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Top In-demand jobs in Canada for 2021

Posted by in CIC News, on February 5, 2021

The following jobs are projected to be in high-demand throughout 2021. Customer Service Representative The need for this job has only increased with the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns and restrictions. Customer service representatives deal with customers who may be emotionally distressed. Driver Drivers are essential to practically any business. With everyone staying at home […]

OINP New round of Invitation on February 2, 2021

Posted by in CIC News, on February 4, 2021

Issuance of notifications of interest by targeted occupations under Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream On February 2, 2021, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued targeted notifications of interest to candidates who may qualify for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream (HCP) stream. The OINP targeted candidates with a comprehensive ranking system score between 466 and 467, […]


Posted by in CIC News, on February 4, 2021

On February 4, 2021- Minister Mendicino announced that Hong Kong residents will be able to apply for new open work permits beginning on February 8, 2021. The ties that bind Canada and Hong Kong run deep. The first Hong Kong residents arrived here over 150 years ago, contributing immensely to Canada’s economic, social and political […]

British Columbia held a draw through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) on February 2, 2021.

Posted by in CIC News, on February 3, 2021

A total of 208 Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination under the province’s Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration categories. The minimum required score for candidates varied by category. The cut-off scores for Express Entry BC subcategories were: Skilled Worker:104 International Graduate: 100 B.C. also invited candidates to its entrepreneur […]

Posted by in CIC News, on February 2, 2021

APPLY SOON, Limited Application for PGWP Since January 27, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has been accepting applications and Post- Graduate Work Permit holders who have seen their permits expire or their permits are about to expire. IRCC estimates up to 52,000 PGWP holders may benefit from this policy. Candidates have until July 27, […]

Effective from 3rd February 2021- New requirements for travel to Canada

Posted by in CIC News, on February 1, 2021

The Government of Canada announced new rules on international travel, in addition to the multi-layered approach on COVID-19 already in place. The government and Canada’s airlines have agreed to suspend all flights to and from Mexico and Caribbean countries until April 30, 2021.  On February 3, 2021 proof of a negative pre-departure test, Transport Canada […]

Express Entry: Canada invited 4,626 candidates in its 2nd draw this week

Posted by in CIC News, on January 22, 2021

Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issues 4,626 permanent residence invitations to apply to applicants of the Canadian Experience Class. The Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) cut-off requirement was 454. Today’s CRS cut-off score was seven points lower than the previous CEC-specific draw held on January 1, which had a CRS cut-off score of 461. As per the […]

Express Entry: Canada’s 3rd draw of 2021

Posted by in CIC News, on January 21, 2021

IRCC issued invitations to 374 Express Entry applicant with CRS cut-off of 741. Canada held its third Express Entry immigration draw of 2021 on January 20 IRCC invited 374 PNP candidates with a minimum score of 741. This cut-off score means that candidates only needed to obtain 141 CRS points for their human capital characteristics. The […]