28 Oct Saskatchewan already invited 3,077 candidates in October!
Saskatchewan already invited 3,077 candidates in October!
On October 24, 2019, Saskatchewan held another large invitation round in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). In this EOI round, the province invited 922 candidates in the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand categories. Saskatchewan issued 372 invitations to apply in the Express Entry category, and 550 in the Occupations In-Demand category. The lowest score in both categories was 69 points, 2 points higher compared to the previous draw. This time, SINP invited candidates in 130 different NOCs. All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. In total, SINP invited 3077 candidates in October and 7,242 candidates since the beginning of 2019.
#Saskatchewan, #SINP, #Express_Entry, #Occupations_in_demand, #PNP, #ITA
Quebec invited 169 persons in the new round of Arrima
On October 25, 2019, the Quebec Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI), released information about the fourth round of invitations via the online system Arrima. On September 25, 2019, MIDI invited 169 candidates to apply for a Quebec Selection Certificate under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. Some of the invited candidates were staying in Québec on June 16, 2019, while they held a study or work permit. In total, since the launch of Arrima, the government of Quebec invited 1595 persons.
#MIDI, #Quebec, #Arrima, #QSW
Alberta to introduce the AINP processing fee
Beginning with the fiscal year 2020-21, Alberta will introduce a processing fee for the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). As of now, the processing of the provincial nomination applications is free of charge. Next year, the applicants will have to pay $500 CAD for the AINP processing fee and $100 CAD for other services such as the letter of support, letter of reconsideration, nomination extension, and application withdrawals. Alberta is one of the last provinces to introduce the PNP processing fee.
#AINP, #Alberta, #PNP
Canada issued 114,250 Study Permits in August
IRCC issued 114,250 Study Permits for international students in August 2019. Most study permit holders will study in Ontario – 55,640 new international students. 22,455 foreign students will study in British Columbia. In the third place is Quebec with 16,300 study permits. 6,390 international students will start their programs in Alberta; 3,100 in Nova Scotia; 2,980 in Manitoba, 1,835 in Saskatchewan, 1,580 in New Brunswick, 805 in Newfoundland and Labrador, 615 on Prince Edward Island. Less than 50 international students will go to Yukon and Northwest Territories. No new international students got study permits to study in Nunavut. In total, Canada issued 290,245 study permits in 2019.
#international_students, #study_in_Canada, #study_permit