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Express Entry Score Continues to Drop

On May 23rd, 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada handed out 3,500 Invitations to Apply through the Express Entry system. Those applicants with an active Express Entry Profile with a score of 440 or higher were issued with an Invitation to Apply. The profile needed to be active and eligible as of May 23rd, 2018. The Tie-Breaker rule for […]

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Lowest Express Entry Score of 2018

On April 25th, 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada handed out 3,500 Invitations to Apply through the Express Entry system. Those applicants with an active Express Entry Profile with a score of 441 or higher were issued with an Invitation to Apply. The profile needed to be active and eligible as of April 25th, 2018. The Tie-Breaker rule for this draw […]

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Latest Express Entry Draws Less Than Two Weeks Apart

On March 26th, 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada handed out 3,000 Invitations to Apply through the Express Entry system. Those applicants with an active Express Entry Profile with a score of 446 or higher were issued with an Invitation to Apply. The profile needed to be active and eligible as of March 26th, 2018. The Tie-Breaker rule for […]

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Canada Closes Farm Management Stream of the Self-employed Persons Program

Effective March 10th, 2018, Canada will no longer be accepting applications made under the Farm Management Stream of the Self-employed Persons Program. Any applications submitted to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) prior to March 10th, 2018 will still be processed to completion, meaning they will receive a decision on their application. Canada’s Self-employed Persons […]

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Police Clearance Requirements Changed for Express Entry Applicants

Effective February 27th, 2018, applicants submitting a Permanent Residency application via the Express Entry system will only need to submit police clearances for “any country or territory, other than Canada, where the applicant has spent 6 months or more in a row within the last 10 years or since the age of 18.” This is a change from the previous […]

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511 Express Entry Applicants Receive Notification Of Interest from Ontario

On February 27th, 2018, the Province of Ontario handed out 511 Notifications of Interest under their Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities Stream. This round of Notifications of Interests included those with a Comprehensive Ranking System Score between 441 and 433. This program requires applicants to have a valid Express Entry profile with the ICCRC, a valid Job Seeker […]

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Nova Scotia Announces New Physician Nominee Program

On February 22nd, 2018 the Province of Nova Scotia announced a new Provincial Nominee Program specifically for general practitioners, family physicians and specialist physicians with signed approved employment opportunities with the Nova Scotia Health Authority or the IWK Health Centre. All applicants will have to be able to have to prove that they have a valid Education […]

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Express Entry Score Holds Steady

On February 21st, 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada handed out 3,000 Invitations to Apply through the Express Entry system. Those applicants with an active Express Entry Profile with a score of 442 or higher were issued with an Invitation to Apply. The profile needed to be active and eligible as of February 21st, 2018. The Tie-Breaker rule for […]

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Ontario Issues 488 Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities Notification of Interest

On February 12th, 2018, the Province of Ontario handed out 488 Notifications of Interest under their Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities Stream. This program requires applicants to have a valid Express Entry profile with the ICCRC, a valid Job Seeker code, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree as well as a Comprehensive Ranking System score […]

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