Prince Edward Island PNP draw invites 201 candidates

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The province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) invited 121 candidates for immigration on February 18, 2021 The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) issued 121 invitations on Feb 18, 2021 invited 102 Express Entry candidates and 19 Business candidates. The minimum points cutoff for Business candidates was 102 points. PEI organized the previous … Read more

British Columbia BCPNP draw invites 494 candidates

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British Columbia BCPNP has issued 494 invitations under Skills Immigration and Express Entry category of BCPNP in the draw on February 16, 2021. BCPNP issued 459 invitations in the S.I. – Skilled Worker, S.I. – International Graduate, S.I. – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled, EEBC – Skilled Worker, EEBC – International Graduate categories. Further, BC also … Read more

27,332 receive ITA in historic Express Entry draw 176

Express Entry Draw 175

Express Entry draw 176 created a record in Canadian immigration history by inviting 27,332 candidates for permanent residence in a single draw on February 13, 2021.  IRCC invited candidates from the Canadian Experience Class program on February 13, 2021.  The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut off was set at just 75 points. In comparison, the previous CEC draw had … Read more

Canada allows PGWP for full online study

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IRCC has announced a policy change in Canada PGWP for Online Study. International students who complete their entire program online from abroad will be eligible for a Post Graduate Work Permit PGWP for their online study. These temporary changes apply to all international students enrolled in a PGWP-eligible program and meet all other PGWP criteria. … Read more

Saskatchewan SINP invites 541 in new PNP Draw

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Saskatchewan SINP invited 541 candidates for permanent residency under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) on February 11, 2021. These invitations were issued under Express Entry and Occupation-in-demand subcategories. Candidates needed a minimum of 72 points on the SINP Points Assessment Grid to receive an invitation. These points are based on certain parameters such as … Read more

British Columbia invites 74 in Tech Pilot draw

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British Columbia issued invitations to foreign tech workers and international students in a BCPNP New draw on February 9, 2021, under Tech Pilot program. BC PNP issued a total of 74 invitations in the “SI-Skilled Worker”, “SI-International Graduate”, “EEBC-Skilled Worker”, “EEBC-International Graduate” categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw. … Read more

Canada lost 213,000 jobs in January 2021.

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Canada’s labour market lost 213,000 jobs in January 2021. As per Statistics Canada, the unemployment rate closed at 9.4% – a 0.6% increase compared to December 2020 This is the highest unemployment rate increases to the highest level since August 2020.  Job losses were entirely in the part-time jobs while permanent jobs remained steady.  The decline … Read more