Canada Abroad

Essential Steps to Express Entry

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When considering if you qualify for Express Entry it is important to ensure the following: 1) You qualify under one of the four immigration programs used by Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker Federal Skilled Trades Canadian Experience Class Provincial Nominee 2) You will be able to afford your application and the Canadian government fees 3) […]

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Quick Tips for Express Entry

Ensure you have your language scores and credential assessment (if required for your program) ready when applying Ensure all information you enter into your profile is correct Ensure you can support all information on your application with the required documents Ensure you can access all require documents within a 60 day window Ensure you have […]

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Questions You Should Ask Before Applying For Express Entry

Are you under 35? Your ideal age would be under 35, but you can earn points up until the age of 44 Do you have any higher education? You would ideally have one year of post secondary education or more (more than high school Diploma alone) Are you fluent in English? You would ideally be highly […]

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Ontario to Begin Issuing Notifications of Interest

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program will resume issuing Notifications of Interest to applicants who qualify for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream effective this week. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program encourages applicants to create a new profile in the Express Entry system to ensure their profiles can be identified during its search of the Express Entry pool […]

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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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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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Express Entry Draw for April 20th, 2016

On April 20th, 2016 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 9th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,018 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 468. This means that of those selected, the person with the lowest score did not have a job offer or a Provincial nomination. To date […]

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Nova Scotia PNP Update – Program on Hold

As of December 17th, 2015 at 4:30 PM local time, Nova Scotia has put a temporary halt on the acceptance of new applications under the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry program. This is to allow their office to process their current backlog. Applications are currently taking 9 months to process. They will lift the halt […]

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Express Entry Draw # 22

On December 4th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 22nd draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,451 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term for when they select individuals from the Express Entry Pool based on their Comprehensive Ranking System […]

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