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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on September 13, 2020

Almost a quarter-million new jobs were added to the Canadian job market in August 2020, building on job growth over recent months that has seen nearly two million jobs added since May 2020. More Canadians are now returning to work despite the coronavirus pandemic as Canada’s economic recovery is now on uptrend. As public health […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on September 5, 2020

The Government of Canada has issued 4,200 invitations for Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that was held on this September 2. Candidates from the Federal Skilled Worker Class program were among those successful candidates who received ITAs in the draw. This was the third all-program draw since March […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on September 4, 2020

Towards the end of August, Ontario invited 703 Express Entry applicants who had experience in Ontario’s target occupations aka occupations in demand. To be invited in the latest invitation round, Express Entry candidates required a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 466 to 475. If they succeed in receiving the nomination, an additional 600 CRS […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on September 3, 2020

Towards the end of August, Canada held its 161st  Express Entry draw inviting a total of 3,300 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates to apply for permanent residence. A Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 454 was enough to ensure an Invitation to Apply (ITA). An increase of 9 nine points can be seen compared to […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on August 27, 2020

On August 19, Canada held its 160th Express Entry draw inviting immigration applicants to apply for permanent residence. 600 candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 771 received invitations to apply for permanent residence. Invited candidates needed a provincial nomination from one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Under this program, invited PNP […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on August 21, 2020

The province of Saskatchewan held its largest PNP draw on August 14, 2020, the largest draw conducted by Saskatchewan since February 2020. Applicants from the International Skilled Worker category were invited through two subcategories: Express Entry Occupations In-Demand Candidates from either subcategory were required to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) profiles with the Saskatchewan Immigrant […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on August 13, 2020

Canada is seeing some economic growth in the country as life in Canada returns to normalcy due to ease on coronavirus restrictions which were imposed due to the ongoing pandemic. According to the Labour Force Survey, nearly 55% of the 3 million jobs lost since April have recovered as of July. Approximately 419,000 jobs were […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on August 8, 2020

Canada has held yet another all-program draw, inviting Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in Canada. Canada has issued 3,900 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence in a draw that was held on this August 5. To have be invited in this invitation round, candidates were supposed to have a minimum CRS […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on August 5, 2020

International student graduates and Skilled workers were invited to apply for the Manitoba provincial nomination program by the federal government of Canada. On the 31st of July, Manitoba hosted its 95th draw under the Nominee Provincial Program (PNP). A total of 199 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were issued to immigration applicants under the […]

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Prepared by Peter Seeder, Vinay Krishnan ; Edited by Christopher Samuel on July 25, 2020

Express Entry candidates who received a provincial nomination were invited in the new Express Entry round of invitations. On 22 July 2020, Canada welcomed 557 Express Entry applicants to apply for permanent residence. So far this year, Canada has admitted a total of 54,357 applicants. In the current draw, only candidates who had secured a […]

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