Latest Immigration News

Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on May 5, 2021

As of today, the province of British Columbia has issued a total of 3,893 invitations in 2021. In the recent draw that was held last week, 362 immigration candidates were invited by the province. Candidates across various industries were invited in this draw, specifically, retail and wholesale trade managers as well as restaurant and food […]

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Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on April 30, 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced, Canada will provide 10 million dollars to India to support the country in its fight against the unprecedented second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press conference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Minister of Foreign Affairs Marc Garneau has conversed with the Indian counterpart, S Jaishankar about […]

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Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on April 21, 2021

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued 156 invitations to Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact candidates on April 15 to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. A total of 140 invitations were sent to the Express Entry and Labour impact applicants. Whereas 16 applicants were invited via PEI’s […]

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Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on April 16, 2021

Brian Mulroney, the former Prime Minister of Canada, has a message for Canadians: “We need more people— a lot more.” As prime minister, Mulroney, who is best known for tripling immigration during his tenure, predicted that Canada’s population would reach 100 million by the year 2100. He spoke at a forum hosted by the Globe […]

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Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on April 7, 2021

Alberta has issued 1,009 invitations to Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination so far in 2021. Alberta invited Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on March 26.   The province invited 300 Express Entry candidates to apply for the Alberta Express Entry stream through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program […]

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Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on April 5, 2021

With world-class educational system, friendly and welcoming culture, French and English learning opportunities, and affordable living costs, it’s no wonder that Canada ranks top in the world for international students. In reality, post-secondary education is where many new Canadians begin their journey to permanent residence and subsequently, citizenship. What starts as a search for adventure […]

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Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on March 27, 2021

New Brunswick nominated a comparable number of candidates in the last year as well as in previous years. Despite the challenges raised by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of immigration, New Brunswick issued 2,020 nominations through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in 2020. Now, New Brunswick aims to receive a total of 7500 new immigrants […]

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March 15, 2021 By Michael Albert

Canada has issued 671 PNP-focused Invitations to Apply (ITAs), following its recent record- breaking CEC-focused Express Entry draw. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to be selected in this March 8 draw was 739, which was 19 points higher than the previous PNP draw. This was the fourth PNP draw of 2021 and […]

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March 11, 2021 By Michael Albert

In an interview with Bloomberg News, Canada’s minister for immigration Marco Mendicino said that over 26,600 new permanent residents were admitted in the month of January, 2021. This reflects a 10% rise since January 2020, before Canada went into the COVID-19 specific lockdown. Also, this shows that Canada is on track to achieve its ambitious […]

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Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan;; Edited by Veronica Laurent on March 9, 2021

A total of 159 Express Entry candidates were invited to apply for the Alberta Express Entry stream by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. Candidates were only required to have a CRS score of at least 352 to be considered in this specific draw. Selected candidates can now apply for a provincial nomination, which will place them high in the Express Entry queue.

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