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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on February 20, 2021

Canada welcomed 27,332 applicants to apply for permanent residence in a single Express Entry draw that was held on 13 February 2021. This is the first time in history, the government of Canada is admitting such a high volume of applicants in a single draw. Candidates from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) specifically were invited […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on February 19, 2021

Canada invited 654 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on February 10, 2021. In the current draw, only candidates who had secured a selection through a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) were invited, which is why the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score specific to the draw was fixed at 720. All the […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on February 12, 2021

Educations.com ranks Canada as number one in its Top 10 Places in the world to Study in its 2020 listing. “Known for its untouched natural beauty, friendly and welcoming locals, and a culture of tolerance and diversity, Canada is a clear choice for students looking to study abroad,” notes Educations.com in its remarks. Canada’s reputation […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on February 8, 2021

Manitoba hosted another round of invitation on 28 January, 2021, allowing 218 applicants to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in Canada. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited skilled workers and international student graduates through three immigration streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba Skilled Workers Overseas International Education Stream The invitations, also known […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on January 30, 2021

Immigration, Immigrants and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) permits Canadian citizens or permanent residents to sponsor their spouses, common-law partners, dependent children and conjugal partners from abroad. You can sponsor your spouse for permanent residence (PR) if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and are married to someone from India or have been living with […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on January 30, 2021

British Columbia hosted another round of invitations on January 26, allowing 81 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in Canada. The invitations were issued through the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. The EEBC (Express Entry BC) category is for the applicants with a valid profile in the Express […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on January 29, 2021

Prince Edward Island has released 211 invitations to Express Entry candidates, as well as Labour Impact and Business Impact applicants in its first scheduled draw of 2021 – on January 21. A total of 196 applicants from the Express Entry pool and Labour impact category of Prince Edward Island (PEI) received Invitation to Apply for […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on January 23, 2021

Nova Scotia held its latest PNP draw on January 19, 2021, inviting immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination though the Labour Market Priorities stream. The NSNP has not disclose the number of invitations issued in this draw. The stream is electronically enabled (that is, it is unlike the other streams because it is […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on January 18, 2021

Saskatchewan held its latest PNP draw on January 7, 2021, inviting 385 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. 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 an Expression of Interest (EOI) profile with the […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan; Edited by Veronica Laurent on January 13, 2021

Canada kicked off the new year by issuing invitations on January 6 to Express Entry applicants with provincial nomination. In the current draw, only candidates who secured a province’s nomination certificate through a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) were invited, which is why the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score specific to the draw was […]

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