Ontario invited 486 candidates in the Human Capital Priorities Stream

Ontario invited 486 candidates in the Human Capital Priorities Stream

Ontario invited 486 candidates in the Human Capital Priorities Stream
On February 13, 2019, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 486 targeted Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to candidates under the Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. In this round all invited candidates have work experience in 10 priority occupations:

NOC 0111 – Financial managers
NOC 0114 – Other administrative services managers
NOC 0124 – Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
NOC 0601 – Corporate sales managers
NOC 0621 – Retail and wholesale trade managers
NOC 0651 – Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.
NOC 1111 – Financial auditors and accountants
NOC 1114 – Other financial officers
NOC 1122 – Professional occupations in business management consulting
NOC 3012 – Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
The CRS score range of the invited candidates was 467-471. Candidates who received NOIs now have 45 days to submit their full applications. In total, Ontario invited 1,682 candidates under all streams of the OINP in 2020. Among them, 1,440 have been invited to the Human Capital Priorities Stream.

#Ontario, #OINP, #Human_capital, #Occupations_in_demand

Manitoba invited 242 candidates in the MPNP
On February 13, 2020, Manitoba conducted the fourth invitation round in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) in 2020. In EOI draw #83, Manitoba issued Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) to 182 candidates in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream. The lowest score in this stream was 525, 23 points less compared to the draw on Jan 30. In the Skilled Workers Overseas stream, MPNP issued 27 LAAs under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative. The lowest score in this stream was 611, a decrease of 68 points. Finally, MPNP invited 33 candidates in the International Education Category. In total, Manitoba sent 242 LAAs in this round and 15 of them were issued to candidates who have a valid Express Entry profile and job seeker validation code. This year, Manitoba already invited 858 candidates under all streams of MPNP.

#Manitoba, #MPNP, #PNP, #International_students, #In_demand_occupations, #SWO, #SWM

Saskatchewan invited 646 candidates in the new round
On February 13, 2020, Saskatchewan conducted a new invitation round in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). In this round, SINP issued invitations to apply (ITA) for the provincial nomination to 646 candidates. In the Express Entry category, Saskatchewan issued 277 ITAs and another 369 invitations have been sent to the Occupations In-Demand category candidates. The lowest score in both categories has increased by one point and was 70 points. All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. In this draw, the Saskatchewan government invited candidates in 107 different NOCs. Saskatchewan invited 1,230 candidates in 2020 under all streams of SINP.

#Saskatchewan, #SINP, #Express_Entry, #Occupations_in_demand

ESDC updated processing time of LMIA applications
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) updated the processing delays of the Labour Market Impact Assessment applications (LMIA). As of January 2020, average LMIA processing times were:

Global Talent Stream – 13 business days
Agricultural stream – 20 business days
Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program – 11 business days
Permanent residence stream – 38 business days
In-home caregivers – 35 business days
High-wage stream – 49 business days
Low-wage stream – 64 business days
In addition, the government is preparing to start LMIA Online – Pilot with Job Bank. No further information is available at the moment. Nevertheless, switching to online service may enhance the obtaining of LMIAs.

#ESDC, #LMIA #TFWP, #Work_permit, #Agricultural_workers, #caregivers

Ontario issued 1,163 nominations in the OINP
On February 13, 2020, Ontario published an update regarding the number of certificates of the provincial nominations issued in 2020 in the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). As of February 13, the OINP issued 1,163 certificates of provincial nominations. Ontario has not yet received its quota for nominations in 2020 from the Federal government. In 2019, Ontario was allocated 6,650 nominations, which was later increased by 700 spots. In addition, OINP received 250 spots to nominate candidates in the NOC C occupations within the Federal NOC C initiative. In total, Ontario nominated 7,350 candidates and 44 NOC C candidates.

#Ontario, #OINP, #provincial_nomination, #PNP

Newfoundland and Labrador excluded several occupations from provincial labour market testing processes
On February 13, 2020, the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism of Newfoundland and Labrador published an update that the several in-demand health occupations for public and private healthcare providers are now exempt from provincial labour market testing processes, such as the Job Vacancy Assessment and Atlantic Immigration Program advertising requirements. The excluded occupations are Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Practice Nurses, Personal Care Attendants, Clinical Psychologists, Medical Physicist, Radiation Therapists, and Dosimetrists.

#Newfoundland_and_Labrador, #in_demand_occupations, #NLPNP, #AIPP, #healthcare