June 15, 2019 – Canada’s federal government has selected 11 communities to be part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. Six from Ontario, two from British Columbia, and one each from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta have signed up to take part in the immigration stream. 11 Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Communities Thunder
June 15, 2019 – Quebec’s provincial government is to use its majority to force a vote on its controversial immigration reform legislation. The Coalition Avenir Quebec’s Bill 9 will be voted on by the National Assembly on Sunday morning, Radio Canada is reporting. The vote will come despite the committee debate on Bill 9 –
June 12, 2019 – British Columbia immigration officials have conducted a new draw targeting IT occupations through the BC PNP Tech Pilot. The June 11 draw saw invitations issued to 57 candidates across four British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams. The minimum score was 90 across all four streams: EEBC – Skilled Worker EEBC –
June 10, 2019 – Saskatchewan immigration issued the largest number of Occupations In-Demand stream invitations of 2019 in a new Expression of Interest draw. The June 6 draw saw a total of 426 invites issued through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. Occupations In-Demand stream candidates received 342 invitations, with a minimum score of 75 points.
June 10, 2019 – Manitoba immigration issued Letters of Advice to Apply to 209 candidates across three streams in a new provincial draw. The June 7 draw focused on the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, with 121 LAAs issued and a lowest score of 542 points. A further 60 LAAs went
June 7, 2019 – Quebec’s provincial government has announced plans for immigration levels to increase every year for the next three years. By 2022, the Coalition Avenir Quebec plans to increase annual Quebec immigration to above 50,000. The proposal was announced by the Department of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI) on Friday June 7, 2019.
June 6, 2019 – Nova Scotia immigration issued Letters of Interest to 312 candidates in the province’s latest Labour Market Priorities Stream draw. The draw was targeted specifically at NOC 4214: Early childhood educators and assistants. A Nova Scotia Nominee Program spokesperson said: “We issued letters of interest under the Labour Market Priorities Stream to
June 5, 2019 – British Columbia immigration issued invitations to apply to 274 skilled workers and international graduates in the latest BC PNP draw. The June 4 draw saw minimum scores edge down in certain categories for skilled workers and international graduates. The direct provincial skilled worker stream saw a minimum score of 95 points,
June 5, 2019 – The BC PNP Tech Pilot has been extended into 2020 to give British Columbia technology companies continued fast access to in-demand skilled workers. Existing job offer criteria will be maintained for the popular pilot, which provides expedited processing for British Columbia immigration applications in 29 in-demand occupations. What Are The BC
June 4, 2019. – Ontario has issued Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to 1,072 candidates in 10 targeted occupations in a new Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream draw. The May 31 draw saw candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores between 439 and 469 receive NOIs through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. Candidates in the