Canadian Immigration News – Weekly Roundup

This week in Canadian immigration news, IRCC conducted 2 Express Entry draws and offered more clarity of post graduate work permits.

In partnership with ITC News, here are the top stories in Canadian immigration news for the week of March 15, 2021.

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Express Entry Draw #178 | 183 PNP Candidates Selected

In the 178th Express Entry draw, Canada issued 183 invitations to Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. This draw was specific to Provincial Nominee Class candidates. The minimum CRS cut-off score for this draw was 682 [read more]

Express Entry Draw #179 | 5000 CEC Candidates Selected

In the 179th Express Entry draw, Canada issued 5000 invitations to Express Entry candidates. This draw was specific to Canadian Experience Class candidates and is the first CEC class draw since the major draw on the 13th February, 2021.  The minimum CRS cut-off score for this draw was 449 [read more]

Post Graduate Work Permit IRCC Update

The government of Canada recently updated the public policy for all international students that are enrolled and or will be enrolled in the upcoming intakes for program(s) in Canada [read more]

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Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Saskatchewan Invites 391 in Latest Expression of Interest Draw

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has invited a total of 391 candidates under the Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry sub-categories. The lowest ranking candidate invited in the September 27th round […]

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Manitoba Invites 650 Candidates to Apply for Nomination in Latest Draw

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) has released details from their September 23rd Expression of Interest draw. The results revealed that the province issued 650 […]

Family Sponsorship

IRCC Begins Inviting Potential Parent and Grandparent Sponsors

Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has begun randomly inviting applicants who had submitted their interest to sponsor their parents and grandparents. IRCC will be issuing […]

Jobs in Canada

Restauranteurs Want More Immigration Options for Foodservice Workers

In response to Canada’s foodservice labour shortage, Restaurants Canada is calling on the government to implement a strategy on the national level that would help […]

Visiting Canada

Canada to Lift India Flight Ban Next Week with New COVID-19 Measures

Transport Canada has announced that the flight ban from India will be extended until September 26, 2021. After the restriction has expired, travelers may enter […]

Living in Canada

Canadian Job Vacancies at Record High in Second Quarter of 2021

Statistics Canada has recently released the Job Vacancies report from the second quarter of 2021, revealing job vacancies are at a record high. As a […]

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