Language Tests for Canadian Immigration: IELTS, CELPIP, TEF, TCF

Almost every Canadian immigration program requires an applicant to provide language test results. This article covers approved exams and the minimum level of language proficiency for immigration to Canada. If you speak neither English nor French, it would be almost impossible to immigrate to Canada: it would be difficult to find a job, negotiate the Read More …

Manitoba Invites Potential Immigrants to Make an Exploratory Visit to the Province

Starting November 15, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) starts accepting applications from French-speaking candidates interested in making a pre-arranged exploratory visit to the province. These exploratory visits allow prospective immigrants applying under the provincial Skilled Workers Overseas Stream to explore employment opportunities and communities in the province and to make a well-founded decision about Read More …

New Requirements for Truck Drivers Published under Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) cooperates with employers in the trucking industry and provides a flow of professional long-haul drivers from abroad who are recruited when workers cannot be found in the local labour market. MPNP representatives accept requests from Manitoba employers to attract a certain number of truck drivers and also ensure that Read More …

Nova Scotia Invited Registered Nurses To Immigrate to the Province

On October 28, the fifth draw in 2019 was held within the Labour Market Priorities Stream of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). In this draw, the province invited candidates with the education of a registered nurse or a registered psychiatric nurse. All invited candidates had a profile in the Express Entry system, which manages Read More …

Immigration to the Atlantic Provinces Has Grown by Almost Fivefold Over the Past 20 Years

Since the beginning of the 2000s, the number of newcomers in the Atlantic provinces of Canada has grown from 3 thousand to over 14 thousand. However, to maintain economic growth, this region needs to increase the annual influx of foreigners to 20 thousand. From 2011 to 2016, the Atlantic provinces of Canada showed the weakest Read More …

New Brunswick Has Changed Immigration Requirements for the Skilled Worker Stream

New Brunswick has updated immigration requirements and selection criteria for the candidates applying under the Skilled Worker Stream. The criteria that have been subject to changes include age, language proficiency level, education, work experience, and a job offer. In September 2019, the province of New Brunswick changed the requirements for age, language proficiency level, education, 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 …