16 Jun Saskatchewan issued 255 ITAs in the new round of SINP
Saskatchewan issued 255 ITAs in the new round of SINP
On June 15, 2021, Saskatchewan conducted a new round of invitations in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). This time, SINP issued 255 invitations to apply (ITAs) for the provincial nomination. In the Express Entry category, Saskatchewan issued 103 ITAs. Another 152 invitations were issued to the Occupations In-Demand category candidates. The lowest score in both categories was 82 points. All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. In this draw, Saskatchewan invited candidates in 55 different NOCs. In total, Saskatchewan invited 3,724 candidates in 2021, 1,750 under the Express Entry, and 1,974 under the Occupations In-Demand category.
#Saskatchewan, #SINP, #Express_Entry, #Occupations_in_demand, #PNP
British Columbia invited 72 candidates in the BCPNP Tech
On June 15, 2021, British Columbia held a new draw in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Tech Program (BC PNP Tech). In this draw, the province invited 72 candidates in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate. The lowest score in all categories traditionally was 80 points. In 2021, British Columbia invited 988 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the BCPNP Tech. In total, BCPNP issued 5,321 ITAs to date.
#British_Columbia, #BCPNP, #Tech_Pilot, #PNP, #BCPNP_Tech
Canada made clarifications to special measures for residential camp counsellors
On June 15, 2021, the Government of Canada published a program delivery update regarding residential summer camp counsellors. New instructions clarify that in situations where residential summer camps run past the beginning of fall, officers should consider when the camp will run and when the majority of the camp counsellor’s work will take place. On June 11, 2021, the Government of Canada introduced new guidance on residential camp counsellors entering Canada that made them eligible for priority processing. Now, requests submitted before September 21, 2021, will be assessed within the established 14-day priority service standard.
#IRCC, #immigration_policy, #Camp_counsellors
New Brunswick entered the first phase of the Green level
On June 15, 2021, New Brunswick reached 75.1 percent of vaccination throughout the province and announced the province’s entrance to the first phase on the path toward the Green level of the COVID-19 recovery plan that will be effective as of midnight. In this phase, the province will remove some of the Public Health restrictions that have been in place since the pandemic began. According to the new regulations, no isolation or testing will be required for those travelling to New Brunswick from the following selected regions: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, the Avignon, and Temiscouata regions of Quebec, and Cumberland County in Nova Scotia. Essential travel will be permitted with isolation and testing requirements in place. Cross-border commuters and truck drivers will be waived from testing and isolation requirements. Other workers travelling from outside the select regions, will be required to isolate and take a COVID-19 test. All other restrictions including the requirement for travel registration and the use of masks will remain in place.
#New_Brunswick, #restrictions, #Covid_19