Canada Abroad

First Express Entry Draw of 2017

The first draw under the Express Entry system for 2017 took place on January 4th, 2017. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada handed out 2,902 Invitation to Apply which makes this the largest draw in the history of the Express Entry system. The minimum score for this round was 468. This is the lowest score selected since April 20th, 2016.  […]

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Who Can Assist Me in Immigrating to Canada From South Africa?

When looking to immigrate to Canada from South Africa, or any other country for that matter, it is important to do your homework and ensure that you are using someone reputable and that you are obtaining the correct advice and information, otherwise you could be wasting not only your time but also your money. One of […]

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Avoid Being Scammed When Emigrating From South Africa

I wish I were exaggerating when I say that the amount of people seeking to move to Canada from South African has sky rocketed this year, but it has. With this increased interest in immigration to Canada and several other countries, the amount of immigration scams occurring in South Africa has also increased. When looking to […]

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Express Entry Score Continues to Drop

On September 21st, 2016 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada did their 20th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,288 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 483. This is the lowest score selected since July 13th, 2016. It is is expected that the score will remain high […]

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Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program Closes

Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program Closes in less then 48 Hours On August 30th, 2016,  the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program announced on their website that they have re-opened the Occupations in Demand Sub – Category. The program is now closed again. This Provincial Program is for those who are already in the Express Entry Pool and meet the […]

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Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program Re-Opens

On August 30th, 2016,  the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program announced on their website that they have re-opened the Occupations in Demand Sub – Category. This Provincial Program is for those who are already in the Express Entry Pool and meet the following criteria:  Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the Saskatchewan Immigrant […]

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Express Entry Draw for August 2016

On August 10th, 2016 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada did their 17th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 754 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 490. It is is expected that the score will remain high until October of 2016, at which time they are expected to […]

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Express Entry Sub-Category for Saskatchewan Closes after 24 Hours

On July 21st, 2016,  the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program announced on their website that they had re-opened the International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry category. On July 22nd, 2016, the program had closed again to all applications. The International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category also remains closed at this time. This Provincial Program is for those who […]

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Express Entry Category Re-Opens for Saskatchewan

On July 21st, 2016,  the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program announced on their website that they have re-opened the International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry category. This Provincial Program is for those who are already in the Express Entry Pool and meet the following criteria:  Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the Saskatchewan […]

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Express Entry Scores to Drop in 2016

Immigrating to Canada With Express Entry Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (formerly know as Citizenship and Immigration Canada) has been giving presentations recently to potential immigrants regarding the Express Entry System. One of these presentations was taped by a member of the audience and can be viewed at the link below. Recently, at a Newcomers […]

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