French-speaking Express Entry candidates invited in Nova Scotia draw

French-speaking Express Entry candidates

Nova Scotia invited Express Entry candidates in the latest Labour Market Priorities Stream draw held on April 27. The draw targeted those candidates who had selected French as their first language. The number of candidates who received the invites and the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to be invited are yet to be confirmed.

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The candidates were supposed to have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 8 or higher in French, in all the four language abilities–reading, writing, listening and speaking, to be invited. They also needed to score at least CLB 6 in English in all the four language abilities. Further, all the selected candidates have a bachelor’s degree or have completed a study program at a university, college, trade or technical school with a duration of at least three years.

Those who have received letters of interest to apply for provincial nomination in the latest draw may submit the complete application within 60 calendar days along with documents proving their language ability and education qualifications.

Canada Express Entry

In the Canada Express Entry system, a candidate’s rank is determined on the basis of CRS score. The CRS score is awarded to each candidate on the basis of various human capital factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency etc. Those who obtain a provincial nomination will have 600 additional CRS score points added to their total score. It guarantees the nominated candidates an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence in Canada in the subsequent federal Express Entry draw.

Labour Market Priorities Stream

The Labour Market Priorities Stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) allows the province to select candidates with skills and qualifications to meet the labour market demands of the province, from the Express Entry pool. NSNP launched the Stream in 2018 and ever since, a total of 10 draws have been conducted. In these draws, Nova Scotia targeted various professionals including childhood education workers, financial auditors, accountants, social workers and nurses.

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