For the second year in a row, Canada has ranked as the top destination for international students in the education.com’s 2021 ‘top 10 places to study abroad’ survey. Even during the pandemic, it has held its place above other popular destinations like the USA, the UK, and Australia.
Montreal International in partnership with the Desjardins financial group, launched a new recruitment website to connect more foreign workers with hiring companies in the Montreal region.
On 16th February 2021, Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) conducted its first draw of the year targeting applicants under the Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream with work experience in one of the six targeted tech occupations.
In a move never seen before, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) made a shocking Express Entry draw on Saturday, 13th February 2021, inviting over 27,000 applicants to apply for permanent residence though the Express Entry system.
As of February 12th 2021, all eligible international students can now complete 100% of their Canadian program remotely from their country of residence and still be eligible for a post graduate work permit. Prior to this, applicants could only complete 50% of a program remotely to still be entitled to a post graduate work permit.
In the biggest draw from any PNP so far this year, Saskatchewan issued 541 invitations to International Skilled Workers from the Express Entry or Occupations in Demand streams.
In the 175th Express Entry draw, Canada issued 654 invitations to Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. This draw was specific to Provincial Nominee Class candidates. The minimum CRS cut-off score for this draw was 720. Draw Summary Draw Number: 175Draw Date: February 10, 2021Number of Invitations Issued: 654Minimum CRS: 720Program Specified: Provincial Nominee…
The province of British Columbia has held their biweekly PNP draw targeting those who qualify for the Tech Pilot program. This latest draw saw 74 applicants invited to submit an application for nomination to the province of British Columbia.