19 Jan Ontario invited 338 NOIs in the Skilled Trades Stream
Ontario invited 338 NOIs in the Skilled Trades Stream
On January 13, 2021, Ontario held the first draw in the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) this year. OINP invited 338 candidates in the Skilled Trades Stream within t. All invitees have their profiles created in the Express Entry system between January 13, 2020 and January 13, 2021. The CRS score range of the invited candidates was 456-467. All invited candidates now have 45 days to apply for the nomination of Ontario. Should their application be successful, they will receive additional 600 points in the Express Entry. In 2020, OINP issued 1,464 NOIs in the Skilled Trades Stream.
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British Columbia invited 80 candidates in the first 2021 Tech Pilot draw
On January 12, 2021, the province of British Columbia invited 80 candidates in the first invitation round in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot. The government distributed invitations to apply for the nomination of BC in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate. All invited candidates scored 80 points or higher in the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). In 2020, BC invited 2,168 Tech Pilot candidates. The province already invited 248 candidates under all streams of the BCPNP in 2021.
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OINP invited 146 candidates in the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
On January 13, 2021, the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) held the first invitation round in the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (FSSW). In this draw, Ontario invited 146 candidates. The Express Entry score range of invited candidates who received the Notification of Interest from the OINP in this intake was between 434 and 460 points. The Express Entry profiles of those candidates were created between January 13, 2020 and January 13, 2021. FSSW candidates must submit the full application to the OINP within 45 days from the date of the invitation. Successful applicants will get 600 CRS points to their Express Entry profiles. Last year, Ontario invited 902 candidates under the FSSW.
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Canada is the main immigrant destination country for Chinese people
Mainland China became the world’s third-largest source country of immigrants. The top three immigration destination countries for mainland Chinese immigrants in 2019 are the U.S., Japan and Canada. According to Statistics Canada, the number of Chinese immigrants in Canada is close to 2 million. Although this figure is a slightly larger city population in China, for Canada, which has a total population of only 38 million, it already accounts for more than 5% of the country.
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