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Prepared by Rosa Edison, Vinay Krishnan, Christopher Samuel ; Edited by Michael Albert on April 30, 2020

Application procedure for the Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot has started for the Sudbury community in Ontario.   The north-eastern city of Ontario will only be targeting the supply and services of mining and tourism sectors initially. Later, applications from candidates already living in Sudbury working in all sectors will be accepted.   Officials have […]

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Prepared by Rosa Edison, Vinay Krishnan, Christopher Samuel ; Edited by Michael Albert on April 11, 2020

During this quarter (Jan-Mar) the Canada Express Entry program has issued the fifth largest number of Invitations to Apply (ITA) till date. This is also the highest number of ITAs issued since 2017 despite the threat of Coronavirus lurking around the corner. According to recent figures 22,600 applicants received ITAs through seven draws in January, […]

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Prepared by Rosa Edison, Vinay Krishnan, Christopher Samuel ; Edited by Michael Albert on April 3, 2020

As the Government of Canada continues its process of increasing the number of immigrant acceptance, the figures are expected to cross a million newcomers by the end of 2022. Marco Mendicino, Federal immigration minister released the immigration plan levels on Thursday, saying that the country will admit 341,000 permanent residents in 2020, 351,000 next year […]

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Prepared by Rosa Edison, Vinay Krishnan, Christopher Samuel ; Edited by Michael Albert on March 28, 2020

The provincial government of Alberta has announced that they are going to deploy 2 new immigration programs in the business as well as entrepreneurial area, with an intent to bring-in sustainable development in suburban areas of the province, as well as to create new jobs.   The recent provincial budget release saw the Alberta Advantage […]

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March 6, 2020 By Michael Albert

3,900 invitations were issued on this 138th Express Entry draw that took place on 4 March 2020. The CRS score of lowest ranked candidate invited was 471. Though the cut-off CRS score in this draw has increased by one point compared to the 137th EE draw, immigration experts opine that this need not be taken into account seriously, considering […]

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March 3, 2020 By Michael Albert

Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino will be submitting his first immigration plan to the parliament this March, showcasing more than a million permanent resident invites between 2020 and 2022. In his first major policy speech, Mendicino outlawed his plan for Canada Immigration for the next three years. Even when the speech made at Toronto’s Canadian […]

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February 20, 2020 By Michael Albert

An all-time high of 4,500 invitations were issued on this 136th Express Entry draw that took place on 19 February 2020. The CRS score of lowest ranked candidate invited was 470. The cut-off CRS has come down by 2 points compared to the 135th EE draw, and as per the opinion of seasoned immigration lawyers as well as Regulated […]

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February 18, 2020 By Michael Albert

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program draw that happened on this 13th February issued invitations through two provincial streams. 369 invitations were issued through the Occupations-In-Demand stream, and, 277 through the Saskatchewan Express Entry aligned. Both the streams required a minimum score of 70 points to be eligible for an NOI (Notification of Interest) to be […]

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February 15, 2020 By Michael Albert

The province of Manitoba has issued 242 Letters of Advice to Apply across its three categories in the draw that took place on this 13th February 2020. The lowest scored candidates had a CRS score of 525, and the draw saw the issuing of 182 LAAs in the Skilled Workers Manitoba category. A total of […]

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February 7, 2020 By Michael Albert

A total of 3,500 invitations were issued on this 135th Express Entry draw that took place on 5 February 2020. The CRS score of lowest ranked candidate invited was 472. 

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