This week in Canadian immigration news, a new public policy allows for certain visitors in Canada to apply for a work permit; two Express Entry draws took place, one targeting PNP candidates, one targeting CEC; the province of Alberta selected 300 Express Entry applicants and invited them to apply for nomination and International students studying in Atlantic Provinces, can expect to be able to be a part of the Atlantic Growth and Strategy Program.
In partnership with ITC News, here are the top stories in Canadian immigration news for the week of March 29, 2021.
PUBLIC POLICY ALLOWS FOR CERTAIN VISITORS TO APPLY FOR A WORK PERMIT
Effective April 1st 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will accept work permit applications from foreign nationals in Canada on a valid visit visa who have a Canadian job offer [read more]
NOVA SCOTIAS INTERATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT AND INTEGRATION PROGRAM LAUNCHES
International students studying in Atlantic Provinces, can expect to be able to be a part of the Atlantic Growth and Strategy Program. An example of one school being; Cape Breton University, whereby students can expect to receive the support needed to feel a part of the community [read more]
In the 180th Express Entry draw, Canada issued284 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 778 [read more]
ALBERTA SELECTS 300 EXPRESS ENTRY CANDIDATES WITH CRS AS LOW AS 301
On March 26, 2021, The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) issued 300 Notification of Interest letters through the Alberta Express Entry Stream. Unlike most Federal Express Entry draws with the CRS cut off upwards of 460, applicants selected under the Express Entry stream were required to have a CRS of at least 301 [read more]
In the 181st Express Entry draw, IRCC issued 5000 invitations to Express Entry candidates. This draw was specific to Canadian Experience Class candidates with a minimum CRS cut-off score of 432 [read more]