21 Oct British Columbia issued 80 ITAs in the Tech Pilot
British Columbia issued 80 ITAs in the Tech Pilot
On October 20, 2020, British Columbia held a new round of invitations in the Tech Pilot of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). In this draw, BC invited 80 individuals to apply for the provincial nomination in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate. The lowest score was of this round was 80 points. In 2020, British Columbia invited 1,798 candidates in the Tech Pilot. In total, BC issued 7,589 invitations in the BCPNP.
#British_Columbia, #BCPNP, #Tech_Pilot, #PNP
Ontario to reopen the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream today!
On October 20, 2020, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) announced that the next day the program will reopen the intake of registrations in the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream (EJO FW). OINP has also notified it is expecting a high volume of users trying to register, thus technical issues may occur. The OINP will close the registration once the intake limit is met. Also, the OINP requests the most recent version of the Employer Form. It must be completed on or after October 21, 2020. Candidates who successfully registered in the system will have 14 days to complete and submit the full application. The reopening is expected during the Ontario business hours. This may be the last reopening of the EJO FW this year.
#Ontario, #OINP, #PNP, #Employer_Job_Offer, #Skilled_workers
BCPNP invited 20 entrepreneurs
On October 20, 2020, 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 15 candidates with the lowest score of 122 points, four points fewer than in the September 1 draw. In the Entrepreneur Regional Pilot, the province invited 5 candidates with the lowest score of 109 points, nineteen points less than in the previous draw. British Columbia invited 143 business-candidates in 2020 and 54 of them were invited in the Regional Pilot.
#British_Columbia, #BCPNP, #Entrepreneurs, #Business_immigration, #Regional_Pilot, #Rural_immigration, #PNP
IRCC introduced minor updates to the issuance of spousal work permits
On October 20, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) published a program delivery update within the International Mobility Program. IRCC updated the instructions for spouses or common-law partners of foreign skilled workers and their eligibility to open work permits. Specific changes are related to the issuance of open work permits for spouses of the provincial nominee candidates regardless of the NOC level of the primary applicant and regulations related to part-time work for the principal foreign worker. The update also includes some minor changes throughout the other instructions to provide further clarity.
#foreign_workers, #open_work_permit, #spousal_work_permit, #IRCC, #work_in_Canada, #IMP