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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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Ontario issues new invitations to Express Entry candidates

Invitations issued through Ontario’s Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Worker streams Ontario has announced new invitations through the Skilled Trades Stream in a single draw so far in 2018 and brings the total number of Notifications of Interest (NOIs) issued through the stream this year to 1,445. Candidates, with CRS of 439 and above have been given invitations […]

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The ITAs issued in Q3 (quarter 3) breaks the monthly records set for July and September. The number of ITAs reached to 22,800.

Multiple records are set in the 3rd Quarter of Express Entry 2018. The Government of Canada’s Express Entry Immigration System issued Invitations that breaks the highest record of the ITAs issued for Canadian Permanent residence for the months of July, August and September. Express Entry issued 22,800 ITAs in the 3rd quarter of 2018; the […]

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Saskatchewan now to hold the largest EOI (Expression of Interest) draw at the lowest scores for Occupations In-Demand candidates and Express Entry.

The Express Entry draw held on October 10, issued 359 Express Entry sub-category candidates, with a lowest ranked score of 60 under the Saskatchewan’s point assessment grid. Occupations In-Demand sub-category also issued invitations of 494 candidates, with the lowest ranked score of 63. The score reached to minimum in both sub-categories since the Saskatchewan Immigrant […]

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March 24 Draw of 441 CRS points Invited 3,749 Candidates to Apply for Immigration to Canada.

A CRS threshold of 441 means that it is possible that a candidate who is educated at Bachelor’s Degree level, and who has no work experience in Canada and no additional points for a provincial nomination, or for a job offer, or for previous study in Canada, could obtain an ITA, assuming that he or […]

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H-1B Workers desperate to migrate into Canada as U.S. toughens Fast-Track Visa Processing

The United States administration is temporarily suspending the expedited processing of H-1B visas, a popular work visa that helps U.S. companies hire skilled international workers. In response, companies in Canada — particularly in the technology sector — have issued a rallying cry for these workers to join the Canadian labour market instead, either as workers […]

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Express Entry Draw CRS Threshold of 415 – Lowest Ever

The lowest ever Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) point requirement has been reached in the latest draw in Canada’s Express Entry immigration selection system. Candidates with 415 or more CRS points were issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) following the draw that took place the evening of April 19, marking the fifth time so far this […]

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