EditorialImmigration

A look back at Canada’s 2021 immigration system

If January 2020 was full of promise, January 2021 was anything but.  A look back at Canada’s 2021 immigration system  Immigration policies and targets in Canada continued to be influenced by the ongoing pandemic  The beginning of 2020 was a promising one, Trudeau had outlined immigration as a top priority for his government, and great things were expected in the coming…
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PNP

The biggest PNP draw ever has been held this December

To the present day, the total number of candidates yet to receive invitations through PNP draws currently stands at 18,817. IRCC holds biggest PNP draw ever With less than a month to go in 2021, Canada invites over 1,000 Express Entry candidates to…
PNP

Provincial Nominee Program: Outlook for forth Week of July

July 27, 2021 was a busy day for immigration draws as British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario held draws, issuing at total of 2,230 invitations to eligible candidates. In other news, a recent government study found that some industries and sectors in Alberta are seeing a rise…
Express Entry

Canada breaks yet another record for Q2

As Q3 begins, IRCC is close to reaching its target of 108,500 newcomers through Express Entry-managed programs. Canada’s first quarter was a record-breaker with 44,124 invitations sent out to Express Entry candidates. The record-breaking trend…
Express Entry

IRCC holds surprise CEC-only draw

Second lowest score required in surprise CEC specific draw inviting 1,842 candidates. Continuing it’s trend of holding surprise draws with low CRS requirements, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a Canadian Experience Class (CEC) only draw…
Immigration

Link for New Immigration Streams Goes Live

Applicants interested in new immigration pathways can now submit their applications online. As of Thursday May 6, 2021 the federal government opened up the online portal to start accepting applications for the six new immigration pathways. The portal will be…
Express Entry

CRS drops to 432 in new Express Entry draw

The CRS score dropped for a third time in April 1st in CEC only draw held by IRCC with 5000 invitation to apply and CRS of 432. Finishing up a fantastic first quarter which saw record levels of invitations being issued by IRCC, April began with a brand-new…
PNP

Ontario Exceeds 2020 OINP Allocation

Ontario goes over their 2020 allocation by several hundred nominations as the province continues to remain a popular settlement choice for new immigrants. Proposed changes to OINP are coming as the province establishes an Expression of Interest system to be launched in…