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Express Entry – linked PNPs in 2018

January was a busy month for Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs, notably those aligned with the federal Express Entry system. The two Express Entry draws conducted by the Government of Canada in January were complemented by the opening of five Express Entry-linked Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) streams over the course of the month. Express Entry candidates with a…
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Government of Canada announces historic, multi-year immigration levels plan

On November 1, the Government of Canada tabled the 2017 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration, including the levels plan. The new plan sets out the highest levels of new permanent residents to be welcomed to Canada in recent history. Under the plan, Canada will accept 310,000 new permanent residents in 2018. That number will…
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IRCC invites 2,750 Express Entry candidates to apply in November 15 draw

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has invited 2,750 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place on Nov. 15. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of the lowest-ranked candidate issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) was 439. All candidates with a score above 439 were…
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