Top Canada Immigration Highlights – Week#3: November 2020

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Continuing our weekly highlights series, here are top events concerning skilled workers, entrepreneurs, international student graduates willing to move to Canada in near future: 

Record-breaking Express Entry Draw

The Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its 167th Express Entry draw earlier last week. It came as a surprise that 5,000 invitations to apply for permanent residence were issued in a single draw. 

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CanApprove anticipates increased draw size in near future Express Entry draws based on the following factors: 

  • The exuberant target of welcoming over 200,000 new immigrants every year until 2023 through economic-class programs
  • Those who receive invitations now will be able to enter Canada only in 2021. It takes upto six months or beyond to process the application 
  • The reduced refugees intake temporarily is replaced with more number of immigrants intakes under the economic class immigration

November 18 draw saw a decrease in qualifying CRS to 472 from the previous high at 478 for selection. A CRS score is awarded against core human competencies that include age, education, work experience, and language proficiency in English or French. 

New PNP Draws

British Columbia BC PNP invites 76 in the new tech draw.

Candidates were invited through the Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration streams.

Manitoba Manitoba held its second PNP draw in two weeks. 

Manitoba invited 196 hopeful immigrants to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. It invited candidates under three immigration streams:

Prince Edward Island PEI invites 254 immigration candidates to the PNP draw. 

Eligible candidates under Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination. 

Saskatchewan Saskatchewan invites 551 in the new PNP draw. 

Candidates were invited through the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates.

Last week’s PNP draws had candidates from the federal Express Entry pool. The federal pool is the most in-demand database to select eligible foreign skilled workers to welcome themselves to Canada.

Take this quick assessment to determine your eligibility to migrate to Canada. 

Interest in Canadian Immigration Increased Between April and August 2020

Word Education Services (WES) has released its latest survey on how the coronavirus pandemic has changed intentions to immigrate. The report could be summarized into three key findings: 

  • Interest in immigration to Canada increased between April and August among prospective immigrants; 
  • The number of respondents planning to delay immigration dropped considerably; and 
  • Prospective immigrants expect economic conditions in their home country to be worse than in Canada.

About 71% of respondents who were from the Philippines reported an increased interest in Canadian immigration. The Philippines also form one of the top source countries of Canadian permanent residents.

 Canada Employer Sponsorship Program

CanApprove presents an excellent opportunity for foreign skilled/semi-skilled workers to live their dreams of moving to Canada permanently. 

Through Canada Employer Sponsorship Program, CanApprove will assist and arrange interviews with prospective Canadian companies and employers. 

Urgent opening for Skilled Workers in having a good amount of work experience in Building & Construction occupations like: 

  • CNC Programmer
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Professional Painter
  • Welder
  • Fitter
  • Tool Maker
  • Construction Technician
  • Sliding Installer
  • Carpenter
  • Tile Setter
  • Window Treatment Installer
  • Drywall Finisher
  • Rooter
  • Bricklayer

If you are interested, drop in your CV at gm@canapprove.com

There is an excellent chance to receive a transition plan Work Permit (WP) quickly. It would eventually lead to Permanent Resident (PR) status in Canada over a certain time period.

2021 is near the horizon and Canada Immigration is openly embracing new immigrants in the coming years. Over 100+ economic-class and family immigration pathways are open for foreigners to work and settle permanently in Canada. 

You may follow this space or Contact our immigration co-ordinators to know the latest updates on Canadian Immigration

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