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  • 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.  

  • 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 province of British Columbia issued 225 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in a draw that was held April 18. In a news update, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) said the invitations were issued to qualified registrants who had a job offer in one of its, Technology Pilot program's 32 key technology occupations.

  • British Columbia nominated 3,100 candidates in the federal Express Entry system for Canadian permanent residence in 2018 through its provincial nominee program, the BC PNP.

  • A complete report specially made by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) projects that up to 49.7 percent of the Canadian population could be first generation immigrants and their children by the year 2036.

  • The settlement funds requirement for applicants under the Express Entry and Skilled trade programs has been updated by the Canadian Government. Candidates who receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) under the Canadian Experience class (CEC) are not required to show settlement funds.

  • Candidates in the Express Entry pool may find themselves selected by provinces . specialized immigration streams in Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia started selecting qualified skilled workers from Express Entry selection pool.

  • As of June 6, 2017, candidates in the Express Entry pool who have a sibling in Canada may obtain additional points under the (CRS). Another change involves additional points being awarded to candidates with proven French ability. These improvements to Express Entry are the latest to come from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), with a more dynamic Express Entry system now the main driver of economic immigration to Canada.

  • Every year more international students are coming to Canada to study than to the United Kingdom (UK). Tighter immigration rules in the UK could be named as one of the main reasons why the country has now been overtaken by Canada in the competition for these students.

  • A new arrangement between Canada and Portugal will give people between the ages of 18 and 35 the opportunity to live and work in either country. Signed May 3, the new bilateral Youth Mobility Arrangement will let 2,000 Canadian and 2,000 Portuguese youth travel and work in each country through the Working Holiday, International Co-op, and Young Professional streams of the International Experience Canada (IEC) program.

  • Candidates for Canadian immigration with Information and Communications Technology experience will want to take note of, a new information hub showcasing developments and research in Canada’s burgeoning Artificial Intelligence industry. The policy was recently unveiled in Toronto, Ontario, at TechTO, one of the largest gatherings of Canada’s technology sector.

  • A new rating system matching open job positions with job seekers has come into effect. As of August 28, employers hiring under the Temporary Foreign worker program (TFWP) must use the new system and invite potential hires who meet a certain threshold of compatibility with the job posting to apply for the position advertised.

  • The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration has issued the following occupation list of professions where there may be employment opportunities. Candidates who have at least one year of work experience in one of the professions and the equivalent of Level 7 in all four language areas (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) using the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), may qualify to be nominated for CIC’s Express Entry system through the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream.

  • Canada’s most populated province, Ontario, has provided details on two new business immigration programs that are now open to eligible candidates wishing to invest in the Canadian economy. As the leader in attracting foreign direct investment of any province or state in North America, Ontario’s new business streams are likely to prove popular. The Entrepreneur Stream and the Corporate Stream both operate under the (OINP), a Provincial Nominee Program that allows Ontario to nominate individuals deemed to have credentials that would benefit the local labour market.

  • Targeted improvements to the Express Entry system are being made on November 19, 2016. Supporting Canada’s Global Skills Strategy, the changes will help better attract some of the best minds in the world, including former international students, experienced professionals and talented workers who will strengthen Canada’s competitiveness in the global marketplace.

  • The Express entry immigration selection system continues to grow, giving more hope to applicants who are interested to immigrate to Canada through this program. The latest draw, which took place on January 25, issued invitation to apply for 3,508 candidates in the pool with 453 or more points.

  • East coast provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have both opened Express Entry Immigration Selection System which offers six month duration for application process. None of these immigration programs need a job offer from a Canadian employer and application can be submitted without any arrange of employment.

    However, candidates must keep in mind that they must meet the eligibility requirements of at least one of the following programs:

    •  Federal Skilled Worker Program
    •  Federal Skilled Trades Program
    •  Canadian Experience Class


    New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

    This program is based on EOI submission. Candidates who want to apply under New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) form within the first 15 days of each month.

    These forms will be evaluated and a score will be assigned to each. And the highest scored candidates will receive an invitation to apply for New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program. The minimum required point for this program will be 67 out of 100.

    Selection factors are:

    •  Language ability in English and/or French
    •  Level of education
    •  Work experience
    •  Age
    •  Job offer


    Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

    Eligibility requirements of Nova Scotia Experience – Express Entry program are listed below:

    •  Age
    •  Work experience
    •  Previous work Experience in Nova Scotia
    •  Education
    •  Language ability in English and/or French
    •  Adaptability & intention to settle


  • International students and graduates are widely recognized as among the most desirable future immigrants.

  • Express Entry candidates should know that increasing their score beyond the eligibility requirements is key, and that being eligible to enter the pool is a different thing than having enough points to obtain an ITA.

  • International students are increasingly regarded as an important group of young and well-educated individuals from which to select permanent residents. In December 2015 there were 353,000 international students with a valid study permit in Canada, up from 84,000 in December 1995. Of the international students admitted to Canada in the early 2000s, 25% became permanent residents over the 10 years that followed. Of these, nearly one-half applied as principal applicants in the economic class.