16 Jan OINP invited the first skilled trades candidates of 2023
OINP invited the first skilled trades candidates of 2023
On January 13, 2023, Ontario invited 1,252 candidates under the Skilled Trades Stream of the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP). The CRS score range of the invited candidates was between 336-506 points. Candidates, who created their profiles in the Express Entry system between January 13, 2022, to January 13, 2023, were considered by OINP in this draw for 42 NOCs. Candidates who received a notification of interest do not need to contact the program and can apply to the stream. This year, the province already invited 1,656 candidates under the OINP.
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Ottawa updated instructions for Specific Quebec Selection Certificate holders
On January 13, 2023, the Government of Canada published the updated instructions on Specific Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) holders under the International Mobility Program (IMP) currently residing in Quebec. The government has changed the LMIA-exemption administrative code from A75 to A73 and clarified principal applicant and CSQ requirements. Additionally, the government removed instructions regarding some study and work permit applications, guidelines that make applicants with an offer of employment that has a different occupation than specified in their CSQ ineligible.
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IRCC held the first invitation rounds under the International Experience Canada in 2023
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its first draws in International Experience Canada (IEC) pools in 2023. On January 13, 2023, Canada invited 11,810 young foreigners to apply for an IEC open work permit. There are 26,013 candidates registered in the pool, waiting for the invitation. In this round, there were 1 ITA for Andorra, 1,067 ITAs for Australia, 67 ITAs for Austria, 238 ITAs for Belgium, 53 ITAs for Costa Rica, 23 ITAs for Croatia, 283 ITAs for the Czech Republic, 35 ITAs for Denmark, 19 ITAs for Estonia, 2,510 ITAs for France, 118 ITAs for Greece, 88 ITAs for Hong Kong, 1,338 ITAs for Ireland, 435 ITAs for Italy, 750 ITAs for Japan, 1,020 ITAs for Korea, 38 ITAs for Latvia, 11 ITAs for Luxembourg, 276 ITAs for the Netherlands, 377 ITAs for New Zealand, 17 ITAs for Norway, 204 ITAs for Poland, 149 ITAs for Portugal, 13 ITAs for Slovenia, 364 for Spain, 43 ITAs for Sweden, 43 ITAs for Switzerland, 351 ITAs for Taiwan, and 1,879 ITAs for the United Kingdom.
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Canada released 2023 allocations for the Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker Pilots
On January 13, 2023, the Government of Canada released the 2023 allocations for the Home Child Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot. In 2023, the Gaining Experience Category will accept 1,650 applications – 60% of the intake, while the Direct to Permanent Residence Category will accept 40% of the intake, which is 1,100 applications. For 2023, the Home Child Care Provider Pilot has been given 250 spaces for alternate-format applications, which will be divided 60/40 between the two categories.