New Express Entry Draw Has Been the Largest in 8 Months

In the latest Express Entry draw held on October 2, Canada sent the largest number of invitations to apply for permanent residence since January 2019. The Government of Canada sent 3,900 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to permanent residence candidates during the Express Entry draw held on October 2, 2019.  During this draw, 300 more invitations Read More …

Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand List Is Now 10 Times Longer

Now the list of occupations needed by the provincial labour market includes more than 200 professions. Saskatchewan has expanded the list of occupations in demand from 19 to over 200 professions within the Occupation In-Demand and Saskatchewan Express Entry streams. These are the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)’s popular streams that do not require a Read More …

New Express Entry Draw: Cut-Off Score Has Decreased

In the Express Entry draw held on September 18, Canada sent 3,600 invitations to apply for permanent residence to immigration applicants. The Government of Canada sent 3,600 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to permanent residence candidates during the Express Entry draw held on September 18. It was the 18th invitation round in 2019. The Comprehensive Ranking Read More …

Physicians Can Now Immigrate to Nova Scotia through the Express Entry System

The province will select candidates from the Express Entry pool, give them a nomination and an additional 600 points. Nova Scotia needs more medical workers. So now general practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112), as well as specialist physicians (NOC 3111) who have an Express Entry profile, can immigrate through the Labour Market Priorities for Read More …

New Express Entry Draw: Cut-Off Score Is On the Rise Again

In the Express Entry draw held on September 4, Canada again sent a large number of invitations. Meanwhile, the cut-off score increased. The Government of Canada sent 3,600 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to permanent residence candidates during the Express Entry draw held on September 4. It was the 17th invitation round in 2019. The Comprehensive Read More …

Ontario Has Invited Candidates with Work Experience in Management and Finance

The latest draw in Ontario included candidates employed in 10 occupations, including accountants, nurses, and public relations managers. On August 15, Ontario sent 997 invitations to apply for a permanent residence permit through the Express Entry system. Express Entry applicants who received an invitation should have had work experience in one of 10 occupations and Read More …

Canadian Provinces Held 10 Times More Draws Than Express Entry

Provincial programs offer more opportunities for a wider range of immigration candidates. Photo: TripSavvy / Maddy Price  There are simpler options than Express Entry to get permanent residency in Canada.  The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of attracting skilled foreign workers. Within this system, candidates’ profiles are created under one of three federal Read More …

Canadian Immigration System Is a Role Model for Other OECD Countries

The Canadian Express Entry system has been recognized as the most elaborated selection system among member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Canadian immigration system is the most well-designed among the 36 member countries of the OECD. According to the experts in the OECD headquarters in Paris, this system can Read More …

August Express Entry Draws: the Cut-Off Score Has Been Lowered After a Slight Increase

During the latest Express Entry draws held on August 12 and 20 Canada sent a large number of invitations to apply while the cut-off score was lowered after a minor increase. The Government of Canada issued 3,600 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to permanent residence candidates during the both Express Entry draws held on August 12 Read More …

Alberta is Developing Programs of Immigration to Rural Areas

Alberta authorities have promised to launch two new immigration programs that will attract 40,000 immigrants to rural areas of the province. Alberta’s premier Jason Kenney has promised to create two new immigration programs: the Rural Renewal Program and the Rural Entrepreneur Immigration Program. Consultations on those programs will begin in the fall of 2019 and Read More …