Immigrants coming to Canada are enjoying higher incomes but are still earning less overall than Canadians, reveals a Statistics Canada report released this week. “The median entry wage for immigrants admitted to Canada in 2017 was the highest to date, reaching $30,100 in 2018,” state the authors of the report by Canada’s statistical services agency.
Prince Edward Island immigration has conducted its first provincial draw of 2021, issuing invitations to apply to 211 skilled worker and entrepreneur candidates. The January 21 draw saw invitations issued through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) streams. It saw 196 invites issued to Labour
Saskatchewan immigration has conducted a new Expression of Interest draw, issuing 502 invitations to apply across two streams. In the January 21 Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program draw, Occupations In-Demand stream candidates with skills and experience in one of 79 National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes received 313 invitations, with a minimum score of 77 points. A
Nova Scotia immigration has targeted financial officers in a new draw through the province’s Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream. The January 19 draw required candidates to have four or more years of experience under NOC 1114 for Other Financial Officers. They also needed to score Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 9 or above in all
Prince Edward Island has published its anticipated 2021 draw dates for its Expression of Interest system, with the first expected on Thursday January 21. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) plans to conduct monthly draws throughout the year. Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest covers the province’s immigration streams for Express Entry,
Ontario immigration has conducted a new draw through the Express Entry-linked French Speaking Skilled Worker stream. The January 13 Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program draw, saw 146 Notifications of Interest issued to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores between 456 and 467. To qualify for the draw, candidates had to submit Express Entry profiles between
Saskatchewan immigration has conducted its first Expression of Interest draw of 2021, with the province issuing 385 invitations across two streams. In the January 7 Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program draw, Occupations In-Demand stream candidates with skills and experience in one of 79 National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes received 237 invitations, with a minimum score of
An organization that provides immigrants with reports to show their foreign degrees are equal to Canadian ones announced earlier this year it is cutting down on the paperwork needed to get these Educational Credential Assessments (ECA). Markham, Ontario-based World Education Services (WES) announced in December that in most cases it now only requires immigrants to
Foreign nationals hoping to immigrate to Canada in 2021 will be able to take advantage of five ways to gain their permanent residence once Covid-19 border restrictions are lifted. Certainly, the country is eager to boost its levels of immigration. During the pandemic, Canada’s federal government increased its immigration targets for the next three years.
Vaccines already being used in the fight to stop COVID-19 will give Canadian immigration a much-need shot in the arm in the coming year as governments lift travel restrictions imposed during the pandemic. “If all goes according to plan, we should be able to have the majority of Canadians vaccinated by next September,” Prime Minister