Canada Express Entry kicks off 2021 with two Draws

Express Entry draw 172

Canada Express Entry welcomed the new year by issuing 250 invitations to candidates under Express Entry draw# 171. Eligible candidates had provincial nominations as of January 6, 2021.  Canada conducted another round of invitations under Express Entry Draw 172 on January 7, 2021, whereby it issued 4750 invitations to candidates under the Canadian Experience Class. Express … Read more

British Columbia invites 168 in first PNP draw of 2021

British Columbia BCPNP

British Columbia has issued 168 invitations under Skills Immigration and Express Entry category of BCPNP on January 5, 2021. BCPNP issued 168 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. The minimum provincial score cut off for … Read more

Express Entry Draw# 169: 5,000 invited

Express Entry draw 169

Express Entry draw# 169: Canada invited 5,000 candidates in Express Entry draw 169 held on December 9, 2020. Comprehensive Ranking System Score (CRS Score) for Express Entry draw number 169 was 469 points.  Express Entry draw# 169 was an all program draw and the third consecutive draw where IRCC issued 5000 invitations for Canadian permanent residency. The … Read more

French bonus points increased

French language extra points

French-speaking candidates to qualify for increased bonus points under Canada’s Express Entry system as Canada aims to attract French-speaking immigrants. Francophone and bilingual french-speaking Express Entry candidates are now eligible for more points toward their immigration application. Canada is aims to attract more French-speaking immigrants outside Quebec. Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino, announced that Francophone … Read more

Canada immigration target 2021-2023 announced

canada immigration target 2021 2023

Canada immigration target is set to a record 401,000 immigrants in 2021, 411,000 in 2022, and 421,000 in 2023. Canada aims to welcome 1.2m immigrants over the next three years per the 2021-2023 `Immigration Levels Plan”. The numbers represent an increase of 50,000 for each year and aim to compensate for the immigration shortfall in … Read more

Manitoba issues 226 new invitations

manitoba pnp

Among those invited to apply were skilled workers, international student graduates and Express Entry candidates. MPNP under the Expression of Interest System. Draw #86 was held on March 26, 2020. SKILLED WORKERS IN MANITOBANumber of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 168Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 496 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION STREAMNumber of Letters of Advice to … Read more