13 Oct Alberta issued 275 invitations and updated the AINP inventory
Alberta issued 275 invitations and updated the AINP inventory
On October 12, 2021, Alberta published the update of the inventory of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). Currently, there are around 600 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 600 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. In addition, on September 30, 2021, Alberta held a new round in the Alberta Express Entry Stream and issued 275 Notifications of Interest (NOI). The lowest score in this round was 300 points, the same as it was in the previous draw. In 2021, AINP already invited 5,617 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the Alberta Express Entry. For 2021, IRCC provided 6,250 nomination certificates to Alberta.
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Manitoba conducted MPNP draw #127
On October 7, 2021, Manitoba conducted a new draw in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). In round #127, MPNP issued 350 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream. The minimum score to get the LAA in this category was 446 points, 45 points more compared to draw #126. In the Skilled Workers Overseas stream, Manitoba issued 21 LAAs. The lowest score in the SWO category was 729 points, 11 points more than in the previous round. Manitoba also invited 55 candidates in the International Education Category. In total, Manitoba issued LAAs to 426 candidates, including 84 Express Entry candidates. MPNP has invited 8,467 candidates in 2021 and 3,626 of them in the Express Entry.
#Manitoba, #MPNP, #International_students, #PNP, #SWO, #SWM
Saskatchewan still accepts international graduates under the SINP
On October 13, 2021, Saskatchewan updated the number of spots remaining through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) for international graduates in the framework of the temporary immigration policy. The provincial government has allocated 1,000 spots for direct submission of a nomination application for those who resided in the province on September 1, 2020, and has completed an academic program in the province. Since the last week, the province has accepted 19 applications, and 441 spots remain available. SINP updates this data every Monday. Since the launch of the program, SINP has accepted 559 applications from international graduates.
#Saskatchewan, #SINP, #PNP, #international_students, #international_graduates
BCPNP invited up to 14 candidates in the business immigration streams
On October 12, 2021, British Columbia held new draws to business candidates in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). In the Base Category of the Entrepreneur Stream, BC PNP invited 10 candidates with the lowest score of 123 points, 3 points fewer than in the August 17 draw. In the Entrepreneur Regional Pilot, the province invited up to 5 candidates with the lowest score of 109 points, 20 points lower than in the previous draw. In 2021, British Columbia already invited 59 entrepreneurs. Last year, BC issued 154 invitations to the business candidates.
#British_Columbia, #BCPNP, #Entrepreneurs, #Business_immigration, #Regional_Pilot, #Rural_immigration, #PNP
Manitoba nominated 414 candidates in September 2021
On October 12, 2021, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) published new nomination issuance statistics. In September 2021, the province nominated 414 skilled workers and approved 4 business concepts. Manitoba also refused 1 business concept. MPNP invited 1,252 skilled workers, 3 business concepts and sent LAAs to 2 business candidates. In September, MPNP received 1,236 applications from skilled workers and 1 application from a business candidate. Currently, the province is assessing 664 applications, and the other 1,571 applications are pending assessment. Additionally, Manitoba nominated 161 Express Entry candidates. In total, MPNP nominated 3,963 foreign nationals, including 602 nominees from Express Entry in 2021.
#Manitoba, #MPNP, #Skilled_workers, #business_immigration, #PNP, #nomination_certificates
British Columbia issued 409 invitations under the BCPNP
On October 12, 2021, British Columbia conducted two draws in the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry British Columbia (EEBC) categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). In the general draw, the province issued 308 invitations.
Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker 91 (+1 point)
Skills Immigration – International Graduate 78 (+1 point)
Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 69
Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker 87 (+1 point)
Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate 76 (+1 point)
The second round of the day targeted only candidates in NOC 0621 – Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers and NOC 0631 – Restaurant and Food Service Managers. BCPNP invited 101 such candidates. Both NOCs have a high number of registrants within the BC PNP Skills Immigration Registration System. The lowest score of those candidates was 104 points, 1 point fewer than in the previous draw for these NOCs. In total, British Columbia issued 9,618 ITAs under the BCPNP in 2021.
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