Permanent Residence

Nova Scotia invites Nurses in Express Entry Draw

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On May 22, 2020, the province of Nova Scotia issued Letters of Interest under its Labour Market Priorities stream. The letters were issued to registered nurses or registered psychiatric nurses (NOC3012) who are in the express entry pool. To be invited by Nova Scotia for this draw, you must have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB)…

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Immigration Canada Open Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Immigration Canada Remains Open Amidst World’s Coronavirus Battle

Is Canada open while the world battles to contain the spread of Coronavirus? Yes! Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) was quick to adapt and pivot its immigration system. During these unprecedented times, Immigration Canada remains open. It continues to process applications, although service disruptions, travel restrictions and processing times may be affected. Immigration is…

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Coronavirus & Canadian Immigration

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During this unprecedented time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, I hope you and your loved ones are safe and in good health wherever you are in the world. So much has happened in the past few weeks so I’m writing this post check in with you and to keep you posted on Canadian Immigration updates.…

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Minimum CRS Score Rises To 471 In Canada’s New Express Entry Draw

On March 04, 2020, Immigration Canada issued 3,900 Invitations to Apply under the Express Entry system. The CRS score of the lowest-ranked candidate invited was 471. This draw was not program specific. This is the 138th Express Entry draw for 2020. The minimum CRS score was the highest we’ve seen so far in 2020. What…

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Immigration Canada invites 500 for Federal Skilled Trades Program in October 16th Express Entry Draw

On October 16, 2019, Immigration Canada issued another 500 Invitations to Apply under the Express Entry system. The CRS score of the lowest-ranked candidate invited was 357 –program specified: Federal Skilled Trades. This is the 128th Express Entry draw. What is Express Entry? Express Entry is an online system used by Immigration to Canada to manage applications…

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New Caregiver Immigration Pilot 2019

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest Email Immigration Canada has announced 2 new Caregiver immigration pilots. The Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker pilots are the new Caregiver immigration pathway to Canada. It will open for applications on June 18, 2019. This new program will replace the expiring Caring for Children and Caring for People…

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#33: Spousal Sponsorship – 2nd Marriage in the Philippines

Happily ever after… That’s what we expect when we get married. But the reality is, not all marriages go as planned. Those complications in life might make it harder to have spousal sponsorship.   Are you a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is on your second marriage in the Philippines? Are you unsure whether…

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#32: SINP – International Skilled Worker

Get nominated by the province of Saskatchewan without employer sponsorship In this episode, I’m going to answer your questions about the SINP International Skilled Worker Category. If you’ve been following me for some time now, you know that SINP is my favourite Immigration program. It’s my favorite not only because I’m based here in Saskatchewan…

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#31: What is SINP Expression of Interest System?

Wondering about the new Expression of Interest (EOI) System implemented by the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)? In this episode, you’ll learn more about what SINP EOI is and the new process for seeking nomination from the province of Saskatchewan. You’ll also find out how it increases your chances of getting nominated for permanent residence…

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