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By Colin Singer
September 25, 2018 - Canada immigration authorities have targeted Federal Skilled Trades Program candidates in a rare Monday Express Entry draw, the 100th since the system began in 2015.The September 24 draw saw 400 Invitations to Apply issued with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 284.
By Colin Singer
September 24, 2018 - The Quebec Investor program is the largest and most popular Canada business and investment immigration program. Candidates are required to have a legally acquired personal net worth of $2 million and must invest $1,200,000 in a government guaranteed investment project. Applicants can finance the bulk of their investment through designated financial intermediaries.
By Colin Singer
September 24, 2018 - Saskatchewan immigration has conducted a new skilled worker draw under the province's fledgling Expression of Interest System. The latest, only the second since the system was launched, saw 140 candidates invited to apply under the Occupations In-Demand stream of the International Skilled Worker Category.
By Colin Singer
September 24, 2018 - British Columbia immigration has conducted its largest draw of 2018 targeting skilled workers and international graduates. The latest draw saw 409 candidates receive invitations to apply, the fourth time the province has broken the 400 barrier this year.
By Colin Singer
September 20, 2018 - The Quebec Investor program is the largest and most popular Canada business and investment immigration program. The 2018/2019 application period is now open and continues until March 15, 2019. A maximum of 1,235 applications will be accepted from China, Hong Kong, Macau and up to 665 from elsewhere.
By Colin Singer
September 20, 2018 - Canada Visa Application Centres in Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas will begin charging a fee for candidates to submit their applications from November 2, 2018.
By Colin Singer
September 19, 2018 - Canada immigration authorities have conducted a new Express Entry draw, issuing Invitations to Apply to 3,500 candidates. The September 19 draw saw a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 441, just one point above the 2018 low of 440.
By Colin Singer
September 18, 2018 - Quebec immigration authorities (MIDI) have opened its new on-line skilled worker immigration Expression of Interest system, named ‘Arrima'.
By Colin Singer
August 31, 2018 - Several immigration programs are available to business, investment and entrepreneur candidates to apply for admission to Canada.
By Colin Singer
September 13, 2018 - The October 5 deadline is fast approaching for completed applications to be submitted under Canada's Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program.
By Colin Singer
September 13, 2018 - Prince Edward Island has announced it will no longer offer a direct route to Canada permanent residence through its business immigration category.
By Colin Singer
September 10, 2018 - The new Quebec Immigrant Investor Program will now accept 1,900 new applications through March 15, 2019.
By Colin Singer
September 7, 2018 - There is no set number of points needed to qualify for an Invitation to Apply for Canada immigration through the Express Entry system. However, there are important factors that will determine who receives an invitation.
By Colin Singer
September 5, 2018 - Canada immigration authorities have conducted the second-largest Express Entry draw of all time and the largest of 2018, issuing Invitations to Apply to 3,900 candidates. The lowest CRS Score was 440, maintaining a similar level as previous draws.
By Colin Singer
September 4, 2018 - Canada's immigrant entrepreneurs are bucking a trend seen in other developed countries by running their businesses for at least as long as their Canadian-born counterparts.