22 Jul Canada invited 462 provincial nominees in the Express Entry draw #197
Canada invited 462 provincial nominees in the Express Entry draw #197
On July 21, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted a new Express Entry draw. Draw #197 targeted candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program. IRCC invited 462 provincial candidates, and the cut-off score in this round was 734 points, 26 points less compared to the previous PNP-specific draw that occurred on July 7. The tie-breaking rule for this round was April 11, 2021, at 13:01:45 UTC. As of July 19, 2021, there are 167,244 profiles registered in the pool, 393 more compared to the previous update. In total, Canada issued 94,304 ITAs to foreign nationals through Express Entry in 2021.
#Express_Entry, #IRCC, #ITA, #PNP
Ontario held a new draw for French-Speaking Skilled Workers
On July 21, 2021, the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) conducted a new draw in the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (FSSW). In this round, the province issued 115 Notifications of Interest (NOI). The Express Entry score range of invited candidates in this intake was between 461 and 467 points. The Express Entry profiles of those candidates were created between July 21, 2020 and July 21, 2021. OINP already invited 489 Francophone candidates to apply for the nomination of Ontario this year. In total, OINP issued 8,289 NOIs in 2021.
#Ontario, #OINP, #Francophones, #FSSW, #ITA, #PNP, #Ontario_Express_Entry
Saskatchewan issued 280 ITAs in the SINP
On July 21, 2021, Saskatchewan conducted a new round of invitations in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). SINP issued 280 invitations to apply (ITAs) for the provincial nomination. In the Express Entry category, Saskatchewan issued 84 ITAs. Another 196 invitations were issued to the Occupations In-Demand category candidates. The lowest score in both categories was 77 points, 3 points fewer than in the previous draw. All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. In this draw, Saskatchewan invited candidates in 63 different NOCs. In total, Saskatchewan invited 4,327 candidates in 2021, 1,933 under the Express Entry, 28 under the Entrepreneurs, and 2,366 under the Occupations In-Demand category.
#Saskatchewan, #SINP, #Express_Entry, #Occupations_in_demand, #PNP
Sudbury considered 3 applications in the Rural and Northern Pilot
On July 21, 2021, the City of Greater Sudbury held a new round of invitations in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). In this round, Sudbury considered 3 candidates, 1 more than in the June 4 draw. The lowest score of this draw was 260 points, 5 points fewer than in the previous draw. The last applicant in this draw was considered on July 16, 2021. In 2020, Sudbury invited 42 candidates, and in total, 54 individuals were recommended by the city since the launch of the program. This year, in total, 71 applicants have already been invited.
#Sudbury, #RNIP, #Ontario, #community_recommendation, #rural_immigration