05 Oct BCPNP invited 5 candidates under the Entrepreneur Stream
BCPNP invited 5 candidates under the Entrepreneur Stream
On October 4, 2022, British Columbia held a new draw for business candidates in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). In the Base Category of the Entrepreneur Stream, BC PNP invited 5 candidates. The lowest score of this round was 116 points, 13 points fewer than the previous draw. The maximum number of possible points in the Entrepreneur Stream grid is 200. 120 points candidates can get for self-declared factors such as Experience & Ownership, Net Worth, Investment, etc. Another 80 points are given for the business concept. This year, the province invited up to 36 entrepreneurs under the BCPNP.
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Manitoba holds the Destination Canada Mobility Forum
On October 4, 2022, Manitoba announced that the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) would represent businesses and job opportunities at the Destination Canada Mobility Forum. The MPNP, in partnership with Economic Development Winnipeg (EDW), will hold orientation sessions for employers to help find solutions to their labour needs. The forum is a recruitment fair for skilled bilingual workers from Paris, France, Rabat, and Morocco and will take part from November 16 to 23, 2022. Business owners are encouraged to register for the orientation sessions to learn more about the Destination Canada Mobility Forum.
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British Columbia invited up to 239 Skilled Immigration candidates
On October 4, 2022, the Government of British Columbia issued new invitations under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and invited qualified Skills Immigration candidates. In the general draw, the province invited 184 candidates. The minimum score for candidates invited in this draw was 82-120 points. In addition, British Columbia invited 32 candidates under the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 4214). In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited 13 candidates. Additionally, less than five invitations have been issued for healthcare assistants (NOC 3413) and less than 5 ITAs for other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213). In total, the province invited up to 239 candidates for this draw. In 2022, British Columbia has already issued 7,702 invitations.
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More Afghan refugees arrived in Canada
On October 4, 2022, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. According to the last update, Canada has accepted 954 more Afghan refugees since October 3, 2022. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 21,305 Afghan refugees. The Government of Canada aimed to bring at least 40,000 Afghan nationals to Canada through special programs for Afghan refugees and the unique immigration program for Afghans who assisted Canadian forces in Afghanistan.