Express Entry

  • A new international survey is ranking Canada the second best country in the world to live in, and the first in terms of quality of life. Conducted by the U.S. News & World Report, the poll ranked 80 countries based on attributes in nine broad categories. More than 21,000 people from around the world completed the survey.

  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has issued 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence in an Express Entry draw that took place on Monday, October 15. The minimum score required was 440.

  • Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program and the high-skilled economic immigration programs now managed by Canada’s Express Entry system are set to play increasingly vital roles in Canada’s immigration strategy over the next three years.

  • Manitoba has invited a total of 638 skilled workers to apply for a provincial nomination in its 4th round of invitations in 2018, including 253 candidates in the Express Entry pool.

  • Canada is committing up to $10 million under its Foreign Credential Recognition Program for projects designed to help internationally trained newcomers find and keep well-paying jobs.

  • No job offer is required

    As of September 21, 2015Saskatchewan has announced that will receive 1000 more applications from international skilled workers who are interested to live in the province if they have one of the 57 occupations in demands without job offer.

  • The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program held its second Expression of Interest draw of 2019 on January 31 for candidates in its Skilled Worker Overseas, Skilled Worker in Manitoba and International Education immigration streams.

  • On November 13,2015 Citizenship and immigration Canada announced the result of its 20th draw for Canadian immigration through the express Entry program . A total of 1,506 invitation to apply ( ITA) were issued to candidates with 484 or more comprehensive Ranking Points (CRS) points.

  • Saskatchewan has conducted the largest ever draw for the Entrepreneur stream of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), with 142 international entrepreneurs having been invited to apply to the program following the May 24, 2017 draw. Another new record was set in this draw, as the points threshold required for a candidate to be invited to apply reached its lowest ever cut-off point of 80.

  • The Atlantic province of Prince Edward Island has issued 169 invitations in a new draw announced Friday, including 75 to Express Entry candidates. The draw took place on April 19 and is the third through Prince Edward Island’s Expression of Interest system, which was introduced in February.

  • International students hoping to remain in Canada on a Post-Graduation Work Permit now have six months to apply once they obtain their notice of graduation and are no longer required to have a valid study permit.  

  • There was a flurry of activity in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) over the final days of 2016, with two draws for its Skilled Worker immigration stream taking place on December 21 and December 30. In total, 316 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were issued to eligible candidates who had previously made a formal 'Expression of Interest' in immigrating to the province. These individuals may now submit an application for a provincial nomination certificate. With this certificate, the individual, as well as his or her accompanying family members, may then apply for Canadian permanent residence.

  • MoneySense's annual ranking of the best cities and towns for new immigrants to Canada has been updated for 2016, with various destinations across the country vying to be crowned number one. The ranking system looks at employment rates, rental costs and existing immigrant populations in communities across Canada.

  • A total of new 5,000 applications for immigration to Quebec, Canada were successfully submitted to the government of Quebec the morning of Tuesday, August 16. These applications were made under the Quebec Skilled worker program which has now reached its intake cap.

  • April 20th - 2016 - Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 9th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 32nd overall, inviting 1018 applicants for permanent residence. It was the twenty-third successive draw under the Express Entry System where the lowest CRS score was under 500.

  • Newly، elected Prime Minister,of Canada , Justin Trudeau, proposed liberal reforms to Canada's immigration system with a support of 500,000,ooo dollars increase in budget for these changes.

  • The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program, one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs, has reached its maximum allotment of 5,500 nomination certificates for 2017.

  • The Government of Canada held its largest Express Entry draw of 2018 on September 5, issuing 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
    This is the fourth all-program draw in 2018 with a minimum score of 440, which is the lowest (CRS) score drawn in 2018 to date.

  • The 22nd draw for Canadian immigration through the Express Entry has been performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on December 4, 2015. A total of 1,451 invitation to apply ( ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 461 or more (CRS) points.

  • The province of British Columbia nominated 2,350 Express Entry candidates for Canadian permanent residence in 2017, with a notable boost in the number nominated through its EEBC — Skilled Worker category, a new report shows.