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Express Entry Mid-Summer Update

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The Government of Canada invited 500 Federal Skilled Trades Class candidates with Comprehensive Ranking Scores as low as 357 to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held October 16. The program-specific draw was the second of 2019 to target candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades Class, which is open to […]
Immigrant underemployment has been a longstanding challenge in Canada, but recent evidence runs in contrast to the negativity that often surrounds this subject.  While it is true that many immigrants are working below their paygrade, which according to a recent report by the Royal Bank of Canada costs the economy an estimated $50 billion in […]
Manitoba invited 193 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held October 10.  Those invited had a profile registered under Manitoba’s Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Worker Overseas, or International Education Stream. Manitoba has now issued 6,574 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) this year to immigration […]
Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. The six leaders of Canada’s main political parties squared off on immigration to Quebec and the influx of thousands of asylum seekers at its border with the United States in their last debate before the October 21 federal election.  All leaders were asked during the French-language debate […]
Dans leur dernier débat avant les élections fédérales du 21 octobre, jeudi soir, les six chefs des principaux partis politiques du Canada se sont affrontés au sujet de l’immigration au Québec et de l’afflux de milliers de réfugiés à sa frontière avec les États-Unis. Tous les dirigeants ont été interrogés au cours du débat en […]
Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. Argentinean-born filmmaker Andrés Livov says the idea of making a film that tells the story of adult immigrants learning French in Montreal came to him when he was sitting in one such class himself around 10 years ago. “My experience was really special. I knew at the […]
Le cinéaste d’origine argentine, Andrés Livov, dit que l’idée de faire un film qui raconte l’histoire d’immigrants adultes apprenant le français à Montréal lui est venue alors qu’il était, lui-même, assis dans l’une de ces classes, il y a environ 10 ans. « Mon expérience a été vraiment exceptionnelle. Je savais, à ce moment-là, qu’il […]
Alberta’s latest Express Entry selection round invited 374 candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 400 to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  Details of the September 25 draw were published today by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The AINP is a component of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), […]
The Canadian Trucking Alliance is calling all levels of government to protect immigrant workers from abuse. Their statement follows an investigative report by Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper alleging immigration consultants and trucking companies in British Columbia were making temporary foreign workers pay thousands of dollars in exchange for jobs driving semi-trucks, a practice that […]
Saskatchewan held its third invitation round is as many weeks October 8, inviting 559 Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has been rolling out invitations to prospective immigrants every week since it expanded the list of occupations that are […]

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