitations in latest Express Entry draw

The Government of Canada has issued 3,900 Express Entry candidates an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held on October 29. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest draw was 442.  The federal Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s three main economic immigration program — the Federal […]

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Applications for immigration to Newfoundland and Labrador up by 25% over 2017

Applications for immigration to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador have increased by 25 per cent this year compared to the first 10 months of 2017, the province’s government says. Last year saw Canada’s easternmost Atlantic province welcome 832 people through both its Provincial Nominee Program and the federal/provincial Atlantic Immigration Pilot. The province’s Minister of Advanced Education, […]

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BC PNP selects Tech Pilot candidates to apply for a provincial nomination

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program issued 35 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence through its Tech Pilot program on October 24.  All candidates issued invitations in the October 24 draw are required to have a one-year full-time job offer in one of the pilot’s 29 in-demand occupations.  The Tech Pilot was introduced in 2017 to help employers in B.C.’s […]

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