Saskatchewan has issued 743 new invitations to candidates in its Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry immigration sub-categories in draws held December 6.
These invitations 532 went to candidates in Occupations in demand candidates.
The remaining 211 invitations went to candidates in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.
Under this system, interested candidates create a profile that includes information on their education, work experience, proficiency in English or French and other factors.
Candidates are ranked in the pool of eligible candidates based on their score and a set number of the highest-ranked are issued invitations through regular draws .
The minimum score for both sub-categories was 61.
In order to be eligible for the Saskatchewan’s Express Entry sub-category, Express Entry candidates must have work experience in a high-skilled occupation found on the province’s in demand Occupations list, among other criteria.
A job offer from a Saskatchewan employer is not required.
This also applies to the Occupation In-Demand sub-category, which does not require an Express Entry profile in order to be eligible.