New PNP Draw Sees P.E.I. Issue Most Immigration Invites Since February

New PNP Draw Sees P.E.I. Issue Most Immigration Invites Since February

The latest Prince Edward Island immigration Expression of Interest draw saw the province issue the most invitations since February to skilled workers and entrepreneurs. The October 17 draw was the province’s 10th of 2019 and saw 158 candidates invited to apply. Of the total, 146 invites went to Labour Impact/Express Entry candidates. The remaining 12…

Invitation Letters Issued To 193 Candidates In New Draw For Manitoba Immigration

Invitation Letters Issued To 193 Candidates In New Draw For Manitoba Immigration

Manitoba immigration issued Letters of Advice to Apply to 193 candidates in a new provincial draw, The October 10 Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program saw LAAs issued across three Manitoba streams. Skilled Workers In Manitoba stream candidates received 147 of the 193 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 567 points. Candidates applying through the International Education…

277 Candidates Receive Invitations In New British Columbia Immigration Draw

277 Candidates Receive Invitations In New British Columbia Immigration Draw

British Columbia immigration issued invitations to 277 candidates in a new provincial draw. The October 16 draw featured invitations through five streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. Minimum scores were up slightly on the previous all-program draw. The direct provincial skilled worker stream required a minimum score of 94 points, while the Express…

Latest Draw For Prince Edward Island Immigration To Take Place This Week

Latest Draw For Prince Edward Island Immigration To Take Place This Week

A new draw through Prince  Edward Island’s Expression of Interest system will take place on Thursday, October 17. The draw will target skilled worker and entrepreneur immigration candidates through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program’s Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact categories. PEI launched its Expression of Interest system at the start of…

New Alberta Express Entry Draw See NOIs Issued To 374 Immigration Candidates

New Alberta Express Entry Draw See NOIs Issued To 374 Immigration Candidates

Alberta immigration issued Notifications of Interest to 374 candidates through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program in a new provincial Express Entry draw. The September 25 draw saw NOIs issued to candidates in the Express Entry pool with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 400. Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that…

New BC PNP Immigration Draw Sees 332 Invitations Issued

New BC PNP Tech Pilot Immigration Draw Sees 64 Invitations Issued

British Columbia immigration has issued 64 invitations to prospective immigration candidates in a new BC PNP Tech Pilot draw. The Tech Pilot offers priority British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program processing to candidates with skills and experience in 29 target occupations. The October 8 draw featured minimum scores of 90 for all four included streams:  SI…

Saskatchewan Targets 15 Occupations With 559 Invites In New Expression of Interest Draw

Saskatchewan Targets 15 Occupations With 559 Invites In New Expression of Interest Draw

Saskatchewan immigration issued 559 invites via two streams targeting 15 high-demand occupations in a new Expression of Interest draw. The October 8 draw means the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program has now invited 1,938 candidates to apply for immigration in the space of 14 days. Candidates from Saskatchewan’s Occupations In-Demand and Express Entry streams were included…

Skilled Worker Labour Shortage Limiting Growth of Half of Canadian Businesses: Survey

Skilled Worker Labour Shortage Limiting Growth of Half of Canadian Businesses: Survey

More than half of Canada’s small and medium-sized businesses are to limit investment because of a skilled worker labour shortage, a new study says. The Business Development Bank of Canada survey shows 53 percent of SMEs say their growth is being stunted because they cannot find the right staff. Despite immigration initiatives at the federal…

British Columbia Targets 29 IT Occupations With 67 Invites In BC PNP Tech Pilot Draw

Latest British Columbia Immigration Draw Sees 402 Invites Issued

The latest draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program saw 402 candidates receive invitations. The October 1 draw feature invitations across five BC PNP streams. The direct provincial skilled worker stream saw a minimum score of 92 points, compared to 97 for the Express Entry skilled worker stream. For international graduates, the direct provincial…

New Expression of Interest Draw Sees Quebec Invite 32 Immigration Candidates

New Expression of Interest Draw Sees Quebec Invite 32 Immigration Candidates

A new Quebec Expression of Interest draw saw 32 invitations issued for candidates to submit full applications to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. The September 4 draw candidates invited for Quebec immigration who met one of the following criteria: They held a validated job offer. They were in Quebec as a diplomatic agent, consular officer, representative…