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Ontario is welcoming new applications under its Express Entry-aligned Human Capital Priorities stream, part of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The province also expects to begin issuing Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to eligible candidates in the Express Entry pool before the end of 2017. After receiving a NOI and registering on Ontario’s online system, invited candidates in the

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The latest draw for Saskatchewan’s Entrepreneur stream, an important component of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), is the largest such draw to take place since the stream for more than two years. The October 31 draw resulted in 265 international entrepreneurs being invited to apply to the program. Candidates in the unique ‘Expression of Interest’ pool for this program

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The government of British Columbia continues to invite workers, international graduates, and entrepreneurs at low points thresholds in the most recent draws conducted on October 25 and November 1. Through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), a total of 353 candidates received an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination. Many of the BC PNP categories are managed under BC’s Skills

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The most recent Federal Express Entry draws, which took place on November 1, invited 795 candidates from the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence. This is the second time in 2017 where candidates from only two groups, the Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC) and candidates with an ‘Enhanced’ Provincial Nomination, were selected to receive Invitations To Apply (ITAs). Additionally,

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The province of Manitoba has invited a total of 395 skilled workers to settle in the province as permanent residents in a draw that took place on October 31. These candidates, plus their family members, are now in a position to apply for immigration to Manitoba through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). The MPNP is a

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October 30 marks the first day of National Francophone Immigration Week in Canada, a week-long event created by the Federation of Francophone and Acadian Communities of Canada (Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne, or FCFA) and the Francophone Immigration Networks (Réseaux en immigration francophone, or RIF) to highlight Francophone immigration and diversity in Canada. Federal Immigration

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The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) announced on the morning of October 30 that the International PhD Graduate stream has reached its limit for the most recent intake period after opening on October 12. The International PhD graduate stream is a popular pathway to permanent resident status for eligible international graduates who have studied at an Ontario university. Both

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The International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened for 1,000 new applications. This intake period, which started on October 26, comes nearly three months after the previous intake on July 27. The government of Saskatchewan updated its website the morning of October 26 to announce that this Canadian immigration option was now

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As of October 24, 2017, the age definition of dependent children on Canadian immigration applications is raised to include dependents under the age of 22. As a result, a principal applicant on an immigration application who wishes to include a dependent child may do so if the child is below 22 years of age and is unmarried

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In the latest British Columbia immigration draws, which took place on October 11 and 18, a total of 345 workers and international graduates received an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). Among the candidates who received an invitation to apply from the province were those invited under the

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