A big first half of 2019 for Canada’s Express Entry-linked PNPs

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program was expected to hit the ground running in 2019 and it did not disappoint. The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, allows participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate foreign workers and international graduates for Canadian permanent residence through a network of streams tailored to their various labour market needs. The PNP’s performance […]

Canada admitted more than 92,000 new permanent residents through its Express Entry system in 2018

Canada admitted more than 92,000 new permanent residents through its Express Entry system in 2018, year-end report shows Software engineer was most common occupation among 89,800 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence last year The findings are contained in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)’s 2018 year-end report for the Express Entry system, […]

More than 1,400 PNP invitations issued to Express Entry candidates in less than a week

More than 2,000 invitations issued to Express Entry candidates since start of May, reflecting higher 2019 Provincial Nominee Program target Recent weeks have seen an impressive amount of activity among Canada’s Express Entry-linked provincial nominee streams. In the past five days alone, more than 1,400 Express Entry candidates have been contacted by Canada’s provinces to […]

Canada issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held March 20.

Canada issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held March 20. The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) was 452, a reduction of two points over the minimum score in the previous Express Entry draw held March 6. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has now issued a total of […]