The Province of Ontario passed the Ontario Immigration Act to
help the province maximize the economic benefits of immigration.
The Act aims to facilitate Ontario's work with the federal
government on the selection and admission of skilled immigrants,
strengthen the province's ongoing efforts to reduce fraud, and
increase transparency and share information with the province's
Over the years, Ontario has benefitted from the flow of
immigrants to Canada, who have contributed to the growth of its
economy through their international networks and connections that
have kept the province competitive in global markets.
Ontario is the most favoured destination of immigrants arriving
in Canada, with more immigrants arriving to the province than the
combined total of all the western provinces and territories. About
30% of the province's labour force constitutes of newcomers,
and it is estimated that over the next 25 years, immigration will
be the main source of labour growth and will account for most of
the increases in Ontario's working-age population.
The Ontario Immigration Act aims to build on the
government's current immigration strategy through following
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October 12th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 44th overall, inviting 1518 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 484.
October 19th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 22nd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 45th overall, inviting 1804 applicants for permanent residence, the largest number ever. The lowest CRS score was 475, a decline from the previous draw.
September 21st, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 43rd overall, inviting 1288 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 483.
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