November 9, 2018 – French Speaking Skilled Workers were once again the target of the latest Ontario immigration draw.
On November 9, 2018, 49 candidates were invited via the Express Entry stream, which falls under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program.
Candidates needed to have submitted Express Entry profiles between January 1 and November 9 to qualify for the stream.
40 Express Entry Candidates Invited Through Ontario French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
Ontario Conducts Significant Draw Aimed At Skilled Trades Candidates
Ontario’s Francophone Drive Continues With New Skilled Worker Draw
Ontario immigration has now issued NOIs to 1,432 candidates under the FSSW stream in 2018.
There is no minimum points requirement for the stream. Candidates must have a minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark 7 in French and 6 in English to qualify.
What Are The Details of The Latest FSSW Stream Draws?
|Date||NOIs Issued||Express Entry profile submission date|
|09-Nov-18||49||Jan 1 to Nov 9 2018|
What Are The Requirements For The Ontario Express Entry: French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream?
To qualify applicants must have:
- Pending application under the Federal Express Entry system;
- Minimum of 1-year of full time, or full time equivalent work experience under NOC occupation level 0, A or B;
- Canadian equivalent Bachelors degree, Masters degree or PhD;
- Minimum CLB level 7 in TEF exam (French); AND minimum CLB 6 in IELTS exam (English)
- Intention to reside in the Province of Ontario.
The OINP began publishing information about specific draws at the beginning of 2018.
There have now been 39 French Speaking Skilled Worker draws in 2018.
Ontario has also conducted several Human Capital Priorities, Skilled Trades and Entrepreneur Stream draws this year.
However, since, the beginning of August, the major focus has been on the FSSW stream, with 15 out of 17 draws targeted at Francophones.
The two non-FSSW draw were for candidates with a job offer under the Human Capital Priorities stream and through the Skilled Trades stream.
Ontario NOIs Issued So Far in 2018
|Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP)||3,534|
|French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (FSSW)||1,432|
|Skilled Trades Stream (ST)||1,445|
The OINP received an increased federal government allocation for 2018 of 6,600 nominations, up from 6,000 in 2017.
The province is currently accepting applications for all but one of its immigration streams.
Status of Ontario Streams
|Human Capital Priorities (Express Entry)||Open|
|French-Speaking Skilled Worker (Express Entry)||Open|
|Skilled Trades (Express Entry)||Open|
|Employer Job Offer||Open|
|International Student (Masters Graduate)||Closed|
|International Student (PhD Graduate)||Open|
|Investor Immigration (Corporate)||Open|
|Investor Immigration (Entrepreneur)||Open|
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