There is a surge in the number of invitations issued under Canada’s Provincial nominee streams linked to an Express Entry pool. About 1,400 candidates have got their ITAs in merely five days time, making them eligible to apply for Canada PR via provincial nomination.
The last week recorded 2 major Express Entry draws with nearly 1,400 PNP ITAs issued via Nova Scotia’s Labor Market Priorities Stream and Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream. These streams lookout for candidates who have specific profiles under the Express Entry pool and are also known as ‘passive’ nominee streams.
Under Ontario s Human Capital Priorities Stream, total 1,072 NOIs were issued to Express Entry candidates who have past work experience in the following 10 occupations:
In this draw, the province has replicated last year s Nova Scotia’s Labor Market Priorities Stream draw and specifically targeted the above-listed occupations to meet its overall economic development objective and labor market needs.
While Nova Scotia issued a total of 312 LOIs under Human Capital Priorities Stream to Express Entry candidates who have relevant work experience under NOC 4214 Early Childhood Educators and Assistants.
Have a look at the table listed below:
|Streams||No. of Invites||Minimum CRS Score|
|Nova Scotia’s Labour Market Priorities Stream||1072||439 to 469|
|Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream||312||No minimum CRS Score|
|Alberta Express Entry Pool||316||301|
|Saskatchewan Express Entry||84||75|
Candidates who meet province s eligibility requirements are the ones who will get selected by Canada’s provinces and territories under the federal Express Entry system, as it is one of the key systems that paves the path for foreign skilled workers towards obtaining Canadian permanent residency status.
Following are the key streams managed under the federal Express Entry pool:
With the onset of May, major streams of Canadian Province have issued more than 2,000 ITAs to express entry candidates for a provincial nomination, including:
This rise in PNP invites is largely due to increasing of 6,000 more admissions in annual nomination target of 2019, i.e. 61,000 in comparison to 2018’s target of 55,000 admissions.
As per senior partner of the Campbell, Cohen Canadian immigration law firm David Cohen, "Nobody can accuse Canada’s provincial nominee programs of being boring and the past few weeks have provided ample reasons why this is the case,”.
He also stated that “More importantly, PNPs are exhibiting a new level of transparency as to the kind of candidates they are after. This information is vital and allows immigration candidates to know which provinces may be looking for their specific skills and experience.
To find out your eligibility for the right PNP pathway, you can visit the website and fill out the free assessment form. Alternatively, email your queries to our email id- [email protected].
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