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Express Entry Draw May 6th, 2016

On May 6th, 2016 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 10th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 779 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 534. This is the first draw with a minimum score in the 500’s since Express Entry opened in January of 2015.  The Draws for […]

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Ontario Immimgrant Nominee Program (OINP) Confirms Pause on Programs

Ontario also confirmed that they stopped issuing Notifications of Interest for their Human Capital Priorities (Express Entry) Steam on February 16th, 2016. They stated that they expect to receive their new allocation of nominations from the Federal Government in November of 2016. They further stated that they may be able to accept new applications for certain stream in six months time. They did not confirm which streams this would include. […]

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What is an “Entry-to-Practice Professional Degree” Under Express Entry?

When calculating your score under Express Entry, a degree which is considered to be a “professional degree needed to practice in a licensed profession” is given the same amount of points as a Master degree. For those looking to immigrate to Canada who are unsure if their qualification is considered to be a “professional degree […]

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Express Entry Report for 2015

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), formerly known as Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released a detailed report of the Express Entry System as of January 3rd, 2016. It has given valuable insight into a number of details that were previously unknown for most people applying to, or already in, the Express Entry Pool. […]

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Express Entry Draw Results for April 20th, 2016

On April 20th, 2016 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 9th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,018 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada.

The minimum score for this round was 468. […]

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How Does Express Entry Work?

After more than twelve months of the Express Entry system, many are still unable to figure out the full process, documents required, eligibility criteria and how a Provincial Nomination works. Please see below for a basic outline of how the Express Entry system works. […]

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Express Entry Mid-Year Report 2015

On July 31st, 2015, CIC has released valuable information about those in the Express Entry Pool as of July, 2015. At that time there were only 41,218 active applicants in the Pool for consideration. This was the number of all active applicants from around the world. As of that date 112,701 people had created Express […]

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Canada’s Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class Opens May 25th

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has announced their Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class will open for applications on May 25th, 2015. Under the new processes, they will only be accepting 60 complete applications before December 30, 2015. Foreign Nationals who meet the following requirements are eligible to apply: They intend to reside in any province other […]

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Canada Implements New Electronic Travel Authorization Requirement

Effective March 15, 2016, certain travellers will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter Canada. The eTA would need to be applied for before boarding your flight to Canada. You can apply online at a fee of $7 Canadian per eTA. You will need access to your passport, a credit card (Visa and Mastercard only), […]

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