12 Aug Ontario published the 2021 OINP results
Ontario published the 2021 OINP results
On August 11, 2022, the Government of Ontario published the 2021 Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) results. In 2021, the Federal Government provided the province with 8,350 nominations. Additionally, the province received 250 nominations through the National Occupational Classification-Level C (NOC C) Pilot. At the end of the year, Ontario was granted additional 400 nomination spaces which were also fulfilled despite the impact of the COVID‑19 pandemic. Including all additional spaces allocated to the OINP, the province nominated 9,000 applicants in 2021.
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Saskatchewan invited 745 candidates under the SINP
On August 11, 2022, Saskatchewan conducted new rounds of invitations in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). In the Express Entry category, Saskatchewan issued 433 ITAs. Another 312 invitations were issued to the Occupations In-Demand category candidates. The lowest score in both categories was 68 points, the same as it was in the previous draw. All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. In this draw, Saskatchewan invited candidates under 20 different NOCs. This year, Saskatchewan has already invited 4,254 candidates.
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British Columbia held a targeted draw and invited skilled regional candidates
On August 10, 2022, the Government of British Columbia issued new invitations under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and invited qualified regional candidates, including Tech workers. In the General draw, BC issued 155 invitations, with a minimum score of 76 points. In the Childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 4214), the province invited 5 candidates. Additionally, less than 5 invitations have been issued for healthcare workers and assistants (NOC 3413) and other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213). In total, the province invited up to 175 regional candidates. In 2022, British Columbia has already issued 5,449 invitations.
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IRCC discussed the study permit backlog at a symposium
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has reported a dramatic increase in demand for study permits from foreign students. The sudden surge in applications for study permits was a topic of conversation at a recent virtual symposium organized by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CIBE). IRCC officials were on hand to discuss the number of applications they have received as students return to classrooms in Canada after completing online programs abroad. As of July 17, almost 200,000 people were waiting for their study permit application to be completed.