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Express Entry Mid-Summer Update

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Saskatchewan has issued 743 new invitations to candidates in its Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry immigration sub-categories in draws held December 6.   The bulk of these invitations — 532 — went to candidates in Occupation In-Demand candidates. The remaining 211 invitations went to candidates in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program’s Express Entry sub-category, which is […]
Canada’s unemployment rate reached a record low in November, according to Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey.   The unemployment rate, which Statistics Canada defines as the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labour force, dropped to 5.6 per cent last month — a number that hasn’t been reached since comparable data became […]
The province of Manitoba has issued 530 new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination to immigration candidates in its Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Worker Overseas streams.   A total of 317 invitations were issued under the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream in the December 5 draw and another 213 invitations went to Skilled Workers […]
Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. Immigration to Canada remains on the rise at both the provincial and federal level, despite a move this week by the province of Quebec to reduce the number of newcomers it will welcome next year.   Nationally, the Government of Canada has a target of 330,800 new admissions […]
L’immigration vers le Canada reste à la hausse tant au niveau fédéral que provinciale, malgré la mesure prise cette semaine par la province du Québec de réduire le nombre de nouveaux arrivants accueillis chaque année. Au niveau national, le gouvernement du Canada cible 330,800 nouvelles admissions pour 2019, ce qui est une augmentation de presque […]
Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici.  Quebec could admit up to 42,000 new permanent residents and issue as many as 24,800 selection certificates in the new year, the province says in its new immigration plan for 2019.   The majority of new admissions to Quebec in 2019 — 59 per cent — will come through […]
En fonction du nouveau plan d’immigration pour 2019, le Québec pourrait admettre jusqu’à 42, 000 nouveaux résidents permanents et émettre jusqu’à 24, 800 certificats de sélection dans la nouvelle année.  La majorité des nouvelles admissions au Québec pour 2019, soit 59 pour cent, arriveront par le biais des programmes d’immigration économique, incluant le Programme régulier […]
A new immigration pathway for international graduates of post-secondary institutions in Manitoba is now open to Expressions of Interest from eligible candidates.   In order to be eligible for the Career Employment Pathway, candidates must have graduated from a full-time program of at least one year / two semesters in length and be living in the […]
New Brunswick is now accepting Expressions of Interest to its Express Entry-linked immigration stream.   New Brunswick’s Provincial Nominee Program, the NBPNP, reopened its Express Entry Labour Market Stream November 28 to eligible Express Entry candidates after closing it temporarily in September. The stream allows New Brunswick to nominate eligible candidates in the federal Express Entry system for […]
The area of Southern Ontario that includes Toronto is experiencing a dramatic economic shift that has produced a “hyper-concentration” of knowledge-economy jobs in and around downtown Toronto, a new study reveals.   The study by the Neptis Foundation, a think tank dedicated to urban planning, says the concentration of knowledge-based companies and economic activity in downtown […]

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