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VO Visas || Canada had more than 1 million job vacancies in this year

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  VO Visas ||  Canada had more than 1 million job vacancies in this year Statistics Canada's job vacancy report suggests more employers are hiring, but there remain many vacant positions. Canada’s economy continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new Statistics Canada report. A total of 91,100 people were added to payrolls across Canada in September, representing the fourth straight monthly increase. Payroll employment increased in eight provinces. Ontario led the way with over 43,000 new employees added to payrolls. British Columbia (BC) was second, followed by Quebec. Nationally, job gains were driven by the services-producing sector, namely accommodation and food services, public administration, and finance and insurance. Statistics Canada notes  that the re-opening of the Canada-U.S. border in August and easing of travel restrictions for tourists in September may have contributed to job growth in tourism and related sectors. Get a Free Canadian Immigrat

VO Visas || Saskatchewan announces new immigration program

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  VO Visas ||  Saskatchewan announces new immigration program Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot Program created to support Saskatchewan's labour market demands in key sectors. Saskatchewan announced a new immigration pilot on November 25. The Hard-To-Fill Skills Pilot will allow Saskatchewan employers to recruit international talent for certain in-demand occupations. The eligible jobs under this pilot will include entry-level positions that may require on-the-job training. The sectors with the highest labour demands in Saskatchewan include health, manufacturing, agriculture, ag-tech, construction, hospitality, and retail. “The demand for labour in our province is strong, and it’s only going to increase with the significant economic projects recently announced in Saskatchewan,” Immigration and Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison said in a  media release . “This new Hard-To-Fill Skills Pilot—developed in Saskatchewan for Saskatchewan—is progress on our autonomy discussions with the fede

VO Visas || British Columbia invites 357 in new PNP draws

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 VO Visas || British Columbia invites 357 in new PNP draws The BC PNP is designed to attract foreign workers who are in high demand in the province and who want to become permanent residents. British Columbia invited 357 immigration candidates through  Provincial Nominee Program  (PNP) draws held on November 23. The province held two draws through the  British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program  (BC PNP) and invited candidates from the  Skills Immigration  (SI) and  Express Entry BC  (EEBC) streams. Invitations were issued to those from the  Skilled Worker ,  International Graduate  as well as  Entry Level and Semi-Skilled  sub-categories of SI and EEBC streams. Find out if you’re eligible for Canadian immigration The majority of the invitations, 258, were sent through a general draw. These candidates received invitations if they met the minimum score requirements between 71 and 97, depending on the program for which they are eligible. Another draw targeted candidates whose occupation

VO Visas || Alberta PNP invites 200 Express Entry candidates

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  VO Visas || Alberta PNP invites 200 Express Entry candidates Alberta has invited 6,359 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in 2021. Alberta invited 200 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on November 9. The  Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program  (AINP) invited candidates who had scores of at least 343 in the  Express Entry  system. The latest draw is the first one of many with a higher cutoff score than 300, which is the minimum needed to be eligible for the  Alberta Express Entry Stream . Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration Alberta has now invited 6,359 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination since it resumed invitation rounds in  January 2021 . The province had taken a temporary hiatus in the latter months of 2020. Candidates in the Express Entry pool are invited to apply for a Certificate of nomination by the Province of Alberta through regular draws, the receipt of which will greatly support t

VO Visas || Express Entry Canada invites 613 in new PNP draw

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  VO Visas || Express Entry Canada invites 613 in new PNP draw Although Canada has held more PNP draws this year, it has still issued more invitations to CEC candidates. Canada invited 613 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on November 24. All invited candidates had previously received nominations through a  Provincial Nominee Program  (PNP). The automatic 600 points that come with the nomination drove the minimum cut-off score to 737. Without the nomination, the lowest-scoring candidate would have had 137 points. This is the sixth PNP-specific Express Entry draw that  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada  (IRCC) has held in a row. In the  previous draw , IRCC invited 775 candidates with scores of at least 685. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment Express Entry during the pandemic Canada closed its border on March 18, 2020. Since then, IRCC has focused on admitting immigrants who are already in the country. Part of its strategy was to invite Express Entry

VO Visas || Immigrate to Canada without a job offer Nova Scotia PNP

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 VO Visas || Immigrate to Canada without a job offer Nova Scotia PNP Nova Scotia seeks to increase its population and economic growth through immigration and the influx of newcomers from abroad . There are many reasons for choosing Nova Scotia as an immigration destination. Nova Scotia is one of Canada’s Maritime provinces and is located on the east coast. The province is known for its spectacular rocky landscapes, seascapes, and beautiful wilderness. Traditionally, Nova Scotia’s economy was based on its abundant natural resources, particularly its fisheries. This is still the case today, but the province’s economy has since become more diversified. It is now also supported by trade, new technologies, and tourism—an industry fueled by visitors from cruise ships passing through the port of Halifax, the capital. Nova Scotia has relied on immigration for the past several years as it grapples with a demographic crisis caused by an aging population and low birth rate. Efforts to attract new

VO Visas || Newfoundland and Labrador releases first PNP draw results

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  VO Visas || Newfoundland and Labrador releases first PNP draw results Nurses, software developers, and data analysts were among the 663 immigration candidates invited by the Atlantic province. Newfoundland and Labrador has released the results of its first three draws under the  Priority Skills Newfoundland and Labrador  stream. So far this year, the  Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program  (NLPNP) invited a grand total of 663 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. The following table shows the month of the draws, and the number of invitations sent to each occupation. Draw date Total Occupation Number of professionals invited to apply October 2021 260 Software developers 205 Cloud specialists 9 Web developers 11 Python developers 8 AI developers 7 Bioinformaticians 5 UI/UX developers 5 .Net developers 5 Data analysts 3 Security specialists 2 September 2021 22 Software developers 10 Python developers 4 Cloud specialists 4 AI developers 2 Web developers 2 June 2