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Ontario invites masters students in PNP draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     28 August 2021

Ontario invited a total of 326 international masters students to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on August 25.


Saskatchewan invites 496 candidates in PNP draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     25 August 2021

Saskatchewan held a draw on August 19, and invited 496 immigration candidates through two immigration programs to apply for provincial nomination for permanent residence.


Express Entry: 3,463 PNP and CEC candidates invited in new draws

 Alexandra Miekus     19 August 2021

Two separate Express Entry draws were held on August 18 and 19 resulting in a total of 3,463 candidates being invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence.


Canada calls election, commits to resettling 20,000 more Afghan refugees

 Alexandra Miekus     16 August 2021

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, called a federal election on August 25.


Canada commits $100 million towards settlement initiatives for newcomers

 Alexandra Miekus     13 August 2021

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that it will allocate $100 million to help new immigrants settle and integrate in Canada during the post-COVID-19 period.


Canada and Quebec reach agreement to increase the number of temporary foreign workers

 Alexandra Miekus     10 August 2021

A new Canada-Quebec agreement will increase the quota of temporary foreign workers that employers can hire for low-wage jobs.


Saskatchewan invites 452 candidates in latest draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     07 August 2021

Candidates in work experience in an eligible occupation were invited 295 to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. The draw took place on August 5.


Canada invites 3,512 in two Express Entry draws

 Mohanad Moetaz     05 August 2021

In the latest Express Entry draws, Canada invited a total of 3,512 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence.


Manitoba invites Express Entry candidates in largest ever draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     30 July 2021

Manitoba invited a total of 1,140 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in the latest Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw, held on July 27.


Ontario invites Express Entry candidates in new PNP draw

 Mohanad Moetaz     29 July 2021

Ontario’s latest provincial draw took place on July 27, 2021. The province invited immigration candidates who may qualify for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream.