23 Oct Prince Edward Island issued 158 invitation in the new draw
Prince Edward Island issued 158 invitation in the new draw
On October 17, 2019, Prince Edward Island invited a new batch of candidates to apply for a provincial nomination via the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). In round #21, PEI PNP invited 146 skilled workers via the economic streams, including Express Entry candidates and 12 candidates in the Business Work Permit Entrepreneurs stream. The lowest score for the business-candidates was 122, seven points higher compared to the previous round. In total, PEI invited 158 candidates in this round. The next draw is scheduled for November 21, 2019. PEI has already invited 1,345 candidates in 2019 and 168 of them are business-immigrants and 1,177 skilled workers.
#Prince_Edward_Island, #PEIPNP, #Business_immigration, #Skilled_workers
Saskatchewan breaks a new record inviting 986 candidates in a single draw
On October 17, 2019, Saskatchewan held a new invitation round in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). In this round, the province invited 986 candidates in the Saskatchewan Express Entry category of the SINP. The lowest score of the round was 67 points, two points lower compared to the previous draw. This time, SINP invited candidates in thirteen different NOCs. All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. In total, in 2019, Saskatchewan invited 6,320 candidates.
#Saskatchewan, #SINP, #Express_Entry, #Occupations_in_demand, #PNP, #ITA
Atlantic Provinces attract international students
According to data by the Association of Atlantic Universities, there are over 19,000 international students studying in all four Atlantic Provinces, which is 24,7% of the total students in the region. This year demonstrated a 20% increase in international students studying in 16 universities in Atlantic Canada. In 2019, Canada already issued 960 study permits for students coming to study in Newfoundland and Labrador, 665 study permits for international students admitted in Prince Edward Island, 4,670 study permits for the new student in Nova Scotia, and 1,605 study permits for those enrolled to study in New Brunswick. As of July 31, IRCC issued 7900 study permits for the international students in the Maritime. In 2018, Atlantic Canada admitted 17,840 foreign students.
#Internatonal_students, #study_permit, #Atlantic_Canada, #Nova_Scotia, #Newfoundland_and_Labrador, #Prince_Edward_Island, #New_Brunswick, #study_in_Canada
New Brunswick moved to an online application service for all streams of NBPNP
New Brunswick announced that foreign nationals wishing to immigrate to New Brunswick will have to apply online. The only candidates who can apply on paper are people with disabilities or those who experience a verifiable problem with the online application. Paper application packages can be requested via email. So far, in 2019 New Brunswick admitted 2,000 new permanent residents via the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP). Last year, there were 2,745 such immigrants. NBPNP currently has three streams for Skilled Workers and two streams for Entrepreneurs.
#NBPNP, #New_Brunswick, #PNP, #Skilled_Workers, #Entrepreneurs