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British Columbia invites 357 in new PNP draws
Canada, PNP

British Columbia invites 357 in new PNP draws

The BC PNP is designed to attract foreign workers who are in high demand in the province and who want to become permanent residents. British Columbia invited 357 immigration candidates through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on November 23. The province held two draws through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) and invited candidates from the Skills […]

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Immigrate to Canada without a job offer: Nova Scotia PNP
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Immigrate to Canada without a job offer: Nova Scotia PNP

Nova Scotia seeks to increase its population and economic growth through immigration and the influx of newcomers from abroad. There are many reasons for choosing Nova Scotia as an immigration destination.   Nova Scotia is one of Canada’s Maritime provinces and is located on the east coast. The province is known for its spectacular rocky […]

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What happens on the first day of Parliament in Canada
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What happens on the first day of Parliament in Canada

Here are the typical Canadian traditions associated with the opening of Parliament. A new session of Parliament is beginning today, November 22, after pausing for the summer months and to make way for Canada’s 44th federal election. Once Parliament is open, Canadian members of Parliament (MPs) can engage in the making of new laws, and […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador releases first PNP draw results
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Newfoundland and Labrador releases first PNP draw results

Nurses, software developers, and data analysts were among the 663 immigration candidates invited by the Atlantic province. Newfoundland and Labrador has released the results of its first three draws under the Priority Skills Newfoundland and Labrador stream. So far this year, the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) invited a grand total of 663 candidates to apply for […]

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PEI invites 188 immigration candidates in new PNP draw
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PEI invites 188 immigration candidates in new PNP draw

The new draw brings the number of PEI PNP invitations issued this year to 1,729. Prince Edward Island held its scheduled immigration draw on November 18. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) invited 188 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. Most of the invitations, 172, went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. The remaining 16 […]

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Manitoba PNP invites 428 immigration candidates
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Manitoba PNP invites 428 immigration candidates

Manitoba has now issued 9,999 invitations so far this year. Manitoba held a new immigration draw on November 18. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited a total of 426 immigration candidates across three Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs): Skilled Workers in Manitoba — 376 invitations with a minimum EOI score of 464; Skilled Workers Overseas — 22 invitations with a minimum […]

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Saskatchewan holds largest PNP draw of the year
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Saskatchewan holds largest PNP draw of the year

Two main categories under the SINP provide pathways for Canadian permanent residency. Saskatchewan has invited 633 immigration candidates in the latest invitation round held on November 18.   Following an almost two month break from conducting draws, Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) invited candidates to apply through two of its immigration streams. Of those invited, 425 may be eligible for […]

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Canada has a backlog of nearly 1.8 million immigration applications
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Canada has a backlog of nearly 1.8 million immigration applications

The backlog has grown by almost 350,000 more applications since July. IRCC’s backlog stands at almost 1.8 million immigration applications.   CIC News has received data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) showing the following number of applications in IRCC’s inventory as of October 27, 2021 (figures are rounded): 548,000 permanent residence applications (economic, family, refugee, and humanitarian […]

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