April 19, 2019 – Human Resource Managers (NOC 0112) are in demand in Canada, featuring highly on federal and provincial lists of target occupations. The position is targeted through the Canada Express Entry system, meaning those with skills and experience in the position have a good chance of submitting a successful immigration application. Aside from
April 19, 2019 – A quality Financial Manager can make the difference between success and failure, particularly for start-up companies, making the position acutely in demand for Canada immigration. Financial Managers are targeted through the Canada Express Entrysystem, offering a high chance of success for potential immigration candidates. The position also features on in-demand occupation
April 18, 2019 – Minimum scores plummeted as British Columbia immigration conducted its largest BC PNP Tech Pilot draw of 2019. The April 16 draw saw minimum scores drop to 90 for all four featured streams – Express Entry for skilled workers and international graduates, plus direct provincial streams for skilled workers and international graduates.
April 18, 2019 – Four occupations have been removed from Saskatchewan immigration’s In-Demand Occupations List as of April 17, 2019. The occupations to be removed are land surveyors (NOC 2154), technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology (NOC 2255), tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners (NOC 6342), and appliance services and repairers (NOC 7332). The move comes
April 18, 2019 – Saskatchewan immigration has conducted a new Expression of Interest draw, issuing 324 invitations to apply to candidates in specific occupations. The April 17 draw focused on: Land surveyors (NOC 2154). Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology (NOC 2255). Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners (NOC 6342). Appliance servicers and repairers (NOC 7332).
April 17, 2019 – Canada immigration authorities have conducted a new Express Entry draw, issuing 3,350 Invitations to Apply for permanent residence. The April 17, 2019 draw saw a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 451, exactly the same as the previous round of invitations. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has now issued ITAs to
April 17, 2019 – The Ontario provincial government has released details of planned changes to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program skilled worker streams. Under a proposal published on Tuesday April 16, 2019, new target occupations will be added to the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream. Furthermore, an important change is planned to the start
April 17, 2019 – Ontario will cut the minimum investment and net worth thresholds for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program’s Entrepreneur Stream and terminate the Corporate Stream under new plans. Canada’s largest province also plans to cut the business experience required under the popular Entrepreneur Stream. A proposal published on Tuesday April 16, 2019, would
April 17, 2019 – Canada’s federal government has issued a further notice warning of growing processing delays for Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs). Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), which handles Canada work permit and LMIA requests, has published average processing times by each Temporary Foreign Worker Program category. The times range from 10 business
April 16, 2019 – New figures show the significant variation among Canada’s provinces in the contribution of Express Entry to annual immigration numbers. Nova Scotia saw 55 per cent of its total 2018 immigration intake come through the federal economic immigration system, the highest of all the provinces. At the other end of the scale,