Canadian Immigration News – Weekly Roundup

This week in Canadian immigration news, a workforce solutions provider reveals an increase in Canadian employment rates, PEI invites 155 applicants to apply for nomination while Ontario invites 222; more Canadian Experience Class applicants are selected from the Express Entry pool; IRCC announces new measures to offer transparency to the application process and the federal government announce investment in immigration to Sudbury, Ontario.

In partnership with ITC News, here are the top stories in Canadian immigration news for the week of May 24, 2021

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WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS REPORT REVEALS INCREASE IN CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT

A recent report by ADP reveals Canadian employment has increased by 351,300 jobs from March to April 2021, a continuation of an upward trend of remarkably high employment rates in Canada. While during the height of the pandemic, employment rates were at a critical low, numbers have since spiked and plateaued as April records the third month straight of gains [read more]

PEI INVITED 155 APPLICANTS TO APPLY FOR NOMINATION

Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) has invited a total of 155 candidates through the Labour, Express Entry, and Business Work Permit Entrepreneur streams [read more]

ONTARIO INVITED 222 APPLICANTS TO APPLY FOR NOMINATION OVER 2 DRAWS

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has held two more targeted draws for a total of four rounds of invitations held just this month since transferring to an Expression of Interest (EOI) system [read more]

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #188

In a not-so-typical Express Entry draw, Canada has issued 1842 invitations to Canadian Experience Class candidates with a minimum CRS score of 397 [read more]

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #189

The IRCC has issued 500 new invitations to candidates in the Express Entry pool that have received a qualifying nomination through a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The draw targeted candidates with a minimum CRS cut-off of 713 [read more]

IRCC TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION AND TRANSPARENCY IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS

In reaction to a growing number of government note requests made under the Access to Information and Privacy Act (ATIP), the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced a Management Action Plan that hopes to mitigate delays in providing case notes to applicants and decrease the number of requests made by offering clearer communication through the MyAccount portal [read more]

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT TO ASSIST IMMIGRATION TO SUDBURY ONTARIO

Canadian government organization, FedNor, which aims to facilitate economic growth in Northern Ontario, will be providing nearly $500,000 in funding to assist in increasing the number of new Canadian immigrants settling in Sudbury, Ontario under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot program (RNIP) [read more]

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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 […]

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Ontario Issues Invitations Under In-Demand Skills Stream

Ontario has invited 72 candidates under the In-Demand Skills stream to apply for nomination in today’s Expression of Interest draw. Candidates selected in this draw […]

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