New Brunswick Immigration Opens Express Entry Stream To Priority Occupations

New Brunswick Immigration Opens Express Entry Stream To Priority Occupations

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program has temporarily opened its Express Entry Labour Market Stream to Expressions of Interest from candidates in specific priority occupations. Applicants must have attended an information session in the last two years for an EOI to be accepted. The priority occupations are: NOC code Job description 2171 Information systems analysts…

British Columbia Immigration Draw: 372 Candidates Invited to Apply

British Columbia Immigration Draw: 372 Candidates Invited to Apply

The latest draw conducted by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program saw continued low scores but fewer invitations to apply. The August 31, 2017 draw saw 372 candidates invited to apply for British Columbia immigration through provincial programs and Canada Express Entry. The minimum score for skilled workers was 74 points, with 69 points required by international graduates and 40…

British Columbia Immigration Invites Entrepreneur Candidates

British Columbia Immigration Invites Entrepreneur Candidates

The latest British Columbia immigration draw saw 9 candidates invited to apply under the province’s Entrepreneur Immigration stream. Candidates required a minimum score of 120 to qualify for an ITA for the draw, which took place on August 31, 2017. British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration: August 31, 2017 Draw Date Category Minimum Score Invites Issued 31-Aug-17 Entrepreneur Immigration…

New British Columbia Immigration Draw Sees 357 Candidates Invited To Apply

BC PNP Tech Pilot

The BC PNP Tech Pilot allows British Columbia immigration officials to expedite the processing of immigration candidates in key in-demand technology occupations. Weekly invitations are issued to candidates in one of 32 identified occupations in the B.C. technology sector. Technology employers get access to a concierge service that includes a guaranteed next business day assignment…

Canada Offers International Graduates Attractive Pathway to Permanent Immigration

Canada Offers International Graduates Attractive Pathway to Permanent Immigration

International graduates from Canadian universities have been described as blue chip new permanent residents by Canada’s federal government. They have Canadian credentials, knowledge of Canadian life, the required language skills, are young and often come with at least some Canadian work experience. All of these factors score highly in efforts to predict which immigration candidates…

Saskatchewan Immigration Increases Thresholds For Popular Categories

Saskatchewan Immigration Increases Thresholds For Popular Categories

Saskatchewan immigration officials have moved to increase 2017 application thresholds for the two most popular categories of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). As of August 22, 2017, the SINP Express Entry category will accept a further 900 applications, increasing the 2017 threshold from 1,700 to 2,600. Meanwhile, the SINP Occupations In Demand category will…