15 Aug Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream received more than one-third of nominations in 2021
Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream received more than one-third of nominations in 2021
According to 2021 OINP nomination results, Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream received 3,513 – more than one-third of the nominations. Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker and International Student streams received 1,705 and 1,240 nominations and took second and third place. Masters Graduate stream was the fourth most nomination received stream with 1,202 nominations. Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills stream received 540 nominations, while Ontario’s Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream had 410. PhD Graduate stream and Ontario’s Express Entry Skilled Trades stream received 212 and 177 nominations respectively. Ontario’s Entrepreneur stream received only one nomination in 2021. In total, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) nominated 9,000 applicants in 2021.
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Sudbury considered 2 applications in the Rural and Northern Pilot
On August 12, 2022, the City of Greater Sudbury held a new round of invitations in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). In this round, Sudbury considered 2 candidates, one of whom has been accepted under the Francophone Stream. The lowest score of this draw was 240 points, 5 points fewer than in the previous draw. The last applicant in this draw was considered on July 25, 2022. This year, in total, 11 applicants have been invited. In total, at least 82 individuals were recommended by the city since the launch of the program.
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Prince Edward Island eased the driver’s licence certification process for Ukrainians
On August 11, 2022, Prince Edward Island announced that the province has introduced the exchange process of a Ukrainian driver’s licence. Starting from Monday, August 15, Ukrainian nationals will be able to exchange their full-stage Ukrainian Category B (including BE) passenger vehicle licenses for the province’s Class 5 license without a written exam or road testing. Ukrainian newcomers will have to provide their valid driver’s license from other countries and/or a translated copy of their driver’s license in French or English and two documents illustrating their current address in the province.
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Canada invited 1,582 candidates under the International Experience Canada
Over the last week, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held new draws in the pools of International Experience Canada (IEC). From August 8 to August 14, Canada invited 1,582 young foreigners to apply for an IEC open work permit. As of August 11, there are 21,166 candidates registered in the pool, waiting for the invitation. In this round, there were 221 ITAs for Australia, 8 ITAs for Austria, 24 ITAs for Belgium, 10 ITAs for Chile, 2 ITAs for Costa Rica, 4 ITAs for Croatia, 24 ITAs for the Czech Republic, 6 ITAs for Denmark, 2 ITAs for Estonia, 370 ITAs for France, 103 ITAs for Germany, 5 ITAs for Greece, 154 ITAs for Ireland, 50 ITAs for Italy, 128 ITAs for Japan, 5 ITAs for Latvia, 11 ITAs for Lithuania, 18 ITAs for the Netherlands, 55 ITAs for New Zealand, 3 ITAs for Norway, 16 ITAs for Poland, 18 ITAs for Portugal, 8 ITAs for Slovakia, 54 ITAs for Spain, 8 ITAs for Sweden, 2 ITAs for Taiwan, 273 ITAs for the United Kingdom. In 2022, Canada issued 103,323 ITAs under the IEC Program.